Structural Challenges Facing International Organizations: Re-Assessing the...

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Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS)

Queen Mary, University of London

67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London

WC2A 3JB

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The School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, the School of Law, University of Glasgow and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland are pleased to invite you to a two day conference:

Structural Challenges Facing International Organizations:
Re-Assessing the League of Nations
London, 11/12 April 2013

Programme


Thursday 11 April 2013

15.15 Registration and Refreshments

15.30 Opening Remarks
His Excellency Under-Secretary of State of State Dr Maciej Szpunar (Warsaw)
Professor Morag Shiach, Vice-Principal and Executive Dean (Humanities and Social Sciences, Queen Mary)

General Introduction
Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice (Queen Mary)
Professor Christian J Tams (Glasgow)

16.00 Universality versus Coherence: Dr Thomas Grant (Cambridge)
Comments: Professor Roman Kwiecien (Lublin)

Discussion and Drinks Reception

18.00 Keynote Address

Lessons from the League of Nations: Stephen Mathias, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs (New York)

Concluding Remarks
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of the Department of Law (Queen Mary)

Conference Dinner, Coopers Restaurant and Bar

Friday 12 April 2013

08.45 Registration and Refreshments

09.00 The Role of Law in the International Order of the League: Professor Stephan Wittich (Vienna)
Comments: Ms Katherine Del Mar (London)

Discussion and Refreshment Break

11.00 The Relevance of ‘Functional’ Cooperation: Professor Mark Toufayan (Ottawa)
Comments: Professor Thomas Bruha (Hamburg)

Discussion and Lunch Break

14.00 The Organisation’s Capacity for Reform and Adaptation: Professor Cezary Mik (Warsaw)
Comments: Professor Duncan French (Lincoln)

15.30 Concluding Remarks
Professor Christian J Tams (Glasgow)
Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of the Department of Law (Queen Mary)

Discussion and Refreshment Break

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