List of Speakers (Spring 2020)


Feb. 7 – Larry Helfer – Duke Law School
Populism and International Human Rights Law Institutions: A Survival Guide

Feb. 14 – Aziza Ahmed – Northeastern School of Law
Feminist Contestation in Global Health Governance

Feb. 21 – Chantal Thomas – Cornell Law School
Economic Inequality and International Law

Feb. 28 – Jennifer Gordon – Fordham Law School
Refugees and Decent Work: Lessons Learned from Recent Refugee Jobs Compacts

Mar. 6 – Gunther Frankenberg – Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Authoritarian Power as Private Property

Mar. 20 – Katharina Pistor – Columbia Law School
The Code of Capital

Mar. 27 – Jason Jackson – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Global Rise of Platform Firms and Markets

Apr. 3 – Moria Paz – Stanford Law
Refugees and International Law

Apr. 17 – Todd Tucker – Roosevelt Institute
Industrial Policy

List of Speakers (Spring 2018)


Jan. 26 – Robert Howse – NYU Law School
International Investment Law and Arbitration: A Conceptual Framework

Feb. 2 – Amy Cohen – Ohio State, Moritz College of Law
We Are All Value Creators Now: A Case Study of Negotiation in New Indian Agricultural Value Chains

Feb. 9 – Kimberly Kay Hoang – U Chicago, Department of Sociology
Risky Investments: Varieties of Relational Obfuscation and Heterogeneous Relations Between Market Actors and State Elites in an Emerging Market

Feb. 16 – Jennifer Bair – U Virginia, Department of Sociology
Labor Standards in post-Rana Plaza Bangladesh: Public Regulation, Private Governance and the Struggle for Worker Safety

Feb. 23 – Charles Sabel – Columbia Law School
Sovereignty and Complex Interdependence

Mar. 2 – Muneer Ahmad – Yale Law School
Beyond Earned Citizenship

Mar. 9 – Lance Compa – Cornell ILR School
Re-Negotiating NAFTA’s Labor Accord: Looking Back, Where We Are Now, and a Look Ahead

Mar. 23 – Michael Trebilcock – U Toronto Faculty of Law
The Puzzle of Canadian Exceptionalism in Contemporary Immigration Policy

Apr. 6 – Gregory Shaffer – UC Irvine School of Law
Retooling Trade Agreements for Social Inclusion

Apr. 13 – Anna Gelpern – Georgetown Law
Who Knows about Government Debt?

Apr. 20 – Lucie White – Harvard Law School
South Africa: Toward a New Constitutional Political Economy – Transition and Transformation

Apr. 27 – Benedict Kingsbury – NYU Law School
TPP and Belt & Road: Two Models of Ordering