The Houston Law Review

presents the

23rd Annual Frankel Lecture

featuring

Gabriella Blum
Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Harvard Law School

"The Paradox of Power: The Modern Norms of Warfare"

with commentators:

Ian Hurd
Professor, Legal Studies and Director, International Studies Program Northwestern School of Law

Kenneth Anderson
Professor of Law
American University College of Law

October 19, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hotel Alessandra
1070 Dallas St. | Houston, TX 77002

To RSVP, email Frankel.lecture@gmail.com

Two Hours CLE Credit, Buffet Lunch and Valet Parking Included

 

Gabriella BlumGabriella Blum
Rita E. Hauser Professor of
Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Harvard Law School

Gabriella Blum is the Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Harvard Law School, specializing in public international law, the law of armed conflict, international negotiations, and counterterrorism. She is also the Faculty Director of the Program on International Law and Armed Conflict and a member of the Program on Negotiation Executive Board.

Prior to joining the Harvard faculty in the fall of 2005, Blum served for seven years as a Senior Legal Advisor in the International Law Department of the Military Advocate General's Corps in the Israel Defense Forces, and for another year as a Strategy Advisor to Israel's National Security Council. 

Blum is a graduate of Tel-Aviv University (LL.B. ('95), B.A. (Economics) ('97)) and of Harvard Law School (LL.M. ('01) and SJD ('03)).

She is the author of The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones – Confronting a New Age of Threat(Basic Books, 2015) (co-authored with Benjamin Wittes and recipient of the Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize), Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists (MIT Press, 2010) (co-authored with Philip Heymann and recipient of the Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize), and Islands of Agreement: Managing Enduring Armed Rivalries,(Harvard University Press, 2007), as well as journal articles in the fields of public international law, international negotiations, and the law and morality of war. 

She is currently working on a book titled "The Fog of Victory" as a Carnegie Fellow.

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