International Junior Faculty Forum

Conference Papers and Authors, 2008-2013

Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School co-sponsor an annual International Junior Faculty Forum to stimulate the international exchange of ideas and research among members of the legal academy, to encourage and further the work of younger scholars in the international community, and to surmount barriers between scholars of different traditions and cultures, in the interest of the development of legal scholarship on a transnational basis. Over the past five years, more than 50 papers have been selected for presentation.. The papers encompass a wide range of subjects and disciplines. 

Conference papers from previous years are listed below, including authors' institutional affiliations at the time of the conference.

  • When God Meets Caesar in the Courtroom: A European Perspective on the Accommodation of Religion in Liberal Democracies
    Rim-Sarah Alouane (2013)
  • Migration Law & the Territoriality of the State: Building Blocks for an Analysis
    Juan Amaya-Castro, Senior Research Fellow, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands (2012)
  • A South African Case Study for the Recognition and/or Regulation of Muslim Family Law for Minority Muslims in a Multi-Religious Secular Society 
    Waheeda Amien, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, South Africa (2009)
  • Coherence Between the Two European Courts: The Judges’ View on a Human Rights Culture in Europe
    Nina-Louisa Arold, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Sweden (2008)
  • The Case for Procedural Irrationality: Randomization in Choice of Forum and Beyond
    Ori Aronson, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel (2012)
  • I Take Goods Across the Border for a Living: An Analysis of Zimbabwe's Informal International Trade and its Regulation
    Pamhidzai H. Bamu (2013)
  • Universal International Law: Nineteenth Century Histories of Imposition, Appropriation and Circulation
    Arnulf Becker Lorca, Lecturer in Public International Law, King’s College London, United Kingdom (2009)
  • Historical Revisionism: Trapped Between European & American Constitutional Models
    Uladzislau Belavusau, Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2012)
  • Towards an Intellectual Property Bargaining Theory: the Post-WTO Era 
    Daniel Benoliel, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa, Israel, and Bruno Salama, Professor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School (São Paulo), Brazil (2009)
  • The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Law and the Legal Profession    
    Andreas Bohrer, Associate Professor for Commercial and Capital Markets Law, University of Zurich Law Faculty, Switzerland (2009)
  • Market Definition as a Problem of Statistical Inference
    Willem H. Boshoff, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (2011)
  • Banks, Climate Change and ‘The Care Factor’: Implications for Policymakers in Australia and the United States
    Megan Bowman, PhD Candidate, Australian National University, Australia (2012)
  • Postcards From the Economic Abyss – What Ireland and Iceland Can Teach Us About Tea Parties, Big Societies, and Small Government
    Eoin Carolan, Lecturer, University College Dublin, Ireland (2011)
  • 'Rule of Law' or 'Rule of Difference'?: Deconstructing the Islamization of Pakistan's Law
    Moeen Cheema, Australian National University, Australia (2010)
  • American Balancing and German Proportionality: The Historical Origins
    Moshe Cohen-Eliya & Iddo Porat, Ramat Gan Law School, Israel (2008)
  • Busting the Myth that European Soft Coordination Methods Create No “Ripples” in National Legal Orders
    Paul Copeland,  University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and Beryl ter Haar, Leiden University, The Netherlands (2010)
  • The Anatomy of a Socio-political Challenge: Paradoxical Situation of Hijab in Turkey and Iran
    Ipek Coskun & Mahdi Soleimanieh (2013)
  • The Taxation of State-Owned Enterprises and Its Implication for International Taxation
    Wei Cui, Associate Professor, China University of Political Science and Law, China (2009)
  • Suspicions of the “Modern Mind”: Scholastic Jurisprudence and “Irrational Formality”
    Helge Dedek, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada (2008)
  • Caring Objectively
    Avihay Dorfman, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, Israel (2011)
  • The Role of Science Before the World Trade Court
    Ming Du, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2010)
  • Changes and Continuities of Traditional Legal Culture in the Modernization of Law – the Case of China Through the Lenses of Dispute Resolution
    FAN Kun, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2011)
  • Recasting the Problem of Resultant Luck
    Marcelo Ferrante, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, School of Law, Argentina (2008)
  • The Confessional Penalty
    Talia Fisher & Issi Rosen-Zvi, Tel Aviv University, Israel (2008)
  • The Phenomenon of Lucrative Illegality: Understanding Why Brazilian Companies Constantly Break the Law
    Pedro R. Fortes, Professor of Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School (Rio de Janeiro), Brazil (2011)
  • Adjudicating Religious Laws in Secular Courts: When Islamic Divorce Travels to Canada, the U.S., France and Germany
    Pascale Fournier, University of Ottawa, Canada (2008)
  • The EU-Mercosur Agreement: Between Global Administrative Law and Multilevel Constitutionalism
    Marcílio Franca Filho, Professor of Political Science and Public Law, Institute of Higher Education of Paraiba, Brazil (2009)
  • Design Matters: The Mexican Administrative Courts' Case
    Adriana Garcia and Ana Fierro, Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE), Mexico (2010)
  • Game Theory and the Structure of Administrative Law
    Yehonatan Givati (2013)
  • Relocation Disputes: An Analysis of Practitioners’ Approaches in England and New Zealand
    Robert H. George, Jesus College, Oxford University, United Kingdom (2010)
  • The Urban Community and the Law
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan (2008)
  • Improving Transnational Access to Justice: Learnings from and Assessments of Sanlian v. Robinson
    Qisheng He, Professor of Law, Wuhan University Institute of International Law (2012)
  • Street as Courtroom: State Accommodation of Labor Protest in South China
    Xin He, Associate Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and Yang Su, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California - Irvine, United States (2009)
  • Copyright Consciousness and Creative Commons: The Politics of Intellectual Property
    Tai-Jan Huang (2013)
  • Canadian Courts in the Global Jurisconsultorium
    Joshua Karton, Assistant Professor, Queen’s University, Ontario (2012)
  • The Repeat Appointment Factor: Exploring Decision Patterns of Elite Investments Arbitrators
    Daphna Kepeliuk, Radzyner School of Law, Israel (2010)
  • Rethinking Theories of Economic Crisis: Lessons from India on the Importance of Institutional Exposure to Financial Risk
    Jodie A. Kirshner (2013)
  • Faithful Translations? Cross-Cultural Communication in Canadian Religious Freedom Litigation
    Howard Kislowicz (2013)
  • The Concept of Evil in American and German Criminal Punishment
    Joshua Kleinfeld, Goethe University, Germany (2010)
  • Finding Law, Missing the Facts: Socio-Psychological Barriers to International Fact-Finding and War Crimes Investigations
    Shiri Krebs (2013)
  • A Raw Deal? The Development of the Principle of Permanent Sovereignty Over Natural Resources in the Americas
    Lucas Lixinski, Senior Research Fellow, University of South Wales, Australia, and Mats Ingulstad, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway (2012)
  • Mapping a Legal Culture from the Sidewalk: Law and Street Vendors in Mexico City
    Rodrigo Meneses, Professor, Department of Law, Center for Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences, Mexico (2011)
  • The (Ir)relevance of Constitutional Protection for Property Rights?: Compensation for Takings in Canada and the United States
    Cherie Metcalf, Queen’s Faculty of Law, Canada (2008)
  • Non-Discrimination Law in the Protection of Democracy in Europe: Challenges Posed by the Ideological Disagreement Over the Past
    Vygantė Milašiūtė, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Lithuania (2009)
  • EU Comprehensive Investment Policy: Flying Too Close to the Sun?
    Dominik Moskvan (2013)
  • Institutional Bypass: An Alternative for Development Reform
    Mariana Mota Prado, University of Toronto, Canada (2010)
  • Lost Homes Lost Livelihoods, A life time of Suffering: A Case Study of Livelihood Strategies for Former Farm Workers in Mazowe, a Decade after Land Distribution
    Dr. Chamunogwa Nyoni, Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe (2012)
  • State Ownership and Corporate Goverance
    Mariana Pargendler, Professor of Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School (São Paulo), Brazil (2011)
  • Reconceptualizing the Theory of the Firm -- From Nature to Function
    Martin Petrin (2013)
  • Japan’s Love for Derivative Actions: Revisiting Irrationality as a Rational Explanation for Shareholder Litigation
    Dan W. Puchniak, National University of Singapore, Singapore (2010)
  • The Communicative Function of Civil Liability: Evidence from a Case of Impunity
    Flavia Pushel, Professor, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School, Brazil (2012)
  • The Art of Law & Macroeconomics
    Bruno Meyerhof Salama, Professor of Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School (São Paulo), Brazil (2011)
  • Administrative Governance, Institutional Dynamics and Industrial Financing in Brazil: New Parameters, Old Problems
    Mario G.  Schapiro, University of São Paulo (FDUSP) (2010)
  • The Mechanisms of Voting Efficiency
    Michael C. Schouten, Duisenberg School of Finance, The Netherlands (2010)
  • A Labor Paradigm for Human Trafficking
    Hila Shamir, Faculty of Law,Tel Aviv University, Israel (2012)
  • Opportunistic Termination
    Alexander Stremitzer, University of Bonn, Germany (2008)
  • Can Louis Vuitton Dance with HiPhone? Rethinking the Idea of Social Justice in Intellectual Property Law
    Haochen Sun, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2011)
  • Class Membership in Class Actions: An Experimental Study of Opt In and Opt Out Models
    Gijs van Dijck, Associate Professor in Law, Tilburg Law School, The Netherlands (2011)
  • Eliminating Trade Remedies from the WTO: Lessons from Regional Trade Agreements
    Tania Voon, Associate Professor, University of Melbourne Law School, Australia (2009)
  • Young People’s Perceptions About Domestic War Crimes Trials, Accountability and Social Repair in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Lejla Vujinovic, PhD candidate, University of Berne, Switzerland (2011)
  • Constructing International Legal Regimes: A Comparative Study of the 1969 and 2005 International Health Regulations
    Yanbai Andrea Wang, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (2008)
  • Dominant Plant Relocations and Property Rights in China’s Socialist Market Economy
    Bingwan Xiong, Lecturer in Law and Economics, Renmin University, China (2012)
Last modified: December 09, 2013

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