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A Life in International Law: a Conversation with John Dugard on the Quest f...
Tue. 25 October 2016, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT
Professor John Dugard is a distinguished figure in international law. He holds degrees from Stellenbosch University as well as the University of Cambridge. Professor Dugard has held many significant academic posts, such as Dean of the University of Witwatersrand, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge and Professor of Public International Law at the University of Leiden. Professor Dugard has also played a leading role in international institutions, including as a member of the United Nations International Law Commission, as the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories, and as judge ad hoc in the International Court of Justice in three cases.
This conversation with Professor Dugard will canvas his views on the role of international law in dealing with intractable political conflict, including his experiences in South Africa and the Palestinian territories.