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Coffee and Comparative Law with... Professor Hoi Kong

23 Oct 2014 14:30
15:30

The Institute of Comparative Law invites you to “Coffee and Comparative Law with... Professor Hoi Kong. ” Professor Kong is one of McGill’s own comparative scholars who teaches and writes in the areas of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Municipal Law, among others.

Creating New Norms of Work and Care

24 Oct 2014 13:00
14:30

An Annie Macdonald Langstaff workshop with Jennifer Nedelsky, Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Toronto.

Abstract

My project addresses three serious problems that afflict, in various forms, virtually all modern industrial societies:

Migrant Labour: Conditions for/of Unfreedom under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Programs

27 Oct 2014 13:00
14:30

Seminar with Bethany Hastie, doctoral candidate, Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University. Part of the Labour, Migration and Development Seminar Series, presented by the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law and the Labour Law & Development Research Laboratory.

Occupy Central & Hong Kong’s Democratic Crisis

29 Oct 2014 17:30
19:30

The Asia Pacific Law Association of McGill (APLAM), a student club at the Faculty of Law, is organizing a panel discussion on the Hong Kong protests featuring six national experts.

Since September 2014 activists in Hong Kong have protested outside the government headquarters. Learn why and what it means for Hong Kong’s future. Our panelists will answer your questions and discuss the political situation in Hong Kong.

The panelists: 

Nappert Prize in International Arbitration Symposium

30 Oct 2014 16:45
18:15

Established by the generosity of Sophie Nappert, BCL’86, LLB’86, the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration was awarded for the first time in 2014.

The four winners will be presenting their papers. Me Nappert will be attending as well.

To find out more about the program and to register, visit the Nappert Symposium page.

Conference on the Canada – EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

31 Oct 2014 09:00
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1 Nov 2014 17:00

McGill's Faculty of Law is pleased to host a two-day conference on the Canada – European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

The first day of the conference will focus on Regional Trade Agreements and EU Trade Policy. The second day will be devoted to investment law and investor state dispute settlement.

Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality

31 Oct 2014 13:00
14:30

Legal Theory Workshop with Professor Hans Lindahl who holds the Chair of Legal Philosophy at Tilburg University. He will speak on his new book, Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Marriage Matters: 50 Years of Change and Continuity

4 Nov 2014 17:00
19:00

Childcare available upon request: please email Cee [dot] Strauss [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

Please note the new start time: the conference will now begin at 17:30.

United Nations Immunity versus Human Rights

12 Nov 2014 17:30
19:00

Join us for the 2014 Raoul Wallenberg Lecture in Human Rights, which will be given by Mr. Stephen Lewis. Mr. Lewis' presentation will touch upon the UN’s role and response to the cholera outbreak in Haiti, and to finding an end to the impunity surrounding UN military and civilian peacekeeping personnel who engage in sexual violence.

Droit et pouvoir

24 Nov 2014 13:00
14:30

Civil law workshop with Lionel Smith, Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law at McGill University.

This year, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is launching a new civil law workshop series under the theme "L'abnégation en droit civil," examining the aspects and effects of selflessness on civil law.

DCL Thesis Defence: Alejandro José Piera Valdés

26 Nov 2014 14:30
16:30

DCL candidate Alejandro José Piera Valdés will be defending his thesis, "Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation: legal and policy challenges", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Jaye Ellis.

Health and Law Seminar: Olivier Guillod

27 Nov 2014 12:15
13:45

Join us for a Research Group in Health and Law Seminar with Professeur Olivier Guillod, Directeur de l’Institut de droit de la santé, Université de Neuchâtel, Suisse.

Work and Economic Security

26 Jan 2015 13:00
14:30

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar.

Family and Sexuality

16 Mar 2015 13:00
14:30

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar.