Upcoming Lectures from UBC Law

January 9, 2013

January looks to be a busy month for the UBC Faculty of Law.

Take a peek at some of the upcoming lectures the law school is hosting both on- and off-campus over the coming weeks:

How the Racial Exception Proves the Racial Rule
(Law & Society Speaker Series)
January 10, 5:00-6:30pm, Green College, UBC
Speaker: Barnor Hesse, Associate Professor, Dep’t of African American Studies, Northwestern University Raceocracy

The Métis of the Northwest: Finding Justice for an Invisible People
(Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice)
January 17, 2013, 6:00 – 8:00pm (one hour lecture, followed by reception), Allard Hall (Room 106)
Speaker: Jean Teillet

The Effect of Bargaining Power on the Design of Contracts
(National Centre for Business Law Downtown Lecture)
Monday, January 21, 12:30-1:30pm, UBC Robson Square (HSBC Hall)
Speaker: George Triantis, Stanford Law School

Poverty and Globalization in Indonesia
(Thematic Series: Public Health Law and Policy in Asia)
Monday, January 21, 5:00-6:30pm, Green College, UBC
Speakers: Arianto Patunru and Zakir Machmud, Economics, University of Indonesia.

Ethics, Lawyers Mobility and the Changing Landscape
(The J. Donald Mawhinney Lecturship in Professional Ethics)
Thursday, 24 January, 6:00 – 8:00pm (one hour lecture, followed by reception), Law Courts Inn
Speaker: Madam Justice Deschamps

Inscribing Self-Sufficiency: Disaster, Displacement and Case Work
(Law & Society Speaker Series)
Friday, January 25, 12:30-2:00pm, Allard Hall (Room TBD)
Speaker: Susan Sterett, Program Director, Law and Social Sciences Program, National Science Foundation

The Canada-China Foreign Investor Promotion and Protection Agreement
(Faculty Colloquium Lectures Series)
Monday, January 28, 12:30 – 1:30pm, Allard Hall (Room 122)
Speakers: UBC Law professors Ljiljana Biukovic and Pitman Potter

The Tyranny of Equality and the Torment of Equity
(Madam Justice Mary Southin Lecture)
Thursday, January 31, 5:30 – 7:30pm (lecture and discussion, followed by reception),  Allard Hall (Room 106)
Speaker: Professor Gary Watt, School of Law, The University of Warwick, and Visiting Professor, L’Universite Paris Descartes

Visit UBC Law’s website for details on these events, some of which qualify for CPD credit.

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