International Legal Studies Events

Spring 2015

Please visit the International Legal Studies blog and the main Harvard Law School calendar for more information on HLS programs.

January

Wednesday, January 28

4 - 6 p.m. 

Wasserstein Hall, 5053

Chayes International Public Service Fellowship Informational Reception

Please join us for an opportunity to learn about the Chayes International Public Service Fellowship and to hear about the experiences of past Chayes Fellows. Bring your questions! This reception is open to 1Ls and others eligible for the Chayes Fellowship. Warm beverages and snacks will be served.


February

Friday, February 6

3 - 5 p.m.

Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B

The Yukos Arbitration: Strategy Insights 

A talk by:

Emmanuel Gaillard, Head of International Arbitration, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Visiting Professor, Yale Law School and
Yas Banifatemi, Head of Public International Law, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School

Gaillard and Banifatemi discuss securing the largest award in the history of arbitration. Reception to follow.

Sponsored by International Legal Studies, Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, and the International Law Journal.


Monday, February 9

12 - 1 p.m. 

Wasserstein Hall, 5053

Spending the Semester Abroad: A Question-and-Answer Session for Fall 2015 Applicants

The Semester Abroad Program is a wonderful opportunity for Harvard Law School students to receive a semester of ungraded credit towards the Harvard J.D. degree for study at a law school overseas. With applications for semester abroad in fall 2015 due on February 15, this session is designed especially for current applicants. Drop in to ask any questions before submitting your application, and feel free to bring your lunch.


Wednesday, February 11

3 - 4:30 p.m. 

Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B

Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

A talk by Sarah Chayes, with commentators Professor Matthew Stephenson and Professor Kristen Stilt

Sarah Chayes is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment and an expert in South Asia policy, kleptocracy and anticorruption, and civil-military relations. As an NPR correspondent, Ms. Chayes covered conflicts in the Balkans, Algeria, and Afghanistan, and then ran a non-governmental aid organization, Afghans for Civil Society. She served as special adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff regarding policy on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Arab Spring, and is the author of The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban.


Thursday, February 26

12 - 1 p.m.

Wasserstein Hall, 3007

Information Session: Semester Abroad in France

Come meet Professor Mikhail Xifaras of Sciences Po, Paris and learn more about studying abroad in France.

Lunch will be served.


March

Tuesday, March 10

12 - 1 p.m.

Wasserstein Hall, 3009

Semester Abroad Info Session

The Semester Abroad Program is a wonderful opportunity for Harvard Law School students to receive a semester of ungraded credit towards the Harvard J.D. degree for study at a law school overseas. Come hear from students who have spent a semester abroad and International Legal Studies staff about the wide range of opportunities available. 

Lunch will be served.


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Last modified: January 28, 2015

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