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Hauser Global Law School Program  

25th Anniversary Conference

October 10 & 11, 2019 


The conference will mark the 25th anniversary of the Hauser Global Law School Program and will bring together current and former faculty, scholars, fellows and alumni to examine the theme of The International Order Under Challenge.

Program Details


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Location: Lotte New York Palace
455 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

6:00 p.m. - Reception, Reid Salon
6:45 p.m. - Opening Dinner, Villard Ballroom

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, Co-chair of the Human Rights Institute of the International Bar Association and former Justice of the High Court of Australia, will be the keynote speaker at the program’s opening dinner, in conversation with Dr. David M. Malone, UN Under-Secretary-General and Rector of the United Nations University. The keynote conversation is entitled “Universal Human Rights: Defending Multilateralism.”

Remarks and comments will be given by Trevor W. Morrison, Dean and Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law and John Sexton, President Emeritus, New York University; Dean Emeritus; and Benjamin F. Butler Professor of Law.

Friday, October 11, 2019 - The International Order Under Challenge

Location:  NYU School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Check-in

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Welcome Remarks from Dean Trevor Morrison and Panel 01
Chair: Gráinne de Búrca, NYU Law

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Coffee Break 

11:00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. - Panel 02
Chair:  Katrina M. Wyman, NYU Law 

12:30 - 2.00 p.m. - Lunch

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Panel 03    
Chair:  Robert Howse, NYU Law 

  • Regional Perspectives on the International Order - Edefe Ojomo LLM '15 JSD '20, University of Lagos; Ziba Mir-Hosseini, University of London
  • The Tech Challenge - Winston Ma MCJ '98, Former Managing Director, China Investment Corp (CIC); Thomas Streinz LLM '15, NYU Law

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.  - Coffee break 

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. - Panel 04
Chair:  Eleanor M. Fox, NYU Law

  • Corruption as a Challenge to International Order - Kevin E. Davis, NYU Law; Pascale Hélène Dubois LLM '87, World Bank
  • The Challenge of Conflict and Inequality to the International Order - Vikram Raghavan LLM '98, World Bank; Dennis Davis, Competition Appeal Court of South Africa

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  - Closing Reception
Location:  NYU School of Law
D'Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012

This event is by invitation only.  Please contact with inquiries.