Event calendar

Check out our calendar of events and participate in our seminars, public lectures, information sessions and more.

EP Thompson at 100: History, Law, Politics

Fri, 09/08/2024 - 9:00 - Fri, 09/08/2024 - 13:30

EP Thompson (1924-1993) was one of the great British historians of the past century. His work reshaped our thinking about the relationship between law and society.

Industry 4.0 – Navigating the Future of Legal Services

Fri, 14/06/2024 - 10:00 - Sat, 15/06/2024 - 16:00

The ANU College of Law will host an interdisciplinary workshop on the future of legal services, on June 14th and 15th 2024.

Law and Politics of Religious Fraud Regulation: Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Thu, 16/05/2024 - 16:00 - Thu, 16/05/2024 - 18:00

Join an amazing seminar and hear from Professor Jianlin Chen to learn about the legal tools used in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong to punish religious claims and practices considered false or fraudulent by the state.

Land Rights, Environmental Justice, and Palestine: In Conversation with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh

Wed, 15/05/2024 - 17:30 - Wed, 15/05/2024 - 19:30

On May 15 - Nakba Day 2024 - Join the co-hosted LRSJ event and hear from one of Palestine’s foremost environmental justice experts Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, visiting Australia for the first time, in conversation with local Palestinian, Fir

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EP Thompson at 100: History, Law, Politics

Fri, 09/08/2024 - 9:00 - Fri, 09/08/2024 - 13:30

EP Thompson (1924-1993) was one of the great British historians of the past century. His work reshaped our thinking about the relationship between law and society.

Industry 4.0 – Navigating the Future of Legal Services

Fri, 14/06/2024 - 10:00 - Sat, 15/06/2024 - 16:00

The ANU College of Law will host an interdisciplinary workshop on the future of legal services, on June 14th and 15th 2024. This in-person event will explore the future of the legal services amidst sweeping societal and technological transformations.

Law and Politics of Religious Fraud Regulation: Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Thu, 16/05/2024 - 16:00 - Thu, 16/05/2024 - 18:00

Join an amazing seminar and hear from Professor Jianlin Chen to learn about the legal tools used in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong to punish religious claims and practices considered false or fraudulent by the state. Professor Jianlin Chen will explain how such legal tools are used to sustain a hierarchy of religion and their importance to religious freedom (or the violation thereof). He will also further explore the reasons behind the use of these legal tools and highlight the complicity of individuals who otherwise advocate for rights and freedom of religion.

Land Rights, Environmental Justice, and Palestine: In Conversation with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh

Wed, 15/05/2024 - 17:30 - Wed, 15/05/2024 - 19:30

On May 15 - Nakba Day 2024 - Join the co-hosted LRSJ event and hear from one of Palestine’s foremost environmental justice experts Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, visiting Australia for the first time, in conversation with local Palestinian, First Nations and environmental justice advocates.

Palestinian Rights and Environmental Justice - Students Circle with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh

Tue, 14/05/2024 - 13:00 - Tue, 14/05/2024 - 14:30

The last 6 months have seen an unprecedented mass movement demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza, an end to decades of colonisation, and a free Palestine that delivers a sustainable peace for all in the region.

On 14 May (the day before the commemoration of the Nakba), the Law Reform and Social Justice program and ANU Students for Palestine are hosting a student discussion forum with activist, scholar and environmentalist Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh from the University of Bethlehem.

The evolution of Transitional Justice: From post-authoritarian settings to established democracies

Fri, 10/05/2024 - 12:30 - Fri, 10/05/2024 - 14:00

Join us for an insightful seminar presented by Caitlin Reiger, CEO of the Human Rights Law Centre and esteemed human rights lawyer, as she discusses the adaptation of transitional justice processes. This talk will explore key issues in this trend, with a focus on Australia’s first formal truth-telling body, the Yoorrook Justice Commission, currently underway in Victoria.

The Logic and Limits of Chinese Bankruptcy Law

Mon, 06/05/2024 - 13:00 - Mon, 06/05/2024 - 14:00

A lunchtime seminar will be delivered by the visiting scholar, Ding Jun Toh, a PhD candidate at SMU Law, to discuss the logic and limits of Chinese Bankruptcy Law.

50 years of Statutory Interpretation

Thu, 18/04/2024 - 17:30 - Thu, 18/04/2024 - 19:00

Please join us and Chief Justice Stephen Gageler AC in celebrating the 10th edition of Statutory Interpretation in Australia (Lexis Nexis, 2024), the most cited text on Australian law.

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Thu, 18/04/2024 - 17:30 - Thu, 18/04/2024 - 19:00

Memory in the City

Cities are not only brick and mortar. In cities, cultures converge, interact, flourish, and sometimes clash violently. Cities hold the key to restoring and making whole the fractures and silences of our collective memory and identity, shaping how we see ourselves and, with it, our home and the world around us.

'Memory in the City’ celebrates the power of creative and historical writing and art to reimagine cities as places of memory, solidarities, narratives, and new perspectives.

The Genocide Convention and the ICJ: More Recent Developments

Tue, 26/03/2024 - 10:00 - Tue, 26/03/2024 - 11:00

In the first 68 years of being in force, the Genocide Convention was only the subject of three cases before the ICJ.  In the last four and half years, this has changed dramatically: with four new cases brought against four new States.  These cases – brought by The Gambia, Ukraine, South Africa and Nicaragua – raise a number of legal issues, have given rise to the most number of third party interventions ever seen in the ICJ, and advance understandings of many issues including construction of the Genocide Convention and the powers of the Court to order provisional measures.

Internship in Cambodia: LAWS4301 - Law and Development Clinic Info Session

Mon, 25/03/2024 - 12:00 - Mon, 25/03/2024 - 13:30

Join us for an engaging lunch talk to gain insight into the Law and Development Clinic, tailored for law students keen on enrolling in the 2025 course. Led by Associate Professor Jonathan Liljeblad from the ANU College of Law, along with LAWS4301 participants from 2024, Heyma Nahar, Helena Brunker, and Harrison Fell, this informal session offers invaluable firsthand experiences from their internship in Cambodia. Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions and delve into this special journeys! 
 

Light refreshments will be provided!
 

Timber Capitalism: The Journey of Industrial Logging Across Tropical Forests in the Post-World War II Era

Mon, 18/03/2024 - 13:00 - Mon, 18/03/2024 - 14:00

Join us for a meaningful seminar featuring Negar Mansouri, a distinguished Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellow. Mansouri will deliver an enlightening talk titled "Timber Capitalism: The Journey of Industrial Logging Across Tropical Forests in the Post-World War II Era." Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this event promises valuable insights into the global impact of industrialization on environmental sustainability.

Obfuscating Fragile Narratives and ‘Restorying' Constitutional Pluralism in Canada and Australia

Thu, 14/03/2024 - 13:00 - Thu, 14/03/2024 - 14:00

Join us for an enlightening seminar featuring Professor Kiera Ladner, a distinguished Vice-Chancellor Visiting Fellow. Professor Ladner will deliver a captivating talk titled "Obfuscating Fragile Narratives and 'Restorying' Constitutional Pluralism in Canada and Australia." Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this event promises to offer valuable insights into the intricate dynamics of constitutional pluralism.

Mooting masterclass: the Hon Justice Janine Pritchard

Thu, 07/03/2024 - 14:00 - Thu, 07/03/2024 - 16:00

Aspiring advocates, seasoned and novice mooters, and anyone else curious about life at the Bar and Bench, are welcomed to a special guest talk from Justice Janine Pritchard, President of the State Administrative Tribunal and Justice of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia. She is also an ANU Law Alumna.

Students are encouraged to ask questions about mooting, advocacy, judicial practice, and any other elements of legal professional life. We hope to see as many as possible of you there for this rare opportunity!

Meet the judge: the Hon Justice Janine Pritchard

Wed, 06/03/2024 - 12:30 - Wed, 06/03/2024 - 13:30

Join us for an engaging and informative session with Associate Professor Heather Roberts and the Hon Justice Janine Pritchard, President of the State Administrative Tribunal and Justice of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia. She is also an ANU Law Alumna.

Hosted by the ANU Visiting Judges program, Associate Professor Roberts will lead an informal chat with Justice Janine Pritchard about her trailblazing career and experiences.

International Women's Day 2024 breakfast

Tue, 05/03/2024 - 8:30 - Tue, 05/03/2024 - 10:00

Join us for a special breakfast event where you can connect with inspiring lawyers from the ACT region.

Learn about the diverse career paths for women in law – from private practice to NGOs, working "at the bar" to being an in-house lawyer, or what it is like to be a Judge. Meet and chat with female-identifying peers, lecturers, and alumni to gain insights and inspiration.

Light refreshments will be served.

Corporations, diversity and the law: a panel discussion

Mon, 04/03/2024 - 13:00 - Mon, 04/03/2024 - 14:00

Join The Hon Justice Janine Pritchard JA (ANU Alumna), Associate Professor Akshaya Kamalnath (ANU LAW) and Professor Michelle Ryan (Director, Global Institute for Womens Leadership, ANU) for a discussion of why diversity matters in corporations and in the law, and strategies for achieving it.


 

How public law shapes your world

Thu, 29/02/2024 - 17:30 - Thu, 29/02/2024 - 18:30

Join an all-star Alumna panel for a discussion on where an interest in public law can take you after law school. Co-hosted by ANU Law Alumnae Associate Professor Heather Roberts (Director of ANU Visiting Judges Program) and CIPL Director Associate Professor Imogen Saunders...

Genocide and the International Court of Justice

Tue, 27/02/2024 - 18:00 - Tue, 27/02/2024 - 19:30

In the space of a week the International Court of Justice handed down two significant decisions concerning the 1948 Genocide Convention. On 26 January in the Gaza Genocide case the court ordered provisional measures against Israel in a case brought by South Africa. That case commenced four weeks earlier with South Africa alleging that Israel was committing acts of genocide in violation of the Genocide Convention as part of its Gaza military operations.

ISOP

Fri, 23/02/2024 - 13:00 - Fri, 03/05/2024 - 15:00

The International Students Orientation Program consists of a series of visits to various key sites and landmarks in Canberra and compulsory on-campus sessions to introduce international and inbound exchange students to Australian institutions that are relevant to the study of law. All eligible students will be enrolled into LAWS1001/LAWS6001: English in a Legal Context. 

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