Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity

Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity Speaker: The Honourable Stephen Pendrill Charles AO   The inaugural annual lecture of The Centre for Public Integrity will be delivered by The Honourable Stephen Pendrill Charles AO. Mr Charles is a retired Australian judge who served on the Supreme Court of Victoria Court of Appeal between 1995 …

Building Safer Communities – Current and Future Trends

Building Safer Communities – Current and Future Trends   This free seminar will focus on current and future trends impacting efforts to build safe communities and brings together an exciting array of experienced speakers. Organised and hosted by the Sydney Institute of Criminology and the Australian Safe Communities Foundation, this seminar will draw together practitioners, policymakers and academics …

Queer Law in Emotional Times

Queer Law in Emotional Times The Sydney Institute of Criminology will host a conversation between Dr Senthorun Raj (Keele University) and readers of his new book, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity (Routledge, 2020). Drawing on emotions, queer theory, and case law, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence explores how LGBT rights have been made possible, and also …

The Bushfire Disaster and Australia’s Biodiversity: Can It Recover?

The Bushfire Disaster and Australia’s Biodiversity: Can It Recover? The bushfires disaster has had a devastating impact on people, property, communities and Australia’s biodiversity and ecosystems. A conservative estimate is that we have lost 1.25 billion animals and we have witnessed the terrible suffering of those burnt in the fires. The Australian Centre for Climate …

SCIL International Law Year in Review Conference

SCIL International Law Year in Review Conference The Sydney Centre for International Law at Sydney Law School is delighted to present the eighth International Law Year in Review Conference, to be held at the Law School on Friday 21 February 2020. This annual ‘year in review’ conference gives participants insight into the latest developments in …