2016 Penn/Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum

November 10‐12, 2016

University Of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Silverman Hall, Room S‐147


Thursday, November 10

6:30 p.m. Dinner
La Viola West, 252 S. 16 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Friday, November 11

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks:
Dean Theodore W. Ruger (Penn) Professor Eric Feldman (Penn)
Professor Lawrence M. Friedman (Stanford)
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Session 1: Chair: Jacques deLisle (Penn)
Jiewuh Song, Seoul National University, “Human Rights, Democracy, and the
Conception of Persons as Equals”
Commentators: Shirin Sinnar (Stanford), Deborah Hensler, (Stanford)
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Session 2: Chair: Deborah Hensler (Stanford)
Angela Rita Franco Donaggio, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School, “(How) Does the Enforcement of Self‐Regulation on Corporate Governance Work? Evidence from Brazil”
Commentators: Christopher Yoo (Penn), William Bratton (Penn)
11:15‐11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Session 3: Chair: William Bratton (Penn)
Karin Carmit Yefet, University of Haifa, “In the Name of the Mother: The
Jurisprudence of Gendered Citizenship in Israel”
Commentators: Mavis Maclean (University of Oxford), Astrid Wallrabenstein
(Goethe University)
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Session 4: Chair: Amalia Kessler (Stanford)
Arpan Banerjee, Jindal Global Law School, “Political Censorship in Indian Cinema: A Case for Reform”
Commentators: Shyam Balganash (Penn), Christopher Yoo (Penn)
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Session 5: Chair: Setsuo Miyazawa (Aoyama Gakuin/Hastings Law School) Yongxi Chen, The University of Hong Kong, “Transparency versus Stability: The
New Role of Chinese Courts in Upholding Freedom of Information”
Commentators: Jacques deLisle (Penn), Frank Upham (New York University)
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Session 6: Chair: Shirin Sinnar (Stanford)
Vincent‐Joël Proulx, National University of Singapore, “An Incomplete Revolution: Enhancing the Security Council’s Role in Enforcing Counterterrorism Obligations.”
Commentators: William Burke‐White (Penn), Jacques deLisle (Penn)
6:30 p.m. Dinner:
Pub & Kitchen, 1946 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Saturday November 12

8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Session 7: Chair: Shyam Balganash (Penn Law)
Amelia Thorpe, University of New South Wales, “I’m Going to Own This Street:”
Planning, Park(ing) and the Practice of Property”
Commentators: Stewart Macaulay (University of Wisconsin), Frank Upham (New
York University)
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Session 8: Chair: Mavis Maclean (University of Oxford)
Doreen Lustig, Tel Aviv University “The Regulation of Companies Through
International Law in Africa, 1881—1923”
Commentators: Amalia Kessler (Stanford), William Burke‐White (Penn)
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Session 9: Chair: Stewart Macaulay (University of Wisconsin)
Jameelah Omar, University of Cape Town, “Civil Disobedience in Constitutional
South Africa”
Commentator: Manuel Gomez (Florida International University), Setsuo
Miyazawa (Aoyama Gakuin/Hastings Law School)
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15‐2:15 p.m. Session 10: Chair: Christopher Yoo (Penn)
Adi Libson, Bar‐Ilan University, “Confronting the Retirement Savings Problem: Redesigning the Savers’ Credit”
Commentators: Manuel Gomez (Florida International University), Astrid
Wallrabenstein (Goethe University)
2:15 ‐ 2:45 p.m. Closing Remarks, Comments, and General Suggestions