Globalization’s Elusive Search for Justice: Categories, Maps, Interventions
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Barat House, Boston College Law School
with Peer Zumbansen, Professor of Transnational Law and inaugural Director of the Transnational Law Institute at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
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Peer Zumbansen is, since 2014, Professor of Transnational Law and inaugural Director of the Transnational Law Institute at King’s College London, The Dickson Poon School of Law, and the founding convener of the Transnational Law LL.M. Pathway. Educated in Frankfurt, Paris and Harvard, he held a Canada Research Chair at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto from 2004 until 2014. At Osgoode he founded and directed the Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society, and served as Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and International Relations. His research focuses on corporate governance, private law theory, comparative and transnational law, European private law and legal education. A recipient of a two teaching awards in Canada and the 2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Innovation award at King’s College, he has held visiting professorships at Osgoode Hall, the Universities of Idaho, Bremen, Bilbao, Oñati, Lucerne, St. Gallen, UCD Dublin, Javeriana (Bogotá), Melbourne, Hamburg, Sherbrooke (Quebec), Católica (Lisbon), Paris Dauphine, and Yale Law School. In the summer of 2013, he was the inaugural Chair in Global Law at Tilburg Law School and, in autumn of 2013, Senior Research Scholar at Michigan Law School. In March 2017 he will teach at FGV São Paulo in Brazil.