2015-2018 Faculty Colloquia

Academic Year: 2017-2018

Term 1

September 14, 2017
Ahmed Natour, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Judge Reform - Islamic Law in a Non Muslim State

September 21, 2017
Josh Eagle, University of South Carolina, The Beach: Property Without Bounds

Term 2

January 4, 2018
Dr. Andelka Phillips, Trinity College Dublin, Buying Your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

January 25, 2018
Sam Halabi, Georgetown University, The Nagoya Protocol and the Future of International Life Sciences Research for Human Health and Agriculture

February 15, 2018
Annelise Riles, Cornell University, The Changing Politics of Central Banking

March 15, 2018
Elisa Morgera, University of Strathclyde, Fair and equitable benefit-sharing and indigenous peoples' natural resources: insights from a global biodiversity and human rights law perspective

March 29, 2018
Adelle Blackett, McGill University, Everyday Transgressions: Domestic Workers and Transnational Labour Law Challenge (*Clark Wilson Classroom, Room 121)

April 5, 2018
Liora Lazarus, Oxford University, McK. Brown Lecture, Doing Violence to the Rule of Law 

Academic Year: 2016-2017

Term 2

January 19, 2017
Hamid Yazdi, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Dangerous Disputes: Dispute Resolution under the Joint Plan of Action on Iran’s Nuclear Programme

February 2, 2017
Anita Bernstein, Brooklyn Law School, The Common Law Inside the Female Body - Chapter 1: Saying No to What We Do Not Want
Co-hosted by the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies

March 2, 2017
Carol Rose, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, Commons, Cognition, and Climate Change
Douglas McK. Brown Lecture

March 15, 2017
Michael Crommelin, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, A Tale of Two Countries: Inherent Executive Power in Canada and Australia

March 22, 2017
Guy Pessach, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Who Owns the Past - Law, the Politics of Memory and the Israeli Supreme Court

March 30, 2017
Peter Strauss, Columbia Law School, American Administrative Law in the Age of Donald Trump

Academic Year: 2015-2016

Term 1

Sep. 16, 2015
Professor Ulrich Petersmann, European University Institute, Republican Constitutionalism and Multilevel Governance of International Public Goods: Can Transatlantic Free Trade Agreements Be 'Transformative' Without Rights and Remedies of Citizens?
 This lecture has been cancelled.

Sep. 30, 2015
Professor Moshe Hirsch, Maria Von Hofmannsthal Chair in International Law, Faculty of Law & Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, International Courts and Collective Memories: A Sociological Perspective

Nov. 4, 2015

Dr. Robert Spoo, Professor and Chapman Distinguished Chair, University of Tulsa College of Law, Courtesy Paratexts: Informal Publishing Norms and the Copyright Vacuum in Ninteenth-Century America

Nov. 25, 2015
David Boyd, New Book Talk: Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies


Term 2

Jan. 6, 2016
Peter J. Carver, University of Alberta Faculty of Law, The Legacy of the Harper Government in Immigration Law

Jan. 13, 2016
Andrew Mitchell, University of Melbourne Visiting Scholar, International Trade Law and International Investment Law: A Case Study of Plain Packaging

Jan. 27, 2016
Professor Robert K. Paterson, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Marbles and Monuments in an Age of Terrorism

Feb. 3, 2016
Professor Ian Loader, University of Oxford, Partners in Crime? Populism and Technocracy in Crime Control

Feb. 10, 2016
Professor Ilhyung Lee, University of Missouri School of Law, A Law and Society Approach to Tie-breaker Rules in Sport

Feb. 24, 2016
Dr. Emily Laidlaw, University of Calgary Faculty of Law, Regulating Speech in Cyberspace, Gatekeepers, Human RIghts and Corporate Responsibility

Mar. 9, 2016
Margaret Jane Radin, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Access to Justice and Abuses of Contract

Mar. 16, 2016
Jon Festinger, QC, Counsel and Educator, Festinger Law & Strategy, Legal Contradictions Manifest in Viden Game Worlds: Through the Post-Structuralist Looking Glass

Mar. 30, 2016
Don Clarke, The George Washing University, Anti Anti-Orientalism, or is Chinese Law Different?

Apr. 6, 2016 
Wei Cui, Peter A. Allard School of Law, When Does the Chinese Government Make Law? A Look at Data from Ministries, Provinces, and Cities​