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Smit an invited speaker at restitution and peace conference in Bogota

Anneke Smit at Colombian Conference in Bogota Anneke Smit at Colombian Conference in Bogota

On 16-17 June, Dr. Anneke Smit participated as an invited speaker in the conference “Restitution of Land and Territorial Rights in the Context of the Transition to Peace” at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota.  Dr. Smit presented her research on the legal and social position of secondary occupiers of land and housing during processes of post-conflict land restitution.  She reflected on possible lessons for Colombia’s nascient restitution process. 

Professors Bahdi and Xavier publish in special issue of Third World Quarterly

This special issue of the Third World Quarterly grew out of the 2015 "Third World Approaches to International Law Conference" (Egypt) and two writing workshops (Ireland & Canada) that Professor Xavier co-organized. These events joined a global network of scholars and practitioners in international law from 33 countries interested in studying the complex and evolving relationships between the Global South & North. 

Smit co-authors op-ed in the Globe and Mail on behalf of Canada4Refugees.

Professor Anneke Smit co-authored an op-ed in today's Globe and Mail (September 18, 2016) with former Toronto mayor John Sewell on behalf of Canada4Refugees. Both Prof Smit and Mr. Sewell are members of the steering committee of Canada4Refugees which represents sponsorship groups.The article is entitled, "Canadians are poised to take in more Syrians. Let’s do it." 

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Welcome Class of 2019!

Upper Commons First Day of Class 2016Upper Commons First Day of Class 2016

A warm welcome to our new and returning students. We were proud to recognize our indigenous traditions with a drum circle while welcoming our new students to Windsor Law. 

Doron Gold spoke during orientation, and shared strategies for maintaining balance and a healthy lifestyle during law school with our students. The day ended with our traditional Dean's Barbecue which was, once again, a huge hit! 

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