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Workshop on Legal and Diplomatic Responses to the Comfort Women Problem

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WORKSHOP ON LEGAL AND DIPLOMATIC RESPONSES TO THE COMFORT WOMEN PROBLEM

Ithaca, New York
June 19, 2014

This research workshop, held at Cornell Law School on June 19, 2014, brought together international legal scholars and regional specialists to discuss possible new legal approaches to addressing the conflict among Asian nations about human rights violations related to sexual slavery during World War II. Presenters from Cornell included Professors Naoki Sakai, Annelise Riles, and Jens Ohlin.  They were joined by Professors Monica Eppinger (Saint Louis University School of Law), Karen Knop (University of Toronto School of Law) and Yukiki Koga (Hunter College, City University of New York). This work shop was supported by a grant from the Institute of Social Sciences Small Grant Program.