Castan Centre and King & Wood Mallesons Annual Lecture

10/27/2020 05:30 pm 10/27/2020 06:30 pm Australia/Melbourne Castan Centre and King & Wood Mallesons Annual Lecture

Join us as Professor Megan Davis discusses Indigenous Rights.


Event partners: Monash Law, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and King & Wood Mallesons


Speaker

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis is Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law at UNSW.

She is Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court and was recently appointed the Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law. She was a member of the Referendum Council and the Experts Panel on the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples in the Constitution; was an expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2011-2016); and is currently a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous peoples.

Professor Davis is also a Commissioner on the Australian Rugby League Commission and, like any good Queenslander, she supports the North Queensland Cowboys and the Queensland Maroons.

Moderators

Professor the Hon. Kevin Bell AM QC
Director, Castan Centre For Human Rights Law, Monash Law

N’arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM
Boon Wurrung senior elder, Chairperson & Founder, Boon Wurrung Foundation

Event Details

Date:
27 October 2020 at 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Venue:
Online via Zoom
Cost:
Free
Register here:
https://bit.ly/3llzjUn

Description

Join us as Professor Megan Davis discusses Indigenous Rights.


Event partners: Monash Law, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and King & Wood Mallesons


Speaker

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis is Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous and Professor of Law at UNSW.

She is Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court and was recently appointed the Balnaves Chair in Constitutional Law. She was a member of the Referendum Council and the Experts Panel on the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples in the Constitution; was an expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2011-2016); and is currently a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous peoples.

Professor Davis is also a Commissioner on the Australian Rugby League Commission and, like any good Queenslander, she supports the North Queensland Cowboys and the Queensland Maroons.

Moderators

Professor the Hon. Kevin Bell AM QC
Director, Castan Centre For Human Rights Law, Monash Law

N’arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM
Boon Wurrung senior elder, Chairperson & Founder, Boon Wurrung Foundation


Name
Janice Hugo
E-Mail
janice.hugo@monash.edu
Phone
03 9905 3327