Monday, October 08, 2007

GSU Conference on Rules of War
Saturday, October 27, 2007
If you would like to attend, please contact Claire Kooy, kkooy@gsu.edu 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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