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On April 24-25, IGLP Director David Kennedy traveled to Beijing as a Member of the Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council. The APRC delegation met with senior Chinese foreign policy officials and experts to discuss prospects for the peaceful resolution of conflict issues in Asia and China’s role in promoting peace and reconciliation in the region. [...]
The Institute for Global Law and Policy and The Study of Capitalism, led by IGLP Advisory Council Member Christine Desan, are pleased to award research fellowships for 2013. The fellowships support research by current doctoral students who are pursuing innovative and interdisciplinary scholarship on capitalism, labor, and emerging approaches to political economy. We are pleased to announce [...]
The deadline for applications to the IGLP Doha Grants Program is May 1, 2013. See how to apply, below! The Harvard Law School IGLP Doha Grants Program is generously supported by Santander Universities to support research by IGLP alumni and faculty pursuing innovative scholarship aiming to revitalize the Arab and Islamic traditions of law and governance and [...]
The IGLP is pleased to announce updates about two current Santander-IGLP Doha Grant recipients! For more information about the Santander-IGLP Doha Grants Program, including how to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications for the next round of grants is May 1, 2013. Please spread the word! Nadia Ahmad, Legal Fellow, Sustainable Development Strategies Group (United [...]
The IGLP at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce a series of competitive research grants as part of its ongoing research project on liquidity in the global economy, financial services regulation in emerging markets and financial inclusion. The research initiative is supported by the generosity of IGLP’s sponsor VISA, Inc. Graduate students, post-doctoral scholars [...]
The IGLP was pleased to co-sponsoring the Workshop on Political Economy in conjunction with the Program on the Study of Capitalism. On March 25, 2013 Mary Poovey (NYU Literature) and Kevin Brine (Former Board Member, Stanford C. Bernstein & Co. Inc) discussed “The Foundations of Finance” in WCC 3016 at Harvard Law School from [...]
John Haskell, IGLP affiliated scholar and Assistant Professor at the Mississippi College School of Law, is pleased to announce the recently established International and Comparative Law Center. The International and Comparative Law Center, established in 2011 at MC Law, broadly examines transnational legal regulation in relation to economics, politics, religion, and society. The research agenda [...]
IGLP Alumni and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, Bonolo Dinokopila, is pleased to share his recent article, “The Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights in Botswana” in the Journal of African Law. Abstract: The judicial enforcement of socio-economic rights remains a challenge in many countries. This is generally attributable to the inadequacy of [...]
Ayça Çubukçu (London School of Economics and Political Science) and IGLP affiliated scholar is pleased to share the published article “Responsibility to Protect: Libya and the Problem of Transnational Solidarity” in the Journal of Human Rights. Abstract: The first part of this article examines some of the legal, ethical, and political dimensions of the Responsibility [...]
Christine Schwobel, IGLP alumni and Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool is please to share her recent publication, “The Comfort of International Criminal Law” Abstract: This paper examines the changing relationship between the disciplines of international criminal law (ICL) and international human rights law; I particularly focus on the associations of the former with [...]
Dilini Pathirana, IGLP Workshop alumni and member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka, is pleased to share a research paper that will be presented at KLIBEL 2013 (Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference. This paper has also been selected to be published in the International Journal [...]
The IGLP is pleased to announce it will be co-sponsoring the Unbound Spring Panel: “The International Public Interest Legal Establishment: What Public? Whose Interest?” on Thursday March 14th at 7:30 pm in Austin East. Vasuki Nesiah (NYU), Zinaida Miller (Tufts University), and Aminu Gamawa (SJD Candidate Harvard Law School) will be panelists. We invite you [...]
The IGLP is pleased to announce up to two residential Fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year (September 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014). Inaugurated in 2006, the IGLP Fellowship Program offers full or partial student and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLP’s ongoing work. [...]
The Human Rights Program and the Institute for Global Law and Policy co-sponsored a discussion on The Turn to Criminal Law in Human Rights at Harvard Law School on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:00-9:00 PM. The discussion featured IGLP Advisory Council member Karen Engle and Faculty Co-Director of the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School Peter Rosenblum. They [...]
The IGLP and the Program on the Study of Capitalism are pleased to have co-sponsored the Workshop “The Federal Reserve and the Banking Crisis of 1931″ with speakers David Moss (Harvard Business School) and Roger Lowenstein (financial journalist and author) on Monday, March 4, 2013 from 4:00pm-6:00pm in WCC 3016 at Harvard Law School. Background [...]
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