Afronomicslaw Webinar Series


May 30, 2020

Following the conclusion of the four-part Symposium on COVID-19 and International Economic Law in the Global South, is pleased to announce three follow-up webinars to continue the conversation. We hope you can join a stellar group of presenters for this Webinar Series starting on June 8, 2020 and concluding on July 13, 2020. The three webinars are below and to register, please follow this link.

Webinar One: June 8, 2020

Overturning Sovereign Debt for Violating National Law: Lessons from a recent Mozambique Constitutional Council Decision 

Moderator: Prof. James Thuo Gathii

Denise Namburete, Executive Director, N’weti, Mozambique

Prof. Danny Bradlow, SARCHI Professor of International Development Law and African Economic Relations, University of Pretoria

Prof. Olufunmilayo Arewa, Murray H. Shusterman Professor of Transactional and Business Law, Temple Law School

Prof. Attiya Warris, Director Research and Enterprise, Associate Professor of Fiscal Law and Policy University of Nairobi

Richard E. Messick, Consultant, Legal Development and Anticorruption, Messick Group, Washington DC.

Prof. Cephas Lumina, Professor of Constitutional and International Human Rights Law, Nelson Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare, South Africa.

Webinar Two: June 22, 2020



Vulnerability in the Trade and Investment Regimes in the Age of COVID-19

Moderator: Dr. Olabisi D. Akinkugbe

Matiangai Sirleaf, Associate Professor of Law, University Pittsburgh School of Law

Alicia Nicholls, Trade Researcher, Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services, University of the West Indies‘ Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

Dr. Franziska Sucker, Associate Professor, Oliver Schreiner School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Dr. Jan Yves Remy, Deputy Director, Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade, Policy and Services, University of the West Indies‘ Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

Dr. Clair Gammage, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol

Dr. Nicolás Perrone, Research Associate Professor of International Law, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile

Webinar Three: July 13, 2020



Intellectual Property Rights: Global Rules, Regional and National Realities

Moderator: Dr. Titilayo Adebola Prof. Adebambo Adewopo: Professor, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and Senior Advocate of Nigeria Prof. Caroline Ncube, DST/NRF SARChi Research Chair in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development, Department of Commercial Law, University of Cape Town Dr Susan Isiko Štrba, Researcher, Author and Intellectual Property Expert Dr Emmanuel Oke, Lecturer, International Intellectual Property Law, Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh Dr Amaka Vanni, Researcher, Author and Intellectual Property Expert Dr Desmond Oriakhogba, Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Benin Jacquelene Mwangi, SJD Candidate Harvard Law School, University of Harvard