Events

UQ Law hosts various events independently, in conjunction with UQ, industry, and corporate and government partners, to further knowledge for and about the law. 

For legal practitioners

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Protecting the media in an age of terror

21 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh; Professor Peter Greste; Mr Richard Murray and Professor Katharine Gelber (UQ).
Julie Fragar painting

Next Witness by Julie Fragar panel discussion

20 August 2019 1:00pm1:45pm
Have you visited the Next Witness by Julie Fragar art exhibition yet? Join us in the library as the artist and a panel of experts discuss the paintings and explore the intersection of law and art.
Coffee

Coffee Conversations with Shaun Restorick-Barton

20 August 2019 10:15am11:30am
August Coffee Conversations with Shaun Restorick-Barton, Law Squared.
Research Seminar Series

Competition law models fit for transplantation? The US, EU, and China

16 August 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Mark Furse (University of Glasgow) and Doctor Wendy Ng (University of Melbourne)
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Geneva Conventions are turning 70

12 August 2019 6:00pm7:30pm
In Brisbane, Australian Red Cross is hosting a free seminar to explore why the Geneva Conventions are more relevant than ever. The seminar will bring together four panellists with direct experience.
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New Lawyering for A2J

7 August 2019 9:00am12:30pm
A workshop mapping the future of social justice lawyering.
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Self-determination and the Implications of the Chagos Advisory Opinion

6 August 2019 4:30pm
This MASLU/CPICL/ILA (QLD brand) presentation assesses the resonance of the sources used, and the more radical contentions advanced, during the Chagos Case – for the exercise of the right to self-determination in the colonial context and for international law more generally.
Coffee

Coffee Conversations with Jodi Palmer

6 August 2019 10:15am11:30am
August Coffee Conversations with Jodi Palmer, General Counsel at Volvo Group and UQ alumnus.
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Indigenous Cultural Competency in Legal Education: Time for Top-down Reform

2 August 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Simon Young - Professor of Law and Justice (USQ), Adjunct Professor (UWA), External Fellow (UQ Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law).

2019 Rodney Wylie Lecture in Brisbane

1 August 2019 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for the 2019 Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship Lecture followed by a networking reception. Internationally renowned speaker and global business leader, Dominic Barton, presents on 'Why businesses must change to thrive in the age of disruption'.

World Legal Summit 2019

1 August 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Join your colleagues in the profession and world-leading experts to consider best practice legislation and regulatory structures for dealing with emerging technologies in a global context.

2019 Rodney Wylie Lecture in Sydney

31 July 2019 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for the 2019 Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship Lecture followed by a networking reception. Internationally renowned speaker and global business leader, Dominic Barton, presents on 'Why businesses must change to thrive in the age of disruption'.

2019 Rodney Wylie Lecture in Melbourne

30 July 2019 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for the 2019 Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship Lecture followed by a networking reception. Internationally renowned speaker and global business leader, Dominic Barton, presents on 'Why businesses must change to thrive in the age of disruption'.

Community engagement project work in Indonesia (PEATLI) - information session

26 July 2019 3:00pm4:00pm
Transdisciplinary opportunity with remote community in Indonesia, for current undergraduate students at UQ.

The Off-taste of Trademark: Packaging, shelf-life, and food science in the early US peanut industry

25 July 2019 3:00pm3:30pm
Presenter: Tad Brown, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Priority, Authority, Property and the Kakadu Plum

25 July 2019 2:30pm3:00pm
Presenter: Jocelyn Bosse, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Debunking the 'Market Substitution Assumption' in Queensland

23 July 2019 5:30pm7:30pm
The 'market substitution assumption' has been widely used in Queensland Courts and by policy-makers more generally as a rationale for permitting coal mines to proceed. This seminar will analyse how this argument has been used in Queensland. Presented by Sean Ryan, Principal Solicitor, Environmental Defenders Office Qld.
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The Resilience of Contract Law in Light of Technological Change

18 July 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
While the Internet hardly creates academic excitement anymore, a number of internet-related technologies seems to challenge the principles of contract law and may, finally, test their ability to withstand technological change.
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Postgraduate meet and greet session

15 July 2019 5:00pm6:30pm
New postgraduate law students are invited to join fellow students and academic staff at an orientation evening.
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Postgraduate international advising session

15 July 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This is a compulsory session for international postgraduate law students commencing in Semester 2, 2019.
Scene from the Tichborn criminal trial (Regina v. Castro), which took place in 1873–74 at the Court of Queen's Bench, London. The Claimant (probably named Arthur Orton) is the bearded man in the lower centre of the picture, facing left; he is sitting in front of his lawyer, Edward Kenealy, who is leaning against the desk.

Young Lawyers Queensland present: Ethical Conundrums

12 July 2019 8:30am10:15am
Drawing on a number of short videos dealing with classic ethical conundrums facing criminal lawyers, lawyers in this session will discuss how best to respond.

Overturning terra nullius - NAIDOC Week 2019

7 July 2019 8:30am14 July 2019 4:30pm
To celebrate NAIDOC Week (7–14 July 2019), Supreme Court Library Queensland (SCLQ) is running exclusive guided tours of their exhibition—Overturning terra nullius: the story of native title.
Queensland Tax Researcher Symposium

Queensland Tax Researcher Symposium

3 July 2019 8:30am4:00pm
Join us as we bring together academics, research higher degree students, tax practitioners and ATO professionals to present and discuss their research.
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UQSIP MASLU Twilight Panel Session

27 June 2019 4:00pm6:00pm
In February this year, MV Solomon Trader ran aground on a reef in Lughu Bay, Solomon Islands, spilling over a hundred tonnes of oil into the waters off the coast of Rennell Island. The disaster raises numerous questions which will be explored by three expert panel members.

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