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Annual Eason Weinmann Endowed Lecture

For more than a decade now, the Center has invited eminent scholars from around the world to give the annual Eason Weinmann Endowed Lecture on questions of foreign and comparative law. Past speakers include Xavier Blanc-Jouvan (France), George C. Christie (Duke), Günter Frankenberg (Germany), Antonio Gambaro (Italy), Patrick Glenn (Canada), Ole Lando (Denmark), Sir Basil Markesinis (England), and Hein Kötz (Germany).


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Leading Indian scholar Mahendra Pal Singh to give Eason-Weinmann Lecture in January 2014.

Mahendra Pal Singh, BA, LLB (Agra), LLM (Columbia), LLM, LLD (Lucknow) has kindly agreed to give the Center's annual endowed Eason-Weinmann Lecture in early 2014. Professor Singh was the Vice-Chancellor of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, until 2011 and currently holds an appointment as Chairperson of the Delhi Judicial Academy. Professor Singh has delivered prestigious endowment and other lectures at several universities and academic institutions in India and abroad. His publications include over one hundred papers in leading legal journals and edited works, and ten books including German Administrative Law in a Common Law Perspective, Freedom of Trade and Commerce in India, Comparative Constitutional Law, Shukla's Constitution of India, Legal Dimensions of a Market Economy and Human Rights and Basic Needs. He has also been involved a number of national and international research projects. Professor Singh's major interests include comparative public law, constitutional law, administrative law, human rights, and legal systems.

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Past Lectures:


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2012

Guiguo Wang

Dean
Professor of Chinese and Comparative Law
City University of Hong Kong School of Law
Features, Problems, and Directions of International Economic Law
Biography  - Website 


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2011

Hein Kötz

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Law Hamburg
Contract Law in Europe and the United States – Legal Unification in the Civil Law and the Common Law
Website  - Video


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2010

Jeffrey Jowell

Director, Bingham Centre for The Rule of Law
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Exporting Democracy: Absolutes and Relatives
Website  - Video


2009

Justice Nicholas Kasirer
Court of Appeal of Quebec
Former Dean of the Faculty of Law, McGill University
The Aspern Papers: Heirlooms and Other Family Treasures in the Comparative Property Law
Photos  - Website 


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2008

Antonio Gambaro

Professor of Comparative Law
University of Milan
Property Rights in Comparative Perspective – Why Property is so Ancient and Durable
Website 


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2007

Günter Frankenberg

Professor for Public Law, Jurisprudence and Comparative Law
Johan Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main
Torture and Taboo. Comparative Remarks on a Discourse of Law
56 Am. J. Comp. L 403
PDF  - Website 


Sir Basil Markesinis
2006

Sir Basil Markesinis, QC, LLD, DCL, FBA

Jamail Regents Chair
The University of Texas at Austin
The Judge as Comparatist
80 Tul. L. Rev. 11
PDF 


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2005

H. Patrick Glenn

Peter M. Lang Professor of Law
McGill University
The Common Laws of Europe and Louisiana
79 Tul. L. Rev. 1041
PDF 


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2004

Symeon C. Symeonides

Dean and Alexis L. Parks Distinguished Professor of Law
Willamette University College of Law
Choice of Law for Products Liability: The 1990s and Beyond
78 Tul. L. Rev. 1247
PDF 


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2003

Kenneth Reid

Chair of Property Law
University of Edinburgh
Keeping it in the Family: Comparing Mixed Systems


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2002

Ole Lando

Emeritus Professor
Copenhagen Business School
US and European Efforts to Harmonize Contract Law


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2001

Xavier Blanc-Jouvan

Emeritus Professor
University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Lessons from French Co-Habitation


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2000

George C. Christie

James B. Duke Professor of Law
Duke University School of Law


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1999

Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

Trustee Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania
Individual Justice in a Bureaucratic World


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1998

The Honorable Carl Baudenbacher

Judge, European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court of Justice
Chair of Private, Commercial and Economic Law
University of St. Gallen
Current Issues in the European Courts


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1997

Anastasia Grammatikaki-Alexiou

Professor of Law
Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki
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