Dino Kritsiotis, Intervention: Some Early Sketches from the Frontlines of Revolution, Keynote Address, 1917: Revolution, Intervention and International Law(s), Melbourne 2017.


New International Orders Panel (The Thinker's Guide to the 21st Century series) featuring Anne Orford, Chris Reus-Smit & James Der Derian in conversation with Glenda Sluga, Sydney, 2017

It has been a tough year for foreign policy experts, and actors. By parsing the complexities of the present international situation, experts in law, security, and international relations, consider where do we go from here?

- Professor James Der Derian, Centre for International Security Studies, the University of Sydney
- Professor Christian Reus-Smit, Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland
- Professor Anne Orford, Laureate Program in International Law at the University of Melbourne
- Professor Glenda Sluga, ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of International History, the University of Sydney

This panel was held as part of The Thinker’s Guide to the 21st Century series on 2 August, 2017.…century_2017.shtml


Anne Orford, Critical Thinking and Human Rights, Keynote Address, Lund, 2016

Anne Orford presented a keynote lecture on Critical Thinking and Human Rights at the launch of the Lund Human Rights Research Hub on 8 December 2016. The Hub, co-hosted by Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, is one of Europe’s biggest research environments for human rights related issues.


Jihad and Just War, Naz Modirzadeh and Andrew March, Melbourne, August 2016


History, Politics, Law: Thinking Through the International Law, Opening Plenary, Anne Orford and Richard Tuck with Martti Koskenniemi, Cambridge, May 2016


Opening Session, Conference on History, Politics, Law: Thinking Through the International, University of Cambridge, 16 May 2016. Speakers: Richard Tuck (Harvard), Historicising International Law, Internationalising the History of Political Thought; Anne Orford (Melbourne), Meaning and Understanding in International Law and Intellectual History. Introduction by Annabel Brett (Cambridge) & Martti Koskenniemi (Helsinki).

Anne Orford, CLSCG Annual Lecture, Mare Nostrum: International Law, Spatial Order, and the Mediterranean, Queen Mary University of London, March 2016


The 2016 Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context Annual Lecture was delivered by Professor Anne Orford (Melbourne) on 31 March 2016. The title of the lecture is 'Mare Nostrum: International Law, Spatial Order, and the Mediterranean'. More information on this event is available at:

EJIL: Live! Anne Orford in conversation with Joseph Weiler on Civil War, Intervention, and International Law, Florence, July 2015


Professor Joseph Weiler, Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of International Law, and Professor Anne Orford of the University of Melbourne discuss the project on intervention in civil wars, for which Prof. Orford was recently awarded an Australian Research Council fellowship.

Anne Orford, James Crawford Biennial Oration on International Law, From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect, Adelaide, September 2013


The James Crawford Biennial Oration on International Law was presented by Professor Anne Orford on 11 September 2013. The title of the Oration is "From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect".

Anne Orford, ESIL Lecture, Histories of International Law and Empire, Paris, January 2013


This ESIL Lecture was presented at the University Paris 1 (Pantheon Sorbonne) on 23 January 2013. The title of the lecture is "Histories of International Law and Empire". Professor Orford discusses the growing body of scholarship concerned with the question of whether, and if so how, the imperial past is relevant to the internationalist present.