On November 10, David Kennedy Presented a Lecture on “Global Governance and Political Economy”  as part of the Gallatin Human Rights Initiative and the Gallatin Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series at New York University

Professor Kennedy’s talk examined the institutions, actors and legal systems that comprise and shape the current global order today have been an important concern for international lawyers. The lecture focused on identifying and understanding these regimes and their role in the global and the local, the public and the private, the formal and the informal.  Topics included: What is the relationship between legal systems at different levels of the current global order? Where can we locate power and responsibility in this structure? How can we imagine change in global governance?

Commontators for this talk included  from José Enrique Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at NYU School of Law, and Rosalind Fredericks, Assistant Professor at NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

The Talk was co-sponsored by The Institute for International Law and Justice at NYU School of Law (IILJ) and NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study.