Thursday, October 23, 2014
Calendar: International/National Security Law
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
01:30 PM
Ambassador Mark Brzezinski '91
Sweden is the 12th-largest investor in the U.S. of all the countries in the world. Ambassador Mark Brzezinski '91 will address the importance of advancing TIIP, the U.S.-EU Free Trade Agreement, and more generally will discuss what he and his team do abroad to advance U.S. interests and their current priorities and strategy. Lunch will be provided at this event and RSVP at the above link is requested prior to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9. f you have any questions regarding the ambassador’s talk or are unable to attend the event after submitting an RSVP, contact Kate Beach (
Contact: Katherine E. Beach
Sponsor: Darden School of Business

Darden Classroom 50
Thursday, October 23, 2014
05:00 PM
Choosing International Law Courses
A panel discussion with Professors Setear, Versteeg and Rutherglen on choosing international law courses.
Contact: Megan Wasson
Sponsor: John Bassett Moore Society of International Law

Thursday, October 23, 2014
11:45 AM
Russian Annexations in Ukraine: Death Blow to the UN Charter?
Professor Jeremy Rabkin of George Mason Law School and UVA Law's John Setear will discuss Russian annexations in Ukraine and the impact on the UN. Rabkin sits on the board of directors for the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Contact: Jessica Wagner
Sponsor: Federalist Society

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 PM
The Fight Against ISIS - Domestic and International Legal Issues of U.S. Presence in Syria
Professors Ashley Deeks and John Harrison, and LTC Ryan Dowdy from the JAG School will speak about domestic and international legal issues regarding the United States' presence in Syria in the fight against ISIS. The event will be moderated by Professor Saikrishna Prakash. Panelists will answer audience questions and food will be provided.
Contact: Jean Zhuang
Sponsor: John Bassett Moore Society of International Law

Purcell Reading Room
Monday, November 17, 2014
11:30 AM
Our Soldiers Speak: Commander of the IDF's International Law Department Speaks About International Military Force
Lt. Col. Dr. Shamir-Borer holds a doctorate from NYU and is an active, serving member of the international law branch of the Israeli Defense Forces. He is intimately involved in the planning and implementation of military operations. He will present on the subject of “the legal challenges of asymmetrical warfare.” In this presentation he will analyze and outline the legal merits and demerits of the prosecution of wars by western democracies when faced by non-state actors. Shamir-Borer will highlight and outline aspects of the subject matter that are common to those challenges faced by the U.S. military in recent years.
Contact: Danit Tal
Sponsor: Jewish Law Students Association; UVA Chapter of the Brandeis Center; The Federalist Society

Caplin Pavilion
Friday, April 3, 2015
09:00 AM
Pictet Competition
Pictet Competition
Sponsor: Dean's Office

Caplin Auditorium
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