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Upcoming Events

ELGA's Launch in Australia, Weds 24th October, 2018: 6pm – 8pm, Brisbane, Australia

Join members of the ELGA Steering Committee for a special evening event launching ELGA in Australia.  The ELGA launch will be taking place at the opening night of the AELA Earth Arts Exhibition, Spring Hill Reservoirs Gallery in Brisbane. Join us for drinks, canapés and presentations by Klaus Bosselmann, Cormac Cullinan, Geoff Garver, Lisa Mead and Michelle Maloney.

International Symposium: Exploring our legal relationship with the living world, 25th-26th October 2018, Brisbane, Australia

Co-hosted by the Australian Earth Laws Alliance and ELGA, this 2-day symposium considers recent developments in ‘rights of nature’ and ‘legal personhood’ laws, and examines whether they are capable of transforming industrial societies and their legal relationships with the living world. Call for papers: closing date 18 May 2018.

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Past ELGA Events

Seminar on Human Rights and Rights of Nature

Seminar on Human Rights and Rights of Nature at the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Florianopolis, Brazil on 15th September 2017.

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ELGA's Launch Meeting

The official launch of the Ecological Law and Governance Association took place in Siena, Italy, on 13th October 2017. 

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From Environmental to Ecological Law: An Anthropocene Challenge

Joint ELGA/Economics for the Anthropocene (E4A) Workshop at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, October 17-18, 2017

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ELGA at the VII Congress of the International Network on Latin American New Constitutionalism

The Seventh Annual Meeting of the International Network on the Latin American New Constitutionalism was held in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil from 26 – 29 November 2017. 

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