The Magna Carta After 800 Years: A Day Conference (28 Nov, Sydney)


The Centre for the Study of Western Tradition at Campion College recently announced that it will be holding a day conference to mark the end of the year of the 8th centenary of the Magna Carta. The conference will also have a distinctly Australian flavour, representing a wide range of perspectives.
The keynote speakers for the event are Queens Council, Order of Australia recipient and refugee advocate, Julian Burnside and the Commissioner for Law Reform in Western Australia and legal scholar at Murdoch University, Dr. Augusto Zimmermann.
The program will also feature politicians, historians and legal scholars including:
  • Tim Wilson, Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Jeremy Bell, Lecturer in History at Campion College Australia
  • Keith Thompson, Vice Dean of Law at the University of Notre Dame in Australia and
  • Patrick Quirk, Associate Professor of Law at the Australian Catholic University
Discounts are available for early bird registrations and permanent discounts are available for fulltime students and pensioners. All registrations include a buffet lunch at the Menzies Hotel in Sydney, where the conference will be held.
More details about speakers, programs and registration are available by clicking here for the fully interactive website. To keep updated, please sign up at the facebook events page.

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