Recent speeches and remarks:
Remarks: “Methodological Approaches to Assess the Legal Development in China’s One-Party State– A Personal Journey” delivered at the “European China Law Studies Young Scholars Workshop” at the 12th annual conference of European China Law Studies Association (ECLS), Wednesday, 23 August 2017 Leiden University. PDF HERE: Remarks LCB
Closing Remarks: International Conference: New International Trade and Investment Rules between Globalization and Anti-Globalization. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; April 21, 2017. PDF HERE: Closing Remarks.
“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).
Considering a Treaty on Corporations and Human Rights: Mostly Failures But With a Glimmer of Success, Remarks Delivered at the Workshop on a Treaty on Business and Human Rights, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, June 26, 2015. PDF HERE
Undermining Academic Freedom From the Inside: On the Adverse Effects of Administrative Techniques and Neutral Principles, Remarks delivered at the Annual Conference of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Washington, D.C., June 12, 2015. (pdf here:Remarks AAUP Crisis Panel6-2015 )
Conceptual, Structural, and Operationalization Constraints on the Right to Remedy Under the Guiding Principles. Remarks delivered at the parallel events session of the 3rd U.N. Forum on Business and Human Rights, “Ensuring access to effective judicial & non-judicial remedies: progress, trends & recommendations”, Geneva Switzerland, 1 December 2014.
International Monitoring and Oversight: Africa’s Increasing Presence, Remarks presented at Chatham House for Conference, Africa’s Sovereign Wealth Funds: Demand, Development and Delivery, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, United Kingdom, 5 September 2014 LINK HERE
Methodological Issues in Implementing and Internationalized Curriculum – Five Approaches to Internationalization” Larry Cata Backer, Penn State Law; Global Penn State Conference: Internationalizing the Curriculum, Part 5. Pennsylvania State University February 2014.
Stress Points and Structural Challenges for the Continued Viability of the University Faculty Senate: Remarks Delivered at the Luncheon Honoring Past Chairs of the Penn State University Faculty Senate (September 2013 LINK HERE)