The Centre is proud to report that former Nathanson Graduate Fellow Karolina Wisniewski recently won the 2013 Essay Competition organized by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC) at Queen Mary, University of London. Wisniewski presented her essay entitled “The Non-Coercive Force of International Law” on November 7, 2013 at the inaugural meeting of the Network on Transnational Legal and Political Theory (focusing on “Authority in a Transnational Age”), hosted by the CLSGC. For more details, see the notices on Queen Mary’s and Osgoode’s websites, as well as in YFile.
The Centre recently awarded its 2013-2014 Graduate Fellowships. This year’s Fellows are listed here, and come to us from five different units at York University – namely, Osgoode Hall Law School, the Department of Philosophy, the Graduate Program in Communication & Culture, the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies, and the School of Social Work. The Centre welcomes its new fellows warmly, and looks forward to working with them.
The Centre is happy to report that its Director, Professor François Tanguay-Renaud, has been appointed as Associate Dean, Research, Graduate Studies & Institutional Relations at Osgoode Hall Law School. He will remain Director of the Centre during his tenure, for which we wish him the best.
August 28, 2013
The Call for Applications for 2013-2014 Nathanson Graduate Fellowships is now online. If you are a York doctoral or master student whose research falls under the mandate of the Centre, do consider applying!
June 4, 2013
The Nathanson Centre welcomes Ashwini Vasanthakumar, who will be a Visiting Fellow during the summer months. Prof. Vasanthakumar is currently an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School in Delhi, as well as JGLS’s Assistant Dean (Research and Global Initiatives) and Executive Director of its Centre for Public Law and Jurisprudence. She holds a JD from Yale and a D.Phil in Political Theory from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. Her work focuses on questions of political ethics, exile politics, as well as public international and immigration law.
May 2, 2013 NEW ON YOUTUBE: Prof. François Tanguay-Renaud responds to Prof. Adil Haque (Rutgers) on “Killing with Discrimination” at the international War Ethics conference held at the University of California in San Diego earlier this spring.
April 18, 2013 Once again this year, the Nathanson Centre is proud to be one of the chief sponsors of the Annual Conference of the Toronto Group for the Study of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law. The 2013 conference theme is “Social Movements and the Law”, and registration is open until May 9, 2013. For more information, please consult the Toronto Group website.
March 18, 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS – This year again, the Nathanson Centre is pleased to support the Toronto Group for the Study of International, Transnational and Comparative Law, which is accepting 250-word abstracts for its upcoming conference (May 17, 2013, @ the University of Toronto). Please visit http://torontogroup.wordpress.com/ for more information (abstracts and proposals will be accepted until March 29, 2013 via firstname.lastname@example.org).
A radio interview about the Forum, given by our Director, François Tanguay-Renaud, to Isabelle Gobeil of Radio-Canada’s Champ Libre is now also available online. Written transcripts of the forum will soon be made available on this website.