CIPL Monthly Talk series

CIPL Monthly Talks

Regular workshops and seminars are hosted by the Centre for International and Public Law throughout the year.

Past events

29
Aug
2017
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12.00PM to 1.00PM
  • Professor Paul Stephan, Virginia Law School, University of Virginia

In this talk, Prof Paul Stephan will sketch out approaches to international law and foreign relations produced by tension between populist and nationalist political forces, as expressed in the election of Donald Trump as President, and what might be called the international law establishment, which is described alternately as elitist, technocratic, expert, liberal or cosmopolitan.

11
Jul
2017
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12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Ellen Hansen Special Adviser reporting to the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR Geneva

Join a group of 20-25 CIPL members at a monthly brown bag (BYO) lunch to hear short presentations by specialists on recent developments in international law, followed by general discussion.

22
Jun
2017
CIPL law lunch
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Dr Etienne Henry, CIPL Visiting Fellow
  • Associate Professor Jolyon Ford, ANU College of Law

Join a group of 20-25 CIPL members at a monthly brown bag (BYO) lunch to hear short presentations by specialists on recent developments in international law, followed by general discussion.

10
May
2017
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5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Andrew McDonald, Scope UK

In this lecture, Andrew McDonald will consider the story of the UK's Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and reflect on its new Australian namesake. 

27
Apr
2017
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11.00AM to 12.00PM
  • AIRCDRE Chris Hanna
  • Michael Bliss
  • Professor Greg Austin

Following the executive orders and twitter posts issued by President Donald Trump, we are all waiting to see what is next on the President’s agenda. 

17
Mar
2017
Harold Koh
10.30AM to 11.30AM
  • Professor Harold Koh

Professor Harold Koh is an international lawyer and legal scholar. 

02
Nov
2016
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12.30PM
  • Professor Steven Freeland
  • Dr William Boothby
  • Mr Henry Fox

Technological developments in the cyber and space arenas are progressing at a rapid rate. While there is broad agreement that international law applies to State conduct in cyberspace, there is not yet consensus on how it applies. 

27
Oct
2016
Michelle Jarvis
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

DFAT is delighted to host Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for a roundtable discussion on the prosecution of conflict-related sexual violence at the ICTY. 

22
Sep
2016
CIPL Tuesday Talks
11.30AM to 12.30PM
  • Jon Philp, DFAT
  • Dr Suzanne Akila, DFAT
  • Santiago Ballina García, Embassy of Mexico in Australia
  • Michael Bliss, DFAT
A panel discussion focusing on the intersection of consular diplomacy and the law from a State perspective, including the challenges of providing assistance to citizens abroad, coupled with the increased legalisation and politicisation of consular issues.
17
Aug
2016
CIPL Tuesday Talks
5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Mr Bill Campbell QC
  • Ms Katrina Cooper
  • Associate Professor David Letts
  • Professor Donald R Rothwell

On 12 July 2016, the Annex VII Tribunal on the South China Sea maritime dispute unanimously decided that there was no legal foundation under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea for China's nine-dash line and that China had supported activities infringing the Philipines' fishing and maritime rights.

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