Past events

Conflict in Syria: Finding hope among the ruins
5.30PM to 7.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Yasmin Naqvi
  • Dr Ross Burns
  • Pawel Krzysiek

The International Committee of the Red Cross is launching the latest edition of its quarterly academic review about the conflict in Syria.

counter-terrorism uk
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Professor Fiona de Londras

Counter-terrorism review is an understudied phenomenon, and yet in the United Kingdom there is a vast assemblage of actors, processes and mechanisms that engage in evaluative review in the counter-terrorist space. Based on an 18-month empirical study...

Professor Clive Williams MG
5.30PM to 6.30PM College seminar
  • Professor Clive Williams MG

The presentation will review North Korea’s non-ballistic missiles and rockets, examine its ballistic missile program in detail, look at the six “nuclear tests”, consider post-Summit prospects for “denuclearization”, and assess the North Korean ballistic missile threat over the next five years.

Deletroz and Landis
5.30PM to 6.30PM CIPL Seminar
  • Alain Délétroz
  • Taylor Landis

Throughout recent decades, warfare has evolved to feature greater involvement of armed non-State actors (ANSAs). Today, the majority of armed conflicts around the world are marked by the participation of at least one ANSA. By increasing humanitarian...

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8.30AM to 5.00PM Conference
  • Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC, RAN, Chief of Navy
  • Professor Wolff Heintschel Von Heinegg, European University Viadrina
2017 marks the 35th year since the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) was finalised. With the majority of States party to the LOSC, and most non-signatory states recognising the customary international law status of nearly all of the LOSC’s key provisions, the LOSC can be considered an example of successful multi-lateral treaty making.
Wellbeing week
12.00PM to 5.00PM Celebration

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.

Michelle Jarvis
12.30PM to 1.30PM Lecture
  • 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. 

Destroyed Syrian tanks
5.30PM to 7.00PM Seminar
  • Ian Clark, NTU Singapore
  • Rob McLaughlin, ANU College of Law

The role of the laws of war remains central to issues of peace and justice in world politics. Combining legal, historical and policy expertise, the panel will consider what can be done in practical terms by governments, NGOs and individuals to build support for the laws of war and their effective implementation.

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5.30PM to 6.45PM Seminar
  • Dr Cameron Moore, University of New England
  • A/Prof Rob McLaughlin, ANU College of Law

Going to war is the most profound exercise of public power, and killing in war is its most profound expression. As much as killing in war, or injuring, capturing and destroying in war, has been occurring since ancient times, there is very little in domestic or international law that expressly authorises it. 

CIPL Tuesday Talks
5.30PM to 7.00PM CIPL Monthly Seminar
  • 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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