‘One Ocean’ Symposium for United Nations Treaty Negotiations

Law Futures Centre
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By Fran Humphries Law Futures Centre More than 60% of the world’s ocean biodiversity is legally unprotected. These are the areas beyond national jurisdiction, which include life in the high seas (international waters) and in the ocean floor below the high seas water column. In August 2019, the United Nations held its third negotiating session […]

The threats and promises of multidimensional legitimacy

Law Futures Centre
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By Dr Hugh Breakey Senior Research Fellow Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law, Griffith Law School ‘Multidimensional legitimacy’ is the idea that there are an array of distinct dimensions on which an institution (or instrument like a law or code) might gain or lose legitimacy. In my recent writings on the subject, I’ve focused on […]

Professional Futures Conference supported by Vice Chancellor Elect

Law Futures Centre
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“Griffith University has developed a full range of professional courses over the last 26 years starting with accounting, law and some specialised areas of engineering and moving to include medicine, dentistry, nursing and midwifery, allied health, architecture, a full complement of engineering qualifications, and journalism. We are now assisting in efforts to professionalise banking and finance. […]

AEL research shines in Three Minute Thesis Heats

Arts Education Law
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Griffith Criminology Institute doctoral student Moses Amagnya took out first place in the Arts, Education and Law (AEL) heat of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition held at Griffith’s South Bank campus yesterday. Moses was one of three finalists out of the eleven contestants who will now represent AEL at the university-wide final to be […]

Griffith leads UNESCO project workshop in Beirut

Griffith Institute for Educational Research
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Advancing work-based learning experiences for young people in the Arab region is the focus of an United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) project, led by Griffith University Professor of Education Stephen Billett. Professor Billett led a multinational and multiagency workshop to discuss a series of country studies and other resources as part of a […]

New study into early work of controversial political thinker

Law Futures Centre
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Griffith Law School researchers Dr Kieran Tranter and Dr Edwin Bikundo are seeking out new research on the first full English translation of an early work penned by infamous German philosopher Carl Schmitt. Despite Schmitt’s popularity among contemporary political thinkers on both the left and right, his early work, Die Buribunken, had never been fully […]

New research explores law and justice in Aussie films

Law Futures Centre
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Calls for chapter submissions are now open for a new book exploring the unique space Australian film and television occupies in world cinema, with a particular focus on representations of law and justice ‘Down Under’. Griffith Law School’s Dr Kieran Tranter wants to explore the unique space Australian film and television occupies in world cinema […]