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Global Fellows Forum

Fall 2012 Semester

Each semester the Global Fellows Forum convenes, offering a space for fellows to lecture on their research projects and receive feedback from faculty commentators, fellows and invited guests. Below is the schedule for the Fall 2012 forum. For draft of the papers in PDF format, please send a request to Please do not cite without the expressed consent of the author.

 Date  Presenter

October 1

8:00-8:25 am
FH 910


8:30-9:25 am

Re'em Segev
Global Research Fellow

Title: Making Sense of Discrimination: An Outline of a Distributive Account

Commentator: Professor Jeremy Waldron

9:30-10:25 am

Mingyuan Wang
Global Research Fellow

Title: Legal Aspects of Climate Change: Is There any Inspiration from the US
and Europe for the Development of Carbon Market in China?

Commentator: Professor Richard Stewart

10:30-11:25 am

Gianluca Parolin
Global Research Fellow

Title: (Re)arrangements of šariʿah and Secular Law in Constitutional Transitions

Commentator: Professor Sujit Choudhry


Please note Break for Faculty Lunch Workshop

2:30-3:25 pm

Ariel Katz
Global Research Fellow

Topic: The Rebirth of Fair Dealing: From the University of London to the
University of British Columbia (and from Oxbridge to Georgia State)

Commentator: Professor Barton Beebe


 Date  Presenter

October 2

8:30-8:55 am
FH 910


9:00-9:55 am

Brian Flanagan
Hauser Research Scholar

Title: Vote Trading and Collective Intentions: Dissolving a Dilemma in the Theory of Legislative Choice

Commentator: Professor Liam Murphy

10:00-10:55 am

David Chekroun
Global Research Fellow

Title: Transnational Discovery Conflicts: Will the Reform Proposals in France Change the Balance?

Commentator: Professor Linda Silberman


 Date  Presenter

October 4

8:30-8:55 am
FH 910

9:00-9:55 am

James Stewart
Global Research Fellow

Title: Atrocity, Commerce and Accountability:  The International
Criminal Liability of Corporate Actors

Commentator: Professor Philip Alston

10:00-10:55 am

Hagit Bulmash
Global Research Fellow

Title: Using Secondary Line Price Discrimination to Prevent
Free Ride – Empirical Research

Commentator: Professor Harry First

11:00-11:55 am

Valéria Guimarães de Lima e Silva
Global Research Fellow

Title: International Regime Complexity and Enhanced Enforcement
of Intellectual Property Rights:  The Use of Networks at the Multilateral Level

Commentator: Professor Rochelle Dreyfuss

12:00-12:55 pm  Lunch
1:00-1:55 pm

 Violeta Beširević
Global Research Fellow

Title: The Politics of the Constitutional Court in Serbia

Commentator: Professor Stephen Holmes

2:00-2:55 pm

Nicolo Zingales
Global Research Fellow

Title: Expertise, Presumptions, and the Assessment of Evidence in Economic
Disputes: Towards a “Lex Proceduralia”?

Commentator: Professor Franco Ferrari

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