International & Comparative Law Events

The International and Comparative Law Program hosts several events throughout the semester. Check back frequently for new events.

Podcasts

SCOTUS, Corporate Liability, and the Alien Tort Statute: Post-Argument Reflections on Jesner v. Arab Bank
October 11, 2017

Past Events

Mass Detentions in Xinjiang, China: Issues of Law and Human Rights

Join the International and Comparative Program as they host a panel discussion on mass detentions in Xinjiang, China.

Women in International Arbitration: Career Panel

Join the International and Comparative Law Program, the GW Law International Arbitration Student Association, and the GW Law International Law Society as they host speakers with a depth of experience in the field of international arbitration.

The 9th Annual "Live from L": International Economic Law

Join the International and Comparative Law Program, the ABA Section on International Law, and the American Society of International Law as they present

The UN Decade for People of African Descent: Challenges and Opportunities

Join the International and Comparative Law Program and the Institute on Race, Equality, and Human Rights as they host Espy Campbell Barr, First Vice Pre

Dubravka Šimonović, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

Join the International and Comparative Law Program, the Global Women's Institute of GW, the Human Rights Law Society, and the International Law Soci

Book Talk: "Marxism and Criminology: A History of Criminal Selectivity"

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Professor Valeria Vegh Weis, University of Buenos Aires and the Inter-American Comm

Careers and Reflections in International Privacy Law

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Jocelyn Aqua, Principal, PwC's US Advisory Practice, for a discussion on her career

Women Journalists: Discrimination and Gender-based Violence

Join the International and Comparative Law Program, the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), an

International Law, Self-Determination, and Puerto Rico

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host a panel discussion to provide essential background on, and a path forward to, Puerto Ric

A Conversation with Professor Santiago Aversa, University of Salvador, Buenos Aires

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Professor Santiago Aversa, University of Salvador in Buenos Aires, for a conversation on

Values for Success: Diversity and Inclusion

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice President and World Bank Group General Counsel, for the lectur

An Exploration of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform

Join the International & Comparative Law Program and the International Arbitration Student Association as they host Professor Chiara Giorgetti, Prof

Rule of Law Backsliding in Europe: What Should the European Union Do?

Join the International & Comparative Law Program and the GW Law Society of European Law Students as they host a discussion with Professor Jan Wouter

International Dispute Settlement in the Trump Era

Join the International & Comparative Law Program, the International Arbitration Student Association, and the International Law Society as they host

Reception on Latin America and the Caribbean

Join the International and Comparative Law Program and the Inter-American Bar Association as they host a reception on Latin Ame

Immigration, Family Separation, Detention, and Beyond: Where is the U.S. Heading?

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host a roundtable on immigration in the United States. The roundt

China: End of the Reform Era – A Book Launch with Professor Carl Minzner

Join the International and Comparative Law Program and the Research Initiative on Multinational States at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies as they pre

The EU at a Crossroads: From Technocracy to High Politics?

Join the International and Comparative Law Program for a workshop that will bring together an inter-disciplinary group of legal scholars,

Public Procurement: A Human Rights Perspective

Join the Government Procurement Law Program and International and Comparative Law Program for a conference on human rights issues arising in the context of public procurement, featuring panel discussions, a workshop for students, and a luncheon keynote by Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

The United Nations and International Law–Reflections by the United Nations Legal Counsel

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Miguel de Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, to give the Brand-Manatt lecture, "The United Nations and International Law–Reflections by the United Nations Legal Counsel."

Book Discussion - Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Professor David Kinley of the University of Sydney and

Developments in Inter-American Private International Law

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Jeannette Tramhel of the Organization of American States.

The 8th Annual "Live from L": Cyber Issues in International Law

Join the International and Comparative Law Program, the ABA Section on International Law, and the American Society of International Law as they pre

Increased Scrutiny of International Mergers & Acquisitions on National Security Grounds

This event is sponsored by the NSLA, the Business & Finance Law Program, Graduate & International Programs Office, the

SCOTUS, Corporate Liability, and the Alien Tort Statute: Post-Argument Reflections on Jesner v. Arab Bank

Join the International & Comparative Law program as they host a discussion on post-argument reflections on Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC.

Pursuing a Career in International Law

The market for legal jobs is difficult right now and specializing in a particular issue, like international law, can make your job search even more frustrating.

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Book Discussion: The Forgotten Flight - Terrorism, Diplomacy, and the Pursuit of Justice

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host a Stuart Newberger, BA '74, attorney, expert of state-sponsored terrorism, and autho

Containing the Fallout from the North Korea Crisis: What Role for U.S. and International Law?

Join the International and Comparative Law Program for a panel discussion on the role of the United States and international law on North Korea.

Advocacy Before the International Court of Justice

Join the George Washington International Law Review for a discussion on International advocacy featuring Dr.

Legal Education in India

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Vice Chancellor Dr.

"Live from L": International Law and the South China Sea

Join the International and Comparative Law Program, the ABA Section on International Law, and the American Society of International Law as they pre

International Law and the Trump Administration

Join the International and Comparative Law Program for a panel discussion on the issues surrounding the Trump administration and international law.

Book Discussion - "Atrocity Speech Law"

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Greg Gordon, Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Book Discussion—Laid Low: Inside the Crisis that Overwhelmed Europe and the IMF

Join GW Law and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) for the presentation and discussion of a new book by CIGI Senior Fellow Paul Blustein.

The Role of Law in the Fight Against International Terrorism

Join GW Law's International and Comparative Law Program, American Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (AFHU), Hebrew University of Jerusalem's

Measuring Judicial Performance Using Data Indicators in India

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Harish Narasappa, co-founder, DAKSH; Samvād: Partners.

Arbitration on the South China Sea: The Tribunal's Awards and Their Implications

Join the International & Comparative Law Program for a panel discussion on Arbitration on the South China Sea. 

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Roundtable on OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the Law

Co-hosted by George Washington University Law School, the International Bar Association, and the OECD, this event will bring together legal practitioners and experts on the 

Book Discussion—East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity"

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host Professor Philippe Sands of the University College London to discuss his new book&nb

Geopolitical Implications of Pro-Democracy Movement in Armenia: What's at Stake for the US?

The geopolitical implications of the events taking place in Armenia today are difficult to understate.

Symposium on the Identity & Future of Human Rights Honoring Dinah Shelton

The International and Comparative Law Program honored the life work of Professor Dinah Shelton at the International Law Review Symposium.
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2016 Shulman Foundation Lecture featuring Hon. Heikki Kanninen

Is the European Court of Justice the Supreme Court of the European Union?
Chiara Giorgetti

Challenges to the Legitimacy of International Tribunals

This panel discussed recent developments and best practices for international tribunals.
Homer Moyer

The Lawyer as the Gatekeeper Against Corruption

This panel discussed the role of the lawyer in stopping international corruption.
Jorge Huete

How Would the Unprecedented Nicaraguan Canal Impact International Law?

The Latin America Interest Group's (LAIG) inaugural event considered international legal implications of the controversial Nicaraguan Canal.
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"Live from L": The Iran Nuclear Deal

The International & Comparative Law Program presented the 6th Annual "Live from L" with the Office of the Legal Adviser on the topic of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
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Discussion of International Legal Issues Relating to Crimea

The International and Comparative Law Program hosted the Honorable George Cristian Maoir, Ambassador of Romania to the United States.