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AELA Education

Introduction to Earth Laws

  • 4 week ONLINE course, from February 7 - 28, 2023.
    • [This course was originally scheduled for September 2022 but will now be held in February 2023]
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  • Facilitated by Dr Michelle Maloney and featuring experts from legal fields including Earth jurisprudence, Rights of Nature, Ecocide, Indigenous First Laws and more
  • Who should attend? Anyone who has an interest in Earth-centred governance and law. Lawyers, legal scholars and law students will find the course particularly beneficial, and will be able to claim Professional Development points from their relevant jurisdiction. Non-lawyers will also find the course beneficial, as it will enrich their knowledge and practice.
  • Live classes will be held on Tuesdays from 5pm to 7pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
  • All classes will be recorded
  • Participants can choose to participate in assessment (entirely optional) to earn a digital badge and certificate from AELA
  • For more information, contact us at aela@earthlaws.org.au

Earth-Centred Futures

This course has been completed for 2022.

  • 8 week ONLINE course, from 12 July to 30 August, 2022
  • Facilitated by Dr Michelle Maloney and featuring experts from multi-disciplinary fields including Indigenous knowledge, western science, law, economics and policy.
  • Who should attend? Everyone! This course is aimed at a general audience of practitioners and scholars who wish to learn about how to integrate ecocentric thinking and practice more effectively into their own work
  • Live classes will be held on Tuesdays from 5pm to 7pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
  • Live tutorials will be offered 4 times during the 8 week course, based on course participants' availability
  • All classes will be recorded for course participants
  • Participants can choose to participate in assessment (entirely optional) to earn a digital badge and certificate from AELA
  • For more information, contact us at aela@earthlaws.org.au

About AELA Education

AELA is committed to increasing the understanding and practical implementation of Earth centred governance, with a focus on law, economics, education, ethics and the arts/culture.  To achieve this goal,  AELA runs conferences, workshops, seminars and training opportunities for people around Australia, on a range of topics that build awareness and understanding about Earth centred governance.

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WORKSHOP AND TRAINING COURSE TOPICS

AELA Education courses and workshops can be tailored for any audience, and can include:

  • Rights of Nature, Ecocide and Earth jurisprudence/Earth laws
  • Exploring Justice - Human Rights, Nature's Rights, Ecological Justice and Multi-species Justice
  • Beyond Sustainability: Earth Systems Science, Planetary Boundaries and Earth centred bioregional governance
  • Unpacking and Understanding Current Laws - a course designed to help people understand why current environmental and planning laws and sustainability frameworks, are not enough to protect the living world
  • Earth Democracy and Community based eco-governance
  • Earth Ethics
  • Earth Arts

For all inquiries, please email: education@earthlaws.org.au

AELA’s National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, giving a workshop in Florida, USA in May 2015, on the Precautionary Principle, Earth jurisprudence and Earth laws, to university lecturers at Miami University.
AELA’s National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, giving a workshop in Florida, USA in May 2015, on the Precautionary Principle, Earth jurisprudence and Earth laws, to university lecturers at Miami University.