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Zaid al-Ali on The Struggle for Iraq's Future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy

Date: 
03.06.2014
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

aican@uchicago.edu

773-702-0184

Since the withdrawal of US occupying forces, international attention has shifted away from Iraq - but life for Iraqis has become no easier. Deadly bombings are still all too common, sectarian violence has soared and all-pervading corruption means that massive inflows of aid and oil income have made very little difference to crucial issues like security, healthcare and power availability.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Extraterritorial Application of the European Convention of Human Rights

Date: 
11.14.2013
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

aican@uchicago.edu

Like most of international and constitutional instruments, the European Convention on Human Rights is applicable according to the territoriality principle: each Convention State is responsible primarily for all violations of human rights which take place within its territory.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

"How China Became Capitalist" by Dr. Ning Wang

Date: 
11.11.2013
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

aican@uchicago.edu (773) 702-0184

 

Dr. Wang will discuss How China Became Capitalist with the audience. In particular, he will address how China made its transition to market economy without the rule of law or secure property rights.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

"Mutual Encouragement and Interaction of International Rule of Law and China’s Rule of Law" by Professor Jun Zhao

Date: 
10.08.2013
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen

773-702-0184

aican@uchicago.edu

Jun Zhao is an associate professor at Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University.    He currently serves as the head of Research Institute of International law, Zhejiang University.    He earned his J.D. at Cornell Law School, LL.M. at Harvard Law School, and LL.B.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Cass Sunstein and "Simpler: The Future of Government"

Date: 
05.14.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Institute of Politics: politics@uchicago.edu

Cutting-edge research is having a growing influence on our understanding of more than just human incentives, but on the very structures of government, business and politics. Long at the forefront of that research, University of Chicago law professor Cass R.

The US - China Treaty Project by Tom Manning

Date: 
05.06.2013
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen at aican@uchicago.edu