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Experts Focus on Global Justice

The semester-long lecture series, "International Law and Global Justice," features policy experts from around the world.

SDSU’s annual Hansen/Hostler Distinguished Lecture series, will explore critical perspectives on major developments in international law, as they relate to global justice.

Organized by SDSU political science professor Jonathan Graubart, "International Law and Global Justice: Friends, Acquaintances or Enemies?" brings together a variety of well-known speakers from across the globe.

“This is one of the few lecture series in the country that looks closely at the complicated and uneasy interaction of global law and justice,” Graubart said. “In doing so, it features a series of critical perspectives that are usually neglected in U.S. public discussion.”

All lectures will be held at Little Theater, and begin at 5pm. A complete list of lecturers is below:

  • Feb 13: Pierre-Richard Prosper, partner at the international law firm, Arent Fox
  • March 12: Israeli Consul General David Siegel
  • March 19: Noura Erakat, adjunct professor of international human rights law and the Middle East at Georgetown University
  • April 2: Balakrishnan Rajagopal, professor of international law and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology program on human rights and justice at the Center for International Studies
  • April 16: Ramesh Thakur, professor of international relations and director of the Centre for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament at Australia National University.
  • April 30: Elise Keppler, senior counsel with the international justice program at Human Rights Watch
  • May 7: Richard Goldstone, professor of law at Yale Law School

 

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