Graduate Studies Webcasts

Recent webcasts

In this ongoing webseries, McGill Law Faculty members explain their research programs and how their work addresses pressing modern issues.

21 June 2021: Space debris and international law, with Professor Ram Jakhu

In his research, Professor Ram Jakhu examines a significant and urgent challenge to the exploration and use of outer space: rapidly growing amounts of space debris. He will also discuss the benefits of studying Air and Space Law at McGill. Professor Jakhu teaches graduate courses on international space law, law of space applications, and national regulation of space activities. He also directs an international research project connected to McGill’s Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (MILAMOS).

31 March 2021: Frequently asked questions on graduate studies with Professor Vrinda Narain

Professor Vrinda Narain researches and teaches constitutional law, feminist legal theory, social diversity and law, postcolonial studies and law, and critical race theory. She was the Associate Dean, Academic, at the Faculty from 2016 to 2019, and she is also a graduate of McGill’s LLM and DCL programs. She answers some frequent questions on graduate studies at McGill Law.

24 November 2020: A talk about our masters and doctoral programs

The deadline to apply to graduate programs, 20 December, is quickly approaching.

McGill Law's Student Affairs Office Podcast chats with and Prof. Andrea Bjorklund, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), and Bianca Bourgeois, Senior Administrative & Student Affairs Coordinator (Graduate Studies), to discuss the Faculty's master's degree and doctoral programs (LLM and DCL), the application process, and what prospective candidates may want to consider before applying.

November 2019: Future Directions in Investor-State Dispute Settlement, with Professor Andrea Bjorklund

Andrea Bjorklund speaking about investment dispute settlement mecanisms.Current Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and holder of the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, Professor Andrea Bjorklund is widely published in investment law and dispute resolution and transnational contracts. She also sits on the panel of arbitrators of the AAA’s International Centre for Dispute Resolution and on the roster of NAFTA Chapter 19 arbitrators.
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March 2019: Our Graduate Programs, with Professor Richard Gold

Richard Gold speaking in his Facebook webcastIn this introductory video, Richard Gold, in his role as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the time, explains why potential candidates should consider studying at McGill Law (and come to Montreal), what motivates us and what our values are, and then he covers our advanced legal studies programs and offers practical information on admissions, funding, and more.
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June 2019: Tax, Technology & Sustainable Development, with Professor Allison Christians

Allison Christians
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Allison Christians is Associate Dean (Research) and the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation. Her research and teaching focus on national and international tax law and policy issues, with emphasis on the relationship between taxation and economic development and on the role of government and non-government institutions and actors in the creation of tax policy norms.
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July 2019: Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Openness, with Professor Richard Gold

Richard Gold
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A James McGill Professor, Richard Gold was the founding Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy. He teaches in the area of intellectual property, international intellectual property, comparative intellectual property, innovation policy and intellectual property management. His research generally focuses on the life sciences. Professor Gold was Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) at the Faculty of Law from 2015 to 2019.
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August 2019: Climate Change and Human Rights, with Professor Sébastien Jodoin

Sébastien Jodoin
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Sébastien Jodoin directs the Law, Governance & Society Lab. His research focuses on legal and policy solutions to complex environmental and social problems that cut across multiple fields and levels of governance. His areas of interest include sustainable development, transnational law, public policy, environmental law and governance, climate change, human rights, and disability.
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September 2019: Integrating Science and Law to Address Environmental Risk, with Professor Jaye Ellis

Jaye Ellis
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Jaye Ellis holds a joint appointment with the McGill School of Environment. Her current research project focuses on the intersections among law, politics, economics, ethics, and science as these social systems are brought to bear on problems of environmental degradation. One facet of this research addresses the increased importance of transnational law, paying particular attention to the role of non-state actors in transnational space.
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