Calendar of Events


The following list of events has been confirmed. Dates, times, and locations of events will be announced as quickly as possible.
Please check the Law Weekly and the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute’s website for updates.

Spring 2016

Tuesday, February 2

French Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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Thursday, February 4

PILPSS Lecture: Kevin P. Ray | Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305)
Alumnus Kevin P. Ray, PhD ’98, JD ’01, of counsel, Greenberg Traurig LLP, will deliver a lecture on What’s Fair: Street Art, Appropriation Art, and the Law. Co-sponsored by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute. more  

Tuesday, February 9

German Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Tuesday, February 16

Spanish Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20

Rights Beyond Borders | 11th Annual Midwest LGBTQ Law Conference
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Frank Mugisha, Executive Director, Sexual Minorities Uganda | Building Hope and Moving Forward in Uganda
Various times, various locations in Anheuser-Busch Hall;
Please visit the event website to view the conference agenda and register.  Organized by the OUTLaw Student Organization and co-sponsored by the Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series, the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute. more.

Monday, February 22

William C. Jones Lecture: Wen Chen Chang, National Taiwan University College of Law
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage Classroom (No. 401)
will lecture on Chinese Constitutionalism at the Crossroads: Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects
Co-sponsored with the Program in East Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Jones Lecture Series honors
the work and memory of the late Professor William C. Jones who was an internationally acclaimed scholar of Chinese law. more 

Tuesday, February 23

Arabic Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

U.S.–India Relations, CFR Academic Conference Call
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room

Speaker: Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
Optional Background Readings: How the U.S. Should Respond to the Rise of India, Task Force Report: Working With a Rising India, Narendra Modi on India’s Economy and U.S.-India Relations, Timeline: U.S.-India Relations
 

Monday, February 29

PILPSS Lecture: Hina Shamsi | Director, ACLU National Security Project 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Hina Shamsi, Director of the ACLU's National Security Project, will deliver a lecture on See Something, Say Something: Post 9/11 National Security Profiling and Policies. Co-sponsored by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and ACLU-Missouri . more  

Tuesday, March 1

French Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Tuesday, March 8

German Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The Future of Cybersecurity, CFR Academic Conference Call
1 p.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speaker: Robert K. Knake, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Optional Background Readings: Cleaning Up U.S. Cyberspace, Jeh Johnson on U.S. Cybersecurity Readiness, Cybersecurity Debate: Three Things to Know, Net Politics Blog  

Tuesday, March 22

Spanish Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Countering Transnational Threats, CFR Academic Conference Call
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speaker: Michael R. Fenzel, 2015-2016 U.S. Army Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Optional Background Readings: Now Is the Time to Strengthen NATO’s Resolve, Transnational Terrorism: Three Things to Know, Global Governance Monitor: Armed Conflict  

Tuesday, March 29

Arabic Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Tuesday, April 5

French Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Friday, April 8

International Humanitarian Law Workshop for Professionals
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Faculty Seminar Room (No. 320)
This one-day workshop features lectures and hands-on exercises that guide participants through an intensive examination of
International Humanitarian Law (IHL) with a focus on its application to combatants and civilians. Sessions will be led by legal professionals
from the American Red Cross.
CLE credits available. Early registration required. more
 

Tuesday, April 12

German Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Tuesday, April 19

Spanish Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

Wednesday, April 20

Wednesday Conversation Table
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Interested in practicing your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch Program.
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to RSVP for this session.

The Role of the United Nations, CFR Academic Conference Call
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speaker: Esther Brimmer, Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Institutions, Council on Foreign Relations
Optional Background Readings: The World Still Needs the United Nations, World Weary: Evaluating the United Nations at 70, The Role of the UN General Assembly 


 

PREVIOUS EVENTS

 

Fall 2015

 

SPRING 2015

  • 2015 CICL/LJ Symposium on Human Trafficking [more]
  • International Dispute Resolution: Protecting Your Client In The Global Economy [more]
  • No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka - Callum Macrae [more]
  • 8th Annual William C. Jones Lecture Series - Curtis J. Milhaupt [more]
  • LGBT Rights in International and Comparative Law: Progress and Contestation - Laurence (Larry) R. Helfer [more]
  • Justice for Sergei film screening with Professor Walke [more]
  • International Justice: Beginning of the End, or End of the Beginning? - Prosecutor Serge Brammertz [more]
  • International Human Rights Law in Action: Lessons from the Field - Professor Stephanie Farrior [more]
  • Global Perspectives on Colorism Conference more... 

CFR Academic Conference Calls:

  • International Trade Policy. Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 
  • Improving Humanitarian Aid, David Miliband, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Rescue Committee Religion and Global Affairs, Katherine Marshall, Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University 
  • The Future of the Arctic, Lawson W. Brigham, Distinguished Professor of Geography and Arctic Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks 
  • Peace Operations in Africa - Paul D. Williams, Associate Professor, George Washington University
  • Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan: Facing Future Defense Challenges, Speaker: Janine Davidson, Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations 
  • U.S. Counterterrorism Policy, Speaker, Audrey Kurth Cronin, Distinguished Service Professor, George Mason University School
    of Public Policy. See more.
  • International Efforts to Combat Climate Change - Michael A. Levi, CFR Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and
    Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geo-economics Studies. See more.
  • Security and Democratic Governance in Nigeria, Speaker, John Campbell, CFR Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies. See more.
  • The Global Health Crisis of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), Speaker, Thomas J. Bollyky, CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health,
    Economics, and Development. See more.

Fall 2014

  • 8th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs [more]
  • Legal Globalization and Efficiency: Towards Standardization or Jurisdiversity: Prof. Bertrand du Marais [more]
  • Constitutional Implications of the Financial Crisis in Europe: Prof. Goncalo Matias [more]
  • Fires, Fuel and the Fate of 3 Billion: The State of the Energy Impoverished: Gautam Yadama and Mark Katzman [more]

CFR Academic Conference Calls:

  • The Future of Guantanamo Bay, Speaker, Matthew C. Waxman, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy. See more.
  • NAFTA at Twenty, Speaker, Shannon K. O’Neil, CFR Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director of the Civil Society,
    Markets, and Democracy Program. See more.
  • U.S. – China Relations, Speaker, Elizabeth Economy, CFR C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies. See more.
  • Implications of Drones on U.S. Foreign Policy, Speakers, Sarah Kreps, CFR’s Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow, and an
    associate professor of government at Cornell University and Micah Zenko, CFR’s Douglas Dillion Fellow. See more.

Spring 2014

  • The Modern Challenges of International Law: Ambassador David Scheffer [more]
  • William C. Jones Lecture: Professor Madeline Zelin [more]
  • Rule of Law, Criminal Justice, and the U.S. in Afghanistan: Karen Hall, U.S. Department of State [more]
  • Expert Meeting on "Fulfilling the Dictates of Public Conscience:
    Moving Forward with a Convention on Crimes Against Humanity" [more

Fall 2013

  • 7th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs [more]
  • International Law Weekend (ILW) Midwest Conference [more]
  • Challenges of Global Governance (Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference
    Call): Stewart M. Patrick
  • 2013 World Peace Through Law Lecture: H.E. Sir Christopher Greenwood [more]
  • Holocaust memorial Lecture Speaker: Sarah Wagner
    "Srebrenica's Legacies of Loss and Remembrance" [more]
  • American Grand Strategy(Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference
    Call): Richard N. Haass
  • Roundtable on "Sebrenica's Legacies of Loss and Remembrance
  • Seeds of Hope: Can the Women of Congo Dare to Dream of Peace and Justice:
    Fiona Lloyd-Davies [more

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