All Forthcoming Events


July 2015


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'Re-designing ASEAN Trade in Services: Liberalization through Integration (with familiar characteristics)'
1:00 pm Tuesday 7 Jul 2015
This seminar is hosted by the Global Economic Law Network (GELN) and the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation (CCLSR) at the Melbourne Law School.

 
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Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop
1:00 pm Wednesday 8 Jul 2015
Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop presented by Melbourne Careers Centre for Melbourne Law School

 
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'TTIP’s Giant sucking sound? Deep integration, trade and regulatory standards'
1:00 pm Thursday 9 Jul 2015
Professor Tania Voon, GELN Director, Melbourne Law School will chair this GELN Speaker Series seminar presented by Professor Dr Geert van Calster (University of Leuven)

 
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Who Votes Early in Victoria?
1:00 pm Thursday 16 Jul 2015

 
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MLS Alumni Seminar in Melbourne with Mr Peter Gordon
7:15 am Tuesday 21 Jul 2015
Mr Peter Gordon (LLB 1979) will present an exclusive MLS Alumni Seminar in Melbourne, titled "WADA they thinkin'!"

 
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CLEN Discussion Group: Comparative Cartel Prosecutions
12:30 pm Tuesday 21 Jul 2015

 
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In Conversation: Tokyo High Court Judge Takashi Sonoo
12:45 pm Tuesday 21 Jul 2015
Former Judge Takashi Sonoo will present a brief history of Japanese corporate insolvency law and discuss recent developments.

 
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Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop
1:00 pm Tuesday 21 Jul 2015
CV and Cover Letter Workshop

 
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Aboriginal Cultural Rights: a human rights framework
5:45 pm Tuesday 21 Jul 2015
How far have we come in recognising & protecting the culture rights of its Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, & what standards and instruments do we need to implement their rights?

 
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'Time to Draw the Line, in the Timor Sea that is'
1:00 pm Wednesday 22 Jul 2015
Ms Janelle Saffin (Activist, Advocate, Educator) will present a Public Lunch-time seminar hosted by the Institute for International Law and the Humanities, chaired by Prof Dianne Otto MLS.

 
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Melbourne Law School & the Commercial Bar of Victoria: Proportionate Liability in Australia
5:30 pm Wednesday 22 Jul 2015
Melbourne Law School & the Commercial Bar of Victoria Seminar Series

 
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'Wrong and Harm: Two Models of Tort Law'
12:45 pm Thursday 23 Jul 2015
The Obligations Group, Melbourne Law School will present a lunch-time seminar by Dr Eric Descheemaeker of Edinburgh Law School, on the topic of 'Wrong and Harm: Two Models of Tort Law'.

 
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'Reforming the World Health Organization: Learning the Lessons of Ebola'
1:00 pm Thursday 23 Jul 2015
The Global Economic Law Network (GELN) will host a Public Seminar with Professor Lawrence O. Gostin (Georgetown Law) at the Melbourne Law School.

 
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CCCS: 2015 Constitutional Law Conference
23 - 24 Jul 2015

 
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A Conversation with the Hon. K M Hayne AC
4:30 pm Thursday 23 Jul 2015
A Conversation with the Hon. K M Hayne AC; Reflections on a career on the High Court. Moderated by Professor Carolyn Evans

 
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Rare Book Public Lecture: 'Attending to place in academic life: telling the story of the 1881 Coranderrk Inquiry'
6:30 pm Thursday 23 Jul 2015
As part of Rare Book Week, Dr Julie Evans will present a public lecture at Melbourne Law School; 'Attending to place in academic life: telling the story of the 1881 Coranderrk Inquiry'.

 
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‘How Justice Can Be Wrongful’
12:45 pm Monday 27 Jul 2015

 
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Shareholder protection in takeover offers and schemes of arrangement
1:00 pm Tuesday 28 Jul 2015

 
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ALC Brown Bag Seminar: Refugee Protection in China: Law, Politics and Potential
1:00 pm Tuesday 28 Jul 2015
Dr Song will share insights into Chinese refugee law and policy, as well as China’s emerging roles in the international refugee protection regime.

 
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'Judges in Conversation' series: the Hon. Justice Christopher Jessup with Professor Neil Duxbury
5:30 pm Tuesday 28 Jul 2015
On Tuesday 28 July 2015, the Hon. Justice Christopher Neil Jessup, a Judge of the Federal Court, will be in conversation with Professor Neil Duxbury, London School of Economics.

 
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Book Launch: Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law
6:30 pm Tuesday 28 Jul 2015
Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law is a collection of essays honouring the work of Tim McCormack, Professor of International Law at the University of Melbourne.

 
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MLS Alumni Seminar in Sydney with Ms Carolyn Kay
12:30 pm Wednesday 29 Jul 2015
Ms Carolyn Kay (BA/LLB 1983) will present an exclusive MLS Alumni Seminar in Sydney, titled "Collective Intelligence: Optimising decision making".

 
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Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop
1:00 pm Thursday 30 Jul 2015
Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop

 

August 2015


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'The Wolf at the Door', presented by Professor John Coffee
5:30 pm Tuesday 4 Aug 2015

 
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‘Human Rights and the Belief in a Just World’
6:00 pm Tuesday 4 Aug 2015

 
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2015 Annual Tax Lecture
5:30 pm Wednesday 5 Aug 2015

 
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‘Substance and Procedure in Equity’
6:00 pm Wednesday 5 Aug 2015
The Obligations Group Convenors, Professors Elise Bant and Matthew Harding (Melbourne Law School) will host a lecture presented by Professor William Swadling (Oxford Law School).

 
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Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop
1:00 pm Thursday 6 Aug 2015
Clerkship CV and Cover Letter Workshop

 
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LSS Sir Anthony Mason Lecture: Proportionality and its use in Australian Constitutional Law
6:30 pm Thursday 6 Aug 2015
LSS Sir Anthony Mason Lecture: Proportionality and its use in Australian Constitutional Law

 
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CCCS Seminar: A Comparative Conversation on Constitutions: Implications and the Recognition of 'Unwritten Rights' in Australia and Israel
1:00 pm Friday 7 Aug 2015
This seminar will explore the recognition of unwritten doctrines of constitutional law in Australia and Israel, with a particular emphasis on constitutional rights.

 
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Public Interest Law Week
10 - 15 Aug 2015

 
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'Equitable Estoppel as a Cause of Action'
12:45 pm Tuesday 11 Aug 2015
Obligations Group Lunch time Seminar presented by Professor Ben McFarlane (UCL Laws) and hosted by the convenors, Professors Elise Bant and Matthew Harding (Melbourne Law School).

 
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Public Interest Law Fair
5:30 pm Tuesday 11 Aug 2015

 
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All About Careers in the Public Interest
1:00 pm Wednesday 12 Aug 2015

 
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Attend a Melbourne JD Sample Class
1:15 pm Wednesday 12 Aug 2015

 
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Launch: Public Interest Law Initiative Space
5:00 pm Thursday 13 Aug 2015
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ALC Evening Seminar: Tolerance and Rights in Asia - Hong Kong and Taiwan
5:30 pm Monday 17 Aug 2015

 
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Attend a Melbourne JD Sample Class
1:15 pm Wednesday 19 Aug 2015

 
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Your Clerkship Interview
1:00 pm Thursday 20 Aug 2015
Your Clerkship Interview

 
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CILIS Evening Seminar: Death Penalty in Indonesia Part Two: The Future of the Death Penalty in Indonesia: Moratorium or Abolition?
5:30 pm Monday 24 Aug 2015

 
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Your Clerkship Interview
1:00 pm Tuesday 25 Aug 2015
Your Clerkship Interview

 
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How to prepare for the LSAT
5:30 pm Tuesday 25 Aug 2015

 

September 2015


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Your Clerkship Interview
1:00 pm Wednesday 2 Sep 2015
Your Clerkship Interview

 
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'Laws and Societies in Global Contexts: Contemporary Approaches’
1:00 pm Tuesday 8 Sep 2015
This IILAH Seminar is presented by Eve Darian-Smith (Global & International Studies, University of California) & chaired by Dianne Otto, Francine V McNiff Chair in Human Rights Law, MLS.

 
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Your Clerkship Interview
1:00 pm Thursday 10 Sep 2015
Your Clerkship Interview

 
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Obligations Group Seminar with Professor Sarah Worthington (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge)
12:45 pm Wednesday 16 Sep 2015
Obligations Group Seminar presented by Professor Sarah Worthington (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge), convened by Professors Elise Bant and Matthew Harding (Melbourne Law School).

 

October 2015


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How to prepare for the LSAT
5:30 pm Tuesday 6 Oct 2015

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

 
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ALC Occasional Seminar: Licensing of Resource Mining in Mongolia
5:30 pm Monday 26 Oct 2015

 

November 2015


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CMCL & IPRIA International Conference
23 - 24 Nov 2015
Abstracts due: 17 August 2015 Papers are invited from researchers in law, media studies. IP and related fields for this international conference.

 

December 2015


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'Equity Conference'
3 - 4 Dec 2015