Monday, October 08, 2007

GSU Conference on Rules of War
Saturday, October 27, 2007
If you would like to attend, please contact Claire Kooy, by Friday, October 19. Seats are limited.

Principal speakers:

* Derek Jinks, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Texas-Austin; author of The Rules of War: The Geneva Conventions in the Age of Terror (forthcoming Oxford U.P.), and (with Ryan Goodman) International Humanitarian Law (forthcoming Oxford U.P )
* Frances Kamm, Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard University; author of Creation and Abortion (Oxford U.P.); Morality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From It (Oxford U.P.); Morality, Mortality Vol. 2: Rights, Duties, and Status; and Intricate Ethics (Oxford U.P.)
* Steven Lee, Professor of Philosophy, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, author of Morality, Prudence and Nuclear Weapons (Cambridge U.P.) and The Nuclear Predicament: Nuclear Weapons in the Twenty-First Century (Prentice-Hall).
* Jeff McMahan, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University; author of British Nuclear Weapons: For and Against (London: Junction Books, 1981), Reagan and the World: Imperial Policy in the New Cold War (London: Pluto Press, 1984), The Ethics of Killing in War: The Oxford Uehiro Lectures (forthcoming Oxford U. P.), The Ethics of Killing: Self-Defense, War, and Punishment (forthcoming Oxford U.P.)
* Madeline Morris, Professor of Law, Duke University; Advisor to the Chief Defense Counsel for the detainees at Guantanamo in proceedings before US military commissions; former Senior Legal Counsel, Office of the Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone; author of "The Unbearable Lightness of Tribunals: The Fatal Flaw of International Criminal Tribunals," Boston College International & Comparative Law Review.

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