Sylvia Kang'ara

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Affiliate Professor of law

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Curriculum Vitae |


Thrice Beaten Never Shy? Gender and Kenya's New Constitutional Equality Doctrine, Albany Law School, Africa and International Law: Taking Stock and Moving Forward, Apr. 2012 (Albany, NY)

Democratization of Privatization: The New Constitutional Property Law in Africa, University of Colorado School of Law, Workshop on the “Third” Globalization of Law, Oct. 29, 2011 (Boulder, CO)

Gender and Traditional Cultural Expressions: What Has Intellectual Property to Do with It?, American University, Washington College of Law, Apr. 1, 2011 (Washington, DC)

Commentary to Keynote Address by Prof. Duncan Kennedy of Harvard Law School, University of Washington School of Law, Symposium on Global Law and Its Exceptions: Globalization, Legal Transplants, Local Reception and Resistance, Feb. 25, 2011 (Seattle)

Panelist, Faculty Roundtable on Legal Education, University of Washington School of Law, Symposium on Global Law and Its Exceptions: Globalization, Legal Transplants, Local Reception and Resistance, Feb. 24, 2011 (Seattle)

Western Legal Ideas in African Family Law, International Association of Comparative Law, 2010 Annual Congress, Jul. 30, 2010 (Washington, DC)

Can There Be Private Law?, American University, Washington College of Law, Private Law Workshop, Jul. 28, 2010 (Washington, DC)

Chair/Convenor, Special Session on Africa: Private Law and Social Justice, International Association of Comparative Law, 2010 Annual Congress, Jul. 26, 2010 (Washington, DC)

Workshop on Kenyan Law and Culture for International Criminal Investigators and Prosecutors, International Criminal Court, Mar. 19, 2010 (The Hague, Netherlands)

Positivism and Identities: African Women Jurists in 20th Century Legal Discourse, Harvard Law School, Program on Law and Social Thought, Distinguished Speaker Series, Oct. 5, 2009 (Cambridge, MA)

Critical Overview of the Development of British Colonial Family Law in Africa, American University, Washington College of Law, Comparative Family Law Workshop, Mar. 20, 2009 (Washington, DC)

International Humanitarian Law at Crossroads, American Red Cross, International Humanitarian Law Workshop, Jun. 11, 2008 (Seattle)

Effects of Post-Election Violence on Women and Children in Kenya, University of Washington School of Law, Center for Human Rights and Justice and the African Studies Program, Apr. 29, 2008 (Seattle)

Moderator, Do International Financial Institutions Repress Development?, American Society of International Law, Conference, Apr. 9, 2008 (Washington, DC)

Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women, University of Washington School of Law, Health Law and Human Rights Class, Feb. 1, 2008 (Seattle)

Internationalization of Feminist Legal Thought, University of Washington School of Law, Law Women’s Caucus and International Legal Society, Social Justice Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008 (Seattle)

Moderator, Women and the State, Association of American Law Schools, Annual Meeting, Jan. 3, 2008 (New York)

Panelist, Globalization of Western Law in the 20th Century: Africa & the Middle East, Harvard Law School, Global Law in Comparative Perspective Workshop, Jun. 17, 2007 (Cambridge, MA)

Property Rights in Africa During Emergencies, Univrsity of Washingtotn Jackson School of International Studies, African Studies Faculty Presentation, May 24, 2007 (Seattle)

African Women Jurists in the 20th Century -- A History of Exclusion, Rejection, and Inclusion, Albany Law School, Apr. 20, 2007 (Albany, NY)

Third World Approaches to International Law, Albany Law School, Apr. 1, 2007 (Albany, NY)

The Rise of African Women Jurists, University of Washington, Center for Human Rights and Justice, Nov. 1, 2006 (Seattle)

Is There an African Conception of Property?, Harvard Law School, Conference on Land Regimes and Domination, Mar. 1, 2001 (Cambridge, MA)

What Locals Think about Private Property Rights in Kenya, Harvard Law School, Conference on Structural Bias and Identity, Apr. 1, 2000 (Cambridge, MA)

Rethinking Property: Language, Meaning and Institutions, Conference on New Approaches to International Law, Jul. 1, 1999 (The Hague, Netherlands)

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