Events-at-a-Glance

Events.

The Baldy Center sponsors and co-sponsors many events each year that enliven the dialogue about law and society in the University. Our Spring 2021 events were presented online. All events are planned according to UB's developing COVID-19 related protocols.

FALL 2021

NOVEMBER 3, 2021 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER 
WANG FENG 
(UC Irvine)
Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.
509 O’Brian Hall Conference Center, UB North Campus
The event is co-sponsored UB Confucius Institute, The Baldy Center, and CAS Department of Sociology 
Register here.

 

NOVEMBER 11 & 12, 2021 — WORKSHOP
Global Glyphosate: New Challenges in Regulating Pervasive Chemicals in the Anthropocene
Organized by Marion Werner, UB Associate Professor of Geography. 

 

DECEMBER 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
BOOK MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP (VIRTUAL)

Moral Debt in Modern America, Daniel Platt, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield, Baldy Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2019-2021.
Virtual workshop registration via email: BaldyCenter@buffalo.edu 

 

SPRING 2022

FEBRUARY 18, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER
Nicole Fox
(California State University Sacramento)
"After Genocide: Memory and Reconciliation in Rwanda"
Co-sponsored with Department of Sociology
 

APRIL 1, 2022 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER
Michael J. Nelson
(Pennsylvania State University)
"The Elevator Effect: Contact and Collegiality in the American Judiciary"
Co-sponsored with UB Department of Political Science.


APRIL 22 & 23, 2021 — CONFERENCE
 
Revisiting CRCQL v. Seif: Community-Based Environmental Movements and Legal Remedies
Organizer: Christopher Mele, Professor of Sociology and Adjunct Professor of Geography
For more information contact: BaldyCenter@buffalo.edu

 

SUMMER 2022

JUNE 2021 (dates tba) WORKSHOP 
Exploring The Law and Political Economy Difference
Organizer: Martha T. McCluskey, in collaboration with the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and Law (APPEAL) Contact: BaldyCenter@buffalo.edu

 

RECENT EVENTS

FALL 2021

OCTOBER 25, 2021 — CO-SPONSORED SPEAKER 
Ehlimana Memisevic
(Fulbright Scholar, Vanderbilt University)
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement (ISGE), School of Social Work.

SUMMER 2021

JUNE 25, 2021 — ONLINE WORKSHOP
Marx, Law, and the Administrative State
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (time tba)
Organized by Matthew Dimick, Professor, UB School of Law

 

SPRING 2021

APRIL 14, 15, 16, 2021 — VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Medical Posthumanities: Governing Health Beyond the Human

Related podcast is here.

APRIL 30, 2021 — VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM
Alison Des Forges International Virtual Symposium

COVID-19: Human Rights and International Cooperation
Event details are here.
Related podcast is here.


MARCH 5, 2021 — ONLINE BOOK TALK
Yesterday's Monsters, The Manson Family Cases and the Illusion of Parole by Hadar Aviram
Event co-sponsored by UB Department of Sociology.

MARCH 11, 2021 — ONLINE BOOK TALK
From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century book talk by co-authors William Darity and A. Kirsten Mullen
Sponsored by UB Center for Diversity Innovation.
Co-sponsored by The Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, and UB Office of Inclusive Excellence.

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