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International Affairs Newsletters

  • Featuring: Penn Law’s Inaugural Global Report; New Global Affairs Blog; Summer Internships and Fellowships; Launch of Summer Global Institute for Human Rights; Penn Law Enters Partnerships with UN Entities; Special Pre-Commencement Event with Asma Jahangir.


  • Featuring: Holt Lecture by Nigeria’s Former Minister of Finance; Shaping Discourse on the SDGs; UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights; EU Ambassador to the United States; Former First VP of the International Criminal Court; Business and Human Rights; JIL Symposium Gathers Leading Women in Security; Former Australian Minister for Climate Change; UN Special Rep on Sexual Violence in Conflict.


  • Featuring: IRAP Students Travel to Lebanon to Support Syrian Refugees; Global Engagement by Faculty; Spotlighting International Coursework; Global Research Seminar on Rising Powers; Penn Law Launches Latin American & Latino Studies Programs; Applications due for Study Abroad, Salzburg Cutler Fellowship, Lauder Institute, and FAPSE Auschwitz Fellowship.


  • Featuring: 16 spring international courses, 9 study abroad students, 4 Fulbright Fellows, 2 World Human Rights Moot Court Competition participants, and one Global Shaper.
  • 2013-14 GRS programs will take Penn Law students and faculty to China and Europe
  • During the March spring recess, five Penn Law groups traveled across the globe – to India, Ecuador, Ghana, Japan, and Haiti– to address a wide range of topics.
  • On November 9, the International Human Rights Advocates (IHRA) and its LLM sub-group (ILOHR) hosted a luncheon for Judge Sanji M. Monageng, Vice President of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Associate Dean Amy Gadsdenwelcomed Judge Monageng. Matiangai Sirleaf, the Penn Law Sharswood Fellow in International Law, served as moderator.
  • On August 3, the Law School welcomed more than 100 new LLM students, selected from a pool of 1,300 applicants. The diverse student group comes from more than 35 countries, and represents the largest LLM class in the Law School’s history.

  • The 2012-13 Global Research Seminar (GRS) will examine the connection between different areas of private law and a nation’s realization of its social and economic objectives.
  • During the March spring recess, five Penn Law groups traveled across the globe – to Germany, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, and Malaysia – to address a wide range of topics.