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Law and society

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Find out about our panels, forums, talks, lectures and more in the areas of law and society coming up in 2018.
Lammar Island, Hong Kong

Professor Liz Fisher, University of Oxford, argues why 'hot' law is need for hot situations such as climate change in Why climate change law is a hot debate.

Upcoming events

The Birth of State in Greater Mesopotamia

  • Tuesday 23 October, 6:30 - 8pm 
  • Professor Marcella Frangipane shares important new insights into the birth of early state societies in the greater Mesopotamian world. Book now.

Why climate change law is a hot debate

  • Tuesday 30 October, 6 – 7:30pm
  • Australia needs imaginative thinking and ‘hot’ law, if we're to catch up with the rest of the world on climate change law. Book now.

Satire is a new global saviour for news, seriously

  • Monday 5 November, 6 – 7.30pm
  • Join Nigerian social media star and satirist Adeola Fayehun, The Chaser's Julian Morrow and Professor Umberto Ansaldo as they unpack the place, power and potential of political satire. Book now.

Post-truth initiative series

We record most of our events, so feel free to visit Soundcloud or iTunes and listen to them anytime. Below, you'll find a selection of podcasts from our 2017 Post-truth initiative series.

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