AIIA lecture: ‘An Outline of International Law’

Taking place on 17 October 2019 in Melbourne, this lecture will be delivered by Dr Dominique De Stoop, who will address some of the key topics of public international law, such as IHL and the law of treaties. In particular, Dr De Stoop will consider which areas of international law work well, which do not, and what […]

John Gee Memorial Lecture

This lecture will take place on 30 October 2019 at ANU. Professor Hugh White will speak on the topic of “Thinking the Unthinkable: Could Australia Ever Contemplate Nuclear Weapons?” The event and subsequent discussion will be chaired by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans. Details and registration are available here.

‘Genocide Recognition at the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia’

What: public lectureWhen: Thursday 10 October 2019, 1 – 2 pmWhere: Room 609, Level 6, Melbourne Law SchoolRegistration: click here This free public lecture at Melbourne Law School will discuss recent developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and examine the implications of the recent judgment against Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea […]

Book Launch of Feminist Judgments in International Law

Launching on 12 September in Athens, this landmark publication will reassess key judgments in international law, and how they might have differed if women’s voices had been given a more prominent role. Speakers will include Gina Heathcote, Christine Chinkin, Loveday Hudson and Troy Lavers. 

International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance

This Diploma is the flagship programme of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, and equips mid-career professionals to drive the humanitarian sector in a more effective and sustainable direction. It is an intensive, 4-week curriculum tailored for global aid and development professionals. It will be taught in Geneva from 17 November – 12 December 2019. 

‘War, Nationality and Nationalism: Denied Citizenship following the Disintegration of the Former Yugoslavia’

What: Public LectureWhen: 5 September 2019 Where: Room 605, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street MelbourneRegistration: click here In former Yugoslavia, besides the federal citizenship, an internal citizenship of each of the six republics existed. The breakup of Yugoslavia was driven by nationalist tensions that resulted in a bloody war. The previously irrelevant internal citizenship […]

‘Medicine, Military and Law – A Conversation’

What: Seminar/ForumWhen: Tuesday 27 August 2019Where: Room 202, Melbourne Law School, Level 2, 185 Pelham StreetRegistration: available here Professors Jeffrey Rosenfeld and Bruce ‘Ossie’ Oswald will speak about serving on military operations in places such as Rwanda, Timor-Leste, Iraq and Afghanistan. Through their conversation with each other and the audience they will reflect on how […]