Hosted by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences in partnership with the Australian Institute of International Affairs Victoria.
Australians have closely followed recent moves toward democratisation in North Africa and the Middle East. These events have once again tested the international community's capacity to balance national sovereignty with the preservation of human rights, and in particular its responsibility to protect populations from grave violations of these rights.
Join us as a panel of experts explores the consequences of regime change in Tunisia and Egypt, and uprising in Libya and Bahrain, for international relations.
Date: 13th May 2011, 6.15pm
Location: Public Lecture Theatre, Old Arts
Expert panelists will include:
Professorial Fellow the Hon Gareth Evans AO QC
Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne
Professor Hilary Charlesworth AM
Professor and ARC Laureate Fellow
Director, Centre for International Governance and Justice, the Australian National University.
Mr Daniel Flitton
Diplomatic Editor, The Age.
Dr Sally Totman
Senior Lecturer in Middle East Studies, Deakin University.
Dr Timothy Lynch
Lecturer in American Politics, University of Melbourne
Chairing the discussion will be:
Professor Robyn Eckersley
Convenor, Master of International Relations, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne.