February 14 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Michael C. Davis (LLM '84), "Reversing the Liberal Retreat and Establishing Constitutionalism in Emerging Democracies in Asia"

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
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Michael C. Davis is the Professor of Law and International Affairs at Jindal Global University and currently a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, DC. He was the 2016-2017 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy. A Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong until late 2016, he has held distinguished professorships at Northwestern University (2005-6), Notre Dame (2004-5) and at Case Western Reserve (2000), as well as the Schell Senior Human Rights Fellowship at Yale Law School (1994-5). His books include Constitutional Confrontation in Hong Kong (1990), Human Rights and Chinese Values (1995), and International Intervention in the Post-Cold War World (2004). A public intellectual, he has contributed commentary to such newspapers as the New York Times and the South China Morning Post, for which Amnesty International and the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondence Club awarded him a 2014 Human Rights Press Award for commentary. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_C._Davis

To request background reading, email schell.law@yale.edu one week before the workshop.


Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights