Indonesian Law and Society Workshop

UNSW is pleased to host a work in progress seminar on Indonesian Law and Society Monday 18 November 2019; UNSW Law, Staff Common room 11:30-12:30pm: Session 1 Chair: Melissa Crouch Speaker 1 Yance Arizona, Indigeneity Trap: The limit of adat as a strategic framing in land conflict between rural communities against forestry enterprises Speaker 2 Jacqueline Vel, DirtyContinue reading “Indonesian Law and Society Workshop”

Book launch at UNSW Law

Please join us on the 14th Nov when we will launch Melissa Crouch’s book, The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis About this Event The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis, by Melissa Crouch Date: Thursday 14 November, 2019 Time: 4.45pm for a 5pm start Location: UNSW Book Shop, Quadrangle Building, E15, Kensington Campus Author: Melissa Crouch, Associate Professor inContinue reading “Book launch at UNSW Law”

UNSW ASEAN Conference

The UNSW ASEAN Student Society is organising a conference for students at UNSW. Date: 12th October 2019, SaturdayTime: 9:00AM – 6:00PMVenue: Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW SydneyTicket prices: $27 (Arc member); $32 (Non-Arc member) This one-day event set to be in Saturday Week 4, T3 2019, will bring together driven students, regional stakeholdersContinue reading “UNSW ASEAN Conference”

Sociolegal Conference at University of Indonesia

From 23-24 August 2019, the University of Indonesia Law Faculty will host the second Socio-legal Conference. This is in cooperation with Leiden University, KITLV, University of Melbourne, UNSW, University of Sydney and Nagoya University. The theme of the conference is ‘Towards procedural and substantive justice’. The operation of law in a plural society is complex, inContinue reading “Sociolegal Conference at University of Indonesia”

Women in an Era of Anti-Elitism in Asia

*This article was first posted at Asian Currents, the blog of the ASAA. The theme of the Women in Asia Conference this year is “Women in an Era of Anti-Elitism in Asia”. The Women in Asia Forum began in 1978 and is affiliated with the Asian Studies Association of Australia. In 1981, the first Women in Asia Conference wasContinue reading “Women in an Era of Anti-Elitism in Asia”

PhD Scholarship on Constitutionalism

A PhD scholarship opportunity is open for applications at UNSW Law. The supervision team is Professor Rosalind Dixon, Professor Theunis Roux and A/Prof Melissa Crouch. The topic is “A Liberal Response to Populist Constitutionalism’, and the project description is as follows: The post-2010 rise of populist constitutionalism poses the gravest threat to liberal constitutionalism in decades. FromContinue reading “PhD Scholarship on Constitutionalism”

Protecting Rights, Addressing Inequality: The Promise of Writs as Constitutional Transfer

Conference call for papers The courts are often a key site of the struggle for the enforcement of rights and accountability. The rise of constitutional adjudication globally is usually framed within the context of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the creation of independent constitutional courts in many parts of the world over theContinue reading “Protecting Rights, Addressing Inequality: The Promise of Writs as Constitutional Transfer”

Why ASEAN Matters

On 4 April 2019, UNSW’s ASEAN Society student group is hosting its inaugural forum on “Why ASEAN Matters” at Kensington Campus, from 7:30pm. The UNSW ASEAN Society aims to create a platform for like-minded students from different South East Asian countries to come together and explore their shared culture, tradition and ideologies. Details on theContinue reading “Why ASEAN Matters”

UNSW Myanmar Research and Development Dialogue

From 4-8 February 2019 a group of academics affiliated with UNSW’s Institute for Global Development will be visiting Myanmar. The purpose of is to run a series of events and visits that facilitate dialogue on research and development between academics and local and international development actors. This includes a Research and Development Dialogue Workshop on Tuesday 5th February,Continue reading “UNSW Myanmar Research and Development Dialogue”