Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

International Law Colloquium

International Law Colloquium
Hosted by Professor James T. Gathii, Wing-Tat Lee Chair of International Law
Wednesdays 4-6 p.m.
Philip H. Corboy Law Center, Room 1201

The Loyola University Chicago International Law Colloquium, now in its fifth year, brings to campus leading international legal scholars or practitioners and covers a broad range of international legal themes. More than 40 distinguished speakers from prestigious academic institutions and organizations around the country—Harvard, Duke, Northwestern, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, Open Society Foundation, Universities of Chicago, Minnesota and Georgia–have participated. Students attending the colloquium for course credit are required to read and write reaction papers on the authors’ drafts.

The presentations are open to the entire School of Law community.

2017 Speaker Schedule
All presentations will be held from 4- 6 p.m. in Room 1201

February 8

Rothie Rajah
, Research Professor, American Bar Foundation
“Flogging Gum: Cultural Imaginaries and Postcoloniality in Singapore’s Rule of Law”

February 22

Adom Getachew
, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago
“Fragile Universals: The Making of Racial Hierarchy at the League of Nations”

March 15

Carlos Vazquez
, Professor of Law Georgetown Law School
“Choice of Law: Step Zero”

April 5

Muna Ndulo
Professor of Law; Elizabeth and Arthur Reich Director, Leo and Arvilla Berger International Legal Studies Program; Director of the Institute for African Development at Cornell Law School
“Bilateral Investment Treaties, the Settlement of Investment Disputes and Developing Countries”

April 19

Neha Jain
, Associate Professor of Law and McKnight Land-Grant Professor (2016-18) at the University of Minnesota Law School
“Radical Dissents in International Criminal Courts”