Castan Centre for Human Right Law
Human Rights 2003: The Year in Review
Thursday, 4 December, 2003
The CUB Malthouse, Southbank, Melbourne
Professor Hilary Charlesworth
Professor of International Law and Director of the Centre for International and Public Law in the Faculty of Law, ANU
"Is the War on Terror Compatible with Human Rights?: An International Law Perspective"
International Editor, The Age
"The Political Realities of the War Against Terror"
Director, National Europe Centre, The ANU
"Australia's Legal Response to Terrorism: Neither Novel nor Extraordinary?"
Dr David Wright-Neville
Politics Department, Monash University
Dr Jawahir Thontowi
Faculty of Law, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta
"The Islamic Perspective of the War on Terror and Current Indonesian Responses"
Professor Tim McCormack
Australian Red Cross Professor of International Humanitarian Law, and Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Military Law, The University of Melbourne
"Bright Moments In a Frustrating Year: Developments in International Criminal Law"
Assigned Counsel for the Defenders Unit, Special Court for Sierra Leone
Former Defence Counsel in East Timor
"Human Rights and Defending War Crimes"
Senior Lecturer, Monash law School
"Indigenous Australian Rights in the Courts: The Jurisprudence of Denial"
Dr Susan Kneebone
Associate Professor, Monash Law School
"Bouncing the Ball between the Courts and the Legislature: What is the score on refugee issues?"
Journalist and Researcher on the Pacific
"Australian Neo-colonialism in the Pacific: Human Rights Implications"