All Forthcoming Events

August 2014


MPhil Formal Review by Vu Thu Trang Nguyen
10:00 am Monday 25 Aug 2014


Melbourne Law School Alumni Breakfast Seminar Series
7:15 am Tuesday 26 Aug 2014
Ms Jo Porter is the guest speaker for Melbourne Law School's August Breakfast. Topic: The Future of the Performing Arts

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Public Interest Law Initiative Information Session
1:00 pm Tuesday 26 Aug 2014
Information session on electives within the Public Interest Law Initiative

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The System of Real Estate Registration in Taiwan
1:00 pm Tuesday 26 Aug 2014


Privacy Law Seminar
5:30 pm Wednesday 27 Aug 2014
Melbourne Law Masters- Privacy Law Students Seminar


The De-Cosmopolitanisation of Democracy
6:30 pm Wednesday 27 Aug 2014
Examining the ramifications of what is perhaps one of the most pronounced global transformations in the culture of democracy, what Prof Ghassan calls the process of de-cosmopolitanisation


Transplanting indigenous legal practices to a transplanted legal system? An archival study of the Beijing criminal court in early Republican China (1910s)
1:00 pm Thursday 28 Aug 2014


Children's Rights International and International Social Service Australia present a seminar on the detrimental effects of Operation Sovereign Borders
5:15 pm Thursday 28 Aug 2014
The ongoing imprisonment of hundreds of children in Australian detention centres both on and offshore is a direct consequence of Australian government policy.


ERRN (VIC) Seminar: The Professionals: Money, Strategy and the Rise of the Political Campaigner in Australia
1:00 pm Friday 29 Aug 2014


September 2014


The Diversification and Formalisation of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Japan
1:00 pm Monday 1 Sep 2014


Melbourne Law School Alumni Breakfast Seminar
7:15 am Tuesday 2 Sep 2014
Guest Speaker: Ms Janet Whiting Topic: 'The Role of a Director on Not For Profit Boards' THIS EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED


CELRL Labour Law Seminar - The employer as fiduciary?
1:00 pm Wednesday 3 Sep 2014
In this seminar Associate Professor Murray will speak on the topic 'The employer as fiduciary?'


2014 CMCL Medal: New Voices in Media Law Presentation Dinner
6:30 pm Wednesday 3 Sep 2014
Student Competition The CMCL Medal seeks succinct, innovative analyses of contemporary issues in media law. Written entries must be 3000-5000 words


The Marginalisation of Parliaments
6:30 pm Wednesday 3 Sep 2014
Examines the rise of reliance on executive power in Australia, its causes and its contribution to the marginalisation of Australian Parliaments


Book Launch and Evening Seminar - Constitutionalising Asia: Asian Constitutionalism or Constitutionalism in Asia?
5:30 pm Thursday 4 Sep 2014


Refugees: A New Era of Forced Displacement : Current Crises and the Challenges of the Humanitarian Response
6:00 pm Monday 8 Sep 2014
A discussion of the current global displacement situation, the changing humanitarian landscape confronting UNHCR and the international community, and the operational challenges and dilemmas.


“Subverting Democracy: Neo-liberalism, Narcissism and the Care Deficit” presented by Anne Manne
6:30 pm Wednesday 10 Sep 2014
Neo liberalism has produced a new ideal human type; the economically self-sufficient and unencumbered individual who has no responsibility for care. This distorts and subverts democracy


Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow Public Lecture: 'Conscience in England and Australia: Divided by a Common Private Law?'
6:30 pm Thursday 11 Sep 2014
Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow Public Lecture 'Conscience in England and Australia: Divided by a Common Private Law?'


Sir George Turner Public Lecture: Religion and the Law
6:00 pm Wednesday 17 Sep 2014
In this lecture Lord Dyson MR considers the relationship between religions and the general law, not least how it is developing in the light of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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CCCS Seminar: Assessing Mass Surveillance: Is There a Fair ‘Balance’?
6:00 pm Wednesday 17 Sep 2014


October 2014

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Indonesia’s Presidential Election: Reform Challenges for the New Administration
5:30 pm Wednesday 8 Oct 2014
Join Dr Lubis as he looks at the increasingly divisive debate over democracy and Reformasi in Indonesia

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Melbourne JD - How to prepare for the LSAT
6:15 pm Wednesday 8 Oct 2014

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Supreme Court of Victoria Commercial Law Conference
2:00 pm Thursday 9 Oct 2014
Annual Conference on commercial law. This is a joint initiative of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Melbourne Law School.

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Melbourne Law School Alumni Breakfast Seminar
7:15 am Tuesday 14 Oct 2014
Topic: 'Australia’s Supermarket Duopoly: Who is Being Served?' Speakers: Professor Allan Fels AO and Professor Caron Beaton-Wells Alumni Only Event


Cities in Global Governance - An International Law Perspective'
1:00 pm Tuesday 14 Oct 2014


MLS / HKULS Doctoral Forum
23 - 24 Oct 2014


November 2014

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2014 CILIS Islamic Studies Postgraduate Conference
11 - 12 Nov 2014
This conference aims to bring together postgraduate students around the world who are researching topics relating to Islam.


December 2014


'2014 Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory'
1 - 2 Dec 2014


February 2015

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Corporate Law Teachers Association Annual Conference 2015
1 - 3 Feb 2015


April 2015


Conference: Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law
10 - 12 Apr 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS: Faculty of Law (Oxford) and MLS joint-workshop on Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law 10-11 April 2014