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.

London Conference of International Law, 3-4 October 2019

This conference will focus on the topic “Engaging with International Law”, and will seek to examine how States and other actors use and engage with international law. The conference website is available here, and the conference programme is available below:

‘Australia and the Pacific’ Panel Event

This ASPI event on 6 June in Canberra will consider recent research reports focusing on Australia’s role in and engagement with the Pacific. The panellists are Graeme Dobell, Stephanie Copus-Campbell and Richard Herr. Full details here.

‘International Law and Humanitarian Action in Conflict’

This 3-day course is fully funded by DFAT, and is designed for humanitarian workers or those with field responsibilities in conflict zones. It will take place from 17 – 19 June 2019 in Melbourne. The course examines the key bodies of international law and how they can be used by humanitarian practitioners, including in relation to […]

2019 Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership Conference

The conference will be held from 22 – 24 May 2019, and will bring together leading humanitarian thinkers from around the world to explore issues for humanitarian leaders in the Asia Pacific and fragile states. It will be held at the Deakin Downtown in Melbourne. The key themes for the conference are: humanitarian leadership in […]

Urban Humanitarian Emergencies Course

This 2019 workshop will be held at Harvard from July 16 – 19. It is organised by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and is designed to train humanitarian professionals on current issues and best practice in this area of research and practice. Instructors include experts in international humanitarian response from universities, NGOs and aid agencies. Full details here.