Adelaide Law School academic to speak at International Humanitarian Law Seminar

As part of the Law Week activities, Professor Susan Breau from Flinders University and Associate Professor Captain Dale Stephens RAN of Adelaide University will be conducting a seminar on aspects of International Humanitarian Law at Finlaysons (Level 12 Boardroom, 81 Flinders Street, Adelaide) on Thursday, 24 May 2012, from 5.30-7.45pm. Professor Breau Susan will address the increasing impact of armed conflict upon the civilian population and the key issue of accountability for civilian casualties. Captain Stephens will tackle the issue of classification of armed conflict and the impact such classification has on military operations. Captain Stephens will particularly focus upon the normative humanitarian standards that are developing to shape planning in both international and non-international armed conflict. The seminar is sponsored by the Australian Red Cross and Finlaysons.

While the event is free, bookings are essential. For more information please contact Petra Ball (Australian Red Cross) on 81004695 or email:

Photo: Associate Professor Captain Dale Stephens
Associate Professor Capt Dale Stephens

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