The Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law

Events / Lectures / Speakers

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.

Recent Events

2019 Myres S. McDougal Distinguished Lecture

Feb 14 noon lecture Law 170

Prof Stephen McCaffrey Visiting Scholar

“International water law has developed over time and has become more definite and certain in recent decades. Global climate change has already affected the hydrologic cycle and threatens to disrupt it further. This leads to questions concerning whether international water law is sufficiently resilient to cope with the different conditions brought on by climate change.”

1 General CLE credit.


McCaffrey, Stephen C. "International Water Law in the Anthropocene." Elisabeth Haub Award for Environmental Diplomacy, 24 May 2018, Century Association Club, New York, 7 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036.   PDF icon Download International Water Law in the Anthropocene.pdf (129.38 KB)

McCaffrey, Stephen C. "The Law of International Watercourses: Some Recent Developments and Unanswered Questions." Denver J. Int'l L. & Pol'y, vol 17:3, Spring 1989, pp 505-526. PDF icon Download The Law of Int'l Watercourses_Spring1989.pdf (10.9 MB)


McCaffrey, Stephen C. "International Water Law in the Anthropocene." The Ved Nanda Center for Int'l & Comparative Law and International Law Society Lunchtime Lecture, 25 October 2018, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80210. PDF icon Download International Water Law in the Anthropocene.pdf (115.69 KB)

Gilbert Porter Visiting Practitioner Program

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

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