The John Sumner Stead Colloquium provides an opportunity for detailed discussion by scholars, practitioners and public figures of specific issues in international and comparative law.
Professor Aniceto Masferrer, Professor of Legal History at the University of Valencia, presented on "May They Rest in Peace - The Death of Natural Rights Origins of Modern Constitutionalism."
Professor Sergio Dellavalle, Professor of General Threory of Public Law at the University of Turin, Associate Member of the Cluster of Excellence on Normative Orders at the University of Frankfurt, and Co-director (with Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy) of the research project Paradigms of Public Order at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.
"Diversity, Justice and the Plurality of Legal Norms"
Dr. W. John Hopkins, Associate Professor at the University of Canterbury Law School, Christchurch, New Zealand. "International Law in National Courts: The Example of New Zealand."
Professor Frank Bayreuther, University of Passau, Germany
"Employment Law and the World Financial Crisis: A European Perspective"
Professor Adelyn Wilson, University of Aberdeen School of Law
"Hugo Grotius natural law theory in mid-seventeenth century Scotland"
Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, United Kingdom
"Shattered Dreams: The Illusive Search for Peace in the Middle East"
Professor Ilhyung Lee, University of Missouri School of Law
"Internet Domain Name Disputes from a Comparative Perspective"
Professor Sarah Bleichner, University of Aberdeen, School of Law
"Parental Liability for Crimes Committed by Minors"
Professor Nicholas Aroney of the University of Queensland, Australia
"Explanatory Power in Constitutional Interpretation"
Professor Elizabeth Campbell, University of Aberdeen, School of Law
"Ireland's Recent Legal Responses to Gun Crimes"
Briefing with Professor Ahmed Mohammed Salih, University of Tikrit, Iraq
Professor Ahmed Mohammed Salih is also a Cultural Advisor at the headquarters for the Provisional Reconstruction Team (PRT) in the Salah Ah-Din Province of Iraq
Professors Ignace Claeys and Joke Baeck, University of Ghent, Belgium
"Termination of Contracts: A Clash Between Civil and Common Law"
Professor Jane Schukoske, Director, Master of Laws in the Law of the United States program, Center for International and Comparative Law, University of Baltimore School of Law, and former Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in New Delhi, India
"Fulbright Scholarship Opportunities For Students, Faculty and Administrators"
Dr. Jan Klabbers, University of Helsinki
"International Law in the European Court of Justice"
Professor Thushara Kumarage, University of Aberdeen, School of Law
"IP Crimes in Developing Countries-Is Passive Resistance against Implementation of Legislation Justifiable?"
Dr. Emmanuel J. Roucounas, Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
“The Limits of Theory in International Law”
Professor Dr. Georges Martyn, University of Gent, Belgium,
“The Rule of Law”
Dr. Michael Plaxton, University of Aberdeen, School of Law
“Arguments of Virtue”
Dr. Patrick Masiyakurima, University of Aberdeen, School of Law
“Copyright and Compulsory Licensing”
Emanuel Gross, Professor of Law, Haifa University
"Law versus Terrorism - Legal and Moral Dimensions"