Professional Learning and Community Engagement

26 August 2014

Welcome to the Sydney Law School Professional Learning and Community Engagement newsletter.

Unless otherwise advertised, events are free of charge and held at the Sydney Law School building on the University's Camperdown campus.

The majority of advertised events are MCLE/CPD eligible where they relate to your area of professional practice. Please refer to the individual articles below for points values and details, or click here to view a calendar of eligible events.

Ross Parsons Law and Business Series: Effective Corporate Communication
Assoc Prof Gill North
6-7pm, Mon 8 September

In this 2014 Ross Parsons Law & Business seminar series, Associate Professor Gill North (University of Western Australia) will address the topic 'Effective Corporate Communication'. Commentary will be provided by Robert Austin (Sydney Law School/ Minter Ellison)
Distinguished Speakers Program: Consumer Protection and Free Trade Agreements

Prof Luke Nottage

6-7.00pm, Wed 24 September

Dr Luke Nottage (Sydney Law School), will deliver a lecture titled: 'Consumer Protection and Free Trade Agreements' as part of the 2014 Distinguished Speakers Program.
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2014 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference

Tuesday 30 September - PG Conference
ANZSOC Conference  - 1-3 October 

The 27th annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference will be held at Sydney Law School from 1 - 3 October 2014. This year's conference 'Testing the Edges; Challenging Criminology' will highlight cutting-edge criminological research being conducted in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally.
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2014 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture

The Hon. JD Heydon AC QC

6-7.30pm, Wed 15 October

In the 2014 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture, the Honourable J D Heydon AC QC will present on the topic is the weight of evidence material to its admissibility?
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Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA) Conference

14-15 November
Early bird rates available

The 7th Biennial ALLA Conference is being held in Manly, Sydney on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 November 2014. The conference program, themed 'Under the Microscope: The Next Phase of Australian Labour Law?' will feature a keynote speech by Peter Gray AM, former Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.
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2014 Australasian Ethics Network Conference
3-5 December

The 2014 Australasian Ethics Network (AEN) Conference will take place 3-5 December 2014 at the University of Sydney Law School. This year’s theme “How to facilitate research and future challenges” will challenge you to respond to the changing research ethics environment.
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University of Sydney Open Day

Don't miss any of the Open Day action on Sunday 30 August 2014. Information and advice on undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses will be on offer across the campus – chat to our staff and leading academics about courses and options available for study.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Insights 2014: The Project of European Unification and the case of Greece - Sir Nicholas Laurantus, Professor of Modern Greek

This lecture will address the question from the Greek perspective and raises issues of nation-state formation, transculturalism and internationalism.
Sydney Ideas: Panel Discussion - War, Death and Memory and the launch of the online database Beyond 1914 – The University of Sydney and the Great War

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO, will launch an exciting website exploring the impact of war and peace on Australian society. Beyond 1914 – The University of Sydney and the Great War is an interactive biographical database of students, staff and alumni who served in the First World War that uses the extensive archives and personal papers of the University of Sydney and its Colleges.
University of Sydney China alumni reception in Shanghai

This year’s University of Sydney China alumni reception will take place in Shanghai. The event offers an important and unique networking opportunity and all University of Sydney alumni are invited to attend.
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The July 2014 special issue is on Responding to Historical Child Sex Abuse. The articles in this issue are particularly timely given the current Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. They canvass a range of issues from different professional and personal perspectives, and, importantly, bring together insights from both research and practice.
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International Commercial Law and Arbitration: Perspectives by Nye Perram (ed) includes the papers and proceedings of the 2013 International Commercial Law and Arbitration Conference, held at the Federal Court of Australia.

We are seeking two lecturers who can teach into areas of need in our LLB/JD compulsory teaching programs, being torts and contracts (remedies), corporate law, civil and criminal procedures, property law and private international law.
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