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Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: James Hathaway
Start Date: 9/13/2018Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 9/13/2018End Time: 2:00 PM
Event Description:

The Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series committee is pleased to start the 2018 – 2019 season with a presentation from James C. Hathaway, the James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Michigan. Professor Hathaway is a leading authority on international refugee law whose work is regularly cited by the most senior courts of the common law world. He is the founding director of Michigan Law’s Program in Refugee and Asylum Law and the Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Refugee Law at the University of Amsterdam. He regularly provides training on refugee law to academic, non-governmental, and official audiences around the world.

Professor Hathaway’s talk is titled, “The False Panacea of ‘Thin’ Protection:  Why We Need a Bold Plan to Save Refugee Protection.”

Professor Hathaway’s publications include The Law of Refugee Status (2014), with Michelle Foster; Transnational Law: Cases and Materials (2013), with Mathias Reimann, Timothy Dickinson, and Joel Samuels; Human Rights and Refugee Law (2013); The Rights of Refugees Under International Law (2005); Reconceiving International Refugee Law (1997); and more than 80 journal articles.

He is founding patron and senior adviser to Asylum Access, a nonprofit organization committed to delivering innovative legal aid to refugees in the global South, and counsel on international protection to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants.

Location Information:
University of Manitoba - Fort Garry - Robson Hall  (View Map)
224 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, MB

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