September 10 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Itamar Mann

4:00PM

SLB Faculty Lounge

Itamar Mann
National Security Law Fellow, Georgetown Law Center
The Law, Ethics, and Politics of European Agenda on Migration

September 24 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Lech Garlicki and Dieter Grimm

(All day)

SLB Faculty Lounge

Lech Garlicki   
Retired Judge of the Polish Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights

Dieter Grimm
Professor of Law, Humboldt University Berlin; former justice, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany
Questioning the European Regional Courts’ Assertion of Authority: Judges’ Perspectives

October 1 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Marc Becker, "Ecuador's 2008 Constitution from a Social Movement Perspective"

(All day)

Faculty Lounge

Marc Becker is professor of Latin American history at Truman State University. His research focuses on constructions of race, class, and gender within popular movements in the South American Andes. He is the author of Pachakutik: Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador (2011), Indians and Leftists in the Making of Ecuador's Modern Indigenous Movements (2008), and Mariátegui and Latin American Marxist Theory (1993).Lunch will be provided.

October 1 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Marc Becker

4:00PM

SLB Faculty Lounge

Marc Becker
Professor of Latin American History, Truman State University, Missouri
Ecuador's 2008 Constitution from a Social Movement Perspective

October 22 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Joshua Braver

12:10PM to 1:45PM

SLB Faculty Lounge

Joshua Braver
Doctoral Candidate, Yale Political Science

Hannah Arendt in Venezuela: Hugo Chávez battles the Supreme Court over the Creation of the 1999 Constitution

to request background reading for this session, email: [email protected]

October 29 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: John D. Cameron, "Grassroots Responses to Radical Constitutions: The Case of Bolivia"

12:10PM to 1:45PM

Room 128

John D. Cameron is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of International Development Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His research focuses on two broad areas: political struggles over indigenous rights in the Andean region of South America, and the ways in which global development issues are represented to the public in the global North. His recent publications include the book Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes (Lynne Rienner Press).Lunch will be provided.

October 29 Thursday

Panel: Women and Peace-Making in Israel

6:10PM to 7:45PM

Yale Law School - Room 128

Panel discussion with women lawyers from Itach-Maaki in Israel. 

November 5 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Paul Linden-Retek '12 "The Greek Crisis and the Failure of European Solidarity: Limits and Possibilities of Human Rights Law"

12:10PM to 1:45PM

Faculty Lounge

Paul Linden-Retek is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science, Yale University, where his research focuses on the political philosophy of European integration, cosmopolitan constitutionalism, and law and the humanities. At Yale College, he has taught on the politics and theory of human rights, law and globalization, and the moral foundations of politics.

November 12 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Michael B. Gerrard, "The Prospects for Human Rights Litigation as a Solution to Climate Change"

12:10PM to 1:45PM

Faculty Lounge

Michael B. Gerrard is Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School, where he teaches courses on environmental and energy law and directs the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. He is also Chair of the Faculty of Columbia’s Earth Institute. Before joining the Columbia faculty in January 2009, he was partner in charge of the 110-lawyer New York office of Arnold & Porter LLP. He practiced environmental law in New York City full time from 1979 to 2008 and tried numerous cases and argued many appeals in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals.

November 19 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Piet Eeckhout, "EU Accession to the ECHR: The EU Court's Objections"

12:10PM to 1:45PM

Faculty Lounge

Piet Eeckhout is Professor of European Law at UCL Faculty of Laws in London. Before joining King’s College London in 1998 he taught at the University of Ghent and at the University of Brussels (VUB). Between 1994 and 1998 he worked in the chambers of Advocate General Jacobs at the European Court of Justice.

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