[TimorLesteStudies] Public Seminar: 'Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea: Perspectives in International Law' Melbourne, 15 February 2016, Melbourne

Michael Leach mleach at swin.edu.au
Mon Jan 11 10:13:32 AEDT 2016

Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea: Perspectives in International Law

A One-Day Public Seminar
Monash University Law Chambers
555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne CBD Auditorium 1-3
Monday 15 February 2016, 10am - 5pm

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 maritime boundary delimitation, 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, this seminar will provide balanced and objective academic commentary on this significant and long-running issue.

Confirmed speakers to date 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.

A full program of speaker details and session times will available shortly. Please visit http://www.tlstudies.org/Seminars.html for further program updates.

Registration: Attendance is free but places are limited, so please pre-register for this event by clicking here<http://goo.gl/forms/Hzh9n8s91q>.

This public seminar is jointly hosted by the Castan Centre for Human Rights, the School of Social Sciences at Monash University and Swinburne University of Technology.

A separate 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.

For further enquiries: saracurrie at swin.edu.au<mailto:saracurrie at swin.edu.au>

Professor Michael Leach
Chair, Department of Education and Social Sciences
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
Swinburne University of Technology
H98, PO Box 218 Hawthorn VIC
Phone: +61 3 9214 5357

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