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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

The relationship between the United States and China – the most important of our era – remains fragile.  China’s rise threatens America’s dominance, and neither nation appears entirely comfortable with the changes that lie ahead.  The Shanghai Communiqué, which announced the basic terms of the relationship forty years ago, is no longer adequate given the volume of interactions between

Faculty: 
Tom Manning

A Conversation with David Rubenstein, ‘73

Date: 
05.03.2013
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Alison Coppelman at 773.834.8652

David M. Rubenstein is a Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Carlyle Group. Mr. Rubenstein is based in Washington, D.C. Prior to forming the firm in 1987, Mr. Rubenstein practiced law in Washington, D.C. with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge (now Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw Pittman). From 1977 to 1981, during the Carter administration, Mr.

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