CTLS Annual Academic Conference and Alumni Reunion
The University of Toronto
21 - 22 June 2018
Transnational Law in Challenging Times
Thursday, 21 June
17:30-20:00 Evening Reception
Friday, 22 June
9:15-11:00:Past and Future of Transnational Legal Education
Carrie Menkel- Meadow (University of California, Irvine): “Have Law Books, Computer, Simulations -- Will Travel”: The Transnationalization of (some of) the Law Professoriate Ugo Pagallo (University of Torino): Comparatists, Philosophers, and Programmers: On the Past and Future of Transnational Legal Education James Ernest Penner (National University of Singapore): Why is understanding custom so difficult?
Chair: Miri Gur-Arye (Hebrew University)
11:15-12:45: A Conversation with David Cole and Nina Pillard, the First CTLS Co-Directors – led by Carlos M. Vázquez (Georgetown Law)
13:00-14:00 Alumni Panel: Haim Abraham (Hebrew University), Sabrina Bandali(University of Toronto), Spencer Beall (Georgetown Law), Laura Galindo (Los Andes) Chair: Mariana Mota Prado (University of Toronto)
14:00-15:30: David Luban (Georgetown Law): “Responsibility to Humanity (R2H): An Essay on Sovereignty and the Prospects for Peace” Comments by Arthur Ripstein (University of Toronto) Chair: Mayo Moran (University of Toronto)
Mayo Moran (University of Toronto) T. Alexander Aleinikoff (Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, The New School, New York City) Pascal Pichonnaz (University of Fribourg) Chair: Alvaro Santos (Georgetown Law)
17:00-18:00 Walter Stoffel (University of Fribourg): “Law Meets Film” – Using Movies as a Pedagogical Device at CTLS Chair and Commentator: Naomi Mezey (Georgetown Law)
Founded in 2008, the Center for Transnational Legal Studies is a global partnership of leading law faculties with a shared commitment to addressing pressing problems of transnational law and governance.