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Lecture Library

Ruth Adler Lecture in Human Rights given by Shami Chakrabarti

12/5/2016

 

 

 

Jamie Peck (University of British Columbia)

"Who Saved the City?", 28th October 2015. Seminar 1: Urban Crisis: Understanding the Effects of Economic Emergency. 'Framing Detroit'.

    

 

 

Annette Hastings (University of Glasgow)

"Who Saved the City?", 28th October 2015. Seminar 1: Urban Crisis: Understanding the Effects of Economic Emergency. 'Urban inequality and the retrenchment of urban services'.

     

 

 

Tom Slater (University of Edinburgh)

"Who Saved the City?", 28th October 2015. Seminar 1: Urban Crisis: Understanding the Effects of Economic Emergency. 'The housing crisis and revanchist urbanism in austerity Britain'.

        

 

 

Penny Koutrolikou (National Technical University of Athens)

"Who Saved the City?", 28th October 2015. Seminar 1: Urban Crisis: Understanding the Effects of Economic Emergency. 'Austerity regimes and conjunctural crisis in Athens: Questions of resistance, (neo)colonialism and orientalism'.

     

 

 

 Isabelle Doucet (University of Manchester)

"Who Saved the City?", 28th October 2015. Seminar 1: Urban Crisis: Understanding the Effects of Economic Emergency. 'Dealing with crises: Maintaining opposition or critical operations from within?'.

    

Professor Aoife Nolan (University of Nottingham) and James Wolffe QC (Dean of the Faculty of Advocates)

Aoife Nolan and James Wolffe gave the keynote addresses at 'Protecting Economic and Social Rights in Scotland's Future', and event to celebrate Human Rights Day 2014.

Co-hosted by the Global Justice Academy and the Scottish Human Rights Commission, Professor Christine Bell (Director of the Global Justice Academy) introduced the speakers and Chair, Alan Miller (Chairman of the Scottish Human Rights Commission).

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Lawrence O. Gostin (Professor of Global Health Law, Georgetown University; Director of the O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law; Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights; and Professor of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University)

Professor Gostin's keynote address from 'Imagining Global Health with Justice: Ebola and Impoverished People and Health Systems', followed by the panel response from Dr Liz Grant (Associate Principal of Global Health, University of Edinburgh), Dr Shawn Harmon (Lecturer in Regulation and Risk, University of Edinburgh), and Dr John C. Gillies (Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners).

Chaired by Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence and Director of the Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law, University of Edinburgh), this event was co-hosted by the Global Justice Academy, Global Health Academy, and Mason Institute on 27 October 2014.

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Lee Buchheit (Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU, and a Partner and expert in sovereign debt restructuring at Cleary Gottleib Steen & Hamilton LLP)

Keynote address from 'Sovereign Debt and the Poverty of Nations’ (co-hosted by the Global Justice Academy and the Global Development Academy), on 22 May 2014.

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Thomas Pogge (Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, and Director of the Global Justice Program, Yale University)

Global Justice Annual Lecture 2014 (Centre for Law and Society and the Global Justice Academy), delivered on 15 May 2014 and entitled ‘The Millennium Development Goals and their Successors'.

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Neil Walker (Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations, University of Edinburgh)

Inaugural lecture for the 2013-2014 LLM class and the Global Justice Academy, delivered on 16 September 2013 and entitled 'The Coming of Global Law'.



 

Prof. Michael Ignatieff (University of Toronto/Harvard Kennedy School)

On 23 May 2013, The Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law welcomed Prof. Ignatieff to deliver the keynote address at 'Nationalism and Globalisation: New Settings, New Challenges', with a lecture entitled 'The Crisis of Democratic Sovereignty'.