‘Dates for your Diary’ 2021

Jan 29 2021 Posted: 09:35 GMT



‘Dates for your Diary’ 2021 

**All of the below are online via Zoom**  

9th February 2021 - Dr Mathilda Twomey, Adjunct Professor, School of Law, NUI Galway,Justice of Appeal, Seychelles, Academic Head, Judicial Institute for Africa. ‘Child Law Reform: children, vulnerable witnesses and sexual offences law in the Seychelles’
Time: 1pm – 2.15pm 

11th February 2021 - Professor Charles Ngwena, Centre for Human Rights, Pretoria University, (Visiting Professor, Irish Centre for Human Rights – 2021) ‘The genderedness of African abortion laws: the persistence of the legacy of colonialism’.
Time: 1pm – 2pm 

15th February 2021 –Whitaker Institute Webinar organised by the Whitaker Institute.  Aggession and its Victims:  http://whitakerinstitute.ie/event/aggression-and-its-victims-exploring-recent-developments-in-international-law/
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm 

18th February  - International law, the occupation and accountability’ by Professor Michael Lynk, Faculty of Law, Western Law, Ontario
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm   

22nd February 2021- Dr Catherine O’Rourke, Director, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, will give a seminar on her new book, ‘Women’s Rights  in Armed Conflict under International Law’.
Time: 1pm -2pm. 

4th March 2021 - Prof Guenael Mettraux for a lunchtime seminar on 'How international tribunals have contributed to advancing IHL'.
Time: 1.30p to 2.30pm

8th March 2021 - Dr Kjell Anderson, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Manitoba, ‘Reflections on the Dominic Ongwen Verdict’
Time: 2pm

19th March 2021 - Dr Joseph Powderly, Leiden University, ‘Judging the Judges: Judicial Ethics at the International Criminal Court’
Time: 1pm - 2pm.

22nd March – Prof Fernand de Varennes, UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues (Adjunct Professor of Human Rights, NUI Galway)
Time: 2pm – 3.15pm

25th March 2021 - Dr Craig Jones, Newcastle University, ‘The War Lawyers: the United States, Israel and Judicial Warfare’
Time: 1pm - 2pm.     

22nd April: Dr Mads Gilbert, ‘'Modern warfare': Medical consequences and working realities - The Case of Gaza'.
Time: 1pm – 2pm

29th April - Business and  Rights Symposium. A symposium organised by the Irish Centre for Human Rights.
Time: TBC

10th – 12th May – PhD Symposium
Time: TBC 

8th – 11th June - Summer School on the International Criminal Court. This year’s Summer School will take place online.
Time: TBC 





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