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Third Woomera Manual Plenary meeting in the Hague

The third working group meeting for the Woomera Manual project was held in the Hague between 5 & 9 August 2019.  The working group meeting was held in the Hague at the invitation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands,  hosted by the Ministry of Defence through the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Representatives of the founding […]

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Raising the Bar on Space Law

On 13 August, Adelaide Law School’s / RUMLAE’s  Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs spoke at the Raising the Bar event on the topic ‘Laws for the Final Frontier’. Addressing a sizeable crowd at the Little Bang Brewing Co in Stepney, Matthew spoke about some key contemporary challenges in international space law, and the key threats to […]

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RUMLAE/Australian Red Cross Panel discussion on the 70th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

On Thursday 15 August, RUMLAE, in conjunction with The Australian Red Cross, hosted a panel discussion on the Geneva Conventions in celebration of their 70th Anniversary.  The event, held in Napier Lecture Theatre, attracted a large crowd and canvassed the history of the Geneva Conventions, the successes and failures of their normative impact and the future […]

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The Constitution in Space

Adelaide Law School’s/RUMLAE’s Associate Professor Matthew Stubbs spoke at the National Archives of Australia’s annual Constitution Day symposium on the topic ‘The Constitution in Space’ at Questacon: The National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra on 9 July 2019. Matthew spoke about how the Australian Constitution has facilitated Australian space activities, about some contemporary space […]

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The International Committee of the Red Cross and Adelaide Law School begin new clinic

  Adelaide Law School is proud to be partnering with the International Committee of the Red Cross (‘ICRC’) on a pilot international humanitarian law clinic.  Our first intern, Alice Osborne, received a briefing from ICRC Legal Adviser, Emily Defina, earlier this week.  Throughout Semester 2, Alice will be working on a range of projects for […]

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ANZSIL Conference Panel: Law among the stars: the future of international space law

On Thursday, 4 July, Professor Melissa de Zwart and Dr Stacey Henderson, together with PhD candidates Mr Joel Lisk and Mr Duncan Blake, presented on a panel at the 27th Australian & New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL) Annual Conference.  Professor de Zwart’s paper addressed the complex issue of grey zones in the context […]

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IHL Moot Grand Final winners

  This year’s IHL Moot Grand Final was held in the Moot Court on the evening of Friday, 7 June, before their Excellencies Judges Professor Dale Stephens, Dr Stacey Henderson, and Mr Mark Giddings.  The Moot involved questions of jurisdiction of the Court, crimes carried out during a non-international armed conflict, and mental incapacity as […]

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ANZSIL IPSIG workshop held at Adelaide Law School

  On Friday, 31 May, the Research Unit on Military Law & Ethics (RUMLAE) and Adelaide Law School hosted the 2019 Australian & New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL), International Peace & Security Interest Group annual workshop. The workshop brought together presenters from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom to […]

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Dr Stacey Henderson chairs session showcasing Adelaide Law School students’ work at the 2019 Space Security Working Group in Montreal

  The work of Adelaide Law School students Alissa Bishop-Thorpe, Philip Craig, Sophie Howe, Rachel Neef, and Connor Rossi has been showcased at the Annual Space Security Working Group workshop in Montreal (16-17 May 2019).  The students prepared reports on key indicators under the supervision of Professors Melissa de Zwart and Dale Stephens. The students’ […]

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Launch of Book on the UN Security Council and Art 39 by Adelaide Law School Alumni Dr Tamsin Paige

On Wednesday 15 May, Deakin University organized a launch of the book ‘Petulant and Contrary: Approaches by the Permanent Five Members of the UN Security Council to the Concept of ‘Threat to the Peace’ under Article 39 of the UN Chapter’ (Brill/Nijhoff 2019) authored by Dr Tamsin Paige, who recently took up an academic position at […]

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