2020 School of Law Research Seminar Series

For details about our research seminars, public seminars and research events, please contact Western Sydney University Law.Research: law.research@westernsydney.edu.au

2020

Date PresenterTopic
4 March    Professor Catherine Renshaw Resarching Myanmar's Genocide: Some Questions of Law and Methodology (research paper)
29 April Dr Patrick Foong Unproven and Unethical: The Emergence and Marketing of Autologous Somatic Cellular Treatments (research paper)
20 MayProfessor Liz Handsley Classifying Content in the 20th Century: What Needs to Change, And How? (research paper)
27 MayDr Liesel Spencer and Elen Seymour Thelma and Louise, and Colleagues: Workshop on Research Collaboration (training seminar)
17 JuneProfessor Anna Cody Reflection and How Students Learn About Their Ethical Duty to Contribute to Justice (research paper)
24 JuneSasha Petrova Writing for The Conversation  (training seminar)
1 JulyDavid Newlyn Contracts, Presumption and Intention: What is the Current Status and Relevance of Presumptions?
1 July Simon KozlinaCritical Pedagogy and Legal Education - explorations of theory and practice in Law and Public Policy
15 July Judy Foster Project Officer, Research Office of the DVC&VPResearcher Development Awards 2021 - apply for fellowships and awards
29 July Adjunct Professor Chris SidotiUN commissions of inquiry into human rights atrocities
5 August

Professor Steven Freeland

The Geopolitics of Outer Space and International Law: Square Peg in a Round Hole?

12 August

Francine Feld

Dr Lucy Robinson

Pell v The Queen [202] HCA 12 (work in progress paper)

Bail-in or “bail-up” – the quiet heist: TBTF financial institution restructuring in Australia

2 September

Grace Borsellino

Thilla Rajaretnam

Developing Trust through Corporate Purpose: Lessons from Benefit Corporations

Data Breach Notification Scheme and consumer data protection: an approach to organisational data security strategies

7 October


June Wang

Olive Otedola-Olusanya


Law in Crisis: A Critical Analysis of the Role of Law in China’s Fight against COVID-19

Research Proposal Paper: An Assessment of Legal and Societal responses to Reproductive Coercion in Australia.

4 NovemberJohn Azzi

Simon Levett
Fulfilling Australia’s international obligations under the modern domestic approach to treaty interpretation

Rethinking the Source in Journalist Source Protection in War: Towards a Framework in International Law