Past events

04
Dec
2018
The Merger film poster
5.30PM to 8.30PM Film screening
  • Mark Grentell, Director
  • Anne Robinson, Producer
  • Francis Kamara, Actor

Join the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Information Center, the United Nations Association of Australia and the Centre for International & Public Law for the screening of The Merger.

02-03
Nov
2018
Scales of justice
9.00AM to 5.30PM Conference

The ANU Law School has a long tradition of excellence in administrative law scholarship and of engagement with government and the private profession in public law.

01
Nov
2018
Margaret Stone
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • The Hon Margaret Stone FAAL, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Over the centuries, governments, whether royal sovereigns or sovereign states, have relied on spies to reinforce their power and security. 

19
Oct
2018
Don Rothwell
12.30PM to 1.30PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • Professor Donald R Rothwell

The status of islands and their peoples has raised a series of issues for international law over time. From the 1921 Aaland Islands case to the current Chagos Archipelago Advisory Opinion, islands and their peoples have occupied governments, the League of Nations, the United Nations, and international courts and tribunals.

11
Oct
2018
Sarah Holcombe
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Dr Sarah Holcombe, Senior Fellow, University of Queensland, and Visiting Fellow at ANU

The criminalisation of gender violence, though enormously important in validating women’s rights as human rights, has had particular and unintended effects in Aboriginal communities. 

04
Oct
2018
Frances Adamson
6.00PM to 7.30PM Public lecture
  • Frances Adamson, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will discuss the need to extend the rules-based international order to Space.

20
Sep
2018
Justice Melissa Perry
6.00PM to 7.15PM Public lecture
  • Justice Melissa Perry, Federal Court of Australia

Water is key to the existence of life. From the nourishment of our physical selves, to sanitation, health, agriculture, and energy production our existence and way of life depends upon access to adequate and reliable supplies of fresh-water.

10
Sep
2018
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1.00PM to 2.00PM Public lecture
  • Dr Annemarie Devereux

Ensuring accountability for human rights violations is a central tenet of the international human rights framework. 

27
Aug
2018
Catherine Kessedjian
12.00PM to 1.00PM Lecture
  • Catherine Kessedjian, Professor Emerita, University Panthéon-Assas Paris II

The UNCITRAL has launched negotiations for the reform of investor-state dispute resolution to address states' concerns over a process that they feel has gotten out of hand. Professor Kessedjian will reflect on some of the criticism and discuss what solutions could be crafted to address them.

23
Aug
2018
Whither academic freedom in Thailand?
1.00PM to 2.00PM CIPL Seminar
  • Dr Craig Reynolds, Honorary Professor, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
  • Professor Anthony Connolly, ANU College of Law and ANU Academic Board
  • Sarah Bishop, PhD candidate, ANU College of Law

The criminal trial of a senior Thai academic along with four others that commenced this July 2018 has thrown a sharp spotlight on conditions in Thailand’s universities since the military seized government there in 2014.

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