Macon, Georgia (10/15). Mercer University School of Business. BB&T Lecture. TPP: Trans Pacific Partnership or Trade Policy for the Plutocracy? Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (4/15). Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Harvard Alumni Association of Saudi Arabia (HASA). The Kingdom and International Trade Developments:” Agreements to Enhance Kingdom’s Benefits from International Trade. Lecture and Panel Discussion,
Lecture Tour of India (2-3/14).
(1) Hyderabad (2/14)
At National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University of Law:
Lecture 1: An Overview of International Trade Law
Lecture 2: Indian Trade Reforms and Its Doha Round Negotiating Positions
Lecture 3: Where is India in Free Trade Agreements and the Trans Pacific Partnership? (2) Mumbai (Bombay) (2-3/14)
At Office of Additional Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT),
Export Promotion Councils (EPCs):
Lecture 4: Antidumping Provisions in the United States and Pitfalls to be Avoided, and Export Diversification Opportunities in Emerging Markets At Government Law College, University of Mumbai:
Lecture 5: An Overview of International Trade Law
Lecture 6: The Future of the GATT-WTO System, American Trade Policy, and Implications for the Indian Subcontinent (Round Table)
At SNDT Women’s University:
Lecture 7: An Overview of International Trade Law At Gateway House (Indian Council on Global Affairs):
Lecture 8: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Implications for India
At Department of Law, University of Mumbai:
Lecture 9: Recent Developments and Current Controversies in International Trade Law
At Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS):
Keynote Address and Workshop on Muslims and Sharīʻa: Learning from Experiences of Other Countries
Lecture 10: The Rights of Women Under the Sharīʻa as Practiced in Islamic Countries (3) New Delhi (3/14)
At University of Delhi, Law Center II:
Lecture 11: Women’s Issues and Islamic Law At Indian Law Institute (ILI):
Lecture 12: Women’s Issues in Islamic Law
Lecture 13: Overview of GATT and WTO
Lecture 14: United States and India’s Trade Law and Policy
Lecture 15: WTO and TRIPs
Lecture 16: Overview of Islamic Law (4) Sonipat, Haryana (Outside Delhi) (3/14)
At Jindal Global Law School (JGLS):
Lecture 17: Trade Preferences for Poor Countries, The Doha Round Debacle, and United States and Indian Trade Law and Policy
Lecture 18: Overview of Islamic Law, Primary, Secondary, and Additional Sources of Islamic Law, and Women's Issues and Islamic Law
Washington University School of Law, Saint Louis, Missouri. Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute Speaker Series. The Doha Round Debacle (2/13).
Carey y Cia Law Firm, Santiago, Chile. Lecture on Islamic Finance to approximately 60 leading Chilean lawyers and scholars, plus the General Counsels of five major banks operating in Chile (including Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation and J.P. Morgan) and the Ambassadors to Chile from Egypt and Jordan (5/12).
Qatar Law Forum, Doha, Qatar. Presentation on International Finance and Ethics (5/12).
Judge Advocates General (JAG) Corps, National Conference, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. Presentation to approximately 100 JAG officers, many of whom served in Afghanistan and Iraq, and who are likely to return on future deployments overseas, on Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Sources, Sunni – Shī‘īte Split, and Law of War. (10/12).
Also, presentations to JAG National Conference, Washburn, on:
Understanding Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Themes and Criminal Law (11/11).
Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Basic Terms, Sunni – Shī‘īte Split, and Law of War. (10/10).
University of Saint Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Annual University of Saint Thomas Law Journal Lecture. Poverty, Islamist Extremism, and the Debacle of Doha Round Counter-Terrorism (11/11).
Council on Foreign Relations, New York, New York. Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative, National and Outreach Conference Call. Presentation, Discussion, and Questions and Answers on Understanding Sharī‘a: From Caliphate to Current Day (10/11).
University of Kansas, Hall Center for the Humanities, Special Event. Understanding Islamic Law (9/11).
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas. SMU Annual Distinguished Lecture in Islamic Law, in Honor of the late Professor Dr. M.I.M. Aboul-Enein (SMU SJD ’67). Understanding Islamic Law, Women’s Apparel, and Religious Freedom (4/11).
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas. SMU Annual Distinguished Lecture in International Law, in Honor of the late Sir Joseph Gold (Former General Counsel of the International Monetary Fund, SMU LL.D. ’86). Has the Doha Round Failed as an Instrument of Counter-Terrorism? (4/11).
Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Six Themes and Illustrations Thereof. Lecture to officers in the United States Special Operations Forces, Navy Seals, Aviators, Air Force Pilots, Military Intelligence, Psychological Operations, and Civil Affairs. Held at the Marshall Auditorium (1/12).
Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Origins, Sunni – Shī‘īte Split, Jihād, and Terrorism. Lecture to United States Special Operations, Psychological Operations, Intelligence, and Civil Affairs officers. Held at the Marshall Auditorium (1/11) and Arnold Conference Room (7/11).
Hong Kong International Law Association (ILA). Limits of the American Trade Empire: Four Cardinal Virtues and the Challenge of the Chinese Yuan. Held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) (7/07).
Command and General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, International Officer Program, The World Trading System (2004-2013).
Annual or bi-annual lecture on the world trading system and international trade law and policy to senior foreign military officers from approximately 75 countries.
Inaugural University Distinguished Professor Lecture, A Kansan Question About American Trade Law Toward the Kingdom, The University of Kansas (2/04).
Inaugural Ibrahim Shihata Distinguished Lecture, Trade, Growth, and Injustice, The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (London) (6/02).
The Distinguished Speaker Series, The Bananas War, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific (3/00).
The Edward Ball Chair Distinguished Lecture, The Precedent Setters at the WTO, Florida State University College of Law (2/99).
Sir John Lubbock Distinguished Lectures, Stare Decisis and the WTO, and Analyzing International Trade Sanctions, University of London (Institute for Advanced Legal Studies) (6/98 and 6/99).
Inaugural Blackstone Lecture, Rethinking Antidumping Law, William & Mary School of Law (11/96).
OVERSEAS CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
(Other Than Those Listed Under Special and Endowed Lectures) ● Auckland, New Zealand. April 2017. Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).
(1) Panel on “Free Trade in Services or Not?: Efforts and Difficulties to Liberalize Trade in Services.” Presentation on Services Trade Liberalization in TISA and TPP.
(2) Panel on “Wine, Cheese, and the High Life: Trade Barriers, Geographical Indications, and Other Challenges to Free Trade in Coveted Agricultural Products.” Presentation on Overview of Special Treatment for Agricultural Products in the World Trading System (as Moderator)
● Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. April 2016. Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA). Three presentations:
(1) Panel on “A Discussion of Current Issues in Islamic Finance.” Presentation on International and Cross-Border Perspectives on Contemporary Islamic Financial Transactions.
(2) Panel on “TPP and the ASEAN Economic Community at the Crossroads of APEC?” Presentation on TPP Membership and Enlargement Controversies.
(3) Panel on “Resolution of Trade Disputes in TPP and Other FTAs.” Presentation on Overview of TPP.
● Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. April 2016. Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Law Association of Malaysia. Presentation on Risks and Opportunities with the Trans-Pacific Partnership for Malaysia.
● Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. April 2016. Global Development Law & Consulting Group (Washington, D.C.), Bar Council of Malaysia (BCI), and Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Legal Development & Training Committee. Program on “How to Participate in Trade Negotiations: Focus on the Trans Pacific Partnership Regional Free Trade Agreement.” Presentation on History of Trade Negotiations.
● Sydney, Australia. March 2016. Herbert Smith Freehills Law Firm and University of Sydney Law School. Lecture on The Trans Pacific Partnership – Objectively.
● Seoul, Korea. September 2015. Korea University College of Law, 2nd Asian Business Lawyer Symposium, “Business and Finance Regulation from Comparative and International Perspectives.” Presentation on Design and Challenges of Banking and Foreign Exchange Regulation in India.
Law review article, Design and Challenges of Banking and Foreign Exchange Regulation in Indi, published in Asian Business Lawyer.
● Hong Kong. May 2015. Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Annual Meeting. Panel on “Promoting and/or Undermining Labor Rights through International Trade?” Presentation on Linkages between Free Trade and Labor Rights.
● Hong Kong. May 2015. University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, East Asian International Economic Law & Policy Program, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, and RGC Theme-based Research Project: Enhancing Hong Kong's Future as a Leading International Financial Center. Critical Analysis of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
● Hong Kong. May 2015. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Center for Financial Regulation and Economic Development (CFRED), Thirteenth Trade and Investment Law Seminar. Views from Riyadh and Delhi on GATT-WTO and FTA Developments.
● Goa, India. March 2015. V.M. Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar, Panaji. Gang of Youngsters (GOY) Conference. Recent Developments in International and Indian Trade Law and Policy.
● Mumbai (Bombay), India. March 2015. World Trade Center. Recent Developments in International and Indian Trade Law and Policy.
This presentation was covered All India Association of Industries, Expert Recommends India Gov to Reignite Trade Reforms Via FTA Policy, NRI News, March 2015.
● Mumbai (Bombay), India. March 2015. Government Law College (GLC). Lecture on Recent Developments in International and Indian Trade Law and Policy, and Panel on “India’s Trade Policies: Prospects and Challenges” with Mr. Richard Bale, Consul General of Canada to Mumbai.
● Mumbai (Bombay), India. March 2015. Harvard College in Asia Program (HCAP), Saint Xavier’s College. International Trade, Investment, and Intellectual Property Law and Policy in India and Beyond.
● Vancouver, Canada. May 2014. Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Annual Conference. International Trade Committee. Two presentations:
(1) Panel on “Intellectual Property and Free Trade Agreements.” Presentation on Overview of Intellectual Property Issues in Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Negotiations.
(2) Panel on “Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.” Presentation on APEC and Trade Liberalization.
● Mumbai (Bombay), India. April 2014. Gateway House – Indian Council on Global Affairs. Discussion Series on Indian Foreign Policy: Views from Abroad. India and North America: Revitalizing Ties. http://bit.ly/1jZ3sTx.
● Windsor, Canada. September 2013. University of Windsor Conference on “Justice Beyond the State: Transnationalism and Law,” panel on “Public International Law, Regulation, and Sovereignty.” Paper on “Great Satan” Squeezes “Evil Āyatollāhs” as the Centrifuges Keep Spinning: American Trade Sanctions Against Iran. www1.uwindsor.ca/law/justicebeyondthestate/.
Law review article, Fighting Iran with Trade Sanctions, published in Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.
● United Arab Emirates (UAE). March 2012. Four-part Lecture Tour:
(1) Abu Dhabi. Cultural and Media Center of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahayan. (Sheikh Sultan is the son of the founder of the UAE (Sheikh Zayed), and brother of the UAE President (Sheikh Khalifa)). Presentation on Recent Milestones in World Trade Cases and the Sino-American Trade Relationship. Large audience of Emirati and expatriate officials.
(2) Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development. Presentation on Fighting Poverty and Terrorism through the Doha Round of World Trade Negotiations: Mission Not Accomplished. Audience of senior economists and strategic planners.
(3) Sharjah. University of Sharjah. Public lecture on Recent Developments and Future Trends in International Trade Law. Audience included Faculty of Law and students.
(4) Al Ain. UAE University. Presentation to Dean and Faculty of Law on Six Questions for Analyzing Any FTA.
Media coverage (in English and Arabic) of lectures in newspapers and websites, including the Khaleej Times, The Nation, and Al Wataan:
● New Delhi, India. February-March 2012. Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), Annual Conference. International Trade Committee. Two presentations:
(1) Panel on “Free Trade Agreements in Asia – What Works and What Does Not?” Presentation on Six Questions for Analyzing Any FTA.
(2) Panel on “Islamic Financial International Trade – Challenges and Issues.” Presentation on Basic Concepts in Islamic Finance.
This IPBA meeting attracted 900 lawyers, 700 of whom were from 60 countries outside India, making the event the largest gathering ever of foreign lawyers in India.
● Beirut, Lebanon. December 2010. Arab Thought Foundation, Ninth Annual FIKR Conference, “Shaping the Future ... Arabs’ Role.” Presentation on Four Strategies for Building Human Capital and Developing Legal Capacity in the Arab Region, and Panel on Human Capital and Talent Development: The Building Blocks of Capacity Building. Presentation published in the FIKR 9 Conference Newsletter.
● Manila, Philippines. May 2009. Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), Annual Meeting. International Trade Committee. Panel on “The Nature and Operation of National Anti-Dumping Laws in a Comparative Approach.” Presentation (including Power Point) entitled The History, Theory, and Practice of Antidumping Law (A Brief Overview, Of Course).
● Buenos Aires, Argentina. October 2008. International Bar Association (IBA), Annual Meeting. Antitrust and Trade Law Section, Trade and Customs Law Division. Panel on “In Search of the Best – Trade and Customs Practices by Government, Business, and Private Sector Advisors.” Presentation (including Power Point) entitled Best Practices in Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreements.
● Toronto, Canada. February 2008. Law Firm of Heenan Blaikie. Virtues, the Chinese Yuan, and the American Trade Empire. Lecture to an invited audience of international trade lawyers, businesspersons, and policymakers.
● Hong Kong. July 2007. The University of Hong Kong, East Asian International Economic Law and Policy (EAIEL) Program –
(1) Faculty Seminar on Trade, Foreign Exchange, and China.
(2) Faculty Seminar on Trade, National Security, and East Asia.
(3) Public Lecture on Trade, Agriculture, and East Asia.
● Brussels, Belgium. February 2007. U.S. Free Trade Agreements and the Middle East. Conference on Legal and Economic Development in the Middle East, sponsored by the Free University of Brussels (VrijeUniversiteit Brussel, VUB), Tel Aviv University (Israel), and Birzeit University (West Bank).
● Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. May 2006. Mission Not Accomplished: What Does Saudi Arabia Need To Do To Be A Respected Member of the WTO? (Sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Al Faisaliah Group.)
● Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. May 2006. Mission Not Accomplished: What Does the UAE Need To Do To Be A Respected WTO Member? Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce.
● Dubai, United Arab Emirates. May 2006. Free Trade Agreements with the United States: What Can Be Expected? Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
● Asia Forum, Hong Kong. September 2005. Round Table on Law Goes Global – The Impact on Hong Kong and China. (Sponsored by the London School of Economics.)
● College of Sharī‘a and Law, Muscat, Oman. March 2005. Fundamental International Trade Law Obligations.
● Indian Society of International Law, Second International Conference, New Delhi, India. November 2004. Presentation on Fundamental GATT Obligations and Recent WTO Developments.
● Universidad Anáhuac, 40th Anniversary Conference on “Perspectives on the Multilateral Trade System.” Mexico City, Mexico. March 2004. Presentation on The Multilateral Trading System, National Security, and Saudi Arabia.
● Universidad Anáhuac de Xalapa, Mexico. Conference on “Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in the Southern Gulf Region.” Xalapa, Mexico. March 2004. Presentation on Agriculture, the WTO, and NAFTA.
● National Association of Corporate Counsels (ANADE), Mexico City, Mexico. March 2004. Presentation on Perspectives on the WTO and Recent Cases Since the Cancún Ministerial Conference.
● The University of Auckland Faculty of Law, New Zealand Legal Research Foundation, and International Law Association. Northern Club, Auckland, New Zealand. March 2003. Presentation of new book, Trade, Development, and Social Justice.
● World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. Speaker Series at the Appellate Body Secretariat. December 2002. Lecture on Trade and Development.
● Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland. December 2002. Colloquium on Poverty, Islam, and Doha.
● Singapore Academy of Law, Singapore. Conference on International Trade Law. July 2002.
(1) Lecture on the Pillars of GATT and Special and Differential Treatment for Developing Countries.
(2) Lecture on New WTO Antidumping Precedents.
● International Trade Law Lecture Series in Bangladesh. December 2001.
(1) Trade, Growth, and Injustice. Lectures at Dhaka University Faculty of Law, Dhaka, Rajshahi University Faculty of Law, Rajshahi, and the Asian University of Bangladesh (AUB), Dhaka.
(2) U.S. Trade Policy Challenges and the Developing Countries.
Lecture at the International University of Business, Agriculture, and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka.
(3) International Trade Law and Policy: The View from Washington. Lecture at The Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB), Dhaka.
● Unmet Challenges Facing American Trade Policy. Presentation at PEMEX Seminar on Recent Trends in International Law: The Effects of Globalization on the Energy Sector. Mexico City, Mexico. October 2001.
● Five Challenges Facing Bush Administration Trade Policy. Featured Speaker at the University of Toronto, Munk Centre for International Affairs Roundtable Discussion on The Bush Administration Foreign Policy: Challenges and Implications for Canada. Toronto, Canada. May 2001.
● China’s WTO Entry in Labor Surplus and Marxist Terms. Paper presented at the Australian National University Conference on China and the WTO. Canberra, Australia. March 2001. Published as chapter in China and the World Trade System: Entering the New Millennium (2002).
● Six Themes and a “Heresy” in International Trade Law, and Two Raging Controversies in International Trade Law: China and the Road to Damascus, and the “Morality” of Sanctions. Two papers presented at the Pakistan College of Law. Lahore, Pakistan. February 2001.
● Enter the Dragon: China’s Accession to the WTO, Oxford/George Washington Program in International Human Rights Law. Oxford, England. July 2000.
● Recent Developments in International Trade Law and their Relevance to the Gulf. Paper presented at Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Afridi & Angell. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. July 2000.
● Understanding International Trade Law, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, The Bank of Japan. Tokyo, Japan. July 1999.
● Hegelian Reflections on Unilateral Action in the World Trading System, University of California at Berkeley School of Law Symposium on “Trade with Asia: Legal Challenges for the Next Century.” Berkeley. September 1997. Also presented at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, University of London, Academic Research Seminar on Trade Liberalization and Financial Services, held at King’s College, University of London, England. May 1997.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES ● University of Kansas, School of Law, CLE Program on Recent Developments in the Law. May 2018. Presentation on Chaos: Recent Developments in International Trade Law at the Multilateral, Regional, and National Levels.
● Great Plains International and Comparative Law Colloquium, Washburn University and University of Kansas Schools of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. May 2018. Advancing Women’s Rights Through “Hard” Law in Free Trade Agreements (with co-author Cody N. Wood).
● The Knowledge Group, Jersey City, New Jersey. January 2018. Iran: Historic, Economic, Legal, and Policy Challenges and Opportunities. Live Webcast on Iran, North Korea, Russia, and Venezuela in the Crosshairs: What Your Company Needs to Know About the New U.S. Sanctions,
● World Trade Center of Kansas City and Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Seminar, Kansas City, Missouri. November 2017. NAFTA 2.0 – Negotiations and Beyond, American Perspectives, https://membership.kcchamber.com/events/details/nafta-2-0-negotiations-beyond-8607
● Maryland Journal of International Law Symposium, The U.S.–Mexico Relationship in International Law and Politics, Lessons About NAFTA Renegotiations from Shakespeare’s Othello: From the Three Amigos to America as Iago?, University of Maryland, School of Law, College Park, Maryland (via video-conference). October 2017. https://mlaw.umd.edu/featuredcontent/1143,
● Great Plains International and Comparative Law Colloquium, Washburn University, School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. May 2017. Interpreting Interpretation: Methods from American Jurisprudence and Literary Theory to Decide WTO Appellate Body Cases (with co-author Eric Witmer).
● University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. February 2017.
Colloquium, The Legal, Economic, and National Security Dimensions of the Trans Pacific Partnership. https://youtu.be/OhKxrCBNTHw
● University of Kansas, Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science, Lawrence, Kansas. January 2016. Colloquium, Evaluating TPP. ● Kansas City, Missouri. November 2016. Dentons and World Trade Center of Kansas City. Presentation and Panel on Fact Checking: Anti-Trade Rhetoric: U.S. Political Perception and Brexit Reality.
● Topeka, Kansas. November 2016. Kansas National Guard, Annual Conference. Lecture on Significant Islamic Legal Issues.
● Kansas City, Missouri. November 2016. All Souls Unitarian Church, Unitarian Universalist Forum. Penetrating the Rhetoric on Key Election Issues. ● University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. October 2016. Faculty Workshop. Analyzing the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Objectively. ● New York, N.Y. Columbia Law School. October 2016. Seminar, State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in China: Trade and Competition Issues. Lecture on Chinese SOEs, National Security, and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
● Hempstead, N.Y. Hofstra Law School. September 2016. Pre-Presidential Debate Conference on International Trade Agreements and the 2016 Presidential Election. Presentation and Panel on Legal and Political Legitimacy of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).
● University of Kansas Mount Oread Leadership Series, Strategic Broadening Seminar: Leading in a Global Environment. August 2016. International Trade Law, National Security, and the New Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Lecture for the United States Department of the Army.
● University of Kansas Mount Oread Leadership Series, Strategic Broadening Seminar: Leading in a Global Environment. August 2016. Islamic Law. Lecture for the United States Department of the Army.
● Great Plains International and Comparative Law Colloquium, Washburn University, School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. May 2016. TPP Objectively: Law, Economics, and National Security of History’s Largest, Longest Free Trade Agreement.
● Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard Law School. April 2016. WTO 20th Anniversary Conference and Academics Symposium on “Old Rules, New Problems: The WTO at 20.” Presentation on A Critical Evaluation of WTO Plus Standards in TPP. http://wto20.law.harvard.edu/
● Kansas City, Missouri, International Relations Council (IRC). March 2016. Panel on “Understanding the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).” Moderator with officials from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Department of Commerce (DOC).
● Kansas City, Missouri, International Relations Council (IRC). September 2015. Panel on “War With ISIS, Alliances with Iran: Examining U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East.” Presentation on Iran Nuclear Deal.
● University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. September 2015. Faculty Workshop. Evolution and Revolution of International Trade Law Scholarship and Pedagogy through the 20 Year Journey of a Textbook. ● Great Plains International and Comparative Law Colloquium, Washburn University, School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. May 2015. Evolution and Revolution of International Trade Law Scholarship and Pedagogy through the 20 Year Journey of a Textbook. ● Saint Thomas More Society, University of Kansas, School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. January 2015. International Business Law and Catholic Social Justice Teaching.
● International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri. October 2014. Program on “Risks to International Business.” Risks to International Business in Asia.
● United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Special Session, Dole Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. September 2014. Congratulations on United States Citizenship. (Address to 99 newly-sworn in United States citizens from 42 countries.)
● J. Reuben Clark Law Society Annual Conference, “Obedience to Law is Liberty,” University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Kansas City, Missouri. February 2014. Islamic Law.
● Witherspoon Class Series, Second Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri. November 2013. Understanding Islamic Law (Sharī‘a).
● National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and National Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (NAPALSA) Annual Convention, Kansas City, Missouri. November 2013. Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in Academics.
● University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. August 2013. Faculty Workshop. Writing Big Books: Six Secrets for Santosh.
● American Bar Association Section on International Law, Middle East Committee and International Trade Committee. Washington, D.C. (via teleconference). February 2013. Key Developments in U.S. Trade Relations in the Middle East and North Africa. Moderator.
● Engineers without Borders, Kansas City, Missouri. November 2012. The Global Food Crisis.
● United States International Religious Freedom Commission, Washington, D.C. (via teleconference). November 2011. Religious Freedom and Apostasy in Islamic Law.
● University of Saint Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2011. Faculty Colloquium. Understanding Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): How and What?
● University of Kansas, School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. October 2011. Faculty Colloquium. Understanding Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): How and What?
● Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio. September 2011. Symposium on International Law in Crisis. Panel on International Economic Law in Crisis or Merely in Times of Crisis? Presentation on Poverty, Islamist Extremism, and the Debacle of Doha Round Counter-Terrorism: Part Two of a Trilogy – Non-Agricultural Market Access and Services Trade (published in Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law). Archived webcast of presentation, http://law.case.edu/centers/cox/webcast.asp?dt=20110909.
● CEI Capital Management LL.C. (CCML), Portland, Maine. August 2011. The Four Sources of Islamic Law. (CCML is a non-governmental organization funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and one of the first federally-funded entities to offer Sharī‘a-compliant financial products, which it does to immigrants from countries such as Eritrea and Somalia to establish small businesses.)
● Axis Insurance, Kansas City, Missouri. April 2011. Lunch and Learn Speaker Series. Presentation on A Brief Overview of Islamic Law. (Axis Insurance offers specialized insurance products.)
● St. John’s University School of Law, New York, New York. April 2011. Inaugural Symposium of the St. John’s Journal of International and Comparative Law, Challenges to International Law, Challenges from International Law – New Realities and the Global Order. Panel on How Should the International Economy be Regulated? Who Should Do It? Presentation on How and Who Should Regulate the International Economy: Why the Doha Round Is Not the Answer (published in the St. John’s International and Comparative Law Journal).
● California Western School of Law, San Diego, California. March 2011. Joint Speaker Series on Transplanting Law, sponsored by Cal Western, University of California – San Diego (UCSD) Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies, and International Law Association (ILA – American Branch). Presentation on Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Comparisons, Contrasts, and Transplants.
● University of Kansas Center for Global and International Studies (CGIS) and Kansas African Studies Center (KASC), Lawrence, Kansas. Panel Discussion on Revolutions in the Middle East. March 2011. Presentation on Seven Points about the Arab Revolutions of 2011.
● University of Kansas International Programs, Lawrence, Kansas. February 2011. International Seminar for Faculty: Islam in a Global World. Presentation on Theory and Practice of Islamic Banking Law and Finance.
● University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas. February 2011. International Law Students (ILS) Human Rights Symposium. Presentation on Understanding Islamic Law, Women’s Rights, and Religious Freedom.
● American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California. January 2011. Law and South Asia Section, Panel on Lawyers As Social Change Agents in South Asia. Presentation on Sub-Continental Lawyers, Anglo-Muhammadan Law, and International Trade Law.
● University of Kansas, School of Law, Center for International Trade and Agriculture (CITA), Lawrence, Kansas. April 2010. Round Table on Kansas and World Agriculture: Current Crises and Future Opportunities. Presentation to scholars and practitioners on Agricultural Controversies in the Doha Round of World Trade Negotiations: Devilish Details and Grand Themes.
● University of Kansas, Hall Center for the Humanities, Lawrence, Kansas. February 2010. Globalization Seminar: Whither Iran’s Green Revolution? Presentation on trade, nuclear, and Islamic and international legal issues, and contrasts with China and India. (Panel with Reza Aslan and Pooya Naderi).
● University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona. January 2010. Presentation to Faculty. Understanding Islamic Law (Sharī‘a): Perspectives on Finance, Women, and Apostasy.
● University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona. January 2010. Presentation to Faculty and Students. The Doha Round of World Trade Negotiations: Devilish Details and Grand Themes.
● University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, Arizona. January 2010. Open Forum with Students. International Trade and Finance: Trends and Opportunities (with Kara Tan Bhala).
● Kansas African Studies Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. October 2009. Conference on Africa, Trade and Development. The Doha Round of World Trade Negotiations and Africa’s Interests.
● Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. March 2009. The Doha Round of World Trade Negotiations and African Interests. Annual “Africa Lecture” of the African Students Union.
● University of Texas, School of Law, Austin, Texas. February 2009. Symposium on Trade, Investment, and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities Associated with China’s Rise as a World Economic and Political Power. Resurrecting the Doha Round: Devilish Details, Grand Themes, and China Too (published in the Texas International Law Journal).
● Villanova University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. February 2009. Faculty Workshop Series on Comparative Law. Doha Round Schisms: Numerous, Technical, and Deep (published in the Loyola (Chicago) International Law Journal).
● University of Kansas Faculty Discussion Club, Lawrence, Kansas. February 2009. Resurrecting the Doha Round: Devilish Details, Grand Themes, and China Too.
● Saint Louis University Law School, Saint Louis, Missouri. April 2008. Symposium by invitation on “The Changing Tide of Trade.” Presentation on Free Trade Agreements and Social Justice.
● Loyola Law School, Chicago, Illinois. February 2008. Symposium by invitation on “WTO Law and Practice: The State of the Discipline.” Presentation on Doha Round Schisms: Numerous, Technical, and Deep (published in the Loyola (Chicago) International Law Journal).
● American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C. March 2007. Panel on “What Does the Future Hold for the Doha Development Agenda and the Multilateral Negotiating Regime?” Presentation on Doha Round Deadlocks.
● Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee. February 2007. Symposium on “From Hand to Mouth, Via the Lab and Legislature: International and Domestic Regulations to Secure the Food Supply.” Presentation on Agricultural Subsidies, the Doha Round, and Food Security (published in the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law).
● Kansas City International Trade Council (KC ITC), Kansas City, Missouri. December 2006. Doing Business in the Middle East. Presentation to lawyers, businesspersons, and academics.
● Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas. August 2006. Presentation to faculty and students on U.S. Trade Law Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.
● Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas. August 2006. Presentation and Round Table on Iran, Shī‘īsm, and Nuclear Weapons.
● Through Persian Eyes: Shī‘īsm, Democratic Theocracy, and the Nuclear Crisis. Kansas City, Missouri. April 2006. Spencer Fane Law Firm presentation in “Great Decisions” Series.
● University of Georgia School of Law, Dean Rusk Center, Athens, Georgia. March 2006. Conference on “International Trade Under the Rule of Law.” Presentation on After a Decade of Dispute Settlement Cases, Whom Does the System Benefit? ● University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona. April 2005. Conference on “Comparative Law in the Twenty-First Century.” Presentation on Issues in Comparative International Trade Law.
● American Bar Association, Section on International Law and Practice, Washington, D.C. September 2005. Conference on the WTO and Doha Round. Moderator for Panel on WTO Dispute Resolution and Trade Remedies – Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Law.
● League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Kansas City, Kansas. April 2004. Presentation on International Trade and Water Law.
● Missouri Valley Economic Association, 40th Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri. February 2004. Presentation on Trade, Saudi Arabia, and the Islamic World.
● University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC), CLE Program on Current Issues in International Law. November 2003. Presentation on NAFTA, the WTO, and the Midwest.
● Civic Service Inc., Focus on Trade Assembly: Considering the WTO and the Future of U.S. Trade Policy. Sundance, Utah. October 2003. “Challenge Presentation” on Considering the Themes of Free and Fair Trade: What Role the WTO?
● Michigan State University (Detroit College of Law), Lansing, Michigan. Conference on “The First Decade of NAFTA.” October 2003. Presentation on Managing Trade in Agriculture in North America. Published as a book chapter in The Future of Free Trade in North America (2004).
● American Bar Association, Section on International Law and Practice, Washington, D.C. September 2002. Presentations on Reform of the WTO Dispute Settlement System, published as Austin’s Ghost and DSU Reform, The International Lawyer (2003), and on First World–Third World Tensions in the WTO System.
● St. John’s University Law School, New York, New York. Conference on “Globalization’s Impact on International Trade and Intellectual Property Law.” March 2002. Lecture on Challenges of Poverty and Islam Facing American Trade Law. Published in 17 St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary 471-514 (2003).
● University of Kansas School of Law. Symposium on “Globalization and Sovereignty.” March 2002. Lecture on Theological Categories for Special and Differential Treatment. Published in 50 Kansas Law Review 635-93 (2002).
● WTO Issues to Watch. Paper presented at Miller & Chevalier Seminar on Trade and Business in the Global Market: Legal Issues for 2000 and Beyond. Washington, D.C. October 2000.
● The Bananas War. Presentation of article at the University of Iowa College of Law Faculty Colloquium. Iowa City, Iowa. October 2000. Also presented at Faculty of Law Seminar at The Australian National University, Canberra. March 2001.
● Six Contemporary Themes in the Multilateral Trading System. Paper presented at Southwestern Legal Foundation, Annual Symposium on Private Investments Abroad (Panel on Key Issues on the New WTO Agenda). Dallas, Texas. June 2000.
● The WTO Dispute Resolution System After Five Years. Paper presented at Association of the Bar of the City of New York and American Society of International Law. New York, New York. November 1999.
● The MRS. WATU Model for Analyzing Trade Sanctions, Florida State University College of Law. Tallahassee, Florida. February 1999.
● The Precedent Setters at the WTO, University of Michigan Law School Faculty Colloquium. Ann Arbor, Michigan. February 1999.
● Analyzing Trade Sanctions, The George Washington University – Department of Commerce, “Third Annual Institute on International Trade and Investment.” Washington, D.C. May 1998.
● Fighting Bad Guys with International Trade Law, American Society of International Law (International Economic Law Interest Group) Conference on “Linkage as Phenomenon: An Interdisciplinary Approach.” Washington, D.C. December 1997.
● A Case Study of Writing a Casebook, Faculty Colloquium given at School of Law, William & Mary. Williamsburg, Virginia. November 1995.