The Future of Asian Studies

The Asian Studies Association invites you to a webinar to discuss the future of Asian Studies in Australian universities. Over the last two decades, policy settings and long-term trends in the university sector have placed pressure on Asian studies, undermining the study and teaching of some Asian languages and fields of study, while encouraging others. HopesContinue reading “The Future of Asian Studies”

Webinar: Dominion Constitutionalism

Webinar: 7 July 2020 On 7 July 2020, a webinar will be held to launch the symposium on New Dominion Constitutionalism  for the  International Journal of Constitutional Law  (ICON) in issue 17:4, available here. The webinar will feature authors and editors of the symposium. This seminar will officially launch this symposium, introduce the concept and case studies of NewContinue reading “Webinar: Dominion Constitutionalism”

Australia-Myanmar Constitutional Workshop

On 26-27 November 2014, the Australia-Myanmar Constitutional Democracy Workshop was held at Sedona Hotel in Yangon. Building on the constitutional law workshop held in 2013, this workshop had a particular focus on constitutional principles and institutions. The workshop was hosted by the University of New South Wales, and also included academics from NUS, ANU, CanadaContinue reading “Australia-Myanmar Constitutional Workshop”

Cause Lawyers in Asia

The Wisconsin International Law Journal has recently published a special edition on Cause Lawyers in Asia (Issue 3, Fall 2013). The volume includes the following contributions: Mobilizing Law for Justice in Asia: A Comparative Approach Frank W. Munger, Scott L. Cummings and Louise G. Trubek| New Paths to Justice: A Tale of Social Justice Lawyering in Bangladesh Cynthia Farid   The Call of the Times:Continue reading “Cause Lawyers in Asia”

Constitutional Design in the Muslim World

The Law School at Northwestern University are running a Colloquium Series on Constitutional Design in the Muslim World in 2013-2014. The colloquium is convened by Professor Erin Delaney and Professor Kristen Stilt, and will feature work from scholars on jurisdictions as diverse as Iran, Egypt, Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Turkey, Indonesia, and Malaysia. The workingContinue reading “Constitutional Design in the Muslim World”

NUS visits Yangon, Mandalay University

On 12-16 August 2013, Melissa was part of a delegation to Myanmar on behalf of the Law Faculty, the National University of Singapore, organised by the Ministry of Law (Singapore). The trip was also attended by the Dean of the Law Faculty of Singapore Management University and officials from the Ministry of Law, Singapore. VisitsContinue reading “NUS visits Yangon, Mandalay University”

Australian High Court blog

The Melbourne Law School, the University of Melbourne, has recently launched a new High Court Blog, which aims to provide a public forum for discussion of the judicial decisions of the High Court of Australia. The blog features discussion of court decisions handed down by the High Court as well as reflections on significant events and cases, such as the Tasmanian DamContinue reading “Australian High Court blog”