Meetings

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IALS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Thursday, May 29, 2008

2:00–5:00 p.m.
General Assembly

17:15 – 19:15
IALS Reception Sponsored by The Law School Admission Council

Greetings
James Vaseleck , Associate Counsel and Executive Assistant to the President, Law School Admission Council, United States

IALS EDUCATIONAL PROGAM
Effective Techniques for Teaching about Other Cultures and Legal Systems

Friday, May 30, 2008

9:00-9:15
Welcome
Carl C. Monk, IALS President

Introduction
Chuma C. Himonga, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Law, South Africa, and Chair, IALS Educational Program on Effective Techniques for Teaching About Other Cultures and Legal Systems

9:15-9:30
Reflections on IALS Conference in China:How to Introduce Similarities and Differences and Discuss Common Problems in the Classroom
Rosalie Jukier, McGill University Faculty of Law, Canada
Francis SL Wang, Kenneth Wang School of Law, Soochow University, China

9:45-10:45
The Role of Culture in Teaching About Other Legal Systems
Chuma C. Himonga, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Law, South Africa
Commentators:
Michael Coper, Australian National University Faculty of Law, Australia
Aliza Gail Organick, Washburn University School of Law, United States

10:45-11:00
Refreshment Break

11:00- 12:15
Local Experiences: Six Delegate Reports on Effective Teaching Techniques
Fatou K. Camara, University of Dakar, Senegal -view materials-
Shashikala Gurpur, Symbiosis Law School, India
Věra Kalvodová, Masaryk University in Brno Faculty of Law, Czech Republic
Samrieng Mekkriengkrai, Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Law, Thailand
Lee Peoples, Oklahoma City University School of Law, United States
Fernando Villarreal-Gonda, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico

12:15-13:00
Effective Teaching Techniques Practical Demonstrations
Fatou K. Camara, University of Dakar, Senegal
Lee Peoples, Oklahoma City University School of Law, United States

13:00 – 14:30
IALS Luncheon

14:30 -15:30
Teaching Techniques for Cross Teaching and the Question of “Difference” in Teaching about Other Legal Systems
Obeng Mireku, University of Venda School of Law South Africa
I Nyoman Nurjaya, Universitas Brawijaya Fakultas Hukum, Indonesia
Christopher Waters, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, Canada

15:30-16:00
Conclusions

 

 

 

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