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2010 Conferences

Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Toronto, Canada
January 26, 2010

  • Lesley Jacobs – Effecting Policy Reform in Ontario

Business and Human Rights Symposium
Canadian Business Ethics Research Network
York University
Toronto, Canada
February 25-28, 2010

  • Pitman Potter – Attending to Efficiency and Justice: Coordinating Compliance with International Trade and Human Rights Standards in China

CITD Conference on Growth and Development: Future Directions for India
School of International Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Delhi, India
April 23-24, 2010

  • Bharat Ramaswami – Food Subsidies: A Decomposition of Costs

Conceiving Asia Pacific – The Policy Kaleidoscope
Asia Pacific Policy Graduate Symposium
Society of Asia Pacific Policy and the Institute of Asian Research
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
April 24, 2010

  • Sun Feiyu (PhD Candidate – York University) – The Weapon of Peasants: A Case Study of a Rural Election

Research Matters
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University
Toronto, Canada
April 19, 2010

  • Lesley Jacobs – Global Health, Human Rights and International Law

The Cultural Sources of Deliberative Politics in East Asia
Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences
Fudan University
Shanghai, China
May 1-2, 2010

  • Pitman Potter – Selective Adaptation: A Dynamic for Experimentation in Chinese Law

Graduate Student International Conference
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Toronto, Canada
May 11-12, 2010

  • Lesley Jacobs – Sponsored Three Panels on Human Rights and Social Issues in Asia Pacific Rim Countries

Implementing International Law in the Domestic Legal Order
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
June 28, 2010

  • Erica Cedillo – (PhD student – UBC, Faculty of Law) – The Continuous Dialogue among ‘Juricultures’ in International Treaty Law

2nd Biennial Global Conference
Society of International Economic Law
University of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
July 8-10, 2010
Coordinating Local Compliance with International Trade and Human rights Standards (Chair: Pitman Potter: Discussant:  Debra Steger)  – Panelists

  • Sarah Biddulph – Coordinated Compliance: Aspects of Trade and Labour in China
  • Ljiljana Biukovic – Regional Coordination of International Trade and Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Moshe Hirsch – Selective Adaptation: Investment Tribunals & Human Rights Norms
  • Pitman Potter – Human Rights and Trade: Building Coordinated Compliance

Third International Four Societies International Law Conference
Canadian Council on International Law
Kobe University
Kobe, Japan
August 26-28, 2010

  • Ljiljana Biukovic – Regional Streamlining of International Trade and International Human Rights Norms: Opportunities and Challenges

Investing in Corporate Social Responsibility toward a Canada-China Five Year CSR Plan
Whistler Forum
Canada Pavilion, Shanghai Expo
Shanghai, China
September 16, 2010

  • Harry Wang – CSR from Transactional to Transitional to Transformational

School of Graduate Program
Gadjah Mada University
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
October 27, 2010

  • Bobi Setiawan – Rights to the City, Tolerance and the Javanese Concept of “Tepo Sliro”: The Dualistic Nature of Indonesian City – a Portrayal from Yogyakarta

Inheritance and Development: Canada and China in the Context of Globalization in the 21st Century
14 Biennial Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in China
Beijing, China
October 28-30, 2010

  • He Weidong – Non-Compulsory environmental measures in Canada with its implications to China

India Economic Policies and Outcomes
School on International and Public Affairs
Columbia Program on Indian Economic Policies
Columbia University
New York, USA
November 5-6, 2010

  • Ashok Kotwal – Discussant on the session “What Ails Indian Agriculture?: Reforms for a Second Green Revolution”

Issues of International Legal Control on Global Climate Change Legal Issues for Climate Change Conference
Environmental Law Forum of Young Scholars from the Yangtze Delta River Conference
Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Program and Law Institute at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Shanghai, China
November 14-15, 2010

  • He Weidong – Justice and Efficiency in Global Climate Governance

Gender Dimensions of Coordinated Compliance with Trade and Human Rights
Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Program and North South Institute
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
December 2, 2010

  • Arka Roy Chaudhuri (PhD Candidate, UBC) – Gender Wage Gap in India: Sticky Floor of Glass Ceiling
  • Sophia Woodman (PhD Candidate, UBC) – Work as Welfare, Welfare as Work: Gender, Community and Care in Urban Tianjian
  • Pitman Potter – Lessons Learned: Gender Dimensions of Coordinated Compliance
  • Les Jacobs – Gender, the Right to Health, and the WHO’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control

Role of IT in National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and Computer Society of India (CSI)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Mumbai, India

  • Ashwini Kulkarni – The use of IT for improving efficiency, transparency and participation in NREGA

Economic Policy for Inclusive Development,
Ministry of Finance and the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
New Delhi, India
December 2010

  • Bharat Ramaswami – Food Subsidies and the Poor

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