Globalization and Legal Studies – The Next 25 Years

March 23–24, 2017
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Thursday, March 23
9:00 AM Introduction – Dean Donna Nagy & Fred Aman
9:30 AM Rethinking Globalization and Law – Andrea Ballestero (chair)

Hans Lindahl, Legal Order and the Globalization of Inclusion and Exclusion

Umut Turem, Rising Authoritarian(s) and The Globalization of Law

10:45 AM  Break
11:00 AM




12:15 PM

1:15 PM



2:45 PM

3:00 – 4:30PM

New Perspectives on Global Legal Studies – Hilary Kahn (chair)

Tim Lovelace, Grutter and Global Legal Studies

Mark Fathi Massoud, Global Legal Politics and the Future of Socio-Legal Studies


Infrastructures of Globalization – Christine Ochoa (chair)

Yvonne Cripps, Genes: The Global Dimension

Sara Dezalay, Legal Professions in Africa and Connected Histories of Globalization: Stakes for an Open Research Agenda


New Directions in Legal Research on Globalization – Hesham Genidy (chair)

Kai-Chih Chang, Yun-Ju (Kelly) Kang

Rayan Alkhalawi, Lianhan Zhang

Friday, March 24
10:00 AM





12:00 PM

12:30 PM

Liberalism’s Territory – Jay Krishnan (chair)

Saskia Sassen, Embedded Borderings: Making New Geographies of Centrality

Hannah Buxbaum, Regulatory Regions

David Singh Grewal, Liberalism and Neoliberalism in the International Legal Order 

Concluding Discussion – all participants