YJIL Symposium: Third-World Perspectives on Sanctions

Apr. 5, 2023
9:00AM - 4:10PM
Baker 116 (9am-1pm); SLB 120 (1pm-4pm), New Haven, CT 06520, United States
Open to the YLS Community Only

The Yale Journal of International Law, Volumes 48 and 49, are hosting a Symposium on Third World approaches to international law (TWAIL) and economic sanctions. As part of the Symposium, we are hosting a series of virtual and hybrid events on Wednesday, April 5. We will be hearing from a number of leading scholars and experts—including three current United Nations Special Rapporteurs! Please mark your calendars and join us on April 5 for any or all of this great event!

The schedule is as follows:

9:00 AM ET: Coffee & donuts

9:30 AM ET: Symposium opening

9:40 AM ET: Keynote by Professor Alena Douhan, Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures

10:30 AM ET - 1:00 PM ET: Panel 1 (Baker 116)
Eva Nanopoulos (Queen Mary University of London);
Obiora Chinedu Okafor (Osgoode Hall/UN Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity);
Nathaniel Tilahun (Coventry University);
Joy Gordon (Loyola University Chicago);
Michael Fakhri (University of Oregon/UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food);
Discussant: Balakrishnan Rajagopal (MIT/UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing)

1:00 - 2:00 PM ET: Lunch break (SLB 120)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Panel 2 (SLB 120)
Ntina Tzouvala (Australian National University);
Vasuki Nesiah (NYU);
Aslı Bâli (Yale)
Discussant: Tendayi Achiume (UCLA/Stanford; former UN Special Rapporteur on Racism and Xenophobic Discrimination)

4:00 – 4:10 PM ET: Closing

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Journal of International Law