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Destruction of Mosul’s Great Mosque holds a heritage lesson for Australia

Culture is a crucial part of a society’s identity and history.  Under international humanitarian law, cultural property is to be protected and respected during times of war.  In contemporary conflict, non-state actors (in particular) have purposely targeted and destroyed cultural property of a defeated people in order to undermine the sense of cultural identity.  This […]

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Spain’s dubious claim to Gibraltar

Associate Professor John Gava has been studying the recent dispute over Gibraltar. He writes: ‘Gibraltar has once again hit the headlines with a dispute over fishing rights spiralling into a barely concealed demand by the Spanish government for the ‘return’ of Gibraltar. Spain’s latest claims for Gibraltar are clever politically, because they divert attention of […]

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Upcoming PhD seminars for Adelaide Law School

Friday 23rd August, 11am – Karen Gross ‘The Role Institutions Play in Functional Insolvency Systems’ – Could a macroeconomic theory developed to explain the prosperity/poverty divide actually resolve a persistent regulatory problem? Friday 23rd August, 11:30am – Craig Ellis ‘Renewable Energy and Property Theory’ – Assuming a 100% renewable energy supply, would energy be considered […]

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