Past events

16
Aug
2018
Jeremy Farrall
12.30PM to 1.30PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • Dr Jeremy Farrall, Associate Dean (Research) at the ANU College of Law

This seminar will present initial findings from a 5-year Australian Research Council Discovery Project on why and when non-permanent Security Council members have succeeded in influencing the Council’s decision-making process, despite lacking the veto power. 

08
Aug
2018
Alumni speakers
6.00PM to 7.00PM Alumni Career Panel
  • Will Bateman, ANU Law School
  • Pauline Bomball, ANU Law School
  • Radhika Chaudhri, ANU Law School
  • Jennifer Darmody, King & Wood Mallesons
  • Stephen Priest, Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

Becoming an Associate to a Judge is very competitive and highly coveted. Hear five ANU Law alumni share their experiences of working as Associates at the High Court, Federal Court and the Supreme Courts of the ACT and NSW.

30
Jul
2018
David Malone
12.30PM to 1.30PM In conversation
  • David Malone, Rector of the United Nations University

In this Distinguished Visitor Public Conversation, David Malone, Rector of the United Nations University and renowned United Nations practitioner and analyst, will share his insights on the strengths and weaknesses of the UN system and the many challenges it currently faces.

26
Jul
2018
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4.15PM to 5.15PM Public lecture
  • Ahmad Hallak Deputy Head of Mission Papua New Guinea, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Last month, 36 councillors from the Western Highlands Province of PNG signed agreements to respect and implement 15 traditional rules of fighting, transforming these documents in local Government laws.

24
Jul
2018
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5.30PM to 6.30PM Public lecture
  • Thomas Albrecht, Regional Representative, UNHCR Regional Representation in Canberra

Australia was a founding signatory of the 1951 Refugee Convention which remains the cornerstone of international protection for displaced persons. Almost 70 years later, while the Convention has proved adaptable to modern conflicts and challenges, there remains an imperative for Australia to also uphold these principles and standards domestically. 

24
Jul
2018
Rachel Cahill O'Callaghan
1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • Dr Rachel Cahill-O'Callaghan, Cardiff University

Many facets of the judicial personality have been associated with decision making, including political ideology, activism, attitudes and demographics.  Psychologists have demonstrated that personal values underpin each of these characteristics.

05
Jul
2018
Fernand de Varennes
6.00PM to 7.15PM CIPL Seminar
  • Dr Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues

It is sometimes forgotten that one of the premises of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights is that it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law. 

21-22
Jun
2018
Timor-Leste update
8.30AM to 12.15PM Lecture
  • Professor Donald R Rothwell, ANU College of Law

Timor-Leste’s political impasse following the appointment of a minority government last year saw fresh elections held on 12 May, less than 10 months after the last parliamentary elections.

19
Jun
2018
Marie Aronsson-Storrier
1.00PM to 2.00PM CIPL Seminar
  • Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier, University of Reading

As international disaster law is developing into a specific area of international law, debates around its scope are intensifying. 

07
Jun
2018
Coper book launch
5.30PM to 6.30PM Book launch
  • The Honourable Robert French AC, Distinguished Honorary Professor at ANU College of Law and former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia

What do constitutional interpretation and legal education have in common?

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