October 2014

NZ Law Foundation's 2014 Distinguished Visiting Fellow is Professor Jane C. Ginsburg

16 Oct 2014


This year’s fellow is a copyright law expert, Professor Jane Ginsburg of New York’s Columbia Law School. Professor Ginsburg will be hosted by the Law Faculty at Victoria University of Wellington during Oct-Nov. She will spend 4-5 weeks touring New Zealand law schools and delivering public lectures in the major centres.

The title for her public lecture is:
From Hypatia to Victor Hugo to Larry & Sergey: “All the world’s knowledge” and Universal Authors’ Rights.

Dates for public lectures:

Victoria University Law School

Public Lecture 5.30pm, Thurs 16 Oct 2014

Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Old Government Buildings (55 Lambton Quay), Faculty of Law VUW

Christchurch University

Public Lecture 6pm, Tues 21 Oct 2014

Venue: Room 108, Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor – Business & Law Building, University Drive, University of Canterbury

Otago University

Public Lecture 5.30pm, Thurs 23 Oct 2014

Venue: Moot Court, 10th Floor Richardson Building, University of Otago

Auckland University and AUT combined lecture

Public Lecture 6pm, Wed 29 Oct 2014

Venue: Old Government House Lecture Theatre (Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant)

Waikato University

Public Lecture 5.30pm, Mon 10 Nov 2014

Venue: Te Whare Tapere Iti, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

Further information about Professor Ginsburg and her lecture topics.

Each year the Law Foundation provides funding of up to $40,000 towards the visit of their Distinguished Visiting Fellow.