Privacy, Technology and Crisis Response: Case Studies from Australia, Singapore, Mainland China and Hong Kong

Privacy, Technology and Crisis Response: Case Studies from Australia, Singapore, Mainland China and Hong Kong This event seeks to compare legal perspectives on the experience of technology, privacy, and COVID-19 crisis response in Australia, Singapore, Mainland China and Hong Kong, which are not typically considered together. By comparatively exploring the legal frameworks for the COVIDsafe …

2020 Parsons Lecture in Commercial Law: ‘Negotiating Damages’ in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom’

CANCELLED – 2020 Parsons Lecture in Commercial Law: ‘Negotiating Damages’ in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom’ Distinguished Speaker: Professor Andrew Burrows, QC   *Unfortunately Professor Burrows has had to cancel his Australian visit and commitments, as government requirements for visitors to self-isolate for 14 days makes the visit impracticable. We hope to host …

Law & Business Downtown Seminar: Sustainable Finance: Pandora’s Box?

Law & Business Downtown Seminar: Sustainable Finance: Pandora’s Box? Speaker: Jan Job (JJ) de Vries Robbé, Dutch Development Bank FMO   Someone new to the financial markets might be forgiven to think that Sustainable Finance has always been a key part of it. These days every self-respecting bank, financial institution and fund manager has a …

2020 Norton Rose Fulbright Contract and Restitution Law Conference

POSTPONED – 2020 Norton Rose Fulbright Contract and Restitution Law Conference   Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been postponed.   We are delighted to invite you to the 2020 Norton Rose Fulbright Contract and Restitution Law Conference co-hosted by the Ross Parsons Centre for Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law. The Conference will consider …

Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity

CANCELLED – Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity Speaker: The Honourable Stephen Pendrill Charles AO   *Please note that this event has been cancelled, due to the University’s action to help contain the spread of COVID-19, and to protect the health of our staff and students, and the broader community. All events on-campus have …

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 …