All Forthcoming Events

October 2015


The Nathan and Pamela Jacobson Lecture 'Magna Carta: Destiny or Accident?'
6:00 pm Monday 5 Oct 2015
Lord Judge will examine Magna Carta in its contemporary context and discuss its survival and how it has come to be regarded as one of the most famous and totemic documents in history.

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Constitutional Change in Myanmar: The Role of Courts in Authoritarian Regimes
1:00 pm Tuesday 6 Oct 2015
Dr Melissa Crouch, Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of New South Wales

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'Citizens Coerced: Citizens United and the Growing Incidence of Political Intimidation in the US Workplace'
1:00 pm Tuesday 6 Oct 2015


'Spectral Legal Personality in Interwar International Law: On New Ways of Not Being a State'
1:00 pm Tuesday 6 Oct 2015
Presented by Dr Natasha Wheatley (University of Sydney)


Super and Not So Super: Empirical Research Findings on Australia’s Superannuation Guarantee
1:00 pm Wednesday 7 Oct 2015


'Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: A New Zealand Perspective on the International Law Framework'
1:00 pm Wednesday 7 Oct 2015
Institute for International Law and the Humanities (IILAH) Seminar Series with Vernon Rive(AUT University School of Law) Convenor: Margaret Young (Melbourne Law School)


PILI Conversations Seminar Series: 'Community Driven Strategic Litigation: The Case Against the East West Link'
1:00 pm Thursday 8 Oct 2015
Interested in public interest law and social change? Come along to the Public Interest Law Initiative's inaugural PILI Conversations seminar.

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Responding to Criticisms of China’s AML Enforcement
1:00 pm Thursday 8 Oct 2015
ALC Brown Bag Seminar by Associate Professor Xianjue Luo, School of Public Policy and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)


Melbourne Law Masters Information Evening
6:00 pm Thursday 8 Oct 2015


'PACER-plus negotiations in Melbourne - who gets a plus one?'
1:00 pm Friday 9 Oct 2015
Presented by Mr Peter Lunenborg (South Centre)


MLS Alumni Seminar with Dr Bruce Oswald CSC
7:15 am Tuesday 13 Oct 2015
Dr Bruce Oswald CSC (PhD Law 2009) will present an exclusive MLS Alumni Seminar, titled 'Peacekeeping since Rwanda: Reflections of a Legal Officer's Experience 21 years on.'


CTLS information session
1:00 pm Tuesday 13 Oct 2015
Are you interested in applying to study at the Center of Transnational Law? Come along and find out how to apply to study in the heart of London's legal district.

JD 60 x 60

Melbourne JD Information Session
6:00 pm Tuesday 13 Oct 2015

JD 60 x 60

How to prepare for the LSAT
5:30 pm Wednesday 14 Oct 2015


Law Oration 2015: Australian Federal Democracy
6:00 pm Wednesday 14 Oct 2015
Victoria Law Foundation and Melbourne Law School are pleased to present the 2015 Law Oration, which will be delivered by Laureate Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders AO.


The Monitoring Role of Institutional Owners: Evidence from Shareholders' Voting on Connected Transaction Proposals in Hong Kong
1:00 pm Thursday 15 Oct 2015


Managing Legal Risks in a Fraught Construction Market
17 - 18 Oct 2015
Having the skills and knowledge to navigate the legal risks associated with construction projects has never been more important than in the current market for construction and engineering...


Eastminster: Sir Ivor Jennings, the Westminster Model and State Building in Asia
1:00 pm Tuesday 20 Oct 2015
This talk broadly examines the concept of Eastminster in the eventful context of Asian decolonisation and need for rapid constitutional settlement.


Australian Lawyers Practising in an Asian Developing Market: What Does it Involve?
5:30 pm Tuesday 20 Oct 2015

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Free lecture for MLS students (JD and MLM): Reforming Australia’s Competition Policy: Tales from the Harper Review
1:15 pm Wednesday 21 Oct 2015
CLEN free lecture for MLS students (JD and MLM)


The Implementation of Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law at its Seven Year Juncture: Retrospect and Prospect
12:30 pm Thursday 22 Oct 2015
CLEN Discussion Group

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ERRN Seminar - Electronic Voting in Practice: Two State Elections
1:00 pm Thursday 22 Oct 2015


ALC & CREEL Seminar: Selected Legal Issues in Mining Licensing in Mongolia
5:30 pm Monday 26 Oct 2015
Judge Tsogt Tsend, Administrative Court of Appeals, Mongolia Clinical Law Instructor, School of Law, National University of Mongolia


The China Australia Free Trade Agreement, Legal Services and the Regional Context
5:00 pm Thursday 29 Oct 2015
Mr Dene Yeaman, Director, DFAT and Chief Negotiator on Trade in Legal Services.


November 2015


MLS Alumni Events in Malaysia and Singapore
2 - 4 Nov 2015
Melbourne Law School is pleased to invite you to join our Dean, Professor Carolyn Evans at two of our alumni events in Malaysia and Singapore in November 2015.

60 x 60

Biennial Electoral Regulation Research Network (ERRN) Workshop
5 - 6 Nov 2015


MLS Alumni Breakfast in Hong Kong
7:30 am Friday 6 Nov 2015
Melbourne Law School is pleased to invite MLS alumni to join our Dean, Professor Carolyn Evans at an exclusive alumni breakfast in Hong Kong on 6 November 2015.


CMCL & IPRIA International Conference
23 - 24 Nov 2015
Abstracts due: 31 August 2015 (note extended deadline) Papers are invited from researchers in law, media studies. IP and related fields for this international conference.


Anti-Cartel Enforcement in a Contemporary Age: Leniency Religion – BOOK LAUNCH AND PRESENTATION
12:30 pm Friday 27 Nov 2015
CLEN Seminar: book launch and presentation


December 2015


Obligations Group Conference: Equity
2 - 4 Dec 2015


February 2016


'The Evolving Project of Labour Law' Workshop
4 - 5 Feb 2016
A Workshop to Celebrate 21 Years of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law