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2014 Conferences

Grey Zones of Global Governance and Trade: Anti-Dumping, Subsidies, Human Rights and Policy Spaces
York University
Toronto, Canada
February 6-7, 2014

  • Ljiljana Biukovic – Modernization of State Aid Law in the EU
  • Pitman Potter – Local Normative and Operational Contexts for Understanding Links Between Dumping and Labor Relations in China.
  • Debra Steger – What role did subsidies play in the dispute? What are some broader lessons for subsidies in international economic law?
  • Daniel Drache – Anti-Dumping Wars: An Empirical and Comparative Analysis of Unfair Trading Suits by China, India, Canada, the United States and the European Union, 1995-2011
  • Thomas Cottier – What were the core issues in international trade law concerning green energy policy frameworks?
  • Sarah Biddulph – China has a complex system of subsidies, much of it a policy legacy from ealier times. Does China rely on subsidies to be competitive? Do these subsidies also function toprovide social stability and advance human rights in China?

Abdul Latif Jameel poverty Action Lab
New Delhi, India
March 5, 2014

  • Wilima Wadhwa – Sample Design of ASER

Government of Bihar
Patna, India
March 12, 2014

  • Wilima Wadhwa – Presentation on Teacher Assessment

South Asia Growth Conference 2014
International Growth Centre
Lahore, Pakistan
March 11-13, 2014

  • Ashwini Kulkarni and Bharat Ramaswami – Discussants for a paper “Social Audits and MGNREGA delivery: Lessons from Andhra Pradesh” by Dr. Rarzana Adrifi

AAS 2014 Annual Conference
The Association for Asian Studies
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, USA
March 25-28, 2010

  • Pitman Potter attended and distributed information of APDR Project

Sociological Inquiries into International Law
London School of Economics
London, UK
May 16-17, 2014

  • Ljiljana Biukovic – The Colour of Money of International Investments: Selective Adaptation of International Rules on Protection of Rights of Foreign Investors

India’s Rural Employment Guarantee Act: Taking Stock, Looking Ahead
International Food Policy Research Institute, Cornell University and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Mumbai, India
March 26-28, 2014

  • Ashwini Kulkarni – The Implementation of MGNREGA

Law and Society Association 2014 Annual Meeting – Law and Inequalities: Global and Local
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, USA
May 29 – June 1, 2014

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Work Environment of Physicians and Quality of Healthcare in Japan

Mapping the Impact of International Trade and Human Rights Rules on Local Practice
International Institute of Sociology and Law – The most renowned European institution of Sociology of International Law; workshops assigned through a highly competitive process
Antigua University
Onati, Spain
July 17-18, 2014

  • Daniel Drache – Non-Standard Employment Practices, Labour Rights and Precarity: The Structural Transformation of the World of Work
  • Ljiljana Biukovic – Mind the Gap in Transparency Evolution
  • Lesley Jacobs – The Very Idea of Policy Space in Int’l Trade and Human Rights Law: Privacy Protection
  • Naayeli Ramirez-Espinosa – The Hupacasath First Nation’s Judicial Review against the Agreement between Canada and China for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
  • Sarah Buddilph – The Relationship between Labour Rights and Stability in China: Some Illustrations
  • Wang Haifeng – New Trends of Human Rights Protection in RTAs: Challenges for China
  • Pitman Potter – Human Rights and Trade Policy in China: Opportunities for Coordinated Compliance
  • Moshe Hirsch – The European Union’s Identity, Trade Policy and Human Rights Promotion
  • Ernst-Urlich Petersmann – Reconciling Human Rights with Int’l Economic Law: Legal, Judicial and Methodological Problems
  • Erika Cedillo Corral – The Impact of 2011 Mexico’s Human Rights Amendment on Arbitral Practice: A view from Local Actors

Festschrift for Wallace Huffman – Policies for Science, Technology, Food and Agriculture session
Iowa State University
Ames, IA, USA
August 1, 2014

  • Richard Barichello – How to Reduce Rural Poverty in Java: Farm Wage Rates and the Integration of Rural and Urban Labor Markets

International Conference on Medical Dispute Resolution
Taiyuan, China
August 5-9, 2014

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Integrated System of Medical Malpractice Dispute Resolution

10th European Association of Japanese Studies Annual Conference
Ljubljana, Slovenia
August 27-30, 2014

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Work Environment of Physicians and Quality of Healthcare in Japan

Injury as Cultural Practice Symposium
Loyola Law School
Los Angeles, USA
September 5-6, 2014

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Incommensurability and Power in Constructing Meaning of Injury in Medical Malpractice Disputes.

China’s Response To Global Economic Rebalancing: Perception And Policy Implications Of China’s Participation In Global Governance
Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
September 9, 2014

  • Pitman Potter – Roundtable Discussant

The Role of Law and Lawyers for Disaster Victims
East Asia Legal Studies Program
UC Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco, USA
September 19, 2014

  • Yoshitaka Wada – Rethinking the Meaning of Damage and Disaster: Incommensurability and Power in Disputing Process

9th Annual Conference: Making, Enforcing and Accessing the Law
European China Law Studies Association
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
November 15-16, 2014

  • Sarah Biddulph – The Role of Campaigns in Lawmaking

Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Xi Jinping’s China
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia
November 25, 2014

  • Sarah Biddulph – Reform of Administrative Detention Powers: How Much and What does it mean

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