Fall 2022 Events

Fall 2022 Miller Institute Events at Berkeley Law (preliminary list):

  • The Arms Trade and International Criminal Law

    Monday, November 7, 2022 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Pacific; in-person in Warren/Law 295

    Lecture by Dr. Tomas Hamilton (University of Amsterdam) about his research and forthcoming book, The Arms Trade and International Criminal Law, exploring how international prosecutions have prioritized military and political actors, obscuring the role of business in atrocity and human rights violations. Dr. Hamilton has worked at the U.N. tribunal for the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, in judicial chambers at the International Criminal Court, at a leading criminal law firm in London, and in journalism at the BBC. The event is moderated by Berkeley Law Professor Saira Mohamed. Lunch provided for those attending the event. RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, October 25, 1:00-2:00pm: International Human Rights in Practice: Professor Laurel E. Fletcher In Conversation with Agustina Perez ’18, in person on Tuesday, October 25, 1:00-2:00pm Pacific, Berkeley Law Room 134, lunch provided. Sponsored by the Career Development Office and co-sponsored by Miller Institute. 

  • Friday, September 23 – Northern California International Law Scholars Annual Meeting
    A network of esteemed scholars will meet to discuss their current research. A limited number of seats will be available to students. Warren Room, 9:00am-5:00pm. Contact Toni Mendicino tmendicino@law.berkeley.edu by Sept. 16 to RSVP.

  • Thursday, September 29 – Panel on “Conflict of Laws in Interstate and International Contracts: US v. European Union Approaches,” featuring Claude Ferry, Professor of Law, University of Montpellier (France) and president, International Association of Berkeley Law Alumni in Europe and Professor Andrew Bradt, Berkeley Law; moderated by Professor Katerina Linos, Miller Institute Faculty Co-Director. Goldberg Room (297 Simon), 12:50-1:50pm. Boxed lunch will be available noon-12:45pm on Steinhart Courtyard.
    To RSVP, please fill out form here

    Poster for Sept. 29 lunch talk on Conflict of Laws in comparative perspective

    *New Date: March 16, 2023* – Panel on International Court of Justice case, The Gambia v. Myanmar, brought for genocide against the Rohingya with Mr. M. Arselan Suleman, counsel from Foley Hoag representing The Gambia; Professor Leti Volpp and Professor Laurel E. Fletcher, Berkeley Law; and Angana P. Chatterji, Center for Race & Gender. Further details forthcoming.

Berkeley Law’s Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law invites you to a
Welcome Reception
for new JD, LLM, JSD and JSP students
interested in international and comparative law

Please join us on Thursday, August 25, 12:35-2:00pm on Steinhart Courtyard for this annual Fall gathering. Incoming students have the chance to engage with international and comparative law faculty and student group representatives.

Brief introductions take place from 12:45-1:15pm then mix and mingle. Boxed lunches available for guests on a first-come, first-served basis.
We look forward to seeing you at the reception!

To RSVP, please fill out form here: https://forms.gle/V5pHmWSRGDDWoBpr7

Contact Ms. Toni Mendicino at tmendicino@law.berkeley.edu or 510-643-7969 for more information.