- Bob Brown, The Bob Brown Foundation
- A/Prof Amelia Simpson, ANU College of Law
The Centre for International and Public Law and The Australia Institute are pleased to host a discussion of the High Court’s decision in Brown v Tasmania  HCA 43.
- Susan Hutchinson, Prosecute; Don't perpetrate campaign
- Gai Brodtmann, Federal Member for Canberra
- Nikki Marczak, Director of Yazda Australia
Ending impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict
Sexual violence has always happened in times of war. These gendered crimes are often being perpetrated outside the jurisdiction of institutions willing and able to bring the perpetrators to justice.
- A/Prof Asmi Wood, ANU College of Law
An Expert Panel appointed by Parliament in 2010 examined the issue of Constitutional Recognition and provided a comprehensive survey of the views of ATSI peoples.
- Bruno Kaufmann, Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe
- Dr Ron Levy, ANU College of Law
- Dr Ryan Goss, ANU College of Law
- Kevin Boreham, ANU College of Law
Join us for a roundtable discussion comparing the recent marriage plebiscite experience in Australia with recent events in Europe.
- Bret Walker SC
In this lecture Bret Walker will address two related issues that Harry Evans himself consistently regarded as vital to the healthy operation of the Houses, and especially the Senate.
- Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang, Chulalongkorn University
The Thai state is known for its long and deep entanglement with Buddhism. Buddhism provided guidance, constraints, as well as legitimacy for traditional Siamese kings, who returned the favor in the form of special treatment and subsidies to the Thai Buddhist order.
- Dr Cameron Moore, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, University of Wollongong
- Henry Burmester AO, QC, ANU College of Law
The Australian Defence Force, together with military forces from a number of western democracies, have for some years been seeking out and killing Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, detaining asylum seekers for periods at sea or running the judicial systems of failed states.
- Bill Campbell PSM QC, General Counsel (International Law), Office of International Law, Attorney-General’s Department
Australia’s engagement with international courts and tribunals over the past 20 years has increased markedly, in part due to its acceptance of new forms of contentious jurisdiction, but also because states and private actors have become more litigious.
- Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, ANU Chancellor
- Lord Chris Patten CH, Oxford University Chancellor
Hosted by ANU Chancellor Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, the evening will feature our special guest speaker Chris Patten CH, Chancellor of Oxford University in conversation with Professor Evans to discuss their recently published memoirs and the key global issues of the year.
Completing an award at ANU is a significant academic achievement and is rightly celebrated at the University's prestigious Conferring of Awards ceremonies.