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

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Career Readiness Event for Law Students

8 August 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
Career Readiness: Get ahead from the start.
‘Coherence’ in Australian Law: A Review of the High Court’s Approach

‘Coherence’ in Australian Law: A Review of the High Court’s Approach

4 August 2017 12:30pm1:30pm
Presenter: Andrew Fell, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Alumni Luncheon Series

2 August 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Mr Shen Chow
Reimagining the Governance of Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia

Reimagining the Governance of Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia

2 August 2017 9:00am3 August 2017 5:00pm
Dr Kamalesh Adhikari and David Jefferson, workshop co-convenors.

UQ Law, Science, and Technology Program Career Panel

31 July 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
The UQ Law, Science and Technology Program in the TC Beirne School of Law is hosting a Career Panel aimed at law students with an interest in science and technology.
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