[TimorLesteStudies] Conference: New Approaches to Self-Determination

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Please find below the definitive program of the SOAS Conference. The event  is free for students.   
> Conference: New Approaches to Self-Determination > REGISTER NOW! 
> Conference Fee: £25.00 > Students: Free > Date: 12 June 2008 (All Day) and 13 June 2008 (until 1:00 PM) > Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre,College Buildings, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London    > Keynotes: Professors Christine Bell and Nathaniel Berman > Chairs: Professors Christine Chinkin and James Crawford Conference Programme:  > School of Oriental and African Studies   > Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law
  > http://www.soas.ac.uk/cceil/  > In association with the
  > Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy      > New Approaches to Self-Determination   > Conference   > 12-13 June 2008
  > Khalili Lecture Theatre,
  > College Buildings,   > School of Oriental and African Studies,   > University of London,   > Thornhaugh Street,   > Russell Square,   > London WC1H OXG      > Thursday 12 June 2008   >  8.45: Registration  >  9:30: Keynote:  > Professor Christine Bell, Chair of Public International Law, University of Ulster    > The New Law of Hybrid Self-Determination   > Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor of International Law, London School of Economics    > 10.45: Break   >  11:15: Plenary Panel: International Approaches to Self-Determination  >  Professor Colin Warbrick, Barber Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Birmingham  > Kosovo is Not a Precedent: What is it then?   >  Dr Ralph Wilde, Faculty of Laws, University College London, University of London  > The Legitimacy of Trusteeship in the Post-colonial Era of Self-Determination: Some Questions for Discussion  >  Dr Sidi Omar, Chief Representative of the Frente Polisario (Western Sahara) to the United Kingdom and Ireland  > Self-Determination and Conflict Resolution: The Case of Western Sahara    > 12.45:  Lunch    > 1.45: Concurrent Panels    > 1) Red Approaches to Self-Determination: The Soviet Legacy    > (Room B101)    >  Professor Bill Bowring, School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London  > The Return of Politics to Self-Determination: from Lenin to Lavrov: from the Baltic states and Georgia to Abkhazia and Transdniestria    > Scott Newton, School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London  > The Over-Determination of Self-Determination: The Soviet Juridification of Culture   >  Dr Akbar Rasulov, School of Law, University of Glasgow   > Post-Soviet Lessons in Self-Determination: The Opiate is the People, or, the Politics of a Right Whose Subject is Simply Not There    > 2) Post-Colonial Approaches to Self-Determination  > (Room B104)    > Claire Charters, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand   > The Legitimacy of an Indigenous Peoples' Right to Self-determination   >  Tracie Scott, Birkbeck College, University  of London  > Culture and Self-Determination:  Balancing Rights and Power in the Nisga'a Final Agreement   >  Yong-Shao Tan, Birkbeck College, University of London  > Genealogy of Self-determination: The Non-Determining Approach    > 15:15 Break    > 15:45 Concurrent Panels   >  1) Transnational and Sub-National Approaches to Self-determination  > (Room B101)   >  Nesrine Badwi, School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London  > The right to rebel in Islamic Law   >  Richard Joyce, School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London  > The Promise of Self-determination   >  2)  Governance, and Constitutional Approaches to Self-determination   > (Room B104)   >  Kirsty Gover, School of Law, New York University  > Inter-Tribal Self-determination: Membership Governance and Tribal Constitutionalism in Western Settler States    > Edefe Ojomo, Department of Law, The American University in Cairo  > Liberia's GEMAP: A New Wave in International Development Intervention   >  Vijayashri Sripati, Visiting Researcher, European Law Research Center, Harvard Law School  > Faking or Crafting Genuine Constitutionalism? A Critique of the UN's Constitutional Assistance in Afghanistan    > Friday 13 June 2008   > 9:30: Plenary Panel: Feminist Approaches to Self-determination: From the Individual to the Group 
  > Dr Nadje Al- Ali, Centre for Gender Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  > Violation of Women's Rights and the failures of State building in Iraq   > Gina Heathcote, School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  > International Feminist Legal Theories and Approaches to Self-Determination: Individual/Internal/External    > Professor Shelley Wright, Aboriginal Studies Program, Langara College, Vancouver
  > Nunavut- Sikavut: Self-Determination and Sovereignty in the Canadian Arctic  > 11:00 Break
  > 11:30: Keynote:
  > Professor Nathaniel Berman, Brooklyn Law School   > The Fire Next Time: Self-Determination and the Discourse of Destabilization   > Chair: Professor James Crawford, Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge   > 1:00pm: End 
> Registration and further details:  http://www.soas.ac.uk/cceil/   > ____________________________________________
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