Applications are invited for 2-3 visiting fellows to spend 4-5 weeks at Melbourne Law School in 2019, as part of the Indian Equality Law Programme.The Indian Equality Law Visiting Fellowships are designed for advanced-stage doctoral students or early-career academic scholars (with no more than 5 years of post-doctoral, university teaching or litigation experience) with an interest in Indian equality / anti-discrimination law and/or comparative law. Funding for the fellowships is provided by the Letten Prize awarded to Associate Professor Tarunabh Khaitan in 2018. Fellows will be based at MLS and will benefit from a research-intensive environment.If you are interested in applying, click here for further details.Applications close on 1 February, 2019.
Purely Dicta recently conducted an interview with Associate Professor Stacey Steele. She discusses her experiences working in the legal sector in Japan and Australia.
This workshop aims to bring together postgraduate students from Australia and New Zealand who are researching topics relating to Vietnamese legal studies.
A/Professor Stacey Steele recently caught up with Melbourne Law School LLM graduate 2017, Shawn Guoqing Xu now based in Guangdong, China
This workshop aims to lay the foundation for further research on Indian administrative law and promote work in this vital field, especially amongst early career researchers.
Associate Director (India) of the Asian Law Centre and JD Lecturer on 'Law and Legal Practice in Asia' (2017) at Melbourne Law School, Associate Professor Farrah Ahmed, is part of a global team of exceptional scholars to edit the newly launched Indian Law Review in 2017.
This conference aims to bring together postgraduate students, from around Australia and overseas, who are researching topics relating to Islam.
Drugs Law and Legal Practice in Southeast Asia co-authored by Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society Director, Professor Tim Lindsey and Asian Law Centre Director, Professor Pip Nicholson, investigates criminal law and practice relevant to drugs regulation in three Southeast Asian jurisdictions: Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam.
Melbourne Law School's Asian Law Centre last week welcomed more than a dozen Chuo Law School students, marking the 10th anniversary of the cross-cultural legal education partnership.
The lowering of Japan's voting age, coupled with Shinzo Abe's controversial reform agenda, may see a stirring among Japanese students, write Stacey Steele (Associate Director, Japan) and Aya Haruyama (Research Assistant) in Asian Currents.
Indonesia could become a pioneer in the abolition of capital punishment and an example for other Muslim countries to follow, according to former Indonesian judge Professor Jimly Asshiddiqie.
The University of Melbourne has recently launched the Indonesia at Melbourne blog, a new platform for analysis, research and commentary on contemporary Indonesia by academics, experts and students affiliated with the university.
In March 2015, the Law Faculties of the University of Melbourne, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Oxford offered a program delivering lectures on the common law to four universities in China: Shanghai Jiaotong (Shanghai), Fudan (Shanghai), Tsinghua University (Beijing) and Peking University (Beijing).
The Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and National Law University, Delhi hosted a workshop and conference on 10-12 April, 2015 at National Law University, Delhi, India. The very generous support of Mr Allan Myers AO QC and Mrs Maria Myers AO made these events possible. The co-convenors were Associate Professor Tarunabh Khaitan (Oxford), Dr Farrah Ahmed (Melbourne) and Dr Anup Surendranath (National Law University, Delhi).
Past events hosted by the Asian Law Centre.
If you missed one of the thought-provoking speakers at Melbourne Law School, you may still catch their presentation online.