Alumni events

Upcoming events

23
Feb
2018
Peter Yu
6.00PM to 8.00PM Public lecture
  • Mr Peter Yu

Mr Peter Yu will present this year's Reconciliation Lecture on Reconciliation, Treaty Making and Nation Building.

01
Mar
2018
Prizes
5.30PM to 8.00PM Celebration
  • Professor Sally Wheeler OBE

The ANU College of Law hosts its annual Prizes Ceremony which acknowledges the achievements of our students and the contribution and support of our donors.

03
Mar
2018
NJCA conference 2018
9.00AM to 5.00PM Conference
  • The Honourable Justice Geoffrey Nettle, High Court of Australia

The National Judicial College of Australia and the Australian National University College of Law will present their annual conference on the biennial topic of Sentencing on 3 & 4 March, 2018 at the Australian National University campus in Canberra.

Past events

14
Feb
2018
12.00PM to 1.00PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • Dr Christopher Ward SC, Adjunct Professor, ANU College of Law

This discussion will consider the constitutional framework within which international law can be brought before the High Court of Australia, the early consideration by the High Court of international law issues, and the development by the High Court of a uniquely Australian approach to the concepts of monism and dualism.

13
Dec
2017
Graduation
5.30PM to 7.30PM Graduation ceremony

Completing an award at ANU is a significant academic achievement and is rightly celebrated at the University's prestigious Conferring of Awards ceremonies.

13
Dec
2017
Graduation
2.00PM to 3.00PM Celebration
  • Professor Stephen Bottomley, ANU College of Law

GRADUATING STUDENTS - you and your families are warmly invited to the Dean's graduation reception prior to your graduation ceremony.

07
Dec
2017
Bill Campbell QC
5.30PM to 6.30PM Public lecture
  • Bill Campbell PSM QC, General Counsel (International Law), Office of International Law, Attorney-General’s Department

Australia’s engagement with international courts and tribunals over the past 20 years has increased markedly, in part due to its acceptance of new forms of contentious jurisdiction, but also because states and private actors have become more litigious. 

07
Dec
2017
Cameron Moore
4.30PM to 5.00PM Book launch
  • Dr Cameron Moore, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, University of Wollongong
  • Henry Burmester AO, QC, ANU College of Law

The Australian Defence Force, together with military forces from a number of western democracies, have for some years been seeking out and killing Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, detaining asylum seekers for periods at sea or running the judicial systems of failed states.

19
Oct
2017
Therese MacDermott
5.30PM to 6.30PM Lecture
  • A/Prof Therese MacDermott

There has been in place mechanisms for pursuing the principle of non-discrimination at work on the basis of age for some time within the Australian legislative framework.

18
Oct
2017
Law in the pub
7.00PM to 9.00PM Discussion
  • Professor Margaret Thornton
  • Anne Macduff
  • Professor Desmond Manderson
  • Justine Poon
  • Dr Dorota Gozdecka

Questions of migration and citizenship have become so prominent that not a week passes without a new heated legal controversy surrounding the regulation of the lives of migrants.

18
Oct
2017
Jenny Hocking
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Jenny Hocking FASSA, Monash University

The dismissal of the Whitlam government by the Governor-General Sir John Kerr in 1975 remains one of the most contentious episodes in Australian politics. The history of the dismissal is no less contentious and has never been settled.

12
Oct
2017
Stephen Gageler AC
6.30PM to 7.30PM Public lecture
  • Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC
10
Oct
2017
Unrequired reading list hero
6.30PM to 7.30PM Launch and panel discussion
  • Genevieve Jacobs, host of Mornings on ABC Radio canberra
  • Professor Stephen Bottomley, Dean, ANU College of Law

This list of books and films is an expression of our Law School’s values and a reminder that a well-rounded education does not come solely from prescribed texts and journals. Reading for pleasure, and broadening one's world view, can be a wonderful supplement to the benefits that an education and a career in the law provides.

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