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Events: International, Comparative and Foreign Law

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Events at HLS

Enforcing Constitutional Commitments to Health and Social Equality in Kenya

A conversation with Mumbi Ngugi: Justice, High Court of Kenya, and Co-founder, Albinism Foundation of East Africa; and Alicia Ely Yamin, Senior Fellow in Global Health and Rights, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; Senior Advisor on Human Rights, Partners in Health
Thursday, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. | Livestreamed; register here for access and updates
Sponsored by the Global Health and Rights Project (GHRP), a collaboration between the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, Harvard University Center for African Studies, and The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research

Around the University

China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia
A discussion with Daniel S. Markey, Senior Research Professor, International Relations, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), John Hopkins University; Andrew Small, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Asia Program, The German Marshall Fund of the United States; and Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center; Associate Professor, KIMEP University (moderator)
Wednesday, October 28 at 10 a.m. | Presented on YouTube
Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

The US Election’s Impact on South Asia
A discussion with Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary of India; Vipin Narang, Associate Professor of Political Science, MIT: and  Ronak Desai, Research Associate (moderator)
Wednesday, October 28 at 2 p.m. | Online; via Zoom or YouTube
Sponsored by The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute

The UN, Women’s Movements, and the Post-Conflict Response to Sexual Violence
A discussion with Peace A. Medie, Senior Lecturer in Gender and International Politics,  University of Bristol
Thursday, October 29 at 12 p.m. | Online; register here
Sponsored by the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School

Advocating for the Rights of People on the Move: A conversation with Refugee Community Leaders
A discussion with Abid Shamdeen, Co-founder, Nadia’s Initiative, and Sharifah Shakirah, Co-founder Rohingya Women’s Development Network
Thursday, October 29 at 1:30 p.m. } Online; register here
Sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

A Conversation with His Excellency, Dr. Ayad Allawi, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq
Also with Tarek Masoud, Faculty Director, and Karim Haggag, Visiting Fellow, Middle East Initiative
Thursday, October 29 at 1:30 p.m. | Online; register here
Sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Impact of Covid-19 on China’s Economy
A discussion with Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University, Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton, and Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama; Martin Raiser, World Bank Country Director for China and Mongolia; Dwight Perkins, Harold Hitchings Burbank Research Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University; Yang Yao, Professor and Director at the China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and Dean of the National School of Development (NSD), Peking University; and Chi-Man (Winnie) Yip, Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Director of the Harvard China Health Partnership, and Acting Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Friday, October 30 at 8:30 a.m. } Online; registration required
Sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Harvard China Health Partnership

The Future World Order: Digital Trade
A discussion with Meredith Crowley,  University of Cambridge; Gregory Shaffer, University of California, Irvine; Mark Wu, Harvard Law School; and Dani Rodrik, Harvard Kennedy School
Friday, October 30 at 12 p.m. | Online; register here
Sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

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