Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea: Perspectives in International Law

The School of Social Sciences at Monash University, the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, and Swinburne University of Technology present: 

Date:     15 February 2016  
Time:   10.00am to 5.00pm 
Venue:  Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street Melbourne
RSVP:   Attendance is free but places are limited, so please pre-register for this event at the registration form.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Professor Don Rothwell, Professor of International Law, Head of School ANU College of Law

Professor Don K. Anton, Professor of International Law, Griffith University Law School

Dr I Made Andi Arsana, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.

This one-day public seminar will examine the ongoing dispute over maritime boundaries between Australia and Timor-Leste. Panelists will include invited experts in international law, and representatives of the governments of Australia and Timor-Leste. Topics will include the historical context of the dispute, comparative boundary determinations, perspectives in international law, and updates on the current court cases. Bringing together academic and legal experts and this seminar will provide balanced and objective academic commentary on this significant and long-running issue.

A full program of speaker details and session times will available shortly. Please visit for further updates.

A public event at the State Library of Victoria will also be held on Tuesday 16 February from 12 - 2pm as part of Monash's School of Social Science program addressing the social development implications of the Timor Sea dispute.

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