Events, Lectures, and Visiting Speakers

The Sturm College of Law and the International Law program begun by Professor Ved Nanda, have graduated leading global experts in the realm of International Law, and we are deeply grateful for their commitment to sharing their expertise and knowledge on a vast array of global topics.

We are honored to be able to share their expertise and insight with our students, faculty, law community, and community in general through Lectures and Visiting Speaker programs throughout the year.

Upcoming Events


Mothers Without Borders: Steering Youth Away From Violent Extremism

The Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative, a program of The Sié Center for International Security and Diplomacy presents a talk by Hauwa Ibrahim, Nigerian human rights lawyer, activist, and former Research Associate and Colorado Scholar of the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at Harvard

Thursday, April 20 | 5-6:30 pm | Sie Complex 1st Floor Forum

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For more information on this event, contact the Korbel Office of the Dean

Hauwa will share her latest work, “Mothers Without Borders: Steering Youth Away From Violent Extremism.” She is interested in developing strategies for harnessing the power of mothers and wives in order to prevent youth radicalization, and her talk will highlight her work on this subject.

Hauwa has been celebrated worldwide for her pro bono work defending people condemned under the Islamic Shariah laws. Her book Practicing Shariah Law: Seven Strategies for Achieving Justice in Shariah Courts describes the Shariah courts of Northern Nigeria, and offers advice for counsel practicing in Shariah courts worldwide, particularly in cases involving women.

For more information on the Nanda Center, contact Anne Aguirre, Nanda Center Coordinator,