In Conversation with Professor William Schabas

07/15/2021 05:00 pm 07/15/2021 06:00 pm Australia/Melbourne In Conversation with Professor William Schabas

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In our sixth seminar, Professor William Schabas, a leading academic on international criminal and human rights law, joins us for a discussion of the role of international law in restricting and abolishing the death penalty, with a particular focus on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Conversation Series’ brings together brightest thinkers and sharpest minds—academics, practitioners, advocates—to weigh in on topical issues pertaining to the death penalty in the Asia Pacific region. This Series is delivered by Monash Faculty of Law and Capital Punishment Justice Project (CPJP)™.


Speaker

Professor William A. Schabas, Middlesex University, London
@WilliamSchabas1

Speaker: Professor William Schabas

William A. Schabas is professor of international law at Middlesex University in London, emeritus professor at Leiden University and distinguished visiting faculty at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po. He is professor emeritus at the National University of Ireland Galway and honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. He is the author of more than twenty books in the fields of human rights and international criminal law, including Oxford Commentaries on the Rome Statute and the European Convention on Human Rights.

Professor Schabas has prepared the quinquennial reports on the death penalty for the United Nations Secretary-General. He was a member of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Professor Schabas is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a member of the Royal Irish Academy, and holds several honorary doctorates.

Moderators:

Mai Sato, Director, Eleos Justice; Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University

Simone Abel, CEO, Capital Punishment Justice Project


About Eleos Justice

Eleos Justice carries out evidence-based research, teaching, and advocacy on the death penalty. Check out the launch of Eleos Justice here.

Follow us on Twitter
@EleosJustice@cpjp_org_au@CrimeInfo


Event Partners

Partner logos: Monash University, Monash Law, Capital Punishment Justice Project, CrimeInfo


Contact Us

About the Event:
e-mail: law-engagement@monash.edu

About Eleos Justice
Mai Sato
e-mail: mai.sato@monash.edu

About CPJP
Simone Abel
e-mail: simone.abel@cpjp.org.au

Event Details

Date:
15 July 2021 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue:
Online via Zoom

Description

To watch this past event, click play on the video below:

In our sixth seminar, Professor William Schabas, a leading academic on international criminal and human rights law, joins us for a discussion of the role of international law in restricting and abolishing the death penalty, with a particular focus on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

Conversation Series’ brings together brightest thinkers and sharpest minds—academics, practitioners, advocates—to weigh in on topical issues pertaining to the death penalty in the Asia Pacific region. This Series is delivered by Monash Faculty of Law and Capital Punishment Justice Project (CPJP)™.


Speaker

Professor William A. Schabas, Middlesex University, London
@WilliamSchabas1

Speaker: Professor William Schabas

William A. Schabas is professor of international law at Middlesex University in London, emeritus professor at Leiden University and distinguished visiting faculty at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po. He is professor emeritus at the National University of Ireland Galway and honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. He is the author of more than twenty books in the fields of human rights and international criminal law, including Oxford Commentaries on the Rome Statute and the European Convention on Human Rights.

Professor Schabas has prepared the quinquennial reports on the death penalty for the United Nations Secretary-General. He was a member of the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Professor Schabas is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a member of the Royal Irish Academy, and holds several honorary doctorates.

Moderators:

Mai Sato, Director, Eleos Justice; Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University

Simone Abel, CEO, Capital Punishment Justice Project


About Eleos Justice

Eleos Justice carries out evidence-based research, teaching, and advocacy on the death penalty. Check out the launch of Eleos Justice here.

Follow us on Twitter
@EleosJustice@cpjp_org_au@CrimeInfo


Event Partners

Partner logos: Monash University, Monash Law, Capital Punishment Justice Project, CrimeInfo


Contact Us

About the Event:
e-mail: law-engagement@monash.edu

About Eleos Justice
Mai Sato
e-mail: mai.sato@monash.edu

About CPJP
Simone Abel
e-mail: simone.abel@cpjp.org.au