IGLP: The Newsletter June 2017  |  

Periodically, the Institute for Global Law and Policy sends out an email newsletter showcasing upcoming events, stories, programming and news from the IGLP and the IGLP network. Here is the June 2017 edition of IGLP: The Newsletter. “Read More of This Story” below!                          

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IGLP Scholars Workshop to be held in Thailand January 2018 

The IGLP is pleased to announce the 2018 IGLP Scholars Workshop will be held in collaboration with the Thailand Institute of Justice  (TIJ) in Bangkok January 7-11, 2018.

IGLP’s signature Workshops aim to strengthen the next generation of scholars by placing them in collaboration with their global peers as they develop innovative ideas and alternative approaches to issues of global law, economic policy, social justice and governance. The 2018 IGLP Scholars Workshop will focus on how these issues relate to ongoing legal and policy debates throughout Asia and across the world, while offering unparalleled opportunities to strengthen participants’ writing and research.

Visit our website for more details and to apply today! The deadline for applications is September 8, 2017.


Welcome 2017-2018 IGLP Residential Fellows!

Luca Bonadiman, Jean Grosdidier and Arm Tungnirun will join us in Cambridge as the 2017-2018 IGLP Residential Fellows.

Luca Bonadiman (Italy) was recently awarded his PhD from the School of Law of City University of Hong Kong. His doctoral dissertation, titled The Historiographical Turn in Human Rights: A Postmodern Inquiry in Six Stories, critically engages with the recent historiographical debate about human rights’ origins and histories. While at IGLP he will continue his research in the fields of international law, human rights, postcolonial studies, critical legal studies, legal and political philosophies, and history of ideas. 

Jean Grosdidier (France) is a Ph.D. candidate at Sciences Po Law School (Paris, France). He has previously studied at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Paris West University Nanterre La Défense and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). Jean’s doctoral research engages with dominant legal and economic reactions to the Euro crisis and explores what he calls “monetary constitutionalism”. While at IGLP he will continue his work tracing the constitutional relations between money and debt, analysizing how the Euro is shaped by a constitutional framework that distinguishes monetary policy from economic policies. 

Arm Tungnirun (Thailand) is a doctoral candidate at Stanford Law School and a lecturer of law at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. For his research, he conducts fieldwork and in-depth interviews to critically explore the emergence of transnational corporate lawyers and their practices in Myanmar, while taking into account comparative perspectives from past scholarship on the globalization of law and the development of the corporate legal sector in other emerging economies such as China and India. 

To learn more about the Fellows and their research, click here.

Profiles of the fantastic Visiting Researchers and Scholars who will be with us for the 2017-2018 academic year will appear in our next newsletter!

Call for Papers: Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights

Our friends at the The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at The University of Texas School of Law have extended a call for papers for the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights. The $1,000 prize will be awarded to the winner of an interdisciplinary writing competition on international human rights and gender. For more information and to apply, click here.

Network News

Charis Kamphuis, IGLP Alum, published “Litigating Indigenous Dispossession in the Global Economy: Law’s Promises and Pitfalls” in the Brazilian Journal of International Law.

Marcelo Torelly, IGLP Alum and former IGLP Visiting Researcher and Helena Alviar, IGLP Academic Council member, published chapters in Law and Policy in Latin America: Transforming Courts, Institutions, and Rights (Palgrave Macmillan).

Emilio Dabed, IGLP Alum, published How the Palestinian Judiciary Brings the PA’s Violence into the Law and Toward a Constitutional Dictatorship in the West Bank? in the Nakba Files, a joint initiative of Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, and the Center for Palestine Studies in Columbia University.

Mimi Zou, IGLP Alum, was awarded the 2016 Marco Biagi Award of the International Association of Labour Law Journals (IALLJ) for her paper “‘Towards Exit and Voice: Redesigning Temporary Migrant Workers’s Programmes”.

Sahib Singh, IGLP Alum, along with fellow IGLPers Akbar Rasulov, John Haskell, Justin Desutels-Stein and Martti Koseknniemi contributed to  “International Legal Theory: Symposium on Martti Koskenniemi’s From Apology to Utopia” in the Leiden Journal of International Law. Sahib has also contributed to The Law of International Lawyers:Reading Martti Koskenniemi (Cambridge University Press) which features work from additional IGLPers such as Anne Orford, Nikolas Rajkovic, Andrew Lang, Susan Marks, Samuel Moyn, Liliana Obregón, and Martti Koskenniemi.


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