This page lists events hosted by UQ Law or events hosted by organisations with which we have an affiliation. 

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The Rohingya Crisis

FlashPoint - The Rohingya Crisis and the Politics of International Law

18 October 2017 5:30pm7:00pm
The recent escalation in violence in Myanmar’s Rahkhine state has starkly highlighted the continuing humanitarian crisis in Myanmar’s northwest region and the unresolved communal conflict between Arakanese Buddhists and Muslim Rohingyas.

Who Can Be an MP? The Constitution, the High Court and the Disqualification Farce

16 October 2017 6:00pm8:00pm
Should electors be able to elect any fellow elector? Or should there be constitutional barriers to potential MPs? Are such barriers workable, and what are their impacts on minor party candidates especially?
Forgan Smith

2017 Law Reunion

15 October 2017 4:00pm6:00pm
The 2017 Law Reunion Reception being held on Sunday 15th October 2017 in a Pavilion in the Great Court at The University of Queensland.
Selden Society Lectures

Notable trials - the trials of Oscar Wilde, presented by the Hon Alan Wilson QC

13 October 2017 5:15pm6:30pm
The fascinating story of one of the most popular playwrights of the Victorian era, Oscar Wilde, and the trials that put his private life under intense public scrutiny will be explored by the Hon Alan Wilson QC in this captivating lecture.
Forgan Smith

Forgan Smith Open House

8 October 2017 10:00am3:00pm
Public guided tours are being held of the Forgan Smith building, Sunday 9 October 2017. 
Unlawful Non-Citizens

Unlawful Non-Citizens: The Rise in Character Visa Cancellations

5 October 2017 5:30pm6:30pm
Recent changes to the Migration Act have resulted in a spike in the number of visa cancellations on the basis of adverse character and credibility grounds.
Dean Strang

Making a Murderer Dean Strang Panel Q&A Seminar

4 October 2017 1:30pm2:30pm
Current law students are invited to join Dean Strang in a Q&A Panel Session. 
CRISPR Gene Editing Technologies

CRISPR Gene Editing Technologies: The legal, ethical, and social implications Colloquium

18 September 2017 5:00pm7:00pm
Professor Jimmy Botella, School of Agriculture, the University of Queensland, Assistant Professor Ben Hurlbut, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, and Associate Professor Ainsley Newson, Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
Organised Crime and Corruption Forum

Organised Crime and Corruption Forum

18 September 2017 2:00pm21 September 2017 5:00pm
This four day event comprising public lectures, panel discussions and roundtable workshops explores a range of challenging issues concerning organised crime and corruption.
Forensic evidence

Evidence-based evidence: Measuring competence in forensic science

15 September 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Jason Tangen, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland
Civil Liability

Apportioning Civil Liability

15 September 2017 9:00am5:15pm
Round-table symposium on how private law systems address the apportionment of civil liabilities between multiple parties responsible for the same harm.
TC Beirne School of Law

Academic fraud - scholarly misconduct and the integrity crisis

6 September 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
The TC Beirne School of Law invites you to join us for a presentation by Professor Ian Freckelton QC to explore integrity in the scholarly environment.
Research Seminar Series

Reflections on the Miller Case

1 September 2017 3:00pm4:00pm
Presenter: Associate Professor Nick Barber, Fellow of Trinity College at Oxford University
Richard Cooper Lecture

2017 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

31 August 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
Maritime Liens and Priorities in Canada presented by special guest speaker Mr Justice Harrington.
Tobacco and the WTO

Tobacco and the WTO

29 August 2017 5:30pm8:00pm
The Australian Legal Philosophy Students' Association and the UQ Law, Science and Technology program are pleased to host the third seminar of 2017. We will be joined by Professor Mark Davison, who will discuss the nature of 'rights' under international trademark law.
Co-curricular program

Law, Policy and Governance Panel

28 August 2017 2:30pm3:30pm
First Year students are invited to this Co-curricular Program event.
Selden Society Lectures

Justices of the High Court of Australia—Justice Mary Gaudron, presented by the Hon Justice Roslyn Atkinson AO

24 August 2017 5:15pm7:00pm
Justice Atkinson will discuss the life and career of Justice Mary Gaudron—Australia’s first woman appointed a justice of the High Court of Australia, serving as one of its most influential members for 16 years.

Alumni Luncheon Series

24 August 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
Presenter: Ms Erin Feros, partner at Allens><Linklaters.


23 August 2017 12:00pm3:00pm
Free, exclusive first-year welcome event for students

Law School Parent Open House

22 August 2017 5:30pm7:30pm
Current parents of law students are invited to experience law school.
Pro Bono Centre

Pro Bono Centre Information Session

15 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
All law students are invited to attend an hour information session to learn about doing pro bono work through the UQ Pro Bono Centre.
International Student Lunch

International Student Lunch

14 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Join fellow international students at this friendly and informal lunch.
Australian Centre for Private Law Seminars

Form and Substance in Equity

10 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Professor Ben McFarlane, Faculty of Law, University College, London