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Like Your Own Child? Employers’ Perspectives and the Regulation of Domestic Work in Ghana

Mon, 2014-03-31 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. in collaboration with the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory, presents a talk by Dzodzi Tsikata, O’Brien Fellow in Residence.

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Gaia, Anthropology and the Law

Fri, 2014-03-21 16:00 - 18:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free and open to the public

Renowned anthropologist and winner of the 2013 Holberg Prize, Bruno Latour, will be coming to speak on "Gaia, Anthropology and the Law."

His reflections will pursue a theme he undertook in the 2013 Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh, entitled “Facing Gaia, Six Lectures on the Political Theology of Nature.”

See http://www.bruno-latour.fr/node/486. Latour’s ongoing project, An Inquiry into the Modes of Existence (AIME) forms the backdrop to the lecture.

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Contact: Professor Richard Janda
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Hero Worship - a Legal Theory Workshop with Annalise Acorn

Wed, 2014-03-19 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A Legal Theory Workshop with Annalise Acorn, Thomas Lawlor Professor of Law and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta.

Professor Acorn's topic is “Hero Worship”, which continues her investigation of law and emotion. She has taught and written about legal themes in literature and this talk will also be further in that vein, focussing considerably upon George Eliot’s Middlemarch. 

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Accès à la justice et litige en droit de la personne en Haïti : conférence avec Me Patrice Florvilus

Mon, 2014-03-17 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Patrice Florvilus will speak about challenges to access to justice and litigating human rights in Haiti, as well as his own struggles as a Haitian human rights defender.

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Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products

Wed, 2014-03-19 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free for the general public; 30$ for CLE certification

McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy presents Professor Rosemary Coombe of York University, on "Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products".

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The Importance of Being Civil

Thu, 2014-03-20 14:30 - 16:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Common Room, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

John A. Hall (bio page), James McGill Professor of Sociology, will talk about civility, its rise, fall and re-emergence, underscoring its social impact and contrasting it to alternative ideological options available in the marketplace.

Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy.

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Contact: Professor Ron Niezen
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Provincial Elections Day

Mon, 2014-04-07 (All day)

Please note that due to provincial elections taking place in Quebec that day, all classes, laboratories and examinations in all faculties and in the School of Continuing Studies are cancelled on Monday, April 7, 2014.

However, University and Faculty administrative offices will be open for business.

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Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Tue, 2014-03-18 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Brian King, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York, for a talk titled: “Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration.”

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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The Notion of International Public Policy

Thu, 2014-03-13 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Charles Jarosson, Professor, Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), for a talk titled: “The Notion of International Public Policy.”

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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Getting to the law applicable to the merits in international arbitration

Tue, 2014-03-11 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Franco Ferrari, Professor at New York University School of Law, for a talk titled: “Getting to the law applicable to the merits in international arbitration.”

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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