2008 Conferences and Speakers

Balancing Civil Rights with Terrorism Threats and the Challenge of Global Security and Modern Terrorism

April 2008

Professor Amos N. Guiora, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah; founder of the Institute of Global Security

Professor Guiora is the author of the first of its kind casebook in the field, “Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism” and has published on legal aspects of counterterrorism and respect for human rights under the rule of international law, the security aspects of employment, judicial activism and morality in armed conflict.

Watching Pakistan: Two Years Inside the World’s Most Dangerous Country

Nicholas Schmidle, April 2008

Nicholas Schmidle is a writer interested in the intersection of culture, religion, and politics in Asia. He was in Pakistan as an ICWA fellow examining issues of ethnic, sectarian, and national identity. Previously, he reported from Central Asia and Iran. His work has been published in major publications such as the Washington Post, the Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, and the Christian Science Monitor.

Globalization and Justice: Interdisciplinary Dialogues

February 2008

Cosponsored by Seattle University’s Study of Justice in Society, directed by law Professor Margaret Chon, the program brought together faculty members who have worked in global contexts to encourage in-depth conversations about what it means to do global scholarship at a university that is dedicated to empowering leaders for a just and humane world. Professors Chon and Ron Slye organized the opening session that includes law professor Carmen Gonzalez as a panelist. Read more about the conference.

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