- Professor Siobhán Wills, Ulster University
- Associate Professor David Letts AM CSM, ANU College of Law
- Associate Professor Jeremy Farrall, ANU College of Law
Between 2005 and 2007, United Nations peacekeeping troops carried out several raids in Cité Soleil - an economically depressed neighbourhood of Port au Prince, Haiti.
- Captain J. Ashley Roach, JAGC USN (Ret’d) Chair, International Law Association’s Committee on Baselines under International Law
The international law of the sea regulates the way in which States can claim their maritime zones but one point of continuing friction arises from differing interpretations applied by States in making these claims.
- 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.
- Susan Hutchinson, Prosecute; Don't perpetrate campaign
- Gai Brodtmann, Federal Member for Canberra
- Nikki Marczak, Director of Yazda Australia
Ending impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict
Sexual violence has always happened in times of war. These gendered crimes are often being perpetrated outside the jurisdiction of institutions willing and able to bring the perpetrators to justice.
- Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC, RAN, Chief of Navy
- Professor Wolff Heintschel Von Heinegg, European University Viadrina
- Mr Ben Keith, New Zealand’s Deputy Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
The conduct of covert or otherwise secretive national security activities by government entails an apparent, and often real, disconnection between those activities and the operation of generally applicable rules of public law: such activities are, necessarily, not public and, it has been suggested, cannot or should not be subject to conventional public law rules.
- Yves Daccord, Director-General International Committee of the Red Cross
The ANU College of Law is committed to health and wellbeing in the law, for all our students and academic and professional staff. This is the inaugural Wellbeing in the Law Week, presented by the ANU College of Law Wellbeing Initiative and the ANU Law Students' Society.
- Professor Gerry Simpson, London School of Economics
For two decades now, I have been reading books and listening to lectures in which (and working among international lawyers for whom) the Cold War is configured as absence or gap or excuse.
- A/Prof Rob McLaughlin
- Dr Dominique Dalla-Pozza
- Prof Bruce Oswald
- Prof Dale Stephens
- A/Prof Cameron Moore
This opening seminar for 2017, hosted by the Centre for Military and Security Law, will provide a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of Australia’s foremost military and security law experts.