Thursday, September 20, 2012

Go On! 2012 International Law Weekend, NYC

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

"Ideas, Institutions, and Interests – Dynamics of Change in International Law" is the theme of this year's annual International Law Weekend, to be held October 25-27, 2012, in New York City.
Keynote speaker will be Judge Theodor Meron (left), President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals.
As always, this event features an array of panels on a panoply of international law issues. Pleased to see many IntLawGrrls contributors on the program, for example:
Andrea K. Bjorklund (California-Davis Law and McGill Law) and Ruth Wedgwood (Johns Hopkins), panelist and moderator, respectively, for "A Conversation with Meg Kinnear" (right), Secretary-General of ICSID, the International International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes
Karen E. Bravo (Indiana-Indianapolis Law) and Anna Dolidze (Western Ontario), panelists on "Teaching International Law: Principles for Framing a Survey Course"
Elizabeth Burleson (Pace Law), a panelist on "Emerging International Decision-Making: the Role of the International Law Commission and Other Forums for Legal Consensus Building"
Valerie Epps (Suffolk Law), part of a panel on "Foreign State Immunity in National Courts as Required by International Law"
Christiana Ochoa (Indiana-Bloomington), panelist on "Metatheory of International Law"
Stephanie Ortoleva (Women Enabled), slated for a panel on "Dynamics of Change in International Disabilities Law: The Case of Access to Justice"
Susana SáCouto (American University Washington College of Law), a panelist on "Perspectives on Crimes of Sexual Violence in International Law"
Barbara Stark (Hofstra Law), member of a panel on "Recent Developments in International Family Law"
Milena Sterio (Cleveland State Law), moderator of a panel entitled "The Future of the Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunal Options"
Jennifer Trahan (New York University/Global Affairs), moderator of "The U.S. Advancing the International Criminal Court: Positive Contributions and Future Predictions for a Change in Relationship"
Full schedule here; registration here.

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