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