Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Women @ ASIL

Kudos to Co-Chairs Chantal Thomas, William Aceves, and Charles Hunnicutt, and to ASIL President José Alvarez and Executive Director Elizabeth Andersen (pictured, left) for the mélange of participants at next week’s American Society of International Law annual meeting. The agenda reveals but a few events with no woman, and far more with more than 1 woman panelist. The IntLawGrrls' honor roll (forgive the length, but we don't want to miss any 'Grrls; if we did, tell us):
Wednesday, March 28, 4:15 pm
Grotius Lecture: Rachel Kyte, International Finance Corp. (discussant)
Thursday, March 29, 9 am
"Feeling the Heat? Climate Change in the 21st C.": Hari Osofsky (IntLawGrrls’ own Mata Hari), U. Oregon
"Social Justice Advocacy in the U.S.: What Role for International Law?": Monique Harden, Advocates for Environmental Human Rights
"Citizenship": Linda Bosniak, Rutgers U.; Karen Knop, U. Toronto; Kim Rubenstein, Australian National U.; Saskia Sassen, U. Chicago
Thursday, March 29, 10:45 am
"Future of Food": Janet Nuzum, former U.S. International Trade Commissioner (moderator); Peggy Clarke, Powell Goldstein LLP
"Queering International Law": Doris Buss, Carleton U.; Dianne Otto, U. Melbourne
"Africa: New Voices Panel": Angela Banks, Harvard Law School; Marjorie Florestal, U. Pacific McGeorge School of Law
"1907 Hague Convention & 1977 Geneva Protocols: Looking Back and Thinking Ahead": Laura Olson, International Committee of the Red Cross
Thursday, March 29, 1 pm
"Paving the Way? Africa & the Future of International Criminal Law": Vernice Guthrie-Sullivan, ABA Africa Law Institute; Simone Monasebian, U.N. Office on Drugs & Crime
"Institutions and the Rule of Law: A New Voices Panel": Susan Notar, American Society of International Law
"Collapse: Can International Law Protect Earth’s Natural Resources?": Edith Brown Weiss, Inspection Panel, World Bank & Georgetown U. Law Center
Thursday, March 29, 2:45 pm
"Globalization of the American Law School": Chantal Thomas, U. Minnesota Law School (moderator)
"Future of Internet Governance": Esther Dyson, former chair, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN); Miriam Sapiro, Summit Strategies International
Election of 2007 Nominee for ASIL Honorary Member: Brigitte Stern (pictured, right), U. Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Thursday, March 29, 4:30 pm
"Breaking Developments in International Law: Conversation on ICJ’s Opinion in Bosnia v. Serbia": Leila Nadya Sadat, Washington U. School of Law; Brigitte Stern, U. Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Thursday, March 29, 7:30 pm
"Future of International Law": Anne-Marie Slaughter, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton U. (moderator); Lori Fisler Damrosch, Columbia Law School
Friday, March 30, 9 am
"What Future for the Doha Development Agenda & the Multilateral Negotiating Regime?": Dorothy Dwoskin, Office U.S. Trade Representative; Sonia E. Rolland, U. Cambridge Law Faculty
"Customary International Law as Federal Law after Sosa": Beth Stephens, Rutgers U.
"Slave Trafficking 200 Years After Abolition": Adrien K. Wing, U. Iowa College of Law (moderator); Diane Marie Amann (IntLawGrrls’ own Grace O’Malley), U. California, Davis, School of Law; Adrienne Davis, U. North Carolina School of Law
"Internationalizing International Law Societies: Dialogue on Building a Global Scholarly Network": Charlotte Ku, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law & U. Illinois College of Law (moderator); Hélène Ruiz Fabri (IntLawGrrls’ own Olympe de Gouges), U. Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne) & President, European Society of International Law
Friday, March 30, 10:45 am
"Justice Should Be Done, but Where? Relationship between National & International Courts": Naomi Roht-Arriaza, U. California, Hastings College of Law (moderator); Laura Dickinson, U. Connecticut School of Law; Kimberly Theidon, Harvard U.
"Toward International Order in Migration & Trade?": Susan Martin, Institute for Study of International Migration, Georgetown U.
"Indigenous Rights, Traditional Knowledge & Access to Genetic Resources - New Participation in Future International Law Making": Valerie Phillips, U. Tulsa College of Law
"Ethics, Legitimacy, and Lawyering: How Do International Lawyers Speak Truth to Power?": Kathleen Clark, Washington U. School of Law
"International Law 2.0: Maximize Technology for Research & Scholarship": Ellen Callinan
Friday, March 30, 12:30 pm
Women in International Law Interest Group Luncheon: Judge Taghrid Hikmet (pictured, left), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Friday, March 30, 1 pm
"Report of International Economic Law Interest Group Bretton Woods Conference": Isabella Bunn, Oxford U. (moderator); Karen E. Bravo (IntLawGrrls’ own Nanny of the Windward Maroons), Indiana U. School of Law; Amy Porges, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
"Supreme Court & War on Terrorism": Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker, U. Pacific McGeorge School of Law (moderator); Dinah PoKempner, Human Rights Watch
"Divergence & Harmonization in Private International Law": Louise Ellen Teitz, Roger Williams School of Law
"Are We Teaching International Law or Foreign Relations Law?": Marjorie Cohn, Thomas Jefferson School of Law; Mary Ellen O'Connell, Notre Dame Law School
Friday, March 30, 2:45 pm
"Future of Transnational Litigation in U.S. Courts: Distinct Field or Footnote?": Linda Silberman, New York U. School of Law
"Democracy, Gender & Governance": Sonia E. Alvarez, U. Massachusetts-Amherst; Janie Chuang, Washington College of Law, American U.; Janet Halley, Harvard Law School
"Future of International Labor Law": Adelle Blackett, McGill University (moderator); Janelle Diller, International Labour Organisation; Virginia Leary, U. Buffalo Law School
Friday, March 30, 4:30 pm
"Impact of International Law on Multinational Corporations": Lucinda Low, Steptoe & Johnson LLP (moderator)
Friday, March 30, 8 pm
Annual Dinner Introduction by Sarah Cleveland, visiting at Harvard Law School
Saturday, March 31, 9 am
"UN Sale of Goods Convention: Perspectives on Current State-of-Play": Ingeborg Schwenzer, U. Basel, Switzerland
"Strengthening Human Rights Around the World": Judge Cecilia Medina Quiroga (pictured, left) Inter-American Court of Human Rights
"How Can the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime Be Repaired? What if it Can’t?": Patricia McNerney, U.S. Department of State
Saturday, March 31, 10:45 am
"Counterinsurgency & War on Terror: Deadly Convergence?": Catriona Drew, School of Oriental & African Studies, U. London
"Investment Law, Dispute Resolution & Development Promise: Back to the Future": Susan D. Franck, U. Nebraska College of Law
"A Multiplicity of Actors and Transnational Governance": Erika George, U. Utah College of Law


Fiona de Londras said...

And not a shred of 'fluffiness' between them

Diane Marie Amann said...

Right on that score, Fiona!