Hannah Robert at the 2015 Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference

Hannah Roberts La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School Lecturer, Hannah Robert will give a paper at the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference 2015 this week, which is hosted at the University of Adelaide Law School. Hannah Robert will present a paper titled ‘A Tale of Two… Continue Reading

Sir John Quick Lecture 2015: From Crown Tyranny to Australian Democracy

David Hunt La Trobe Law School Sir John Quick Lecture History

Join us for this year’s Sir John Quick lecture by David Hunt, the award winning and best-selling Australian history author and podcaster. David will discuss how a land settled by pickpockets, sheep thieves and Irishmen transformed from a tyranny into… Continue Reading

ARC Discovery Grant Success at La Trobe Law School: Associate Professor Savitri Taylor

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

La Trobe Law School academic Associate Professor Savitri Taylor and Swinburne academic Professor Klaus Neumann received today an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant for a project titled ‘Protecting Non-citizens: An Australian legal and political history, 1945-89’: The project seeks to investigate Australia’s contribution to international… Continue Reading

Stopping the boats – History Repeating? The crisis that seems all too familiar

La Trobe Law migration Meredith Jones

By Meredith Jones   Photos: Atlantic Ocean, August 1944 – Off the Indonesian coast, January 2015 The end of World War II saw the largest population upheaval in European history. Millions of Jewish and other minorities fled Europe or were… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #11: “From Their Graves”: The Theme of Burial in the Work and Life of F W Maitland

Edward Mussawir La Trobe Law Griffith Law School

In the final La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr Ed Mussawir will discuss the theme of burial in the works of the lawyer and historian, Frederic William Maitland. Abstract This paper focuses on the ‘grave’ in the scholarship of… Continue Reading

Marc Trabsky on Coronial Architecture and Memories of the Dead

Marc Trabsky La Trobe Law School

In ‘The Custodian of Memories: Coronial Architecture in Nineteenth-century Melbourne’, Marc Trabsky, Lecturer at La Trobe Law School and Editor of the Law and Justice blog, explores the development of coronial architecture as a distinctive genre of legal architecture in Australia… Continue Reading