Aotearoa New Zealand Centre for Indigenous Peoples and the Law lecture and book launch

30-Nov-2017 1:06 PM

5 December 2017, Auckland Law School, University of Auckland.

Nin Tomas Lecture on Indigenous Peoples and the Law.
Professor Mick Dodson: Reflections on the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 5.30-6.30pm, Stone Lecture Theatre, Level 3, Building 801, Auckland Law School, 9 Eden Crescent, Auckland Central.

Professor Mick Dodson, a member of the Yawuru peoples, is the current Director of the National Centre for Indigenous Studies, and a Professor in the ANU College of Law, at the Australian National University. Professor Dodson has been a prominent advocate for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Indigenous peoples around the world. He participated in the crafting of the text of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; spent six years as a member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; was Australia’s first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner; and was counsel assisting the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. In 2009 Professor Dodson was named Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council.

Book launch: International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Edited by Senior Lecturer Andrew Erueti: 6.30-7.30pm, Staff Common Room, Level 4, Building 801, Auckland Law School, 9 Eden Crescent.

The Aotearoa New Zealand Centre for Indigenous Peoples and the Law (ANZCIP) is a new centre at Auckland Law School dedicated to research, advocacy and teaching related to the law and Indigenous peoples globally, but with a special emphasis on Aotearoa. To find out more about the centre, visit

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