[SydPhil] NISL EVENING SEMINAR
m.krygier at unsw.edu.au
Fri Aug 17 10:38:26 AEST 2012
The Network for Interdisciplinary Studies of Law invites you to attend an evening seminar presented by:
THE GRAMMAR OF CUSTOMARY LAW
DISCUSSANT: SEAN BRENNAN
MONDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER, 2012
Staff Common Room, 2nd Floor UNSW LAW SCHOOL.
DRINKS: 5.30 – 6.00 pm
SEMINAR AND DISCUSSION: 6.00 – 8.00 pm
DINNER (self-funded), which participants are welcome to join.
Would those interested in attending the seminar/drinks/dinner please let Martin Krygier (m.krygier at unsw.edu.au<mailto:m.krygier at unsw.edu.au>) know their choices ahead of time. And those (specifically sydphil receivers) who receive this without the attached paper, please contact me and I’ll send it on.
Jeremy Webber holds the Canada Research Chair in Law and Society<http://www.law.uvic.ca/demcon/index.htm>, at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and is a Trudeau Fellow for 2009 to 2012. He taught at McGill University from 1987 to 1998 and was Dean of Law at the University of Sydney from 1998 to 2002.
Professor Webber is a renowned law and society scholar in the areas of cultural diversity, constitutional theory and indigenous rights. He publishes widely in the fields of legal and political theory, comparative constitutional law, and indigenous rights, and is the author, among other works, of Reimagining Canada: Language, Culture, Community and the Canadian Constitution. His paper is attached.
Sean Brennan is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Indigenous Legal Issues Project in the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. His primary areas of research are native title, Indigenous legal issues and constitutional law. He is a co-author of Treaty(Federation Press, 2005) and Indigenous Legal Issues (Thomson Reuters, 4th ed, 2009) and has written many journal articles and conference presentations. He has also worked with a range of Aboriginal organisations and has given evidence and made submissions to a number of parliamentary and other inquiries. He is currently supervising several PhD students, mainly in relation to native title and Aboriginal land rights issues.
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