Past events

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.

23
Aug
2018
Sean Murphy
11.00AM to 12.00PM CIPL Monthly Seminar
  • Sean Murphy, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University Law School

In 2014, the UN International Law Commission embarked on the drafting of articles for what may become a new Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity. In 2017, the Commission completed a first draft of the project, consisting of a preamble, fifteen articles, and an annex, with commentary.

21
Aug
2018
Julia Powles and Will Bateman
5.30PM to 6.30PM In conversation
  • Dr Julia Powles, New York University School of Law
  • Mr Will Bateman, ANU College of Law

Artificial intelligence and automation have been spruiked as critical parts of public sector reform.

21
Aug
2018
Rosalind Dixon
1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • Professor Rosalind Dixon, UNSW

Much recent work has focused on the ways in which liberal democratic constitutionalism can be eroded from within, including by manipulating law and the tools of constitutional change. Courts are often seen as an indispensable protection for a democratic constitutional order, and there are indeed examples of courts guarding against abusive forms of constitutional and legal change.

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