Events

May
15
2017

A Place for Norms in Expert-Driven Governance? A Look at Transnational Governance for Sustainability

Monday, May 15, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
CIGI Room A1-20
Environmental sustainability is not a technical problem alone; it possesses important normative dimensions, which is why it is a governance issue. Jaye Ellis, McGill University Faculty of Law and School of Environment, will explore avenues for navigating between the authority of expertise and the legitimacy conferred by normative considerations.
May
19
2017

Interpreting Intervention in Syria after Iraq

Friday, May 19, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
CIGI Room A1-20
This lecture will focus on the role of justificatory discourse tied to UN Security Council decision-making that does not fit easily into mainstream understandings of lawful uses of armed force. The central reference point for the discussion will be the US strike on an airbase in Syria in April 2017 following a chemical attack that killed dozens.
May
15
2017

3rd Annual International Law Summer Institute

Monday, May 15, 2017, 9:00AM - Friday, May 19, 2017, 5:00PM
CIGI's International Law Research Program and the Balsillie School of International Affairs have again partnered to offer a five-day International Law Summer Institute.
May
23
2017

Skilled Migration Flows and Borders in a Globalized World

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 9:30AM - Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:30PM
The Borders in Globalization Summer Institute is open to graduate students who are exploring skilled migration flows and barriers, and would like to receive mentorship from academics, government representatives, and other policy professionals.