New State Activism in Brazil and Legal Institutions: Continuing Concerns and New Challenges

A talk by and discussion with Dr. Diogo Coutinho, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

PhD Research Seminar: Brown Bag Lunch

Dr. Dauphine Sloan, Graduate and Doctoral Program Advisor is initiating a doctoral seminar series for students to discuss their research progress with their peers and one or two faculty members.

The first “brown bag” lunch meeting will be on Friday, April 10th from 12:00 to 1:30pm in the Payson conference room (300 Hebert Hall), and accessible via Go To Meeting ® (see instructions provided below).

Event Date: 
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 12:00pm

Careers in International and Local Development Panel

International development skills applied both at home & abroad

Dr. Dauphine Sloan, Senior Professor of Practice/Graduate & Doctoral Studies Advisor and the Payson Graduate Student Association (PGSA) are presenting a career development panel on Wednesday, March 18th where International Development graduate students can:

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 5:30pm

Roundtable with Attorney General of Thailand Trakul Winitnaiyapak

In connection with his visit and discussion on human trafficking at Tulane Law School on February 10th, Thailand's Attorney General and Tulane Law School Alumnus, Trakul Winitnaiyapak has graciously made himself available to participate in a Payson Center roundtable discussion on various sustainable human development issues that morning.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:00am

The Political Economy of Legal Knowledge: A Presentation and discussion with Dr. Daniel Bonilla Maldonado

The Payson Center for International Development and the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research invite you to:

The Political Economy of Legal Knowledge

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:00pm

Social and Environmental Safeguards, Policies and Practices in International Development

A discussion with Social Specialist, Carlos Pérez-Brito

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:30pm

Social Equity Matters, and Greener Houses Can Help: A Story from Guatemala

A discussion with Green-building Social Entrepreneur, Manuel Antonio Aguilar

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:30pm

Losing and Restoring a Right to the City: Kuwait's Urban Development Between 1950 and 2014

A discussion with Dr. Farah Al-Nakib

Event Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:30pm

Covering the Court: a discussion with Jess Bravin, the Wall Street Journal’s chief Supreme Court reporter

Jess Bravin has written about Supreme Court cases involving some of the most compelling issues of our time: same-sex marriage, GPS tracking, immigration restrictions, the fight against terrorism and more.

He’s charted how Chief Justice John Roberts has voted with liberal justices to pull major rulings to the center and has “revived the custom of referring to opposing legal counsel as ‘friends,’ rather than adversaries or even colleagues.”

Event Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm

Film & Panel Discussion: Girl Rising

Join TUCP, CELT, and the Newcomb College Institute for this screening & panel discussion.

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.

Event Date: 
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm


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