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Events 2012-2013

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spring 2013 Lectures


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Constitutional Structures and Political Culture with Robert George

Monday, January 28, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Gasson 100

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

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The Origins of Political Order with Francis Fukuyama

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Fulton 511

Part of the John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy.

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Constitutionalism and Coercion with Frederick Schauer

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Reception at 4:00 p.m., Program at 4:30 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

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Constitution: Language and Content with Amartya Sen

Thursday, February 28, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Higgins 300

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The Beheading of the Legislative Power: European Constitutionalization between Capitalism and Democracy with Hauke Brunkhorst

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Fulton Hall 513

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Symposium
Dreams of total power: Dictators and Dictatorships in the Twentieth Century

Monday, March 18, 2013
Thompson Room, Burns Library
Space is limited. Registration is required by 3/14.

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Living in the Times of Interregnum with Zygmunt Bauman

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
4:30 p.m.
McGuinn 121

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States and the Revenge of Geography with Robert D. Kaplan

Monday, April 8, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Fulton Hall, Room 513

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Colloquium 
The Ethics of the Warrior

Friday, April 12, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
McGuinn 521

Part of the John Marshall Lectures on Political Philosophy.

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A Common Gauge: Harmonization & International Law with Hon. James L. Bacchus

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

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Nicola Lacey

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
4:00 p.m. Reception | 4:30 p.m. Program
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

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Graduate Fellows Symposium
Emancipation at 150

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
9:30 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center

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The Founders of Pragmatism on Philosophy and Life with Hilary Putnam

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
5:00 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

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Fall 2012 Lectures


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Law, Culture, & Legacies of Slavery
with Annette Gordon-Reed

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
5:00 p.m.
Higgins Hall, Room 300

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The Separation of Powers in Thought and Practice with Jeremy Waldron

Thursday, September 20, 2012
5:00 p.m.
Higgins Hall, Room 300

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

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Global Environmental Constitutionalism Panel

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
5:00 p.m.
Higgins Hall, Room 300

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Peculiar Institution: America’s Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition with David Garland

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
3:00 p.m.
East Wing, Room 120
Boston College Law School, Newton Campus

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

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Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princeton University

Friday, October 12, 2012
1:00 p.m.
Boston College Law School

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Duress & Moral Progress with Seana Shiffrin

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
3:00 p.m.
East Wing, Room 400
Boston College Law School, Newton Campus

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

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The 2012 Election in Comparative and Historical Perspective Conference

Friday, October 19 – Saturday, October 20, 2012
9:30 – 6:00pm (Friday) | 9:30 – 5:00pm (Saturday)
Fulton Hall Honors Library, Boston College

Watch the keynote speakers: Sean Wilentz | Heather Gerken

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Of Law and God in Europe with J.H.H. Weiler

Thursday, November 15, 2012
5:00 p.m.
Higgins 300

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Defending Terrorism Charges: A Lawyer's Perspective on United States v. Mehanna

Monday, November 19, 2012
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Stuart House, Room 315

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Symposium on Jean-Jacques Rousseau's 300th Anniversary

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Luncheon at 12:00 p.m.
Symposium from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center, Boston College

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