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2018-2019 events

For nearly 40 years, the Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia School of Law has spearheaded an array of events designed to promote discussion and analysis of issues related to international, comparative, transnational, and foreign affairs law and policy.

Descriptions of past events online include the 2017-20182016-2017 and 2015-2016 academic years.

Events scheduled during the 2018-2019 academic year are described below.


Fall 2018

August 30 Annual mixer for globally minded students, faculty, and staff, sponsored by the International Law Society, Georgia Law's student chapter of the worldwide International Law Students Association. Center cosponsors.

September 18 Consul General William De Baets will present a lunchtime talk on Belgian trade policy with the European Union and the United States. This is the first in the Dean Rusk International Law Center Consular Series, which presents perspectives on international trade, development, policy, and cooperation. Co-sponsored by the International Law Society.



October 10 Professor Jennifer Chacón, UCLA School of Law, will present a work in progress as part of the Faculty Colloquium Series. Center cosponsors.




October 18-20 International Law Weekend, annual conference of the International Law Students Association and the American Branch of International Law Association, in New York City. This year’s theme is “Why International Law Matters.” Center cosponsors.

November 8-10 ​American Society of International Law annual Midyear Meeting, in St. Louis. The Center is an academic partner of this century-old Washington, D.C.-based organization.


November 12-13 "Skills and Cultures: The Road Ahead for International Arbitration," 7th annual conference of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS), in Atlanta. Center cosponsors.


Spring 2019

March 27-30 American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. The Center is an academic partner of this century-old organization.