Speaker Series

The Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs is proud to announce its third annual speaker series: The JLIA Speaker Series.  The goal of this speaker series is to showcase the work of our in-house scholars and to give them an opportunity to discuss relevant international and foreign affairs issues with our students and community.

We will be hosting four speakers who will discuss pressing, relevant international issues in their area of expertise.  All students and members of the community are welcome to join us in discussion  over lunch!

The Speaker schedule is as follows:

 

1) Speaker: Professor Backer

    Topic: Popular Participation, Affirmation, and Engagement in Cuban Marxist Leninist Constitutionalism

     Date/Time: Thursday October 3, 2019 – 12:45-1:45pm

     Location: Lewis Katz Building, Room 114

 

CLE Credit is available for the following dates listed below

 

2) Speaker: Vice Admiral (Ret.) Houck

    Topic: The Future of U.S. – Iranian Relations: What’s Law Got to Do With It?

    Date/Time: Thursday October 10, 2019 – 12:45-1:45pm

    Location: Lewis Katz Building, Room 114

 

3) Speaker: Professor Farmer

    Topic: International Criminal Law: The Third Wave

    Date/Time: Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 12:45-1:45pm

    Location: Lewis Katz Building, Room 114

 

4) Speaker: Professor Wadhia

    Topic: Asylum and Refugee Policy in the Time of Trump

    Date/Time: Thursday, October 24, 2019 – 12:45-1:45pm

    Location: Lewis Katz Building, Room 114