Previous Colloquia Events

  1. Unsustainable International Law: Transnational Resource Extraction and Violence Against Women

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  2. Using Ghana’s Oil Wealth to Promote Social Rights: A Vanishing Dream?

    Speakers:
    • Lucie E. White Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • William E. Forbath Associate Dean for Research & Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law, Texas Law
  3. Extraction, Indigenous Rights and Prior Consent

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  4. The Exploitation Bias in the Transnational Law of Natural Resource Extraction

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    • Isabel Feichtner Assistant Professor of Law and Economics, Goethe University, Frankfurt
  5. Extractive Industries and Inequality: Intersections of Environmental Law, Human Rights and Environmental Justice

    Speaker:
    • Sumudu Atapattu Director of Research Centers and Senior Lecturer, University of Wisconsin Law School
  6. Sustainable Development Goals: A Course Correction?

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  7. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

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    • Naomi Klein Journalist and Syndicated Columnist, The New York Times; Author
  8. Right to Development After the Collapse of Development

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    • Balakrishnan Rajagopal Associate Professor of Law and Development and Founding Director of the Program on Human Rights and Justice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  9. Croesus’ World: Human Rights in the Age of Inequality

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    • Samuel Moyn Professor of Law and History, Harvard University
  10. A New Greek Tragedy?: Inequality, Human Rights and Democracy

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  11. Nutrition, Gender and Food Security in Africa

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  12. Bioethics and Human Rights: Can Human Rights Survive the Posthuman?

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    • George Annas William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health
  13. What is (a) Life Worth? Genealogy and Anthropology of Inequality

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    • Didier Fassin James D. Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study
  14. Sexual and Reproductive Health: Inequality and Human Rights

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    • Sofia Gruskin Director, Program on Global Health & Human Rights and Professor of Preventive Medicine and Professor of Law, University of Southern California
  15. Recognizing Social Determinants of Health, Combating Health Disparities

    Speakers:
    • Lovell Jones Professor Emeritus, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • Mitchell Katz Director, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
  16. Approaches to Labor Rights

    Speakers:
    • Kerry Rittich Professor, Faculty of Law and the Women's and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
    • Mitchel Lasser Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Studies, Cornell Law School
  17. Approaches to Universal Jurisdiction

    Speakers:
    • Michael Tigar Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Law, Duke Law School, and Professor Emeritus of Law, Washington College of Law, American University
    • Juan Garcés Spanish Attorney, Lead Counsel in criminal case against Augusto Pinochet in Spain
  18. Approaches to Employment Discrimination

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  19. Approaches to Religious Freedom and Secularism

    Speakers:
    • Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences, University Paris Diderot-Paris 7
    • Hilal Elver Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; Research Professor and Co-Director of the Project on Global Climate Change, Human Security, and Democracy, Orfalea Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Richard Falk Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Emeritus, Princeton University; Distinguished Visiting Professor in Global & International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
  20. Approaches to Race, Citizenship and Immigration

    Speakers:
    • Liz Fekete Executive Director, Institute of Race Relations
    • Leti Volpp Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law in Access to Justice, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  21. Approaches to Counter-terrorism

    Speakers:
    • Fionnuala Ní Aoláin Dorsey & Whitney Chair in Law, University of Minnesota Law School, and Professor of Law, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
    • Aziz Rana Associate Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School