IILAH Skills Circle

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Room 609, Level 6 Melbourne Law School

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MDFLT/IILAH Skills Workshop
Engagement: Methods/Modes/Manners

In anticipation of the Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory ‘Time in Law – Law in Time’ (7-8 December 2017), IILAH is supporting a short workshop, – a Skills Circle – called Engagement: Methods/Modes/Manners. All RHD students at Melbourne Law School are warmly invited to attend. IILAH is kindly providing lunch, and anyone interested is invited, whether or not you can make it to the Doctoral Forum in December.

In holding the workshop, we hope to lay common ground for positive and generous academic engagement at the Forum but also in our future events. As such, we’ll talk about how to decide what and how to present from your research, what makes for mutually beneficial and generous interaction in academic settings, and how to navigate such settings as social and professional spaces; what makes good questions and how we can ask them; the characteristics of an excellent panel or meeting chair, and other notes on playing nicely with others. The purpose is to share and benefit from the range of skills and experiences we each bring to social academic life.

Evidently, some of us have more experience in these spaces than others – this is key. Whether you feel inordinately capable or relatively clueless – your contributions would be genuinely valuable. We hope you can make it! We'd love to see you there.

For catering purposes, please RSVP to law-mdflt@unimelb.edu.au by 6 November 2017. Please forward this invitation to peers and colleagues in law or other schools who may be interested.