Scary monsters: the hopeful undecidability of David Bowie
Monsters, because the monster is the outsider template par excellence within social theory. Hopeful, because monsters are quintessentially hopeful, they promise a new dawn, and point to the place of the sacred.
2015 Annual Kirby Lecture on International Law
Human rights with a vengeance: one hundred years of retributive humanitarianism
Professor Gerry Simpson, The University of Melbourne
2014 Annual Kirby Lecture on International Law
The meaning of International Law: Government monopoly, expert precinct or the people’s law?
Professor Andrew Byrnes, University of New South Wales