Past events

31
Oct
2018
Pauline Ridge
4.30PM to 5.30PM Inspiring Women of ANU - Inaugural lecture
  • Professor Pauline Ridge, ANU College of Law

‘For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.’ 1 Timothy 6:10 (NIV Bible) The association of religion with wealth-generation can provoke strong feelings. Yet, as with other not for profit entities, it is legitimate and necessary for religious groups to fund their religious activities.

30
Oct
2018
Linda Mulcahy
1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • Professor Linda Mulcahy, London School of Economics

This presentation will examine the relationship between architectural design, due process and dignity in the context of discussions about the work that courthouses are expected to do in the contemporary public sphere.

25
Oct
2018
Bal Kama standing in front of a wattle tree
1.00PM to 3.00PM PhD oral presentation
  • Mr Bal Kama, ANU College of Law

The Constitution of Papua New Guinea (PNG) affords the judiciary an unusually liberal and broad set of powers compared to all other constitutions in the Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand.

25
Oct
2018
Postgraduate Law at ANU
12.30PM to 1.30PM Information session

Join us for a live webinar to find out more about studying postgraduate law at one of the world’s top 12 Law Schools*.

24
Oct
2018
Religious freedom
6.30PM to 7.30PM Symposium
  • Professor Pauline Ridge, ANU College of Law
  • Associate Professor Asmi Wood, National Centre for Indigenous Studies, ANU
  • Hon. Philip Ruddock

Join our expert panel discussion as we explore issues relating to religious liberty. 

24
Oct
2018
Guy Aitken QC
5.30PM to 7.00PM Masterclass
  • Guy Aitken QC

What's the one skill that Judges think law graduates need to improve on? Statutory Interpretation!

19
Oct
2018
Don Rothwell
12.30PM to 1.30PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • Professor Donald R Rothwell

The status of islands and their peoples has raised a series of issues for international law over time. From the 1921 Aaland Islands case to the current Chagos Archipelago Advisory Opinion, islands and their peoples have occupied governments, the League of Nations, the United Nations, and international courts and tribunals.

18
Oct
2018
Jeremy Webber
1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • Professor Jeremy Webber, University of Victoria

This paper examines whether Canada’s recent grappling with Indigenous rights has begun to unsettle the longstanding assumption that Canadian institutions are sovereign in a manner that excludes Indigenous sovereignty.

11
Oct
2018
Sarah Holcombe
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Dr Sarah Holcombe, Senior Fellow, University of Queensland, and Visiting Fellow at ANU

The criminalisation of gender violence, though enormously important in validating women’s rights as human rights, has had particular and unintended effects in Aboriginal communities. 

11
Oct
2018
Karen Crawley
1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • Dr Karen Crawley, Griffith University

The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-), a US television series adapted from a widely popular novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood (1985), is widely understood as a feminist intervention that speaks to ongoing and worldwide struggles over gender oppression and, in particular, reproductive rights.

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