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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Forgan Smith Building

Law School Parent Open House 2018

Cancelled
29 August 2018 5:30pm7:30pm
Professor Patrick Parkinson AM, Dean of Law and Head of the TC Beirne School of Law cordially invites parents and guardians to an Open House.

Law Futures Centre Seminar Series: Organisational Vicarious Liability

23 August 2018 5:30pm
Presented by Christian Witting, Professor of Private Law at Queen Mary University of London and Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.

Rule of Law or Ruled by Law?

13 August 2018 6:00pm
What are the human rights and legal implications for Palestinian children living under Israeli military law in the West Bank?
Research Seminar Series

Constitutional Unamendability and Comparative Method

10 August 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Adrienne Stone
3MT

BEL 3MT Competition 2018

10 August 2018 2:00pm3:30pm
In the space of one stimulating and highly-entertaining hour you will hear from the BEL Faculty’s PhD students presenting their theses in a snappy and engaging three minute presentation.
Seminar 3

Seminar 3: Constitutional Law - "Who is Afraid of Proportionality?"

9 August 2018 5:15pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Adrienne Stone, University of Melbourne
Chair: The Hon. Justice Glenn Martin AM, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: The Hon. Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of Queensland

Intangible Machines: A History of Patent Protection for Computer Programs

3 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Brad Sherman on patent law and software.

UQ Deaths in Custody Project Launch

1 August 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Debbie Kilroy OAM and Stephen Keim SC present the findings of research into over 500 deaths in custody inquest findings, the result of a partnership between the TC Beirne School of Law and Sisters Inside Inc.

Incarceration and Inequality

1 August 2018 8:45am10:30am
Dr Andrew Leigh (MP) in conversation with Bruce Western, Vincent Schiraldi, Jessica Simes, Rebecca Wallis and Monica Bell.
Facilitated by Simon Bronitt.

“A Wholly Repugnant Spectacle”: A Panel Discussion with Richard Bourke

31 July 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Join UQ law students for a Q&A session with Richard Bourke, an Australian lawyer fighting capital punishment in the United States.
Ricjhard Bourke at SydneyTEDx

Cocktail Function with Richard Bourke

30 July 2018 5:30pm
Richard Bourke has worked on numerous trials and appeals opposing the death penalty in the United States.

IMLAM Celebration

25 July 2018 5:30pm6:30pm
Research Seminar Series

Victims who kill: Improving section 45 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (E and W)

20 July 2018 11:30am1:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Nicola Wake
3MT

Law School 3MT Competition 2018

20 July 2018 10:00am11:00am
In the space of one stimulating and highly-entertaining hour you will hear from the Law School’s PhD students presenting their theses in a snappy and engaging three minute presentation.

Publishing A Book

16 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
A lunchtime seminar addressed to HDR students and ECRs (though all are welcome!) about publishing processes. Presented by Ann-Christin Maak-Scherpe, General Manager and Publisher at Intersentia Cambridge.

Humanitarian Arguments in Debates about International Arms Control

13 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Rain Liivoja, TC Beirne School of Law, addresses humanitarian concerns which underpin much of contemporary arms control law.
Professor John Gardner

Damages without Duty

5 July 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by John Gardner, Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford
John Gardner

What Discrimination is Not

4 July 2018 12:00pm1:30pm
John Gardner FBA on the meaning of discrimination versus other terms, that are used as if they are synonyms for discrimination when they are not.
Aerial view of ship in port

International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot

29 June 2018 9:00am3 July 2018 5:00pm
Participate or visit the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot hosted at The University of Queensland for law students worldwide.

Private law's revolutionaries: authors, codifiers and merchants?

28 June 2018 5:15pm
Presented by Professor Hector MacQueen, Edinburgh Law School

Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Plight of the Noncombatant

14 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Ronald C. Arkin, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, on the role of lethal autonomous robotic systems in warfare.
The June [Global] Connection

The June [Global] Connection

7 June 2018 5:30pm8:30pm
Hosted around the world in various cities, these casual events are a great opportunity to create new friendships, reignite old associations, and connect with like-minded professionals.

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