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Politics and International Law Colloquium

Politics and International Law Colloquium

A Joint Course with the UCLA School of Law and the UCLA International Institute

By Steve Gamer

In the Spring of 2004 the UCLA International Institute, in partnership with its Ronald W. Burkle Center, and the UCLA School of Law propose to create a unique colloquium series on Politics and International Law that will be open to law students, undergraduates of the UCLA College and the entire UCLA community.

This course begins with lectures on alternative theoretical approaches to understanding the relationship between politics and international law. The lectures will be followed by weekly presentations of a paper on politics and international law by leading law and political science scholars from the United States and abroad.

Each student must submit a 1-2 page paper critiquing each paper presented by a guest lecturer. Because student demand for the course is expected to be high and enrollment is limited, no student will be permitted to drop this course after enrolling in it. All lectures will be open to the campus community, but course enrollment is limited to thirty law students and ten Honors College students by permission of the instructor.

 

Course Schedule /Thursdays 3 - 5 PM

January 8           Richard Steinberg (Politics and International Law: An Overview, Part I)

January 15         Beth Simmons (Harvard University, Government Department)

January 22         Richard Steinberg (Politics and International Law: An Overview, Part II)

January 29         Michael Byers (Duke University, School of Law)

February 5         Charalambos Papasotiriou (University of Athens, Political Science Department)

February 12        Joel Trachtman (Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy)

February 19        Stephen Krasner (Stanford University, Political Science)

February 26        Guest Presentation-- To Be Announced

March 4             Hilary Charlesworth (Australian National University, Faculty of Law)

March 11            Robert Keohane (Duke University, Political Science Department)

March 17            Course Ends for College Students

March 18            Andrew Guzman (U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law)

March 25           Spring Break

April 1               Guest Presentation-- To Be Announced

April 8               David Kennedy (Harvard Law School)

April 15              David Caron (U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law)

For more info please contact:
Steve Gamer
310.206.8578
sgamer@international.ucla.edu

UCLA International Institute