February 2017

07
Feb
2017

China between reform and repression: lawyers in the fight for political liberalism

Terence Halliday

This seminar provides an overview of Halliday and Liu’s research on the interweaving of politics and practice in five segments of the practicing criminal defense and human rights bar in China from 2005 to 2015.

Image of vintage revolutionary poster, with the slogan 'Sternly Attack Criminal Activities'

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07
Feb
2017

Book launch - Climate Change and the Health of the Nations

Norman Swan (ABC Health Report), Alistair Woodward (University of Auckland), Kristie Ebi (University

The message of this masterful book from the late Professor Tony McMichael is that in facing climate change, we must put aside our presumptions about humans dominating nature. History shows that human populations have always been vulnerable to changes in the climate, the direct and indirect health impacts are huge, and increasingly press upon us.

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14
Feb
2017

7th Annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop 2017

Various

7th annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Workshop to be held at Monash University

Street art: Look Human Rights

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14
Feb
2017

Does Myanmar’s banking sector need a regulatory paradigm shift?

Naing Ko Ko

This PhD mid term review seminar analyses the latest challenges and obstacles for the Myanmar banking sector, and how best to strengthen the integrity infrastructure and ethical safeguards for its domestic banking.

Image of Myanmar 20 kyat note

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16
Feb
2017

Walls: the regulatory influence of partition on territories and nations

Marie-eve Loiselle

In this PhD mid-term review seminar, Marie-Eve Loiselle questions how the wall operates as a technology of regulation, first exploring the motivations that underpin states’ appeal for physical partitions, and concluding with an evaluation of the role of law in the construction of physically partitioned borders.

Image of vibrantly yellow wall topped with barbed wire against intensely blue sky.

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17
Feb
2017

The case of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: real power or empty rhetoric?

Rudina Jasini

A critical examination of the role, scope and implications of victims’ participation in international criminal proceedings.

Image of images of murdered detainees, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

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21
Feb
2017

Facts alone are not enough

Heather Neil

The discussion in this Intersections seminar will explore the importance of facts, the hurdles we must overcome and the building blocks that can stimulate positive policy, behaviour and attitudinal change.

Observations of the sun in different wavelengths highlighting different aspects of the sun's surface and atmosphere.

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21
Feb
2017

Gale Burford masterclass: numbers, stories, questions - considerations for relational research in social work

Gale Burford

This session grapples with the ways in which paradoxes play out in social work research, especially research involving human subjects, and sheds light on methodologies that are consistent with honouring safety, accountability and culture.

Images of digitally generated letters and numbers in primary colours

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22
Feb
2017

Beyond the rhetoric: Duterte's first six months

Walden Bello, Christian Monsod, Maria-Socorro Gochoco-Bautista, et al

Leading academics and practitioners share their perspectives on salient political, economic and legal developments that may define the Duterte administration in the months - or years - ahead.

Image of President Rodrigo Duterte

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23
Feb
2017

“We’ve all got some healing to do”: building social and human capital at regulatory-restorative interfaces in the human services

Gale Burford

In the face of so much evidence that the quality of relationships between regulators, family members, caregivers, and service providers is crucial to positive outcomes for children, families and communities, why do we continue to see so many examples of conflict and mistrust?

Digitally abstracted image of a scene of a crowd of people.

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28
Feb
2017

RegNet February 2017 School Meeting

RegNet

All RegNet School of Regulation and Global Governance staff, visitors and students are welcome to attend our school meeting.

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28
Feb
2017

Rule of law assistance in an authoritarian regime: intermediary actors in Myanmar’s transition

Kristina Simion

In this final PhD seminar, Kristina Simion argues that intermediaries shape rule of law assistance in ways that are important for our understanding of development and its success.

Image of hot air balloons over temples in Bagan, Myanmar

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