Hamilton Lugar School to Host Major International Conference on the Past and Future of Korea’s Economy

On Friday, October 25, the Hamilton Lugar School will host After the Miracle: The Present and Future of Korea’s Economy and Society, an international conference that will bring together over a dozen experts from a variety of backgrounds to discuss the impact that South Korea’s rapid economic development has had on that nation’s society and people. The conference will take place from 1pm to 5:45pm in the Global and International Studies Building’s Shreve Auditorium. (more…)

Hamilton Lugar School Hosts Navigating the Backlash Against Global Law and Institutions Conference

On October 14 and 15, the Hamilton Lugar School hosted Navigating the Backlash Against Global Law and Institutions, an international conference that seeks to address the “backlash” against global norms, laws, and institutions in the face of nationalism, violence, instrumentalism, and unaccountable actors. Scholars from IU, the University of Maryland, and the Australian National University, in addition to policymakers with local and international experience, came together to survey destabilizing global political developments and to propose potential responses to those threats.

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Justice Michael Kirby to give inaugural International Law and Institutions Lecture at IU’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies

Michael Kirby, human rights advocate and former Justice of the High Court of Australia, will visit Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies to give the inaugural International Law and Institutions Lecture as part of Navigating the Backlash Against Global Law and Institutions — a conference co-sponsored by IU, the University of Maryland, and Australian National University that seeks to understand the developing role of international law and institutions amidst challenges in areas such as trade, human rights, and global governance.  (more…)