Book launch event: Health Law: Frameworks and Context

The Victorian Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy MP, will be launching Professor Anne-Maree Farrell’s new book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context (Cambridge University Press, 2017) on Thursday 9 November, 5-6.30pm at La Trobe’s City Campus, 360 Collins St, Level 20.… Continue Reading

CHLS Research Symposium: Health inequities, trade and global governance

This workshop will bring together researchers on health inequities, trade policy and global governance to explore key issues facing the Asia Pacific Region in the 21st century. Drawing on political economy perspectives, speakers will explore the relationships between health inequities… Continue Reading

Dr Ross Jones joins the Centre for Health Law and Society!

Dr Ross Jones has just joined the Centre for Health Law and Society as an Associate. He held research and teaching positions at both the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney after completing his PhD at Monash University… Continue Reading

Addiction Veridiction: Mobilising Gender in Legal Accounts of Addicted Agency

On Tuesday 1 August 2017, Dr Kate Seear, ARC DECRA Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University presented a Research Seminar for the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School. Kate’s presentation, Addiction Veridiction: Mobilising… Continue Reading

High Prices of Medicines and The Regulation of Intellectual Property in Europe

On Monday 31st July 2017, Dr Gaëlle Krikorian presented at a Centre for Health Law and Society Research Seminar at La Trobe Law School. Dr Krikorian is based at the Interdisciplinary Research Institute on Social Sciences, Politics and Health (IRIS),… Continue Reading

CHLS Annual Public Lecture: The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law

The Centre for Health Law and Society would like to invite you to its annual Lecture on ‘The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law’. Synopsis Since the mid-19th century, the dead body in the Western imagination has… Continue Reading

Health Law: Frameworks and Context

Professor Anne-Maree Farrell, Director of the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School, has recently published a book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context, with Cambridge University Press (2017). Professor Farrell has co-authored the book with Professor John… Continue Reading

CHLS Seminar: High Prices of Medicines and The Regulation of Intellectual Property in Europe

Abstract The recent arrival of Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAAs) against Hepatitis C in Europe has opened up an unprecedented debate about the price of medicines. It has highlighted a much greater systemic problem which goes beyond the cost of DAAs. It… Continue Reading

CHLS Seminar: Addiction Veridiction: mobilising gender in legal accounts of addicted agency

Abstract In this presentation, Dr Kate Seear explores the question of whether and in what ways the law and legal processes work to stabilise addiction as a health problem or ‘disease’. She also explores the associated gender implications of these… Continue Reading