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Keynote Lecture

Reparations for Slave Trade, Chattel Slavery and Racial Subordination in the USA:  A Comparative Law Framework for Thinking about Temporality and Transitional Justice

Prof. Robert St. Martin Westley, New Orleans

Chair: Dr. Rina Alluri, Innsbruck

As part of the workshop: Addressing Injustice, Atrocities and Violence: Exploring Reparations in Global Perspective

Wednesday, 23.03.2022

07:00 p.m. (19:00 CET)

Online Event via Zoom

  Link to Livestream (Meeting-ID: 936 5345 9901, passcode: 327941)

Robert St. Martin Westley
Robert St. Martin Westley

Robert Westley is LOCHEF Professor of Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility at Tulane University Law School in New Orleans. His research and teaching interests are in the fields of critical race theory, constitutional law, philosophy of law, law and literature, and the legal profession. He is the author of Restitution Claims for Wrongful Enslavement and the Doctrine of the Master’s Good Faith in THE SOCIAL AND LEGAL CONSTRUCTION OF WHITENESS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ANALYSIS, University of Mississippi Press (2016) as well as First-Time Encounters: “Passing” Revisited and Demystification as a Critical Practice, 18 Yale Journal of Law and Social Policy 297 (2000). He is currently working on a book on reparations for historical injustice. Professor Westley is a 2021 recipient of the Tulane University Provost’s Award for Excellence in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.



Noam Zadoff
E-Mail: Noam.Zadoff@uibk.ac.at


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