PREMT holds interdisciplinary symposium

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On 29 and 30 May, PREMT organised an interdisciplinary symposium on the ethical, legal and social implications of emerging military technologies, titled Future Wars and Public Conscience. The symposium was attended by invited participants from ten Australian and four US universities, two think tanks, the Red Cross movement, and the Australian Department of Defence. The program and list of participants are … Read More

New Technologies and the Modern Battlefield: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Speaker: Dr Neil Davison, International Committee of the Red Cross Time: Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 12pm–1pm Location: Boardroom, Level 10 (access via Level 9), Melbourne Law School (185 Pelham St, Carlton) RSVP: law-premt@unimelb.edu.au Light lunch will be provided. New weapon systems, such as unmanned systems with increasing levels of autonomy and cyber weapons, have proliferated rapidly during recent years, enabled … Read More

Negotiating a Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons: A Conversation with Treasa Dunworth and Tilman Ruff

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In March 2017, 132 states convened in New York to begin negotiations on a comprehensive multilateral treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons. Join Treasa Dunworth and Tilman Ruff for a conversation on the progress towards a nuclear weapons ban treaty and the challenges facing the treaty’s negotiators. Time: Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 5pm–6.30pm, Location: Room 920, Level 9, Melbourne Law School … Read More