- Professor Aaron Fellmeth, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Immediately after assuming office, President Donald Trump issued blanket suspensions on immigration from seven Muslim countries, including refugees, valid visa holders, and lawful permanent residents.
- Shiri Krebs, Deakin Law School
January 4, 2009: the 17th day of Israeli military offensive in Gaza begins: Palestinians report that Israeli forces fire several projectiles at the Al-Samouni family house, were dozens of unarmed civilians took shelter, killing 21 family members and injuring 19.
- Professor Kim Rubenstein
Women working and studying at ANU are invited to a special forum on Thursday 19 April, to inspire more ANU women to engage with the media.
- Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)
Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Gillian Triggs will examine the state of play of human rights in Australia and revisit the case for an Australian Bill of Rights.
- Professor Margaret Thornton, ANU College of Law
What's happened to academic freedom at universities? Have universities become too corporatised? What's the point of universities anyway?
- Associate Professor Sarah Heathcote, Deputy Director, Centre for International and Public Law
- Simon Brinsmead, Senior Legal Officer, Office of International Law, Attorney-General’s Department
After a survey by Sarah Heathcote of the various methods of interpretation, whether of treaty instruments or different types of unilateral acts, Simon Brinsmead will discuss interpretation within the context of International Trade and Investment Law, focussing on the interpretation of services commitments in the WTO Agreement and of investment and services commitments in preferential trade agreements.
Prof Bell heads the newly established Autonomy, Agency and Assurance (3A) Institute, launched in September 2017 by the ANU in collaboration with CSIRO's Data61, tasked with building a new applied science around the management of artificial intelligence, data, technology and their impact on humanity.
- Dr Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan
Associate Professor Henning Ruse-Khan is currently visiting the ANU College of Law. Henning is a Reader International and European Intellectual Property Law with the Faculty of Law at Cambridge University. He is also Co-Director of Centre for Intellectual Property and International Law and a Fellow and Director of Studies at King's College, Cambridge.
- David Manne, Executive Director of Refugee Legal
Executive Director of Refugee Legal, David Manne, will assess the current state of asylum and refugee policy in Australia.
- Professor Steven Mulroy, University of Memphis
Professor Mulroy is currently researching and writing a book on US election reform which, among other things, seeks to find lessons from the Australian electoral experience. It will examine the potential of replacing the plurality, winner-take-all system of electing members to the US House of Representatives with a more proportionate system.