Law and Gender

Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Equity, Contract Law, Domestic Violence, Financial Abuse, Property Law, Clinical Legal Education
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research interests:
Socio-legal studies, Asylum and Refugee Law, Courts and Tribunals, Legal Geography
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Justice, Historical Injustice, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, Legal empowerment, Rural Issues, Law and development, Social justice, Advocacy, Lawyers and lawyering, Experiential Learning
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Property Law and Development, Feminist Legal Theory, Legal Geography, Postcolonial Legal Theory, Rule of Law Reform, Human Rights Law and Policy, Indigenous peoples and the law, Law and Gender, Law and Social Justice, Governance and Development, Legal History and Ethnology, Social And Cultural Geography, Social and cultural anthropology, Pacific History (Excl. New Zealand And Maori), Anthropology Of Development, Gender, feminism
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Property Law, Sexuality, International trade, Critical legal theory, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Professor
Research interests:
civil law, Public law, The Judicial System
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, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Rights, Gender and Constitutional Law, The Judicial System, Property Law, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Gender and Constitutional Law, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System, Citizenship, Access to Government Information, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Labour Law, Rural Issues, Gender, Gender law, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Evidence and Procedure
Emerita Professor
Research interests:
Feminist Legal Theory, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, The corporatisation of Universities, Gender, feminism

Latest news

26
Feb
2020
Dr Sarah Steele FRSA, FHEA
#MeToo and the Law is the first course of its kind offered by an Australian law school, teaching postgraduate students important legal concepts within the global movement.
21
Jan
2020
Ali Khan (LLB (Hons) '04, GDLP '10)
2019 Churchill Fellowship recipient Ali Khan (LLB (Hons) '04, GDLP '10) will research approaches to assist gay male survivors of domestic abuse in the UK, US, Canada and New Zealand this year.
30
Jul
2019
2019 Zines Prize
Professor Susan H Williams of the Maurer Law School at Indiana University Bloomington has won the 2019 Zines Prize for Excellence in Legal Research.
27
Jul
2019
Veronica Fynn Bruey
Born during civil war in Liberia, Veronica Fynn Bruey witnessed the toll of systemic violence and its interface with the law.
11
Oct
2018
Professor Rubenstein stands in front of a sign which says The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust
Lady Davis Visiting Professor at Hebrew University

In the Media

05
Nov
2018

The Brief: Freedom of religion, or freedom to discriminate?

Margaret Thornton interviewed by Policy Forum Pod

04
Sep
2018

Time to update the electorate guidelines

Kim Rubenstein writes in Canberra Times

18
Jun
2018

Sexual harassment expert launches new rural research project

Skye Saunders quoted in The Land

08
Mar
2018

International Women's Day: YWCA brings women together

Skye Saunders speaks to Sydney Morning Herald

08
Mar
2018

Victorian Country Hour special 2018 International Women's Day edition

Skye Saunders speaks to ABC Radio

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Past events

12
Aug
2016

Sexual intimacy, gender identity and fraud: A conversation

Professor Alex Sharpe
12.00PM to 1.00PM
  • Professor Alex Sharpe

In recent years, the UK has witnessed a series of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young LGBT people (all of whom were designated female at birth) on the basis of so-called ‘gender fraud’.

28
Jul
2016

The 'Photoshop laws' and women's body image

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1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Marilyn Bromberg-Krawitz, The University of Notre Dame Australia

Images of extraordinarily thin women are everywhere. When women see these images, their self-esteem may consequently lower, and potentially develop into an eating disorder. Governments internationally have taken action as a result. 

27
Oct
2016

Prosecuting conflict-related sexual violence: Reflections from the ICTY

Michelle Jarvis
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

DFAT is delighted to host Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for a roundtable discussion on the prosecution of conflict-related sexual violence at the ICTY. 

23
Feb
2017

Dealing with the wicked problem of racism – using theory as praxis

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1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Marcelle Burns, University of New England
  • Jennifer Nielsen, Southern Cross University

In this paper, we share our reflections on our success in using theory as a practice to challenge the wicked problem of racism in the law classroom. 

09
Mar
2017

Women in Commercial Law Forum

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5.30PM to 7.00PM

Careers in commercial law – whether in legal practice, business, government or academia – can be rewarding, intellectually challenging and exciting. Many ANU Law graduates go on to have highly successful commercial law careers. But how many are women? 

24
Apr
2017

ABC Radio National Big Ideas program - Utopian Thinking

Utopia - Thomas More
7.05PM to 7.30PM

ABC Radio National broadcast of Big Ideas program on Utopian Thinking - recorded on 28 March at a joint event presented by the National Library of Australia and ANU Law's Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities.

08
May
2017

Wellbeing in the Law Week - Mon 8 to Fri 12 May

Wellbeing week
12.00PM to 5.00PM

The ANU College of Law is committed to health and wellbeing in the law, for all our students and academic and professional staff. This is the inaugural Wellbeing in the Law Week, presented by the ANU College of Law Wellbeing Initiative and the ANU Law Students' Society.

04
Jul
2017

Jamila Rizvi in conversation with Daryl Karp on Jamila's new book 'Not just lucky. Why women do the work but don't take the credit'

Jamila Rizvi
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Jamila Rizvi

Jamila Rizvi will be in conversation with Daryl Karp on Jamila's new book Not Just Lucky. Why Women Do The Work But Don't Take The Credit, which exposes the secret shame of Australian workplaces: that offices, factories, shops and worksites remain gendered, unfair and unequal. Jamila's book explores the confidence deficit holding women back, the barriers to career success this can create, and how they might be overcome. Accessible and timely, this is essential reading for Australian women.

26
Oct
2017

The future of feminist international legal scholarship in a neoliberal university: Doing law differently?

1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Ntina Tzouvala,Laureate Post-Doctoral Fellow, Melbourne Law School

Institutional and material conditions matter for the production of feminist international legal scholarship as well as for the future of women’s engagement with international law. 

10
Aug
2017

Trauma, testimony and comics

Golnah Nabizadeh
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Golnar Nabizadeh, University of Dundee

This seminar examines the intersections between the law, trauma, and testimony, arguing that the law has increasingly come to recognise the breadth of experience, and range of narrative iterations, that may constitute trauma.

31
Oct
2018

Inspiring Women of ANU: Professor Pauline Ridge speaks on ‘The financing of religion’

Pauline Ridge
4.30PM to 5.30PM
  • 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.

04
Jul
2019

Book launch: Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law
12.30PM to 1.30PM

The book will be formally launched at the 27th ANZSIL Conference by Professor Dianne Otto from the University of Melbourne. The book’s editors, Associate Professor Susan Harris Rimmer (Griffith University) and Kate Ogg (Australian National University) will discuss the contributions the publication makes to international law scholarship.

23
Jul
2019

In Conversation with Ron McCallum

In Conversation with Ron McCallum
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Ron McCallum AO - The University of Sydney
  • Professor Kim Rubenstein FAAL, FASSA - Australian National University

Ron McCallum AO will be in conversation with Professor Kim Rubenstein on Ron's memoir, Born at the Right Time.

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