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“New Arts of Persuasion? Charisma, Aesthetics, and the Making of Religio-Political Publics,” Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto, May 15.

“Anthropology of Ethics: Moral Engagements with Power, Emotions and   Reproductive Biotechnology,” Department of Anthropology, University of   Haifa, June 28-29.

Workshop on Ethnography and Engaged Anthropology, Department of      Anthropology, University of Haifa, May 23.

“Human Rights Beyond Sufficiency and Equality,” roundtable organized by The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen, February 28.

Masterclass and doctoral workshop on academic publishing, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University, February 26.

“A Celebration of the Life and Work of Sally Engle Merry,” Festschrift organized by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU Law School, November 7-8.

Masterclass on “Conducting Qualitative Sociolegal Research,” Department of Legal Studies, Yale-NUS College, Singapore, October 17.

Anthropen: Anthropology in and for the World,” workshop organized by the Department of Anthropology, University of Laval, October 3-5.

Masterclass and doctoral workshop on “Sociolegal Research at the Boundaries of Social Change,” ANU College of Law, Australian National University, September 3.

Masterclass on academic writing and publishing with a focus on the ethnography- theory nexus, Department of Anthropology, School of Culture, History and Language and School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University, September 2.

“After Servitude: Cartographies of Indigenous Justice in Bolivia,” publishing colloquium organized by the Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, May 17.

“Human Rights Transformation in Practice,” workshop organized by the    Department of Anthropology and Sociology of Development and the Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, February 15.

“Exploring the Intersections of Law and Culture at the International Criminal Court,” workshop organized by the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights and the Montaigne Centre for Judicial Administration and Conflict Resolution, Faculty of Law, Utrecht University, December 4.

“Enduring Contexts and New Directions in Law and Anthropology,” workshop organized by the Law and Anthropology Department, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Harnack House, Berlin, November 30-December 2.

“Peace and Human Rights: Towards a Culture of Prevention,” conference organized by the Social and Human Sciences division of UNESCO on the UN International Day of Peace, UNESCO House, Paris, September 21.

European Research Council Advanced Grant workshop entitled “Crosslocations: Transit, Trade & Travel,” University of Helsinki, Finland, September 14.

International workshop organized by the Swiss School of Latin American Studies entitled “Interpretations,” University of Zurich, June 1-2.

International workshop organized by the Max Planck Institute for Social    Anthropology and McGill University entitled “Transformations and Visions: Responses, Alternatives and Resistances to Large-scale Land Deals in the Global South,” Halle, Germany, May 23-25.

“UNESCO in the Paradigmatic Transition,” conference organized by the Swiss Network for International Studies and the United Nations Library, Palais des Nations, Geneva, May 3.

International conference organized by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development entitled “Rights, Social Work, and Youth: Towards Inclusive Sustainable Development,” Palais des Nations, Geneva, March 20-21.

International conference organized by UNESCO entitled “Philosophical Principles of Human Rights,” Colegio de México and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, November 15-16.

European Research Council Advanced Grant workshop entitled “Crosslocations: Rethinking Relative Location in the Mediterranean,” University of Helsinki, Finland, August 28-29.

Masterclass and doctoral workshop on “Interdisciplinary Research on Sociolegal Processes” in the program “Cultures, Citizenship, and Human Rights,” Utrecht University, April 21.

Leverhulme international workshop entitled “Challenges to Socioeconomic Rights, Past and Present,” Department of History and the Law School, Harvard University, March 20-21.

Masterclass and doctoral workshop on “Human Rights in an Anthropological Key” in program entitled “Human Rights Under Pressure: Ethics, Law, and     Politics,” jointly organized by the Minerva Center for Human Rights at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Freie Universität Berlin, Jerusalem, January 2-6.

International workshop entitled “Theorizing the Practice of Human Rights,” University of Michigan Law School, October 6-9.

European Research Council workshop entitled “Towards Socio-Ecological Justice? Comparing Local Populations’ Initiatives for Shaping Extraction Projects in the Andes According to their Own Aims and Interests,” GIGA German Institute of Global and AreaStudies, Hamburg, September 30.

Leverhulme international workshop entitled “Who Pays? Socioeconomic Rights, Political Economy and the Politics of Taxation,” Centre for History, Sciences Po, Paris, May 18-20.

International workshop on human rights and torture organized by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and Dignity: The Danish Institute Against Torture, Geneva, May 11.

European Research Council project workshop entitled “The Egalitarianism Project,” Ascona, Switzerland, March 10-12.

Invited panel entitled “Anthropology and Human Rights: Version 2016,” Program for the Study of International Governance, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, March 2.

Leverhulme international workshop entitled “Towards a History of Socioeconomic Rights,” Institute for Advanced Study, Paris, November 17-18.

Invited panelist, “Bolivia: Transformation and Political Autonomy,” event organized by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies with the participation of Hugo Siles Nuñez del Prado, Minister of Autonomy, Plurinational State of Bolivia, Geneva, November 13.

International workshop entitled “Localizing Human Rights: Anthropology and Law,” Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Department of Anthropology, School of Law, New York University, November 10-11.

Invited international panelist to the Second World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Defense of Life, Cochabamba-Tiquipaya, Bolivia,     October 10-12 (invitation declined because of scheduling conflict).

Annual Conference, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Law and Anthropology Department, “Religious and Cultural Diversity in Four National Contexts,” June 25-27.

International workshop entitled “Writing the History of Socio-economic Rights,” Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Warwick, May 25-27.

Workshop on “Universality and Global Human Rights Promotion,” The Danish Institute for Human Rights, May 6.

Keynote discussant on law and anthropology panel at 20th Anniversary meeting of the North American Taiwan Studies Association, Madison, Wisconsin, June 20.

International workshop entitled “How Does Legal Pluralism Interplay with the Promotion of Human Rights?,” International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Oñati, Spain, June 23-26.

Author-Meets-Reader panel (Paul Schiff Berman’s Global Legal Pluralism) at the 49th Annual Law and Society Association meetings, Boston, June 1.

“Rights and Their Translation into Practice: Toward a Synthetic Framework,” National Science Foundation workshop hosted by the Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, November 13-15.

“The Meanings and Uses of Cosmopolitanism,” invited conference hosted by the Norwegian Research Council and the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, June 21-24.

Junior faculty mentoring workshop on anthropology and law, Indiana University, March 23-24.

Invitation to participate in “The Sociology of International Law,” workshop hosted by the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Oñati, Spain, May 19-20 (declined).

“Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Societies: What Works Best?” invited panel hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, July 16.

“Law’s Locations: The Textures of Legality in Developing and Transitional Societies,” invited conference hosted by the University of Wisconsin Law School and Global Legal Studies Center, April 23-25.

“UNESCO and the Cold War,” invited panel organized as part of the UNESCO 60th Anniversary History Project, University of Heidelberg, March 4-5 (invitation declined).

“Human Rights Indicators,” invited workshop hosted by the Center for Law and Global Affairs and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, January 8.

“Law and Anthropology Roundtable III,” Institute for Law and Society and Department of Anthropology, New York University, December 11.

“Human Rights and the Locations of Law,” invited workshop hosted by the Global Legal Studies Center, University of Wisconsin Law School, December 4-5.

“Anthropological Perspectives on Human Rights Law and Lawyers” invited panel at 103rd Annual Meeting, American Society of International Law, March 27.

“Anthropology of Law Roundtable II: New Directions in Legal Anthropology,” Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, March 6.

“Roundtable on the Anthropology of Law,” Department of Anthropology, Princeton University, October 17.

“Toward a Critical Study of International Law,” University of Pittsburgh School of Law School, September 4-5.

“After Empire: Global Governance Today,” Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, June 13-14.

“Litigating the Right to Health,” Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, January 17-20.

Law and Society Association Summer Institute, one of 12 invited senior scholars, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, June 20-24.

“Plural Legalities,” Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, June 1-3.

“Justice in the Mirror,” invited workshop sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, MacMillian Center for International and Area Studies, and Law School, Yale University, December 8-10.

“Reframing Human Rights II: Genesis and Justification,” invited workshop sponsored by the Irmgard Coninx Foundation, the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, and the University of Erfurt, Germany, April 27–May 1.

“Rethinking Moralities” (Johan Rasanayagam and Monica Heintz, co-organizers), invited workshop funded by the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany, December 15-16.

“Transnationalism and the Anthropology of Rights,” Association for Political and Legal Anthropology and Committee for Human Rights jointly invited session, 104th Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, Washington DC, December 2.

“Reframing Human Rights,” invitation to workshop through international essay competition, Irmgard Coninx Foundation, the Social Science Research Center, and Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, October 4-6.

“Transnationalism and the Anthropology of Rights” (M. Goodale, Jean Jackson, Sally Merry, organizers), invited conference funded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wequassett Inn, Cape Cod, MA, June 26–28.

“Space, Territoriality and Time” (Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann, and Anne Griffiths, organizers), invited workshop funded by the ESRC and the British Academy, Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh, June 10–12 (invitation declined).

“Global Justice, Local Legitimacy,” (Barbara Oomen, Elizabeth Drexler, and M. Goodale, organizers), invited conference funded by the Dutch Research Council, Institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, January 27 – 29.

“Developing Anthropology of Law in a Transnational World: Governmentality, the State and Transnational Processes of Law” (Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann, and Anne Griffiths, organizers), invited workshop funded by Wenner-Gren and ESRC, Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh, June 17–19.

“Mobile People, Mobile Law: Expanding Legal Relations in a Contracting World” (Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann, and Anne Griffiths, organizers), invited workshop at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany, November 7–9.

“Bases para la construcción de una sociología jurídica latinoamericana,”    competitive invited conference session at the Instituto Internacional de Sociología Jurídica (International Institute of Sociological Jurisprudence) (Mauricio García Villegas and Cesar Rodriguéz, co-chairs), Oñati, Spain, July 16–17.