Global Events

Joint Conference - Sovereign Debt Restructurings: Bridging Economic Reality with Law (Thursday, March 20 - 21, Buenos Aires, Argentina)The conference is jointly sponsored by New York Univeristy School of Law, University of Buenos Aires School of Law, and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. It will explore the relationship between sovereign debt restructurings and international law, ranging from the law of sovereign debt, investment law, and economics, to international human rights law. Participants will focus on the Latin American perspective and will pay special attention to the role of development in the context of debt restructurings.

Global Fellows Orientation (Thursday, August 29, 10 am – 12 pm, Furman Hall, Room 318):  We will be holding an informal orientation session for all Global Fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year.  At the orientation, we will be introducing our Global Fellows Program staff and all new fellows, and light refreshments will be served.  Administrative and other programmatic informational materials for the Global Fellows Program will also be distributed at the session, to be followed by a short tour of the offices.   

LL.M. Honors Reception (Thursday, August 29, 3 pm – 5 pm, Furman Hall, Sexton Student Forum):  The 2013-2014 LL.M. Scholars and members of the Faculty are invited to meet and mingle at this informal reception.

Global Welcome Reception (Monday, September 9, 4 pm – 5:30 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Snow Dining Room):  This event will bring together the incoming Fellows, Scholars and Faculty and allow for everyone to meet in an informal setting.  Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Dean’s Welcome Lunch for Global Fellows (Tuesday, September 24,  12 pm – 1 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Snow Dining Room):  We will be hosting a Dean’s Lunch to welcome all Global Fellows.  This will be an opportunity for the incoming fellows to meet the new head of our Law School, Dean Trevor Morrison, in a relaxed social setting.   

Hauser Scholars Lunch (Tuesday, October 1,  12 pm – 2 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Snow Dining Room):  Dr. Rita Hauser, Dean Trevor Morrison, and Faculty Director Gráinne de Búrca will welcome the 2013-2014 Hauser Global Scholars at this formal luncheon.

Fall Global Fellows Forum (October 8th, 10th, and 22nd, 8:30 am 3 pm, Furman Hall, Room 910): All Global Research Fellows attend a forum which serves as an important vehicle for facilitating the production of publishable scholarship. Our fora feature presentations of research by Global Fellows to an audience of other NYU School of Law fellows, faculty, students, and invited guests.  This provides an opportunity for fellows to gather, collaborate, share ideas and provide feedback in a supportive and intellectual environment.  Please see the calendar entries for the full Forum schedules for October 8, October 10, and October 22.

Information session: NYU Law opportunities overseas (Wednesday, November 13, 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM, Greenberg Lounge): Information session on the Law School’s professional and academic opportunities overseas. Representatives from OCS, PILC, the Faculty Directors for NYU Law Abroad sites and the Vice Dean for Global Programs will talk about the array of opportunities students have abroad and the importance of taking advantage of them. View Video

Global Festive Reception (Monday, December 2,  3 pm – 5:00 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge):  Fellows, Scholars, Faculty, and Administrators will gather for an evening of food, drink, and entertainment to celebrate the end of the semester and the holiday season.  

NYU-SJTU Conference: Business Beyond Borders: Law, Firms and Markets in the US and China (Friday, January 17, 8 am - 8 pm, The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai): Sponsored by NYU School of Law, NYU Stern School of Business, NYU Shanghai, SJTU KoGuan Law School, and NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement. Please see the calendar entry for full program details.

Spring '15: NYU Law in Paris Q&A (Monday, February 3, 12:30-1:30 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 202): Join us for a Q&A session with NYU Law in Paris Faculty Director Franco Ferrari. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Paris program, including course offerings, faculty members and program activities. 1Ls and 2Ls interested in studying abroad are encouraged to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. to globalstudents@exchange.law.nyu.edu

Spring '15: NYU Law in Shanghai Q&A (Tuesday, February 4, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Vanderbilt Hall Room 2016): Join us for Q&A session with NYU Law in Shanghai Faculty Director Frank Upham. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Shanghai program, including course offerings, faculty members and program activities. 1Ls and 2Ls interested in studying abroad are encouraged to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. to globalstudents@exchange.law.nyu.edu.

Spring '15: NYU Law in Buenos Aires Q&A (Friday, February 7, 2:00-3:00 pm, Furman Hall, Room 334): Join us for a Q&A session with NYU Law in Buenos Aires Faculty Director Florencia Marotta-Wurgler. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Buenos Aires program, including course offerings, faculty members and program activities. 1Ls and 2Ls interested in studying abroad are encouraged to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. to globalstudents@exchange.law.nyu.edu.

Crisis in Ukraine: Four Perspectives (Monday, February 10, 6:00-8:00 pm, Vanderbilt Hall,Tishman Auditorium): Thousands of peaceful protestors have assembled on Ukraine’s Independence Square in Kyiv for more than two months. Since January 22, at least five civilian protestors have been killed, dozens are missing, and many more report having been assaulted or tortured. Parallel protests have started in cities throughout Ukraine. The situation is dire, and the country may be facing the prospect of civil war. The expert panelists will address the crisis from a variety of perspectives and be available to answer questions. The panelists are: Myroslava Gongadze, journalist at Voice of America radio and widow of murdered Ukrainian journalist; Taras Kuzio, political scientist and scholar on Ukraine; Veronika Szente Goldston, advocacy director for Europe, Human Rights Watch; Pavel Ivlev, Chairman of the Committee for Russian Economic Freedom; Moderator: Mary Holland, Research Scholar at NYU School of Law. The event is free and open to the public. Please contact Jesus Ballivian at jb3095@nyu.edu if you have any questions.

Spring Global Fellows Forum (Tuesday, March 4, 8:30 am 12 pm, Furman Hall, Room 910): All Global Research Fellows attend a forum which serves as an important vehicle for facilitating the production of publishable scholarship. Our fora feature presentations of research by Global Fellows to an audience of other NYU School of Law fellows, faculty, students, and invited guests.  This provides an opportunity for fellows to gather, collaborate, share ideas and provide feedback in a supportive and intellectual environment.  Please see the calendar entries for the full Forum schedule for March 4th, 2014.

Hauser Global Law School Annual Dinner (Monday, March 10, 6 pm – 9 pm, D'Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall):  The Annual Dinner provides an opportunity for current Scholars, Researchers, Faculty and friends of the program to connect with each other and with alumni of the Hauser Global Law School. 

Rt. Hon. David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee and Former U.K. Foreign Secretary, will give the keynote address: “Syria:  What can we do?”

Global Farewell Reception (Thursday, May 1,  4 pm – 5:30 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Snow Dining Room):  This event will celebrate the end of the academic year and provide an opportunity to bid farewell to those Fellows, Scholars, and Faculty who will be leaving the law school community. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Hauser Global Law School 20th Anniversary (Saturday, October 18 - Sunday, October 19, 2014):  Hauser alumni, many of whom now hold leading positions in business, legal practice, human rights and public interest work, academia, government and international organizations will return to NYU to reunite, share their experiences, and celebrate 20 years of this path-breaking program. This event will include a series of panels on various legal topics, a gala dinner, and other opportunities for alumni to connect.

 

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