Past events

23
May
2018
Gareth Evans
7.00PM to 8.00PM Amnesty-ANU Law 2018 Speaker Series
  • Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University

Register now for this rare opportunity to hear one of Australia’s most experienced politicians and speakers set out what the international community can to do to protect populations against the mass abuse of human rights.

07
May
2018
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6.00PM to 7.30PM Q&A panel
  • Heidi Yates, the ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner and inaugural chair of the ACT LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council

Whilst the fight for same sex marriage legislation has been won, a lot of challenges restricting the rights of our LGBTIQ* community remain. Why are intersex children still facing surgical mutilation to make their body conform to a binary conception of sex?

03
May
2018
Law Reform and Social Justice
1.00PM to 2.00PM Workshop
  • Radhika Chaudhri

Community Legal Education (CLE) informs and equips people with knowledge of laws they may encounter in everyday life.

19
Apr
2018
The Trump Muslim Ban
5.30PM to 6.30PM Public lecture
  • Professor Aaron Fellmeth, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Immediately after assuming office, President Donald Trump issued blanket suspensions on immigration from seven Muslim countries, including refugees, valid visa holders, and lawful permanent residents.

18
Apr
2018
Gillian Triggs
7.00PM to 8.00PM Amnesty-ANU Law 2018 Speaker Series
  • Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Gillian Triggs will examine the state of play of human rights in Australia and revisit the case for an Australian Bill of Rights. 

27
Mar
2018
David Manne
7.30PM to 8.30PM Amnesty-ANU Law 2018 Speaker Series
  • David Manne, Executive Director of Refugee Legal

Executive Director of Refugee Legal, David Manne, will assess the current state of asylum and refugee policy in Australia.

27
Nov
2017
NT Juvenile
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Mary Spiers Williams, ANU Law School

On 17 November 2017 the Royal Commission's report on the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory was released. As expected, the Commissioners condemned the conditions of custody and were highly critical of the limitations of the sentencing regime and the lack of diversionary
options for children at every stage of the process, amongst many other matters.

05
Oct
2017
Denial
7.30PM to 9.30PM Panel discussion
  • A/Prof Rosanne Kennedy
  • A/Prof Jolyon Ford

<>Denial tells the story of when historian Deborah Lipstadt was pursued in the UK courts by a notorious Holocaust denier in the Irving v Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt case. Due to libel laws favouring the plaintiff at that time, the onus fell on Lipstadt to prove that Irving was wrong - effectively putting the truth of the Holocaust on trial.

 

21
Sep
2017
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5.45PM to 8.30PM Film screening

Complicit is a documentary filmed under the radar over 3 years, following the journey of Yi Yeting, a Chinese migrant factory worker with work-induced leukaemia, who learns labour law in order to defend the millions of workers like him against the powerful electronics companies. 

09
Sep
2017
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10.00AM to 2.00PM Workshop
  • Kon Karapanagiotidis, CEO, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

ASRC Founder and CEO Kon Karapanagiotidis, warmly invites you to this four hour workshop to share the findings of our ground-breaking ‘Words That Work’ messaging research that was led by communications expert Anat Shenker-Osorio, and discuss how this has informed the development of a values based conversation framework. 

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