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Why a Desert City Became the First UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the USA

4 October 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
A city in the heart of the Sonoran Desert may seem an unlikely global leader in using food as a critical factor in sustainable development. This presentation will describe how Tucson leveraged more than 5,000 years of plant-people relationships and recent food system innovations to become the first UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the USA and a thought leader in the global Creative Cities Network.
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2022 KWM #TransformLaw Prize pitch night

5 October 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
Four entrepreneurially minded students will take home $10,000 at the 2022 #TransformLaw KWM Prize – attend to find out who!
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Tucson's Strategies for Supporting the Producers of its Food Heritage

6 October 2022 3:00pm4:30pm
This lecture will focus on programs developed by the non-profit NGO managing Tucson's UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy designation to support food heritage conservation and local food businesses.
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Lord Jonathan Sumption OBE Public Lecture: Rule of Law in a Time of Crisis

7 October 2022 5:15pm7:30pm
In this lecture, Lord Sumption will explore the impacts of the pandemic response in the context of the rule of law. The lecture will focus on the events of the past two years and unpack the impact on civil liberties and current threats to liberal democracy
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UQ Law LEAD Scholarship Information Session 2022/2023

10 October 2022 6:30pm7:30pm
Joint his online information session to understand changes to the LEAD Scholarship, as well as how to apply for 2023.
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Religious Freedom, Religious Discrimination and the Role of Law

13 October 2022 5:00pm
Presented by Professor Carolyn Evans, Vice-Chancellor and President, Griffith University, with Professor Patrick Parkinson, UQ Law, commenting and the Hon Justice Sarah Derrington, Federal Court of Australia, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission chairing.
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Novelties, Frauds, and Protections: The Fruit Business in Nineteenth-Century America

18 October 2022 9:00am
Professor Daniel Kevles discusses the history of commercial plant nurseries and how the market sought to protect their investments in the creation or acquisition of novelties and how to prevent cheats from offering fraudulent plants under branded names.
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2022 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

20 October 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The TC Beirne School of Law and the Federal Court of Australia, invite you to the 2022 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture.

Strategy to Combat Transnational Organised Crime

27 October 2022 5:00am6:00am
Join Professor Marc Thommen from University of Zürich, who will discuss how substantive criminal law is instrumentalised for the fight against organised crime.
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2022 WA Lee Equity Lecture and Networking Evening

17 November 2022 5:15pm7:00pm
The Honourable Margaret McMurdo AC, Chair of QCF, and Chief Justice Helen Bowskill looks forward to welcoming you to this year's WA Lee Equity Lecture presented by the Honourable Justice Roger Derrington on “The nature of foundational proprietary interests in tracing”.