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Showing 23 events for the week starting 04/17/2024

April 17

Wednesday • 23 events

  • From Ownership to Partnership: Rethinking the Theory of Marriage in Islamic Law

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for a presentation by Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, on the theory of marriage in Islamic law. In this presentation, Havva will discuss her ongoing work on Islamic legal critiques that challenge the legitimacy of women’s inequality in Islamic law’s traditional theory of…
  • HIALSA x Skadden | Navigating Parallel Proceedings in Global Disputes

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join HIALSA for an insightful panel discussion on parallel proceedings in international arbitration. Parallel proceedings encompass legal actions that occur simultaneously in different jurisdictions or forums.
    This panel will feature Betsy Hellmann, Eva Chan, and Joseph Choe from Skadden, Arps in New York.
    All three will share…
  • Book talk with Chanel Contos: Consent Laid Bare

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join WLA for a book talk with Chanel Contos, author of Consent Laid Bare. Consent Laid Bare challenges the lingering inequality that reinforces an outdated social contract that privileges men’s pleasure at the expense of women’s humanity. It asks if consent is possible in a world where female sexuality has…
  • The Rule of Law in India

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the Harvard Human Rights Journal and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute in welcoming the former Chief Justice of India, Justice U.U. Lalit for a discussion on the Rule of Law in India. Lunch will be provided!…
  • HALS End-of-Year Social

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join the Harvard Asia Law Society (HALS) for a social gathering with food to celebrate the end of the academic year!…
  • JSEL Lunch Event on Sports Betting Regulation

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Professor Mark Conrad will be discussing his forthcoming article on online sports betting and needed regulation to address the platforms’ growing problems in promoting gambling addiction. RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScz2VzscxQvSOhjtIrbXjVf4jxnNDd3cG93zvvZ7F_TfLfrLA/viewform?usp=sf_link…
  • A Conversation on AI and Elections in 2024

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join the Harvard Law AI Student Association, the Cambridge Boston Alignment Initiative, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology for a lunchtime panel on AI and elections! Lunch will be provided. More than 65 jurisdictions around the world—including the United States—will be holding elections in 2024. At the same…
  • Book Talk with Chanel Contos — one of BBC’s 100 Women in 2022

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join WLA for a book talk with Chanel Contos, author of Consent Laid Bare. Chanel Contos was the recipient of the 2021 Australian Young People’s Human Rights Medal. She was honored as one of BBC’s 100 Women in 2022. Her book, Consent Laid Bare challenges the lingering inequality that reinforces…
  • Public Reading of Scripture (HLS)

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    Recurring

    All are welcome to gather in person or online, each Wednesday from 12:20pm – 1:15pm ET (PRS @ HLS, Hauser 101 or via Zoom).   What does the Bible say? Public Reading of Scripture (PRS) is a weekly practice where we read and listen to passages from the Bible together. Each…
  • NALSA Lunch Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join NALSA for a lunch panel with leaders from the Osage Nation!…
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon” 100 years later: A Conversation with Osage Nation Leaders

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Wednesday, April 17. 12:30-1:30 PM in Pound 102 Join NALSA for a panel with leaders from the Osage Nation, a Tribe in Northeastern Oklahoma whose story was featured in the Oscar-nominated 2023 film “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Panelists, including Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear and Osage Nation Congressman Billy Keene,…
  • Recent Developments in Sovereign Debt Restructuring

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join La Alianza, the Harvard International Finance Forum, and LIDS for an insightful conversation with Ehud Barak (LLM ’09) and Jorge Gonzalez (LLM ’23) of Proskauer Rose.
    The speakers will discuss recent developments in sovereign debt restructuring, including the Sovereign Debt Stability Bill proposed by the New York Legislature, its…
  • Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    About the Initiative: This event, co-hosted with the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy, is part of an initiative for policymakers, business leaders, and academics in the Global South and around the world to meaningfully discuss how emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) are transforming governance. As the…
  • Lunch Talk with Seth Waxman

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join ACS in hosting the 41st Solicitor General of the United States, Seth Waxman.   https://forms.gle/H2mZurkQfTuWgZeK6
  • Rights and Resistance: The Future after India’s Elections 2024

    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    As the world’s largest democracy heads to the ballot in 2024, there is renewed focus on heightening state repression. The panel, comprising Professor Jayati Ghosh (UMass Amherst) and Professor Mohamad Junaid (MCLA), will reflect on the state of democratic rights and dissent in India, as well as look forward to…
  • NALSA Elections

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Join NALSA for a lunch panel with leaders from the Osage Nation!…
  • Mothers of the Movement: Family Activism After Police Violence

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    In our first afternoon discussion, we will open the floor to “Mothers of the Movement,” family members-turned-activists of individuals who have died during interactions with police. Among our speakers will be Darlene Cain (mother of Dale Graham), Melody Cooper (mother of Kwamena Ocran), Nora Massey (mother of Terrol Massey), Angelique…
  • Reforming Criminal Justice: A Christian Proposal book talk

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Please join us for a conversation with Matthew Martens, author of Reforming Criminal Justice: A Christian Proposal, published last year. Matt will give a concise presentation on the contents of the book, followed by a 45-minute Q&A period. Matt Martens is a trial lawyer and partner at…
  • JOL Galleys

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    JOL editors will review print proofs for Volume 61.2.
  • Global Advocacy Award Gala

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join HLS Advocates and HHRJ in presenting the second annual Global Advocacy Award,  honoring an activist whose work inspires emerging human rights practitioners, and whose cause would benefit from greater attention within the Harvard community and beyond. The gala will celebrate this year’s GAA recipient and our incredible short-listed candidates, as…
  • HILJ Vol. 65(2) Galleys

    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    The HILJ Vol. 65(2) membership will conduct the last collective review of the articles for publication.
  • Christian Union Midweek Bible Study

    6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

    CU@HLS’ midweek bible study through the book of Genesis for Spring 2024. To understand fully the book of Genesis will give the reader a deeper understanding of the redemptive narrative throughout the Scriptures, and ultimately, the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • HLS Pub Trivia

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Recurring

    Come to HLS Pub Trivia! Bring friends, grab a drink, and test your knowledge. Trivia takes place every Wednesday from 7–9pm in the HLS Pub.