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Events at HLS

Emerging Technologies and Policy Experimentation: A Global Perspective
A discussion with Armando Guio Español, Executive Director, Network of Centers and Affiliate, Berkman Klein Center; Laura Galindo-Romero, AI and Privacy Policy Manager, Meta; Carolina Rossini, Co-Founder and Director of Policy & Research, Datasphere Initiative; and Christian Ollig, Associated Researcher, Leibniz Institute for Media Research
Monday, April 15 at 5:30 p.m. | Lewis Hall, Room 515
Sponsored by the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and the Harvard Law and Technology Society

Aggression, Political Economy, and International Law: Missed Opportunities or Structural Restraints?
A talk by Ntina Tzouvala, Associate Professor, Australia National University College of Law
Tuesday, April 16
at 12:30 p.m. | Austin Hall, Room 100
Sponsored by the Program on International Law and Armed Conflict

ILS Spotlight:  International Legal Studies Coffee Hour
Summer travelers:  Join us for a coffee, tea and snack break with ILS staff and classmates who have lived, worked or studied in your destination country, and can share information and advice.
Tuesday, April 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. | New location: WCC, Milstein East C
Sponsored by International Legal Studies

The International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi
Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m. | WCC, Milstein West A
Sponsored by the Harvard African Law Association

From Ownership to Partnership: Rethinking the Theory of Marriage in Islamic Law
A discussion with Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, Lecturer on Law
Wednesday, April 17 at 12:15 p.m. | WCC, Room 2007
Sponsored by the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World and the Human Rights Program

The Rule of Law in India
A discussion with Justice U.U. Lalit, former Chief Justice of India and Vishwajeet Deshmukh LL.M. ‘24
Wednesday, April 17 at 12:15 p.m. | Pound Hall, Room 101
Sponsored by the Harvard Human Rights Journal and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute

Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation
A discussion with Nanjira Sambuli, Fellow in the Technology and International Affairs Program, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a Ford Global Fellow:
Shikoh Gupta, CEO of Qhala; Osei Bonsu Dickson. Chief Legal Advisor, Ministry of National Security of the Republic of Ghana, Adjunct Professor of Practice at the Center for Strategic and Defense Studies, Africa, and National Coordinator of the United States-Ghana Security Governance Initiative Secretariat; and Bulelani Jilli, Meta Research Ph.D. Fellow, Harvard University
Wednesday, April 17 at 12:30 p.m. | In-person, 5th Floor, Lewis International Law Center, 1557 Massachusetts Avenue (RSVP to attend Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation in person) or online (register here to attend Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation online)
Sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy

Rights and Resistance:  The Future After India’s Elections 2024
A discussion with Professors Jayati Ghosh, UMass Amherst, and Mohamad Junaid, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Wednesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. | WCC, 3019
Sponsored by the South Asian Law Students Association

SJD Talks: Human Rights & the Global Economy
A discussion with Harvard Law School S.J.D. candidates Nida Kadayifci, Sagnik Das, and Vanessa Daza Castillo
Thursday, April 18 at 12:15 p.m. | WCC, Room 2004
Sponsored by the Human Rights Program and the S.J.D. Association

Case Update:  Climate Judgements of the European Court of Human Rights
A discussion with Aminta Ossom, Lecturer on Law; Angela Hefti, Visiting Researcher, Human Rights Program; Tyler Giannini, Clinical Professor of Law, and Jessie Hsai LL.M. ‘24
Thursday, April 18 at 12:15 p.m. | Hauser Hall, Room 105
Sponsored by the Human Rights Program, the HLS Human Rights Entrepreneurs and Incubator Clinic, the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, the International Human Rights Clinic, the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics

Two Months to EU Elections:  Legal Challenges
Friday, April 19 at 12:15 p.m. | Pound Hall, Room 100
Sponsored by the Harvard European Law Association

Around the University

The International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi
Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m. | WCC, Milstein West A
Sponsored by the Harvard African Law Association

From Ownership to Partnership: Rethinking the Theory of Marriage in Islamic Law
A discussion with Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, Lecturer on Law
Wednesday, April 17 at 12:15 p.m. | WCC, Room 2007
Sponsored by the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World and the Human Rights Program

Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation
A discussion with Nanjira Sambuli, Fellow in the Technology and International Affairs Program, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a Ford Global Fellow:
Shikoh Gupta, CEO of Qhala; Osei Bonsu Dickson. Chief Legal Advisor, Ministry of National Security of the Republic of Ghana, Adjunct Professor of Practice at the Center for Strategic and Defense Studies, Africa, and National Coordinator of the United States-Ghana Security Governance Initiative Secretariat; and Bulelani Jilli, Meta Research Ph.D. Fellow, Harvard University
Wednesday, April 17 at 12:30 p.m. | In-person, 5th Floor, Lewis International Law Center, 1557 Massachusetts Avenue (RSVP to attend Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation in person) or online (register here to attend Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation online)
Sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy


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