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Listen to our latest podcasts, recorded at recent events at the Sydney Law School.

2020


July

Law & Business seminar: The ever expanding compliance obligations of Australian directors
7 July 2020

Chair: Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School 
Speakers:
Matt Egerton-Warburton, Partner, Gadens Sydney
Robert Tracy, Partner, Gadens Sydney

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June

Book launch: Let’s talk about the children! Towards best practice in the management of children seeking asylum
24 June 2020 (details about the launch)

Speakers:
Professor Mary Crock, Professor of Public Law and Director of Sydney Centre for International Law, Sydney Law School
Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee and Casework Service NSW
Associate Professor Daniel Ghezelbash, Director, Social Justice Clinic, Macquarie Law School
Kate Bones, Solicitor, Legal Aid NSW
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny, Murdoch University School of Law

Moderator: Julian Morrow, television/radio producer and co-founding member of The Chaser

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Law & Business Seminar: Boards and AI
16 June 2020

Chair: Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School 
Speakers:
Dr Akshaya Kamalnath, AUT School of Law, Auckland New Zealand
James North, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney
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May

Law & Business Seminar: Funds held on trust and the PPSA: A discussion of the decision in Dalian [2020] WASC 132
19 May 2020

Chair: Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School 
Discussion panel:
Associate Professor David Brown, Adelaide Law School
Ronny Chen, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers
Jim Johnson, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers
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March

Queer Law in Emotional Times
4 March 2020

Author: Dr Senthorun Raj, Keele University
Commentators:
Professor Kane Race, The University of Sydney
Dr Renata Grossi, UTS
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Ross Parsons Corporate Lecture: The Purpose of the Corporation Redefined: Recent Developments in Australia and the US
2 March 2020

Speaker: Professor Jean Du Plessis, Deakin Law School 
Commentators:
Professor Paul Redmond, UTS
Andrew Lumsden, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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February

Building safer Communities - Current and Future Trends
24 February 2020

Speakers:
Dr Stan Salagaras, Australian Safe Communities Foundation
Associate Professor Carolyn Day, Sydney Medical School
Dr Christopher Hunt, The University of Sydney
John Maynard, community safety and crime prevention specialist
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2019


December

Blockchain and Company Law: An EU Perspective 
3 December 2019

Speaker: Dr Zofia Bednarz, University of Málaga, Spain
Commentator: Hannah Glass, King & Wood Mallesons
Chair: Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School
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November

Future crime problems and security solutions - How to anticipate them and what to do about them 
25 November 2019

Speaker: Emeritus Professor Paul Ekblom, University of Arts London
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Can we eliminate crime?
4 November 2019

Speaker: Professor Gloria Laycock OBE
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September

Insolvency and Restructuring Law Reform in Spain 
30 September 2019

Speaker: Dr Zofia Bednarz, University of Málaga, Spain
Commentator: Noel McCoy, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Chair: Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School
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Beyond Punishment Seminar Series 2019: Benefits of Community Based Correctional Orders
24 September 2019

Panellists:
Dr Don Weatherburn, University of Sydney Law School
Mr Michael Spurr CB
Chair: Dr Marlee Bower, Sydney Medical School
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August

Trusts and Insolvency in the High Court: The Carter Holt Case
19 August 2019

Speakers:
Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School
Dr Allison Silink, UTS Law and Level 22 Chambers
Carrie Rome-Sievers, Lonsdale Chambers
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Social Justice Series: Law and Social Movements
14 August 2019

Speaker: Professor Scott Cummings
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2019 Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law Distinguished Speakers' Address: Power Blackouts and Climate Justice: what are the solutions?
7 August 2019

Speakers: Professor Daniel Farber and Professor Robert Verchick
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July

Social Justice Series: Using the law as a tool for social and climate justice
24 July 2019

Speaker: Jen Robinson
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Children, Migration and the Right to Health Conference
25-26 July 2019

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Martin Davies

The UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency: neither a law nor much of a model
9 July 2019

Speaker: Professor Martin Davies, Tulane University Law School (New Orleans)
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May

PPSR seminar

Extensions of time to register on the PPSR: Recent cases and commentary 
29 May 2019

Speaker: James de Szell, Norton Rose
Commentator: Associate Professor David Brown, Adelaide Law School
Chair: Professor Jason Harris, Sydney Law School
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Speaker Francesco Calderoni

Where are the Italian Mafias in Italy and Abroad?
28 May 2019

Speaker: Associate Professor Francesco Calderoni, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, Italy)
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Beyond punishment

Beyond Punishment Seminar Series 2019: Aboriginal Women in the Criminal Justice Network
23 May 2019

Chair: Dr Megan Williams, UTS
Panellists: Dr Jane Walker
Kelly-Anne Stewart (Corrective Services NSW)
Louise Lynch (Corrective Services NSW)
Vicki Roach
Gail Gray (Community Restorative Centre)
Kelly Parker (Community Restorative Centre)
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Disaster in the Murray Darling Basin: Explanations and Consequences
9 May 2019

Chair: Professor Rosemary Lyster
Speakers: Professor Richard Kingsford, UNSW
Dr Emma Carmody, EDO NSW
Professor Sarah Wheeler, University of Adelaide
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February

The Hon Chief Justice Bathurst

George Winterton Memorial Lecture: The Mysteries of Judicial Power: Defining the Relationship Between Law and Power in the Modern State
14 February 2019

Speaker: The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC, 17th Chief Justice of New South Wales
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Carly Findlay

Matt Laffan Memorial Address on Social Justice: Tokenism doesn’t enable us to live our fullest lives
27 February 2019

Speaker: Carly Findlay, writer and appearance activist
Welcome: Associate Professor Belinda Smith, Sydney Law School and Alastair McEwin, Australian Human Rights Commission
Personal reflections: Peggy Dwyer, a barrister and close personal friend of Matt
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2018


November

Professor Ian Freckelton QC

Manslaughter by gross negligence, or systemic failure? Implications of the Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba case
8 November 2018
Speaker: Professor Ian Freckelton QC
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Junk food marketing

Protecting children from unhealthy food marketing: Learning from the past, ideas for the future
7 November 2018
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October

Phillip Boulten

2018 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture: Our First Nations People in Custody: A National Disgrace
24 October 2018
Speaker: Phillip Boulten SC, Forbes Chambers
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July

Public Health Law and Health Leadership in the United States: What can Australia learn?

Public Health Law and Health Leadership in the United States: What Can Australia Learn?
19 July 2018
Speakers: Adjunct Professor Alexandra Phelan, Professor Roger Magnusson, Professor Lawrence Gostin and Professor Simon Jackman (Chair)
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June

McCann

2018 Kevin McCann Energy & Resources Lecture:
Oil and Gast Development in New Frontiers: Implications for the Antarctic
7 June 2018 
Speaker: Professor Tina Hunter, University of Aberdeen
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May

Prize Giving Ceremony 2018

2018 Prize Giving Ceremony
31 May 2018
Professor Joellen Riley, Head of School and Dean
MC: Associate Professor Jamie Glister, Associate Dean Professional Law Programs
Student address delivered by University Medallist for Law, Zubin Bilimoria.
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April

Professor Marcia Zug

The Role of Sovereignty in Indigenous Child Welfare
18 April 2018
Speaker: Professor Marcia Zug, University of South Carolina 
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Percy Valentine Storkey (1893-1969), by Deighton Studios, c1919 Australian War Memorial, P02939.028

Image from Deighton Studios, c1919 Australian War Memorial, P02939.028

Percy Valentine Storkey - the Sydney law student who won a Victoria Cross
11 April 2018
Commemorative address by Rear Admiral the Hon. Justice M.J. Slattery RANR. View the presentation slides here
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March

Professor Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto

Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Sticky Citizenship
15 March 2018
Speaker: Professor Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto
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2017


October

Tech in Prisons

Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: Technologies in Prisons: Digital Interfaces for Prisoners
18 October 2017
This seminar brings together a panel of experts to discuss the implications of internet connectivity for prisoners.
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July

Naidoc lecture

Racist Stereotypes, Resistance and Reclaiming Dignity
6 July 2017
Speakers:
Dr Nicole Watson, Sydney Law School
Dr Fady Aoun, Sydney Law School
Dr Amanda Porter, UTS
MC – Jeff McMullen
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May

Penal populism John Pratt

Penal Populism: The End of Reason
18 May 2017
Speaker: Professor John Pratt, Victoria University of Wellington
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2017 Prize Giving Ceremony

Welcome Speech: Prize giving ceremony 2017 
25 May 2017
Speaker: Professor Joellen Riley, Dean, Sydney Law School
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2017 Prize Giving Ceremony

Student Address: Prize giving ceremony 2017
25 May 2017
Speaker: Student address by the University Medallist for Law, Daniel Farinha
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March

Peter Strauss

Distinguished Speaker Lecture: The Trump Transition and American Administrative Law
20 March 2017
Speaker: Professor Peter Strauss, Columbia Law School
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Nicola Lacey

Distinguished Speaker Lecture: 
Gamblers and Gentlefolk: Money, Law and Status in Trollope's England

30 March 2017
Speaker: Professor Nicola Lacey, London School of Economics
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