Hub Member Daniel Joyce at his recent book release

Celebrating the successful release of Informed Publics, Media and International Law by Daniel Joyce

A huge congratulations to Hub Member, Associate Professor Daniel Joyce on the successful launch of his book, Informed Publics, Media and International Law in September this year. This event was co-badged by UNSW Law & Justice, UNSW Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and the Australian Human Rights Institute.

Audiences joined in-person and online to enjoy a lively panel discussion of guest speakers who spoke together about this important new publication. Our guest speakers for this event were:

Professor Lesley HitchensFAAL GAID is Acting Provost and Senior Vice-President at the University of Technology Sydney

Professor Terry Flew, FAHA is Professor of Digital Communication and Culture at the University of Sydney

Dr Madelaine Chiam, Associate Dean Learning and Teaching in the La Trobe Law School.

More about the book: 

Informed Publics, Media and International Law analyses international media law frameworks and the 'mediatization' of international law in institutional settings, exposing the complexity of the interrelationship between international law and the media. The book points to the dangers involved in international law's associated and increasing reliance upon mediated techniques of communicative capitalism – such as publicity – premised upon an informed international public whose existence many now question. The book explores the ways in which traditional regulatory and analytical categories are increasingly challenged - revealed as inadequate or bypassed - but also assesses their resilience and future utility in light of significant technological change.

In this monograph Daniel Joyce argues that international law depends on informed global publics to function and to address the complex global problems which we face. He draws into view the role media plays in relation to international law, but also the role of international law in regulating the media, and reveals the communicative character of international law.

You can learn more about this exciting new publication and purchase a copy here

Congratulations again to Daniel on this wonderful achievement! We would also like to say a  huge thank you to the members of the panel for their fantastic contributions and everyone who joined us for this hybrid launch. 

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