Open Lecture on Political Economy of TRIPSand TRIPS-plus in the Era of COVID-19

🔶 Date and Time: 10 March (Wednesday) 6-8 pm KST, 8-10 pm Melbourne time

🔶 Zoom link:
(Simultaneous interpretation between Korean and English is provided)

🔶 Moderators: Heesob Nam (Knowledge Commune), Haejoo Chung (Korea University)

🔶 Speaker: Professor Susan Sell

Susan K. Sell is a RegNet Professor. She earned her PhD in Political Science at the University of California – Berkeley. She taught at Pomona College and the Claremont Graduate School before joining the George Washington University. There, she was a Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. She served as Director of the Institute for Global and International Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington from 2007-2012.

She has published a number of books, including Private Power, Public Law: the Globalization of Intellectual Property Rights; this was translated into and published in Chinese in 2007 and in Korean in 2009. With Deborah Avant and Martha Finnemore she co-edited Who Governs the Globe? (Cambridge University Press, 2010). With Owain Williams she co-edited a special issue of Review of International Political Economy on the Global Political Economy of Health.

She has published numerous articles and book chapters and serves on the editorial boards of the Review of International Political Economy; the European Journal of International Relations, and Global Governance.

She serves on the Board of Geneva-based IP-Watch, a reporting service targeted at under-resourced negotiating delegations. Professor Sell has been a consultant for the Ford Foundation, the Open Society Institute, and the World Health Organization. In 2015-2016 she was appointed to the Expert Advisory Group for the United Nations Secretary General’s High-level Panel on Public Health and Access to Medicines.


🔶 This lecture series is provided by the program of the open lectures on IP for commoning medical technologies and co-hosted by Knowledge Commune, BK21 FOUR R&E Center for Learning Health Systems of Korea University, GSIS BK21 Program of Glocal Studies of Korea University, BrainKorea21 BK21 Center for Integrative Response to Health Disasters of Seoul National University, and BK212 FOUR Graduate Program of College of Medicine of Korea University.