Events

American Indian Tribal Nations and the Transition from Obama to Trump
This event will explore the changing landscape of American Indian rights in the US from wins such as the Obama order to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, to federal American Indian policy under Trump. 
8 June 2017

Literacy and Human Rights
This presentation seeks to establish the link between literacy and the ability of individuals and groups to protect their human and civil rights
12 October 2016

Peering through human rights-tinted glasses
The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law / King & Wood Mallesons Annual Lecture, Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
7 October 2016

The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law / King & Wood Mallesons Annual Lecture. Professor Christof Heyns
9 October 2015
Elies van Sliedregt is Professor of Criminal Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Director of the Centre for International Criminal Justice and Dean of the Faculty of Law
3 September 2015

An evening with Dr Cornel West

Think Inc., in conjunction with the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law presents Dr Cornel West. 
12 June 2015

'Nothing About Us Without Us': National Responses to the CRPD Six Years On
The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law / King & Wood Mallesons Annual Lecture Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Monash Law Faculty 
Professor Emeritus Ron McCallum AO. 
22 August 2014

Surveillan​ce and the Right to Privacy in a Digital Age
Kenneth Roth is the executive director of Human Rights Watch, one of the world's leading international human rights organizations, which operates in more than 90 countries.
2 April 2014

Do we need a human rights body for the Asia-Pacific? Lessons from around the globeProfessor Dinah Shelton, Commissioner of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, George Washington University Law School
A Holding Redlich Distinguished Visiting Fellow
12 September 2013

The International Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Australian Leadership​, Australian ResearchMr Noel Campbell is Assistant Secretary, International Organisations Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Dr Sharon Pickering is a Professor of Criminology and Australian Research Council Future Fellow on Border Policing at Monash University in Melbourne Australia. Dr Ronli Sifris is a lecturer at Monash University's Faculty of Law and an Associate of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. Dr Lesley Pruitt is a McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne
15 August 2013

Paris Aristotle AM, member of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers, on the Panel's report and its implications
Paris Aristotle discussed the report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers in conversation with Michael Gordon, the National Affairs Editor of The Age
5 September 2012

The role of the right to food in combating global hungerProfessor Olivier De Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food
19 June 2012

Symposium - Recent developments concerning the Convention on the Rights of the ChildThis informative and thought-provoking event will bring together some of Australia's leading child rights advocates, academics and organisations.  It will be an invaluable occasion for those working or studying in the area, as well as anyone with an interest in children's rights.
24 April 2012

Victor's Justice: Selecting the Targets of International TribunalsProfessor William A. Schabas, Director Irish Centre for Human Rights and Chair in Human Rights Law, National University of Ireland, Galway
A Holding Redlich Distinguished Visiting Fellow
1 June 2011

Perspectives on the International Intervention in LibyaPanelists Professor Donald R Rothwell, Associate Professor Gideon Boas and Jeff Sparrow.
20 April 2011