Past events

24
Nov
2015
12.15PM to 1.15PM Lecture
  • Dr Genevieve Ebbeck, Senior General Counsel, Australian Government Solicitor 
  • Professor Kim Rubenstein Director Centre for International and Public Law and Public Policy Fellow, The Australian National University

The Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 has been subjected to much attention, including a report from the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security recommending a range of amendments.  In this seminar,...

19
Nov
2015
1.00PM to 2.00PM Lecture
  • Dr Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler, University of Reading

A critical assessment of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights

The talk argues that Strasbourg's voting eligibility jurisprudence concerning the interpretation of Article 3 of the Protocol I of the ECHR (A3P1) has not clearly...

18
Nov
2015
6.15PM to 7.00PM
  • Katrina Cooper, Senior Legal Advisor, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

CIPL is delighted that Advisory Board member and Senior Legal Adviser, DFAT, Katrina Cooper will launch Legal Perspectives on Security Institutions, the 5th book in the CIPL, Cambridge University Press series, edited by Professor Kim...

04
Nov
2015
5.30PM to 6.30PM Lecture
  • Dr Carmelo Danisi, University of Bologna, Italy

Among the challenges that Europe has been facing in dealing with migration flows, the compliance with international human rights obligations when a child is involved remains problematic.

While the European Union has been successful in including...

20
Oct
2015
CIPL Tuesday Talks
12.15PM to 1.15PM Seminar
  • Diwaka Prakash, Legal Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS), which some have dubbed as ‘killer robots’, raise legal, ethical and practical questions regarding their potential deployment in the battlefield. LAWS will be a subject of discussion at the 2015 Meeting of...

01-02
Oct
2015
Constitutional deliberations
9.00AM to 3.00PM Conference

This year’s conference will be part of a larger project with a sister conference to be held at University College London a month later – both focussing on processes of deliberation about and under a constitution. 

08
Sep
2015
CIPL Tuesday Talks
6.00PM to 7.00PM Seminar
  • Sue Tongue, Minter Ellison

The federal courts’ approach to statutory interpretation is briefly outlined and its history is traced. The possible impact of that approach on the legislature and executive is examined. This is followed by an exploration of various responses available...

19
Aug
2015
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Hillel Neuer, UN Watch and Bassem Eid, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group

Human rights and international law at the coal face – in the UN and in Palestinian human rights activity

Both speakers will share their experiences of using and engaging with human rights law in their respective work environments – at the coal...

18
Aug
2015
CIPL Tuesday Talks
12.15PM to 1.15PM Seminar
  • professor Campbell McLachlan QC

How, if at all, does the law in Anglo-­Commonwealth legal systems effectively constrain the external exercise of public power? Drawing upon ground-breaking research for his new book Foreign Relations Law (Cambridge UP, 2014), McLachlan argues that...

14
Aug
2015
12.00AM Conference

This symposium honours the work of Deborah Cass, 15 February 1960 – 4 June 2013, a brilliant Australian constitutional and international lawyer. Deborah studied at the University of Melbourne and Harvard Law School and taught at Melbourne Law School,...

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