Post-Doctoral Scholarship Student Workshop

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Private Event: Workshop
Aug 14

Participation in this event is by invitation only

This event is an opportunity for our current post-doctoral scholarship students to discuss their research in a workshop setting and obtain expert feedback facilitated by CIGI, which can then be used to advance their dissertations.

The scholarship program currently has summer residency students researching international environmental law, intellectual property law, Indigenous law and human rights, economic law and new technology related legal issues.

Dissertation topics to be discussed:

  • a differential treatment for international tax law;
  • the applicability of global administrative law norms to social media content moderation;
  • the role of sub-national governments in international tax coordination;
  • the interaction of different kinds of international instruments to protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions in the digital environment;
  • the adequacy of the Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) requirement under the GDPR in order to reduce some of the privacy risks created by technologies with location capabilities;
  • the ability of the law to add value to legal development in the area of children’s rights in Nigeria;
  • environmental incorporation into investor-state dispute settlement;
  • third-party funding in international arbitration: The case for a Harmonized Legal Framework; and,
  • rethinking the effectiveness of climate finance in developing countries: Lessons from Bangladesh and Nigeria.