Hauser Colloquium on Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

Hauser Colloquium


Prof. Ryan Goodman

Tu 2:15-4:15pm unless otherwise noted
All sessions will be held via Zoom


The study of international and transnational law concerning international humanitarian law, human rights law, and national security has grown enormously in recent years. The colloquium provides students with the opportunity to engage this area of scholarship by bringing to the seminar leading academics producing some of the most interesting new work.


Schedule of Presenters:


Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Professor Federica Paddeu (University of Cambridge)

Military Assistance on Request and General Reasons Against Force


Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Professor Jide Okechuku Nzelibe (Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law)

Mixed Stakes Conflicts in International and Constitutional Law


Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aolaín (University of Minesota)

Soft Law and "New Institutions" in Counter-Terrorism


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Professor Steve Vladeck (University of Texas at Austin - School of Law)

The Military (and the) Jury

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Professor Rachel E. VanLandingham (Southwestern Law School Los Angeles) and Geoffrey Corn (South Texas College of Law Houston)

Strengthening American War Crimes


Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Professor Eliav Lieblich (Tel Aviv University)

The Humanization of Jus Ad Bellum: Prospects and Perils


Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Professor Katerina Linos (Berkley Law)

Responsibility Sharing or Responsibility Dumping?

Friday, April 9, 2021:

Professor Bobby Chesney (University of Texas at Austin - School of Law)

Offesnsive Cyber Operations: Assessing the United Kingdom's Legal, Policy, and Institutional Posture



Tuesday, April 13, 2021:

Professor Matiangai Sirleaf (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law)

Racial Valuation of Diseases

If you are interested in reading a copy of the scheduled paper and attending the colloquium for a particular week, please contact Brianne Cuffe at  Please do not circulate the document.