Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy

This intensive 3-day course taking place in Belgium on 24-26 June 2019 is designed for mid- and senior-level practitioners and policy professionals to explore IHL challenges relevant to their work. It is suitable for both those with and without prior legal training. Full details here.

Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference 2019

Date: Monday 12 August 2019Time: 8:15 am – 5:00 pm Where: Crown Perth, Great Eastern Highway, Burswood WA 6100Register: click here The Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference is the flagship defence industry and defence issues conference. This year the Conference will examine, among other topics, new frontiers in defence, including the evolving role of technology. […]

The Future of ICL: A Masterclass with Patricia Viseur Sellers

Patricia Viseur Sellers London School of EconomicsDate: Monday 17 JuneTime: 3:00pm – 4:30pmWhere: Melbourne Law School, Room 920, Level 9, 185 Pelham St, CarltonRegister: If you would like to participate, please contact Hilary Charlesworth at [email protected], providing a brief statement of your research interests by Monday 10 June. MLS PhD students and ECRs are invited to […]

Robocup 2019 Talks: RoboWarfare

This panel event on 4 July 2019 in Sydney will consider broadly whether robots should have the right to kill. It will be presented by the NSW Centre for Ideas, as part of Robocup 2019 Sydney – an international robot soccer competition and robotics conference. The speakers are Lyria Bennett Moses (legal expert), Professor Toby Walsh (AI […]

An Evening with Jean-Marie Guehenno

Guehenno is currently a Senior Advisor at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue; a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation; and a Distinguished Fellow with the Brookings Institute. The Australian Institute of International Affairs, in conjunction with ANU, has invited him to speak broadly on peacekeeping, global governance and transnational security threats. The […]

The International Criminal Court Jurisprudence: Shifting and Consolidating the Paradigmatic Norms

Patricia Viseur Sellers London School of EconomicsDate: Monday 17 JuneTime: 6:00pm – 7:00pmWhere: Melbourne Law School, Room 102, Level 1, 185 Pelham St, CarltonRegister: click here The International Criminal Court (ICC) is traversing a critical stage in its evolution. Simultaneously, many stakeholders in international criminal law are questioning their adherence to contemporary developments in the […]

The Gaza Protests: The Role of Human Rights Mechanisms in Implementing International Humanitarian Law

Dr Michelle LeshDate: Friday 7 JuneTime: 1:00pm – 2:00pmWhere: Melbourne Law School, Room 920, Level 9, 185 Pelham St, Carlton Register: click here United Nations’ mandated commissions of inquiry, fact-finding missions and investigations are increasingly utilised to respond to situations that raise justified grounds for believing there have been serious violations of international humanitarian law […]

Myanmar: when will the transition begin?

The APCML and ICJ (international Commission of Jurists, Victoria) are please to invite you to this seminar with Professor Chris Sidoti. Date: Tuesday 4 JuneTime: 6:00pm – 7:00pmWhere: Melbourne Law School, Room 920, Level 9, 185 Pelham St, CarltonRegister: click here Myanmar is said to have begun its transition from a military dictatorship to democracy […]

‘Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity as Part of the WPS Project’

What: panel discussionWhen: 28 May 2019Where: LSE Centre for WPS, London This panel conversation at the LSE’s Centre for WPS will seek to bridge conversations between LGBTQ+ and WPS actors, whilst also reflecting on how best to do so in the future. Speakers include: Nour Abu-Assab Jamie J Hagen Henri Myrttinen Marsha Henry Full details are available here.

‘Australia and Indonesia after Elections’

With new governments due in both Australia and Indonesia through elections in April and May 2019, this upcoming lecture by Professor Tim Lindsey on Tuesday 28 May will examine the key political and social developments in Indonesia, and the prospects for the bilateral relationship in the years ahead after Australia’s upcoming federal election.