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Here is a listing of currently available Podcasts of my presentations:


Summary of My Presentation, “The Privatization of Governance: Emerging Trends and Actors,” for Conference: New International Trade and Rules Between Globalization and Anti-Globalization; Conference: New International Trade and Rules Between Globalization and Anti-Globalization. The Conference concept note and program may be accessed hereAll of the recording links to our events from April 21-24 can be found here under the “Archived Event Video” tab.  Links to each day of the conference may be accessed through the following links: Friday April 21; Saturday Morning April; Saturday Afternoon April 22; Sunday April 23; Monday April 24.

“Beyond Nation and Law: A Manifesto”:  Remarks at the Launch Symposium of the Dickson Poon Transnational Law Institute–“Transnational Law: What’s in a Name?” 27 April 2016. PODCAST HERE (remarks start at hour 2.32.30).

Africa’€™s Sovereign Wealth Funds: Demand, Development and Delivery – 5 September 2014; Chatham House, London, U.K.; see more at:  , VIDEO; AUDIO
PHOTOS.   Event documents: Agenda pdf | 177.53 KB (opens in new window); Speaker Bios pdf | 121.48 KB (opens in new window) Meeting Summary pdf | 240.92 KB (open).  My Talk HERE
9. Human Rights and Corporations – Larry Catá Backer Released May 14, 2014; Interview with Larry Catá Backer on the responsibilities of corporations regarding human rights.

Conference: “China-Constitution-Politics” hosted by the Pennsylvania State University School of International Affairs, the Penn State Center for Global Studies, Penn State Center for Democratic Deliberation, Penn State Rock Ethics Institute,  and the Coalition for Peace and Ethics, University Park, PA April 9, 2014.

“The Possibilities and Contours of State Multiplicity: Preliminary Findings”, featured Jan-Hendrik Passoth (Technische Universität Berlin), Nicholas Rowland (Penn State University), and Larry Catá Backer (Penn State) as discussant.  Pennsylvania State University School of Law, March 18, 2014. University Park, Pennsylvania.

“Methodological Issues in Implementing an Internationalized Curriculum—Five Approaches to Internationalization.”  Conference: “Internationalizing the Campus, College and Classroom.” Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.  September 27, 2013.

Collisions of Societal Constitutions: Hierarchical Power Arrangements and Horizontal Effects in the Management of Human Rights Regimes. Presentation made at  the  International conference, Societal Constitutionalism and Globalization, hosted by the Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law and the International University College, Torino, Italy, May 18, 2012.

On the Evolution of the United Nations’ ‘Protect-Respect-Remedy’ Project: The State, the Corporation and Human Rights in a Global Governance Context. Presentation Co-sponsored by the Centre County United Nations Association (UNA-USA) and the Penn State School of International Affairs.  State College, PA Feb. 2011.

The Party as Polity:  The Communist Party and the Chinese Constitutional State, a Theory of Party-State Constitutionalism.  Scholarly Dialogues, Pennsylvania State University, October 8, 2009, one of a series of Presentations sponsored by the Penn State Law Review and available as PennStatim Online. October 8. 2009.

The State as Shareholder: Golden Shares, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and the Public Law Element in Private Choice of Law. Panel:  Corporate Law. Conference: The New European Choice-of-Law Revolution, Lessons for the United States?, Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, Feb. 9, 2008

From Moral Obligation to International Law: Disclosure Systems, Markets and the Regulation of Multinational Corporations. Symposium – “Global Responsibility: Myth or Reality?”.  Georgetown Journal of International Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. Feb. 5, 2008.