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. 

2nd Annual Human Rights and Mass Atrocity Seminar

What: seminar When: 19-21 June 2019 Where: Griffith College, Dublin Details: This 3-day certificate seminar examines the following topics: wildlife crimes; child sex crimes; universal jurisdiction; starvation as a mass atrocity; post-colonialism; indigenous rights and climate change; and prosecuting genocide. The seminar is designed to add the view of human rights practitioners and academics on […]

2019 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar Public Lecture

The APCML is pleased to extend an invitation to the 2019 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar Public Lecture Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pmWhere: Melbourne Law School, Theatre G08, 185 Pelham Street Carlton VIC 3053Register: please click here International Law: Art, Science or Alchemy? Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC International […]

‘Is Peace Possible in Afghanistan’

On Tuesday, the Australian Institute of International Affairs will host a public lecture considering the possibility of a final breakthrough on peace negotiations in Afghanistan. The speaker, Professor Theo Farrell, will focus particularly on America’s role in this ongoing process, and consider three key questions: Why have previous peace talks failed? What are the Taliban, […]

‘Indonesia and Australia: Prospects and Opportunities’

The Australian Institute of International Affairs is hosting a public lecture on 2 May 2019 in Melbourne with Consul General of Indonesia Ms Spica A. Tutuhatunewa. She will speak on the topic of Australia’s growing bilateral relationship with Indonesia. Full details are available here.

ASPI International Conference: ‘War in 2025’

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute is holding a two-day international conference from 12-14 June in Canberra, focusing on the future of warfare. Some of the key topics which this event will focus on include: key drivers of potential conflict in the next decade; how relative power dynamics between Great Powers are shifting; multi-domain warfare now […]