School of Law and Justice Seminar Series

The School of Law and Justice Seminar Series showcases the research by School of Law and Justice staff, postgraduate students and visiting researchers.

2018 events dates to be announced

Our 2018 program is currently being formulated, with our first Seminar scheduled for 8 February. Generally, our Seminars will be held on the first Thursday each month. 

2017 events

Date and timeLocationPresenter/seminar
Thursday, 28 September 2017
12 noon
Gold Coast: A2.14 with video conference link to Lismore P1.58 and Coffs Harbour A1.20 Dr Rick Mohr
How Performatives Fail: Misfire, crossfire, friendly fire, backfire
Book online
Thursday, 14 September 2017
12 noon
Lismore: TBC
Gold Coast: TBC
Professor Kim Wheatley
The Ecological Turn in Literary Criticism: John Cowper Powys and the inhuman Wordsworth
Book online
Thursday 31 August 2017   Prof Bruce Duthu, Dartmouth College USA
A legal response to sexual violence against native American women in the US.
Thursday 31 August 2017   John Reid, Arts and Humanities Artist in Residence
High Water - Creative artists step-up to the mark. In collaboration with the University Centre for Rural Health.
Wednesday 30 August 2017   Justice Brian Preston
Exploring the Legal Status of Nature
Tuesday 29 August 2017   John Reid, Arts and Humanities Artist in Residence
Fishman of SE Australia
Monday 28 August 2017   The Hon Margaret McMurdo, Judge in Residence
Technology and the Law – Possible Future directions for the Academy, the Profession and the Judiciary [Video recording - staff/student login required]
Monday, 22 May
Lismore: P1.58
Gold Coast: B6.25
Jade Kennedy, University of Wollongong
Embedding Aboriginal Perspectives: Beyond the Guest Lecture [Video recording/SCU staff login required]
Wednesday, 26 April
Gold Coast: B5.40
Associate Professor Monica Gagliano
The mind of plants: thinking the unthinkable
Wednesday, 5 April
Lismore: R1.06
Gold Coast: B6.25
Professor Kirsten Anker
Grounded Jurisprudence: An encounter between Indigenous Law and Wild Law
Wednesday, 1 March
1pm (NSW); 12pm (QLD)
Lismore: R1.06
Gold Coast: B6.25
Tom Round
A better niche for ouster clauses
Wednesday, 22 February
12pm (NSW); 1pm (QLD)
Lismore: R1.06
Gold Coast: B6.25
Coffs Harbour: A1.20
Dr Olga Jurasz
Prosecution of gender-based crimes at the ICC: recent developments, ongoing challenges
Wednesday, 15 February
11am (NSW); 10am (QLD)
Lismore: R1.06
Gold Coast: B5.40
Bianca De Gennaro Blanco
How can the Earth-centered perspective touch on the anthropological notion of "Person" in the legal arena? An essay based on an Earth-centered judgment of non- human personhood

2016 events

Head shot outdoors Associate Professor Monica Gagliano

Date and time

From: 09:00 AM Monday, January 1, 2018 To: 05:00 PM Monday, December 31, 2018


Various Locations