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Current Legal Issues is a high-profile series of seminars on contemporary legal issues. Each seminar has been accredited for CPD purposes by the Queensland Bar Association and Queensland Law Society.
TCB Wellness

UQLS Buddy Event

31 July 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
To kick start your wellbeing for Semester Two UQLS Buddies are invited to a lunch time of food and challenges.
Crime and the Chinese Dream

Crime and the Chinese Dream Research Workshop

25 July 2017 4:30pm6:30pm
Dr Børge Bakken, Department of Social and Political Change, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University
Graduation Celebration 2017

UQ Law 2017 Graduation Drinks

18 July 2017 6:00pm8:00pm
This event has been cancelled.

Postgraduate Welcome Reception

18 July 2017 5:30pm7:00pm
New law postgraduate students are invited to join fellow students and the academic staff who teach our postgraduate courses at an informal gathering.
postgraduate advising session

Postgraduate Advising Session

17 July 2017 2:00pm3:30pm
Compulsory for all students enrolling in postgraduate coursework programs in the TC Beirne School of Law.
Mr William Smith AM

Justice for Genocide in Cambodia - The Case of the Prosecution at the ECCC

13 July 2017 9:00am10:15am
In 2006, over 30 years after the Communist Party of Kampuchea “CPK” aka “Khmer Rouge” came to power in Cambodia, an internationalized hybrid court commenced its investigations to bring to trial senior leaders and those most responsible for the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the Geneva conventions alleged to have been committed in Cambodia between 1975 and 1979.  
Professor Lyndall Ryan

The trouble with genocide in Tasmania: a review of recent debates

12 July 2017 1:30pm2:30pm
In 2005, Ann Curthoys published a ground breaking article on Raphael Lemkin’s chapter on Tasmania in his unfinished history of genocide where he claimed that genocide best described the process that led to the virtual extinction of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people. 

Culture Under Attack - Opening of Photographic Exhibition

11 July 2017 6:30pm7:30pm
An exhibition to highlight the need to protect cultural property during armed conflict.
Australian Centre for Private Law

Property or Loss: A Tension in Private Law

11 July 2017 5:00pm7:00pm
This seminar is presented by the Australian Centre For Private Law and the Bar Association of Queensland.
Professor Robert Cribb

Reckoning with Histories of Acute Violence in Asia

11 July 2017 1:30pm2:30pm
The war crimes trials of Japanese after the Second World War were the most ambitious attempt ever to reckon legally with the perpetrators of mass violence in Asia.
IAGS Public Lecture

The International Criminal Court: An Essential Instrument to Render Justice

10 July 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
Presenter: Gloria Atiba Davies, International Criminal Court
Professor Alex Bellamy

Holding Back the Tide? Human Protection and Genocide Prevention in our More Violent World

10 July 2017 8:30am10:15am
Over the past few decades the international community made significant progress towards strengthening the protection of civilians from genocide and mass atrocities. This was evidenced by consistent declines in the lethality of conflicts and one-sided atrocities.
Kate Durham Panel from SIEV X 2002

Voices in the Archive

7 July 2017 5:00pm7:15pm
Join us for a viewing of Kate Durham’s SIEV X artwork, followed by a panel discussion featuring Professor Gillian Whitlock in conversation with Julian Burnside AO QC, Kate Durham, Professor Andreas Schloenhardt and Adele Rice AM.
Law book

Leading cases of the common law—McKenzie v McKenzie [1971] P 33, presented by Ian Hanger AM QC

22 June 2017 5:15pm6:30pm
In McKenzie v McKenzie [1971] P 33, the English Court of Appeal unanimously affirmed the important principle that any person conducting proceedings in court is entitled to quiet assistance from a person of their choice. Mr Hanger will share his experiences of his role in McKenzie v McKenzie and discuss its subsequent influence on the modern practice allowing parties in a trial process the assistance of a ‘McKenzie friend’.
RHD milestone

The Application of Battered Woman’s Syndrome in Chinese Domestic Violence Cases

14 June 2017 12:30pm1:00pm
Quzisuan (Charlotte) Zhang, MPhil Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Privacy in the digital age – Is privacy a largely obsolete concept or a fundamental human right?

13 June 2017 6:00pm7:30pm
Join UQ Law academic Dr Mark Burdon with Associate Professor Nicolas Suzor and Dr Monique Mann as they discuss privacy in a digital age and attempt to answer the question: Is privacy a largely obsolete concept or a fundamental human right in the digital age?
Mabo: The Legacy

Mabo: The Legacy

9 June 2017 5:45pm8:00pm
A panel discussion on the legacy of Mabo
Augmented reality

From Quantified Self to Quantified Other

5 June 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr. Patrick C. Shih, Assistant Professor of Informatics, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington.
Women in Law

Women in Law 2017

31 May 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
This event is an opportunity for UQ School of Law women students, alumnae and friends to engage in an invigorating discussion about career development with a panel of successful women from the legal industry.
Student support

Study Tips

24 May 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
No matter where you’re at in your law degree, this seminar is for you! During the period leading up to exams, students experience stress for several reasons. This one hour seminar will tackle two major concerns head on.
Research Seminar Series

Can Norms Die? Violation and International Law

19 May 2017 3:00pm4:00pm
Presenter: Associate Professor Sarah Percy