May 30, 2020
Following the conclusion of the four-part Symposium on COVID-19 and International Economic Law in the Global South, Afronomicslaw.org 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