- Professor Sally Wheeler OBE
- The Hon Robert French AC
Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, Dean of the ANU College of Law, invites you to the Sydney Law alumni reception for alumni living and working in Sydney.
Whether you are an experienced professional looking for a career change, or just finished your degree and are thinking about further study, come along to this event to learn about postgraduate study options at ANU.
This reading group, convened by author and philosopher of aesthetics Robyn Ferrell, now an Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities, will excavate the history of critical theory from Benjamin and Adorno, with a focus on theoretical work by leading figures in recent years and on contemporary issues of the most urgent importance.
- Professor Rosemary Auchmuty, University of Reading
We live in an era when the meanings of the words ‘sex’, ‘gender’, and even ‘woman’ are increasingly contested. This presents problems not only for those trying to work with the categories of law but also for simple comprehension, let alone finding common ground.
- Professor Shaunnagh Dorsett, University of Technology Sydney
This paper considers the parallel efforts of the Foreign Office and the Colonial Office to exert extra-territorial control over unruly British subjects on the frontiers of the Empire in the eighteen-thirties.
- Rosemary Auchmuty, University of Reading, England
- Tiernan Brady, Marriage Equality Campaigner (Australia and Ireland)
November 2018 will mark the one-year anniversary of Australia’s yes ‘vote’ in the Marriage Equality Postal Survey. This vote represented a significant moment in the fight for LGBTIQ rights in Australia, as well as in global campaigns for marriage equality.
- Associate Professor Anthea Roberts, School of Regulation and Global Governance
The legitimacy of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) has come under fire due to cases like Philip Morris’s challenge of Tobacco Plain Packaging.
The ANU Law School has a long tradition of excellence in administrative law scholarship and of engagement with government and the private profession in public law.
- The Hon Margaret Stone FAAL, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
Over the centuries, governments, whether royal sovereigns or sovereign states, have relied on spies to reinforce their power and security.
- Andrew Leigh, Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner in the ACT
A key foundation of our competition regime is Lionel Murphy’s Trade Practices Act 1974, establishing the Australian Trade Practices Commission.