DR ALEX BRUCE
Dr Alex Bruce is an Associate Professor with the Australian National University where he teaches Animal Law, Competition and Consumer Law and Comparative Theology. He has a PhD in Law and is completing a PhD in Comparative Theology exploring the spiritual paths to perfection in Christianity and Buddhism. Alex is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a Buddhist monk ordained into the Tibetan tradition of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Alex will present at the Australian National University in Canberra on Wednesday 6 May examining the prospects for recognising animals as legal persons and the ethical and legal issues associated with establishing nonhuman rights.