Past events

14
Nov
2013
5.00PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Simon Corbell MLA, ACT Attorney-General; The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh, Federal Member for Fraser; Wayne Morgan (ANU) and Kristen Walker (Victorian Bar)

The ANU’s Centre for International and Public Law will hold a seminar looking at the enactment of the Marriage Equality Act by the ACT Legislative Assembly and the constitutional challenge to that legislation by the Commonwealth. The seminar...

02
Oct
2013
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Mitsuaki Usui, Meiji University, Tokyo
Professor Usui will give a general overview of administrative justice in Japan, with a particular emphasis on the system of administrative review tribunals in Japan. Professor Usui’s areas of research interests are administrative law, specialising in...
22
Aug
2013
5.45PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Elizabeth Ferris, co-Director of the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and a senior fellow in Foreign Policy.
Since the onset of the violence in Syria in March 2011, the situation has deteriorated from a humanitarian perspective. 6.8 million people in Syria are in need of humanitarian assistance and over 1.6 million people have fled to the neighbouring countries...
22
Aug
2013
9.00AM to 5.30PM Conference

The High Court’s 1983 decision in the Tasmanian Dam Case was a defining moment in Australian law and politics. The Court’s decision had enormous implications for the constitutional and political relationship between the Commonwealth and State...

20
Aug
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Professor Anselmo Reyes, University of Hong Kong

Professor Reyes will introduce the Hague Conference and the Hague Conference Asia Pacific Regional Office (HAPRO), identifying ways in which ANU and other Australian students might participate in HAPRO’s work. He will also speak about the Choice of...

02
Aug
2013
12.30PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Steven Ratner, University of Michigan Law School
  • Shahzad Akbar, Barrister, Foundation of Fundamental Rights (FFR), Pakistan

Abstracts:

Steven Ratner

The United States government has offered a legal theory for the use of drones based primarily on the jus ad bellum concept of self-defense as well as jus in bello...

04
Jul
2013
Gillian Triggs
6.30PM to 7.30PM Lecture
  • Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, President, Australian Human Rights Commission

Professor Triggs graduated in Law from the University of Melbourne in 1968 and gained a PhD in 1982. She has combined an academic career with international commercial legal practice and worked with governments and international organizations on human rights law. 

04-06
Jul
2013
ANZSIL 2013
8.30AM to 1.30PM Conference
  • Professor Harold Hongju Koh

The 21st Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law will take place from Thursday, 4 July 2013 to Saturday, 6 July 2013 at The Australian National University, Canberra. The conference will be hosted by the Centre for International and Public Law, ANU College of Law.

03
Jul
2013
8.45AM to 5.00PM Workshop
This event is by invitation only
11
Jun
2013
6.00PM to 8.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Greg French, DFAT; Monica Silverwood, International Committee of the Red Cross; Dr Stephanie Koorey, UNSW Canberra

In April this year the United Nations General Assembly adopted a treaty that will establish, for the first time, controls on international transfers of conventional weapons and ammunition. This historic achievement is the subject of an event to be...

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