Hauser Colloquium 2008

Global Governance and Legal Theory

Convened by Benedict Kingsbury and Richard B. Stewart

Public sessions:

September 10
Professor Dyzenhaus, University of Toronto, NYU Global Law: The Concept of (Global) Administrative Law

September 17
Professors Richard B. Stewart and Benedict Kingsbury, and members of the international law faculty: panel Discussion on the September 2008 ECJ Decision in Kadi.

September 24
Professor Eyal Benvenisti (Tel Aviv/NYU) and George Downs (NYU): Toward Global Checks and Balances

October 1
Professors Nico Krisch (LSE); and Euan MacDonald and Eran Shamir-Borer (NYU): Postnational Constitutionalism? – Krisch
Meeting the Challenges of Global Governance: Administrative and Constitutional Approaches – MacDonald/Shamir-Borer

October 3
Professor Neil Walker, Edinburgh: Beyond boundary disputes and basic grids: Mapping the global disorder of normative orders. Background reading: Constitutionalism Beyond the State.

October 8
Professor Meg Satterthwaite (NYU): Human Rights Indicators in Global Governance

October 15
Professor Janet Levit, Dean, University of Tulsa College of Law: Bottom-Up Law-Making Through a Pluralist Lens: The ICC Banking Commission and the Transnational Regulation of Letters of Credit

October 22
Professor Jack Goldsmith, Harvard Law School: Law for States: International  Law, Constitutional Law, Public Law (paper co-authored with Professor Daryl Levinson, NYU Law School).
Guest Commentator: Prof Georges Abi-Saab, Geneva, former Chair of WTO Appellate Body.

November 5
Professor Robert Keohane, Princeton and Kal Raustiala, UCLA: Toward a Post-Kyoto Climate Change Architecture: A Political Analysis

November 12
Professor Jeremy Waldron, NYU: International Rule of Law

November 19
Professor Benedict Kingsbury, NYU: The Concept of ‘Law’ in Global Administrative Law

December 3
Professor Michelle Ratton-Sanchez
, FGV Law School in Sao Paulo: The Global Administrative Law Project: A Review From Brazil.
Background readings: Michelle Ratton-Sanchez, The WTO and the OECD Rules on Export Credits: a Virtuous Circle?. Professor Maira Rocha Machado, FGV Law School in Sao Paulo, Financial Regulation and International Criminal Policy: The Anti-Money Laundering System in Brazil and Argentina.