International Legal Studies Events: Spring 2014 archive

January 

Wednesday, January 15

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wasserstein Hall, Room 5053

Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Informational Reception

Please join us for an opportunity to learn about the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship and to hear about the experiences of past Chayes Fellows. Bring your questions! This reception is open to 1Ls and others eligible for the Chayes Fellowship. Warm beverages and snacks will be served.


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Milstein West B

Judicial Activism in Brazil: A Talk by Assistant Professor Joana de Souza Machado

Professor Mark Tushnet and the Brazilian Studies Association will host Assistant Professor Joana de Souza Machado of Brazil’s Federal University of Juiz de Fora Law School. She will speak on "Judicial Activism in Brazil: Law and Politics between Openness and Closure."

February

Monday, February 10

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Wasserstein 5053

Spending the Semester Abroad:  A Question-and-Answer Session for Fall 2014 Applicants

The Semester Abroad Program is a wonderful opportunity for Harvard Law School students to receive a semester of ungraded credit towards the Harvard J.D. degree for study at a law school overseas. With applications for semester abroad in fall 2014 due on February 14, this session is designed especially for current applicants. Drop in to ask any questions before submitting your application, and feel free to bring your lunch.

March

Wednesday, March 5

5 p.m.

Hauser 102

“The Euro-Crisis and the Courts”: A Talk by Professor Federico Fabbrini

Professor Fabbrini teaches European and Comparative Constitutional Law at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. His main areas of research are federalism, fundamental rights, separation of powers, economic governance, and global constitutionalism, mainly in a comparative perspective between the European Union and the United States.


Friday, March 7

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Tsai Auditorium

“To Russia, To Europe, To Work: Labor, Migration, and Trafficking in the Caucasus”

This is a half-day symposium on labor, migration and human trafficking, with a geographic focus on the Caucasus, Russia, and Southern Europe.

Co-sponsored by the Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the International Legal Studies Programs, Harvard Law School. For more information, please call 617-495-4037.


Tuesday, March 11

12 p.m.

Wasserstein 3009

Semester Abroad Info Session

The Semester Abroad Program is a wonderful opportunity for Harvard Law School students to receive a semester of ungraded credit towards the Harvard J.D. degree for study at a law school overseas. Come hear from students who have spent a semester abroad and International Legal Studies staff about the wide range of opportunities available. Lunch will be served.

April

Friday, April 4

12 p.m.

Wasserstein Hall, Room 2009

Career Panel for International Students

Come and learn from 2Ls and 3Ls about careers for international students in academia, non-profit, private, and public sectors. Get advice on clerkships, EIP, and the job search process in general. Lunch will be provided. Presented by the International JD Society.


Tuesday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 9

12 p.m.

Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East B

Summer International Travel Pre-Departure Information Sessions

Required for ALL students who are receiving HLS funding for summer international travel, and strongly recommended for any students traveling abroad this summer.

HLS requires ALL students who are receiving HLS funding for summer international travel to attend one of these information sessions. They will provide information about health, safety, and other travel considerations, as well as facilitate interaction among students who are going to, and have traveled to, particular regions.

Drinks and dessert will be provided; feel free to bring your lunch.

To RSVP, or for more information to determine which session will focus on particular regions, e-mail Alicia Clemente. Please indicate which session you will attend.


Wednesday, April 16

12 - 1 p.m.

Milstein West A

Can Multilateralism Make a Comeback in This Go-It-Alone World? A talk by Jennifer Hillman ’83

Jennifer Hillman '83 served as a Member of the WTO Appellate Body (2007-11) and will discussing her views on the future of multilateral treaties to deal with global economic issues and public goods. Ms. Hillman is currently a Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, a partner at Cassidy Levy, LP, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law. In addition to her service on the WTO Appellate Body, she also has served as a member of the International Trade Commission and as General Counsel of the Office of the United States Trade Representative in the White House.


Tuesday, April 22

12 - 1 p.m.

Austin West

“My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey from Prison to Power”: A Talk by Annette Lu Hsiu-Lien, LL.M. '78

East Asian Legal Studies presents a talk and book signing by the former vice president of Taiwan, Annette Lu Hsiu-lien, LL.M. ’78. Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center and the Program on the Legal Profession.

Last modified: April 28, 2014

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