2009 – 2010 Seminars

Fall Term

Friday, September 25, 2009

International Criminal Law and the Inner Morality of Law

speaker: Larry May Vanderbilt
respondent: Margaret Martin University of Western Ontario
video recording
paper
 
Friday, October 16, 2009

The Legitimacy of International Human Rights

speaker: Samantha Besson Fribourg
respondent: Sophia Reibetanz Moreau Toronto
video recording available upon request
paper
 
Friday, November 13, 2009

Contra Politanism: Against the Moral Teleology of Political Forms

speaker: Jacob T. Levy McGill
respondent: Stefan Sciaraffa McMaster
video recording
paper
 

Friday, December 11, 2009

Not a System but an Order: Explaining the Legality of the European Union

speakers: Michael Giudice Michael Giudice and Keith Culver UniverSud Paris
respondent: Wil Waluchow McMaster/Osgoode
video recording
 

Winter Term

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The Evolving State and the Future of Global Trade

speaker: Dennis Patterson EUI – Florence
respondent: Ruth Buchanan Osgoode
video recording
paper
 
Friday, February 5, 2010

Is Modern Religious Liberty Sufficient for the Islamic Legal Maqsad (‘Ultimate Objective’) of Hifz al-din (‘Preserving Religion’)?

speaker: Andrew March Yale
respondent: Mohamad Al-Hakim York Philosophy
video recording
paper
 
Friday, February 19, 2010

Using Noncombatants as Shields

speaker: Cécile Fabre Edinburgh
respondent: Idil Boran York Philosphy
video recording
paper
 
Friday, March 12, 2010

Proportionality in Self-Defense and War

speaker: Jeff McMahan Rutgers
respondent: François Tanguay-Renaud Osgoode and Craig Scott Osgoode
video recording – ‘Or ‘Emet Lecture
video recording – seminar