Typology of Crimes of Political Parties in Armed Conflicts

What: Seminar/forum When: Tuesday 4 September, 1 pm Where: Room 920, Level 9, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street Carlton VIC 3053 Who: Assistant Professor Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski  The APCML is hosting a seminar discussion at Melbourne Law School on 4 September discussing the typologies of crimes of political parties in armed conflicts. While atrocities in armed conflicts […]

Armed Conflict and Starvation: What Does the Law Say?

What: Panel discussion When: 12 October 2018 Where: Chatham House, 10 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LE The International Law Programme at Chatham House is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of armed conflict and starvation. Topics discussed will include legal prohibitions on the use of starvation as a method of war, and the obligations on warring […]

It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

Panel Discussion & Documentary Film Screening Date: Thursday 30 August Time: 3:30 – 5:00pm Where: University of Melbourne, PAR-Arts West, North Wing-556, Parkville, Victoria, 3010 This event is open to the public. Register Here Information: Professor Siobhán Wills, Ulster University Associate Professor Jennifer Balint, University of Melbourne Dr Dolly Kikon, University of Melbourne Professor Bruce […]

The Human Right of Property

Presented by Professor Jose Alvarez Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law New York University School of Law   Date: Friday 24th August Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM Where: Melbourne Law School, Room 920, Level 9 185 Pelham St, Carlton VIC 3053 Register Here Despite the absence of a comprehensive global pact on the subject, […]

The Case That Never Was: Al Bashir and the Great Unsaid

Presented by Dr Mia Swart Research Director, Democracy and Governance Unit Date: Friday 24th August, 2018 Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM Where: Melbourne Law School, Room 223, Level 2 185 Pelham St, Carlton VIC 3053 Register Here: The 2009 arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir for […]

Re-examining the Lotus Case (France v Turkey) (1927)

Professor Douglas Guilfoyle Monash University Date: Thursday 26 July Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm Where: Melbourne Law School, Level 10 Boardroom, 185 Pelham St. Carlton 3053 Register Here Information: Why was the Lotus case litigated? The negligence of the French first officer of the SS Lotus caused the death of eight Turkish nationals, but on putting […]

Humanitarianism and the Remaking of International Law

Humanitarianism and the Remaking of International Law: A Conference hosted by the Laureate Program in International Law Register Here Information The language and logic of humanitarianism occupy an increasingly central place in international law. Humanitarian reason has shaped the ideology, practice, and technologies of international law over the past century, including through the re-description of […]

War in Cities – Launch of the International Review of the Red Cross

Hosted by The ICRC, Australian Red Cross & The Asia-Pacific Centre for Military Law Date: Thursday 22 March Time: 5:30 – 7:00 Where: Melbourne Law School, Rm 920, 185 Pelham St. Carlton 3053 Register – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/war-in-cities-launch-of-the-international-review-of-the-red-cross-tickets-43636505964 This event is open to the public. In an increasingly urban world, armed conflict and violence has also been […]