The Asia-Pacific Law Association of McGill is proud to bring you Dr. Pittman Potter, Canada's leading expert in Chinese law. His presentation will focus on what the recent Bo Xilai case represents for China and foreigners interested in operating in China. Dr. Potter will discuss corruption risk management, network management, and the challenges of establishing partnerships in China. Dr. Potter will provide clarity on what people need to know about doing business in China, in regards to protecting themselves legally, handling negotiations and government relations.
The Annie MacDonald Langstaff Workshop Series presents Dr. Sonia Lawrence, Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School & Director of the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies.
Alexander Cooley is the Tow Professor for Distinguished Scholars and Practitioners and the Chair of the Political Science Department at Barnard College - Columbia University. His work examines the intersection of international political economy (IPE), domestic politics, and international security. , with a regional focus on the post-Soviet world. He will be presenting his current research on geopolitics and human rights in Central Asia.
The Annual John and Eileen Marrett Memorial Lecture and the Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series Present "Oil, Dictators & Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions" with Dr. Leif Weinar, professor and Chair of Ethics, King's College, London.
Date & Time: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4:30 - 6:30pm
Location: Ferrier Building, Room 456, McGill University
For additional information, please contact Professor Jacob T. Levy (jtlevy [at] gmail [dot] com).
Frédéric Mégret is an Associate Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University. Outside of the academy, Prof. Mégret has worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Rome Conference on the Creation of an International Criminal Court. He has also served as a sharpshooter for UNPROFOR in Sarajevo in 1995.
Presented by Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow.
During its graduation ceremony held on September 22, 2012, the Université de Sherbrooke granted an honorary doctoral degree to the Hon. Nicholas Kasirer, BCL’85, LLB’85, former Professor (1989-2009) and Dean (2003-2009) of the Faculty of Law of McGill University and now a Justice of Quebec’s Court of Appeal.
For its inaugural lecture, the Research Group on Constitutional Studies presents "Constitutionalism - A Skeptical View" with guest speaker Jeremy Waldron, Chichele Professor of Political and Social Theory at All Soul's College, Oxford, and Professor of Law at New York University.
For additional information, contact Jacob T. Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory (jtlevy [at] gmail [dot] com).
A CIPP Seminar with Professor Michael J. Madison, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Kindly RSVP to Mr. Francis Lord (francis [dot] lord [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca). A request has been made to the Quebec Bar for accreditation as a Continuing Legal Education activity.
Michael Madison is currently one of the most creative IP scholars in the United States. As part of an initiative funded by the Experiential Learning Fund, Michael Madison will be giving a talk on his own IP pedagogy, which focuses a great deal on the practice of IP. This talk will be interest to anyone thinking about their pedagogy, and in particular the teaching of the practical. He will also be giving a formal talk the next day.