2014 Symposium — International Wildlife Trafficking: Law and Policy
Nov. 8, 2014
The conference examined U.S. and international efforts to address illegal wildlife trafficking, with a particular focus on ivory.
Joe Roman presented the keynote address
Joe Roman is a conservation biologist and researcher at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont and a Hrdy Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. His research, focusing on endangered species conservation and marine ecology, has appeared in Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, and many other journals. Roman is the author of Whale and Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act, winner of the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award in 2012. He has written for Audubon, New Scientist, The New York Times, Slate, and other publications.
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2013 Symposium — Dialogues of Transitional Justice
Nov. 2, 2013
Co-sponsored by Quinnipiac's Albert Schweitzer Institute and the Center on Dispute Resolution
The symposium addressed transitional justice. According to The International Center for Transitional Justice, the term refers to the set of judicial and non-judicial measures that have been implemented by different countries to redress the legacies of massive human rights abuses. These measures include criminal prosecutions, truth commissions, reparations programs and various kinds of institutional reforms.
Ruti G. Teitel provided the keynote address
Ruti G. Teitel is the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law at the New York Law School. Teitel, who also is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and affiliated visiting professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is the author of "Humanity's Law" and "Transitional Justice" and many articles and book chapters on international and comparative law. She also is the founding co-chair of the American Society of International Law Interest Group on Transitional Justice and Rule of Law.
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