CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 7, Issue 2 - September 8, 2006

What’s Inside:

CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

2006-2007 GIST SEMINAR “FINDING THE MISSING ELEMENT IN PEACEKEEPING”
SEPT. 14, MU CAMPUS, MEMORIAL UNION
The 2006-2007 Gist International Seminar Series begins on Thurs., Sept. 14, with retired U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Dean speaking on “Finding the Missing Element in Peacekeeping.” The program is from 12-1 pm in Room S-203 of the south wing of the MU Memorial Union. This is a brown bag event, which means guests may bring and eat your lunch during the seminar.

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF CONFLICT, LAW & THE MEDIA SYMPOSIUM
SEPT. 15-16, MU LAW SCHOOL, 332A HULSTON HALL
The Center for the Study of Conflict, Law & the Media will be hosting a research symposium on The News Media and Its Impact on Conflict. This is a multidisciplinary symposium featuring scholars in law, journalism, conflict resolution, psychology, communication, and political science. Law faculty participating include Prof. Phil Harter, Prof. John Lande, Prof. Jim Levin, Prof. Richard Reuben, and Prof. Leonard Riskin. For more details, see the symposium web site at http://www.csclm.org/ResearchSymposium.htm.  his symposium is co-sponsored by the MU Law School , the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, the Missouri School of Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, and the Office of the MU Vice Provost for International Programs and Strategic Initiatives.

CSDR SYMPOSIUM: “DISPUTE RESOLUTION, LAW AND LEGAL EDUCATION: PHILOSOPHICAL MAPS, PERSPECTIVES AND EMOTIONS”
OCT. 20, 1:30-4:30 PM, LAW SCHOOL COURTROOM (ROOM 112)
The Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution is sponsoring a symposium honoring the work of Prof. Leonard Riskin. The symposium is entitled, “Dispute Resolution, Law and Legal Education: Philosophical Maps, Perspectives and Emotions” and will feature prominent leaders in the dispute resolution field. For more information, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle/program-descrip/Riskin%20symposium.htm.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION SYMPOSIUM
SEPT. 14-15, CHICAGO , IL
Juris Conferences LLC will present “Leading Arbitrators’ Symposium on the Conduct of International Arbitration” on Sept. 14-15 in Chicago. It is presented in cooperation with the ABA Section of International Law, with the support of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Chicago Bar Association, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association, Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association, the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, the US-Mexico Bar Association, and Centro de Arbitaje de México. For details, see http://www.jurisconferences.com.

ABA NEGOTIATION TELECONFERENCE AND WEBCAST
SEPT. 21, 1 PM EASTERN TIME
The American Bar Association Center for Continuing Legal Education will sponsor a 90-minute teleconference and live audio webcast on “Negotiating Difference, Appreciating Gender and Culture in Negotiations.” The teleconference / webcast will be 1-2:30 pm eastern time on Thurs., Sept. 21. For details, see http://www.abanet.org/cle/programs/t06nda1.html.

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION SEMINAR
OCT. 9-12, WASHINGTON, DC
American University will hold its Third Annual Seminar on International Commercial Arbitration: “How to Handle a BIT Arbitration,” Oct. 9-12 in Washington, D.C. The seminar is co-sponsored by the American Arbitration Association; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes; and International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. For details, see the International Arbitration Program web site at http://www.wcl.american.edu/arbitration/, call (202) 274-4321 , or email: arbitration@ecl.american.edu .

CALL FOR PAPERS:  THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
DEADLINE: NOV. 1
The International Journal of Conflict Management requests papers for a special issue on alternative dispute resolution of workplace conflicts. The journal is sponsored by the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas at El Paso. All papers will be blind reviewed and manuscripts should be submitted in electronic form by Nov. 1 to Richard A. Posthuma, e-mail:  rposthuma@utep.edu.

ROCKROSE INSTITUTE WORLD FORUM ON JUSTICE, RELIGION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
FEB. 1- 4, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
The RockRose Institute presents “Justice, Religion and Conflict Resolution: World Forum 2007” Feb. 1-4 in San Francisco, CA. For details, see www.rockroseinstitute.org.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADR LEGAL SPECIALIST, AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
AMMAN , JORDAN
The American Bar Association (ABA) seeks an ADR Legal Specialist to support a Jordanian court pilot program by increasing public awareness and evaluating the effectiveness of the program. For details, see http://www.abanet.org/ceeli/program/positions.html#ROL. You also may register with ABA International Legal Reform Programs at http://portal.abaceeli.org/ilrp/registration.asp.