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The Whitlam Legacy – Reflections on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights and International Law

Dr Adam Hughes Henry, E. G. Whitlam Research Fellow
A lunchtime seminar hosted by the Whitlam Institute on Wednesday, 21 November 2018.

Dr Adam Hughes Henry presented a seminar on his research exploring some of the philosophical foundations of the Whitlam approach to human rights and international law. Dr Hughes Henry’s research was responded to by Professor Frank Bongiorno, Emeritus Professor James Cotton, Associate Professor Roderic Pitty and Dr David Lee. A stimulating discussion was moderated by Whitlam Institute Director Leanne Smith.


Read the papers:

The Whitlam Legacy - Reflections on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights and International Law
Adam Hughes Henry

On the Death of Gough Whitlam
Professor Frank Bongiorno, The Australian National University

Relations with Indonesia in the Whitlam Era: the Centrality of the East Timor Issue
Emeritus Professor James Cotton FAIIA

 

Murphy’s Law—the Whitlam Government’s Use of the External Affairs Power and its Legacy
Dr David Lee

Whitlam, the UN and Self-Determination: three steps forward and a failure
Associate Professor Roderic Pitty

Watch the Symposium:

 

Dr Adam Hughes Henry

 

Dr David Lee

Professor Frank Bongiorno

Emeritus Professor James Cotton FAIIA

Panelists discuss the papers and field questions from the audience.


View PROFESSOR FRANK BONGIORNO’s Presentation Slides: