International Law

Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Lecturer
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, International Human Rights, International Law, International and European Human Rights
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
International Law, Constitutional Law
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Private International Law, Torts, Contracts, Commercial Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Maritime Crime, Maritime Security Law, Use of force
Professor
Research interests:
Medical Law, Medical Negligence, medical and Legal Humanities, Investment Arbitration and Public Health, Public Health Law, Bioethics, Free trade agreement, Renewable Energy Technology
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Business and Human Rights, Torts, Counter-Terrorism Law, Rule of Law Reform
Lecturer
Research interests:
Cryonics, Ageing, End-of-Life Law, Human Rights and Older Persons, Succession law, Torts
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
International Security Law
PhD Candidate
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Law and Humanities, International and European Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Law and Cultural Difference
Distinguished Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Private International Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
International Law, International Law and Development, International Security Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
International Environmental Law, Law of the Sea, Antarctic, Deep Seabed Mining
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Asia-Pacific Security, Pacific Law, Law and Politics, Public law, Constitutional Courts, Judiciary, Transformative Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, Constitutional Reform, Law and Governance
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Citizenship
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Migration Law, Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Refugee Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Property Law, Sexuality, International trade, Critical legal theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Refugee Law, Public International Law, Law and Cultural Difference
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, International and European Human Rights, Refugee Law, Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Evidence and Procedure
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Law of the Sea
Manager - LRSJ
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Refugee Law, Law and literature, Critical legal theory, Immigration
Professor of Law
Research interests:
International Law, International Environmental Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Security Law, Law of the Sea, International Law and Development, Asia-Pacific Security
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
International Law
Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Rights, Federalism, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System, Private International Law, Administrative law, Constitutional Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Contracts, Intellectual Property Law, Freedom of speech
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Private International Law, International Law, International and European Human Rights, International Environmental Law, Law of the Sea, Environmental Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Separation of Powers, Refugees, Constitutional Law, Chapter III of the Constitution, Human rights, Human Rights and the Law, Federal judicial system, Judiciary, Rule of Law
Visiting Fellow
Campus Visitor
Research interests:
Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Protective security, Intelligence, National security, Defence, International Security Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Refugee Law, Immigration, Human rights, Constitutional Law, Public law, international legal theory, recognition theory, narrative legal identities

Latest news

16
Aug
2018
Batzorig Enkhbold standing proudly outside the United Nations Office in Geneva
LLM graduate at top UN Human Rights body
15
Aug
2018
Image shows a satellite orbiting earth and the word 'Asgardia'
International law is clear on what makes a nation: Dr Saunders
10
Aug
2018
Camilla Pondel, left, and two colleagues at the Permanent Court of Arbitration
Permanent Court of Arbitration Scholarship closes 19 Aug
02
Jul
2018
Sarah enjoying the picturesque scenery surrounding Jakarta
Sarah Locker on Indonesia experience
21
Jun
2018
Nicholas Samoes Da Silva gives vote of thanks
2018 Lecture by European Trade Commissioner, Dr Cecilia Malmström

In the Media

31
Jul
2018

Policy Forum Pod Extra - Pakistan election

Moeen Cheema interviewed by APPS Policy Forum

29
Jul
2018

From cricketer to head of state

Moeen Cheema interviewed by ABC Radio National

Research theme:
27
Jul
2018

31 dead in Pakistan bomb attack

Kevin Boreham interviewed by The Daily: 2SER

Research theme:
23
Jul
2018

Lessons in race, absent police and runaway crime

Clive Williams writes in The Australian

17
Jul
2018

Iran takes its case of the Hague

Kevin Boreham interviewed by The Wire radio

Research theme:
12
Jul
2018

Japan seeking to adjust rules of International Whaling Convention

Donald Rothwell interviewed by ABC News 24

12
Jul
2018

Japan passes whaling bill with view to resume

Donald Rothwell interviewed by ABC News 24

29
Jun
2018

Driving ban lifted for Saudi women

Kevin Boreham speaks to The Daily: 2SER

Upcoming events

27
Aug
2018

The reform of investor-state dispute resolution: Challenges and prospects

Catherine Kessedjian
12.00PM to 1.00PM
  • Catherine Kessedjian, Professor Emerita, University Panthéon-Assas Paris II

The UNCITRAL has launched negotiations for the reform of investor-state dispute resolution to address states' concerns over a process that they feel has gotten out of hand. Professor Kessedjian will reflect on some of the criticism and discuss what solutions could be crafted to address them.

16
Aug
2018

Leveraging power and influence on the UN Security Council: The role of elected members

Jeremy Farrall
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Dr Jeremy Farrall, Associate Dean (Research) at the ANU College of Law

This seminar will present initial findings from a 5-year Australian Research Council Discovery Project on why and when non-permanent Security Council members have succeeded in influencing the Council’s decision-making process, despite lacking the veto power. 

29
Aug
2018

The MAC protocol to the Cape Town Convention: Global impact and potential benefits for Australia

MAC protocol
4.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Bruce Whittaker, Ashurst
  • William Brydie-Watson, UNIDROIT
  • Ashna Taneja, Bird & Bird

The first Australian national consultation event regarding the MAC Protocol, a future international treaty that will facilitate efficient financing of high value mining, agricultural and construction equipment.

23
Aug
2018

Prospects for a new convention on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity

Sean Murphy
11.00AM to 12.00PM
  • Sean Murphy, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University Law School

In 2014, the UN International Law Commission embarked on the drafting of articles for what may become a new Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity. In 2017, the Commission completed a first draft of the project, consisting of a preamble, fifteen articles, and an annex, with commentary.

16
Aug
2018

Excessive maritime claims: Overview and implications for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region

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5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Captain J. Ashley Roach, JAGC USN (Ret’d) Chair, International Law Association’s Committee on Baselines under International Law

The international law of the sea regulates the way in which States can claim their maritime zones but one point of continuing friction arises from differing interpretations applied by States in making these claims.

18
Oct
2018

We are still in the age of encounter: Indigenous rights, the nature of sovereignty, and agonistic constitutionalism

Jeremy Webber
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • 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.

06
Sep
2018

Is the Refugee Convention a human rights treaty? Revisiting the High Court’s international law jurisprudence

Matthew Zagor
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, ANU College of Law

It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that the 1951 Refugee Convention merits a place in the pantheon of international human rights treaties.

20
Sep
2018

The Annual Kirby Lecture on International Law - The duality of water: Conflict or co-operation

Justice Melissa Perry
6.00PM to 7.15PM
  • Justice Melissa Perry, Federal Court of Australia

Water is key to the existence of life. From the nourishment of our physical selves, to sanitation, health, agriculture, and energy production our existence and way of life depends upon access to adequate and reliable supplies of fresh-water.

23
Aug
2018

Whither academic freedom in Thailand? The criminal case against Dr Chayan and four others

Whither academic freedom in Thailand?
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Craig Reynolds, Honorary Professor, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
  • Professor Jacqueline Lo, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences; Chair, ANU Academic Board
  • Sarah Bishop, PhD candidate, ANU College of Law

The criminal trial of a senior Thai academic along with four others that commenced this July 2018 has thrown a sharp spotlight on conditions in Thailand’s universities since the military seized government there in 2014.

05
Sep
2018

Film screening: 'It Stays With You' and panel discussion

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6.00PM to 9.00PM
  • Professor Siobhán Wills, Ulster University
  • Associate Professor David Letts AM CSM, ANU College of Law
  • Associate Professor Jeremy Farrall, ANU College of Law

Between 2005 and 2007, United Nations peacekeeping troops carried out several raids in Cité Soleil - an economically depressed neighbourhood of Port au Prince, Haiti.

Past events

No past events found.

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