Conferences and Symposia

CERL Event – Producing Leaders of Character and Integrity: Instilling Values into Public Life – 15 September 2016

https://www.law.upenn.edu/newsevents/calendar.php#event_id/53148/view/event September 15, 2016 CERL Presents – Producing Leaders of Character and Integrity: Instilling Values into Public Life Time: 8:00am – 8:00pm Location: Golkin 100, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania Law School https://maps.google.com/maps?oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari&um=1&ie=UTF-8&fb=1&gl=us&entry=s&sa=X&ftid=0x89c6c65066c9680d:0x9f0ce0d718af648&gmm=CgIgAQ%3D%3D This symposium will explore the concept of ethical leadership. It will examine the effectiveness of…


ICRC: Is the law of armed conflict in crisis and how to recommit to its respect? – 21 April 2016

http://youtu.be/XnSbYzP-Z_M https://www.icrc.org/en/document/law-armed-conflict-crisis-and-how-recommit-its-respect On 21 April 2016, the ICRC hosted a panel at the Humanitarium to discuss whether adherence to international humanitarian law (IHL) has been eroding in today’s armed conflicts and if so, how to rebuild respect for it. The panel also provided an opportunity to reflect on the role…



Vatican to host first-ever conference to reevaluate just war theory, justifications for violence

http://www.ncronline.org/news/global/vatican-host-first-ever-conference-reevaluate-just-war-theory-justifications-violence Vatican to host first-ever conference to reevaluate just war theory, justifications for violence | National Catholic Reporter and see/listen to: Kresta in the Afternoon, April 6, 2016: Vatican will host a conference next week to evaluate the Church’s longstanding teaching on Just War Theory. Cohosted by the Pontifical Council…





Upcoming Event – The Ethics of Negotiation in Armed Conflict – April 14-16, 2016

Home Schedule Participants Background Readings CERL Home The Ethics of Negotiation in Armed Conflict When states conduct negotiations in the shadow of armed conflict, the exercise of diplomacy raises certain unique challenges. Conducting relations with “rogue states,” namely sovereign states who disregard human rights or other international norms, for example,…


W&L Law Symposium: Policing in America – Powers and Accountability

http://law2.wlu.edu/crsj/page.asp?pageid=1800 Addressing mass incarceration, discriminatory use of force, and militarized policing in America Friday, January 29, 2016 Washington and Lee School of Law 1 Denny Circle Lexington, Virginia 24450 A full agenda outlining all panel presentations and speakers is forthcoming. For more information, please contact Emelia Hall at halltuisawau.e@law.wlu.edu.