Past events

07
Jun
2013
9.00AM to 1.00PM Conference

In 2010 Australian commenced proceedings against Japan in the International Court of Justice with respect to Japan’s conduct of its JARPAII whaling program in the Southern Ocean. The case will commence its oral phase on 26 June 2013 with three weeks of...

04
Jun
2013
10.00AM to 12.00PM
  • Ambassador Colin Keating, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of New Zealand and former Executive Director of Security Council Report
In this roundtable discussion, to be hosted by the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and the Centre for International and Public Law, a panel of UN Security Council experts will explore the phenomenon of elected member (E10) diplomacy on the UN Security...
24
May
2013
12.30PM to 1.30PM Lecture
  • Professor Donald R Rothwell, ANU College of Law

The South China Sea encompasses a number of land and maritime disputes and while the majority of the maritime claims within the region are or will be generated from islands and other maritime features such as rocks, reefs, atolls, and cays, a threshold...

28
Mar
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Lecture
  • Dr William Boothby, Geneve Centre for Security Policy
In this lecture, Dr Boothby shares his thoughts from his current research discussing ideas and concerns about the law of armed conflict and its development, its interaction with international human rights law, the developing nature of modern conflicts,...
28
Feb
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Lecture
  • Dr Douglas Guilfoyle, Reader in Law, University College London
Somali pirate attacks on world shipping are finally declining: but what explains this, and what does it tell us about international law and organisation? Both Somali piracy and counter-piracy efforts have proven highly adaptive. Somali pirates have been...
09
Nov
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Brian Opeskin, Macquarie University
This event is free and open to the public.
19
Oct
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Jennifer Balint, University of Melbourne
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05
Oct
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Anna Hood, University of Melbourne
Anna’s presentation will explore the idea that Security Council legislation can be understood as a form of international emergency legislation because it closely mirrors extraordinary forms of law-making adopted by domestic governments in times of...
21
Sep
2012
Adrienne Stone
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Adrienne Stone, The University of Melbourne

The tension between law and democracy is most vividly illustrated by constitutional law: courts exercise their powers to over-turn the work of the democratically elected arms of government. 

20
Sep
2012
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Judge Christopher Weeramantry, Former Judge of the International Court of Justice

Judge Christopher Weeramantry, AM is a former Judge of the International Court of Justice(ICJ) (1991 to 2000) serving as Vice-President of the ICJ from 1997 to 2000. Prior to that service, Justice Weeramantry was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka from 1967 to 1972 and a Professor at Monash University. He is currently an Emeritus Professor at Monash University.

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