The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Allison Christians has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective September 1.
Professor Christians, who was recently renewed as H. Heward Stikeman Chair of Tax Law, coincidentally began her term as Associate Dean (Research) at the Faculty on the very same date for a three-year mandate.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau has been appointed International Francqui Professor Chair in Social Sciences for the year 2017-2018. After the fall term has ended, Professor Crépeau will be travelling to Belgium for a six-month stay hosted by the Université catholique de Louvain, from where he will be contributing to the intellectual life in his field of specialty with all universities in Belgium.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Alana Klein and Vincent Forray have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective June 1.
Alana Klein teaches and researches in health law, criminal law, and human rights. She is a co-convenor of the McGill Research Group on Health and Law.
Vincent Forray conducts critical transsystemic research in contract law, torts law, civil law of obligations and consumer law. He is also interested in studying the activities of the scientific, pedagogical and professional jurist.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Mills (Waabishki Ma'iingan, Baatwetang) as Assistant Professor.
The Faculty is pleased to announce that Professor Evan Fox-Decent has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective May 1, 2017.
In sharing the news, Dean Robert Leckey underscored how this promotion “recognizes [Evan’s] international stature as a scholar whose work crosses disciplinary lines and occupies a major place in current debates,” adding that “whether or not scholars agree with him, they must engage with his work.”
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Omar Farahat as Assistant Professor.
Dr. Farahat completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University in 2016, after which he worked as a Research Fellow at Yale Law School. Prior to that, he obtained a dual law degree from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Cairo University in 2004, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2007, and an interdisciplinary M.A. in the humanities from New York University in 2010. He has practiced law in Cairo, New York, and Paris.
The Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) is pleased to announce that Md. Tanveer Ahmad has been named Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law (CRASL).
Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this winter? Or did you write one in the fall or summer terms just past?
Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Conference, hosted by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law in collaboration with Borden Ladner Gervais, on March 31, 2017 (2:30-5:00 PM), at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.
The graduate students of McGill University’s Faculty of Law are pleased to announce their annual graduate law conference.
The conference will be held in Montreal, Canada, on May 13 and 14, 2017. We invite graduate students in law and related disciplines to submit papers on the theme of the conference, and particularly on issues of global significance. Speakers will present their research in panels on various aspects of the theme, each moderated by a chair.
The Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air & Space Law (IASL) are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Brian F. Havel as Director of the IASL.
Brian Havel is a Distinguished Research Professor of Law at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, where he currently directs the International & Comparative Law Program and the International Aviation Law Institute.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., as been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transnational Labour Law and Development.
Blackett’s work, which addresses labour regulation in an era of neoliberal global governance, explores the intimate relationship between social and economic policy.
The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Hoi Kong was awarded the Principal’s Prize in Teaching Excellence during Law’s Fall Convocation ceremony on November 2.
Seminar on Canada - EU Disputes
Friday, February 3, 2017, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Deadline: November 15, 2016, 23:59 EST.
For the past seven years, the Canada Europe Transatlantic Dialogue (CETD) has been examining different aspects of the public dimensions of Canada – EU relations. This project, funded by the SSHRC, brings together Canadian scholars from seven universities with European scholars interested in this topic.
The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to be able to offer two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year.
Deadline: December 31, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST.