Sydney Law School Distinguished Speakers Program 2015

Registration will open approximately 6 weeks prior to each lecture, and prices are inclusive of a cocktail function.

$15 inc GST: full fee
$10 inc GST: Sydney Law School alumni
$10 inc GST: University of Sydney students

Unless otherwise advertised, doors will open at 5.30pm for 6-7pm lecture, followed by a cocktail reception until 8pm.

Lecture program

  Speaker Topic Date Registration
Prof Edward Stein

Professor Edward Stein

Professor of Law
Director, Gertrud Mainzer Program in Family Law, Policy, and Bioethics Cardozo School of Law
What can be learned from the quest for same-sex marriage in the United States Thu 12 March Closed
Prof Anne Twomey

Professor Anne Twomey

Professor of Constitutional Law, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
Indigenous constitutional Recognition - problems, alternatives and solutions Thu 14 May Closed
Campbell McLachlan

Professor Campbell McLachlan QC

Professor of International Law at Victoria University of Wellington
Does law constrain the external exercise of public power? Mon 17 August Closed
Gareth Evans

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA

International policymaker and former politician
Chancellor of the Australian National University
 Good international citizenship Thu 27 August Closed
Prof Tim Stephens

Professor Tim Stephens

Professor of International Law
ARC Future Fellow, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
Storm Warnings: 21st Century Challenges for the
Law of the Sea
Thu 5 November Closed
Prof Rosemary Lyster

Professor Rosemary Lyster

Professor of Climate and Environmental Law
Director, Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
'Climate Disaster Law: What is Australia's Scorecard Thu 26 November Open