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Inaugurated in 2006, the Fellowship Program offers full or partial doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLPs ongoing work. The number of Fellowships awarded each year depends upon the available funding. Applicants considered for Fellowships are those whose work is challenging, original and […]


We will convene our next intensive global Workshop for young scholars and university faculty in Madrid in July 2016 in collaboration with Complutense University. Scholars from around the world will come together for a week of serious collaboration and intensive debate with our global senior mentoring faculty. The core of the Workshop will be comprised of a series of intensive writing workshops which will facilitate peer-to-peer conversations in small groups with careful mentoring from the faculty. The Workshop will conclude with a one day Conference addressing crucial issues of contemporary world political economy convened by UCM Rector Carlos Andradas.

This initiative builds on the close link between Harvard and Complutense University forged more than twenty-five years ago through the establishment of the Real Colegio Complutense, a joint venture by our two universities. The global Workshop is generously supported and hosted by Santander Universities which has long been a friend and sponsor of the Institute and our Workshop, supporting our growing global network of innovative academics working on the most pressing issues of global law and policy. We are pleased to bring the Workshop they joined us in establishing six years ago home to Madrid!

This year’s program, supported by our terrific resident Fellows, will include many of our signature activities. Details on all our upcoming events can always be found right here on our website. Beyond lectures, student conferences and roundtables at Harvard, we have planned an exciting series of international events this year.  As always, the year will […]

  Jorge Esquirol, IGLP core faculty member and longtime collaborator, was recently named the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Trento in Italy for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Distinguished Chair program is considered the most prestigious of all Fulbright awards. There are only 40 of them each year in all disciplines […]

The Institute for Global Law and Policy to hosted a series of intriguing programs.  Over 425 participants from 78 countries came together at Harvard Law School.  Throughout the course of the two days of the conference, 80 panels convened to share research, engage in discussion, and collaborate on prominent issues of international law. IGLP’s June 2015 events […]

Luis Eslava and Rose Parfitt were pleased to announce the launch of the new Collaborative Research Network on International Law and Politics with the support of Kent Law School. Launch events were held at the Law and Society Association Conference in Seattle, May 2015. More information about the new CRN and the launch events can be found here.

Maja Savevska, an IGLP Residential Fellow, shares her article “Polanyian Reading of the Socio-Economic Transformations of the European Union” which was published in the Journal of Contemporary European Studies. Maja Savevska is an IGLP Residential Fellow, and recently received her Ph.D. from the GEM PhD School, Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate on Globalization, EU and Multilateralism.

On Monday, November 17, 2014 the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard will be co-sponsoring a talk on Lawyers for Power or Powerful Lawyers?: The Role and Functioning of the European Commission’s Legal Service Today.  The speaker for the event will be Margarida Afonso, Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Member of the Legal Service, European Commission. Ms. […]

Research at IGLP is organized in multi-year projects spearheaded by our affiliated faculty. Together, these projects provide a focal point at Harvard Law School for new thinking in the fields of comparative law, global governance and international law.  Find out more about the research projects currently underway at the IGLP.

Noha Aboueldahab (2014 Workshop Docent), shares a rapporteur’s report on the panel that was held at Durham Law School last May, titled “Prosecutions, Politics and Transitions: How criminal justice in the Arab Spring is shaping transitional justice.”  The panel was partially funded by the IGLP – Santander Universities grant. Noha Aboueldahab is a ph.D. candidate […]

Jimena Sierra, IGLP Workshop 2014 alum, is pleased to share her latest article “Derecho, minería y (neo) colonialismo. Una aproximación crítica a la regulación de la minería de oro a gran escala en Colombia” (Law, Mining and (Neo)colonialism.)  A critical approach to the regulation on large scale gold mining in Colombia), the article is a Spanish language […]

Marcelo Torelly (2013 IGLP Visiting Researcher), is pleased to share the launch of the Inter-American Human Rights Network website, an international research project based in University College London and sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust in which Torelly is participating: The network’s principal purpose is to foster and coordinate collaborative research into the operations, structure, policies, […]

Melissa Crouch (2014 IGLP Workshop Participant), is pleased to share the news of a recent publication in the Wisconsin International Law Journal that she co-authored, entitled: ‘Cause Lawyers in Indonesia: A House Divided’ 31(3) Wisconsin International Law Journal [Special Edition: Cause Lawyers in Asia] 620-645. The paper explores the tension between the Indonesian legal profession’s […]

Prabhakar Singh, a 2012 IGLP Workshop alum, is pleased to share his new publication “India Before and After the Right of Passage Case” in vol. 5 Asian Journal of International Law (CUP, 2015). Prabhakar Singh is a Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore.

At the 2015 Workshop (January 2-11) we will continue to seek ways to deepen the network of collaboration among our Workshop alumni as well as continue to strengthen and renew our core program with new themes and new participants. Our aim is to build on the momentum of our first five Workshops as we strive […]