2010 – 2011 Seminars

Fall Term

Friday, October 8, 2010

Transnational Law and Legal Pluralism:
Methodological Challenges

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Ross, South 839
speaker: Peer Zumbansen Osgoode
respondent: Robert Wai Osgoode
paper


 
Friday, October 22, 2010

A Democratic Approach to the Legitimacy of International Institutions

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Ross, South 839
speaker: Thomas Christiano Arizona
respondent: Stefan Sciaraffa McMaster
paper



Friday, November 12, 2010

Postcolonial Cosmopolitanism: Making Place for Nationalism

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Senate Chamber, Ross N940
speaker: Rahul Rao SOAS
respondents: Robert Howse NYU and Alice MacLachlan York Philosophy
paper



Friday, November 19, 2010

The Idea of Cosmopolitan Constitutionalism

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Ross, South 839
speaker: Mattias Kumm NYU
respondent: Michael Giudice York Philosophy/Osgoode
background reading



Winter Term

Friday, February 18, 2011

Cosmopolitanism and Constitutional Self-Government

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Ross Building, S203
speaker: Vlad Perju Boston College
respondent: Matt Grellette McMaster
paper



Friday, March 11, 2011

Is Dignity the Foundation of Human Rights?

time: 2.30-4pm (followed by reception)

room: Executive Learning Centre (ELC), Schulich Business School, X206
speaker: John Tasioulas Oxford
respondents: Louis-Philippe Hodgson York Philosophy and Dan Priel Warwick/Osgoode

This seminar is a discussion of Professor Tasioulas’s 2011 ‘Or ‘Emet Lecture, delivered on Thursday, 10 March 2011. A video recording of the lecture is available here.



Friday, March 25, 2011

Sharia in the Post-Imperial/Post-Colonial Muslim World: Legal Pluralism and the Contest for Legitimacy

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Ross Building, S203
speaker: Anver Emon Toronto
respondent:Mohamad Al-Hakim York Philosophy



Friday, April 29, 2011

Surviving Long-Term Mass Atrocities

time: 2.30-4.30pm

room: Ross Building, S203
speaker: Claudia Card U of Wisc, Madison
respondent: François Tanguay-Renaud Osgoode & Alice MacLachlan York