Past events

21
Sep
2017

Holding security sector institutions responsible for international crime

Jodie O'Leary

Security sector institutions were implicated in international crimes in the conflict in Timor-Leste. This phenomenon is not confined to Timor-Leste; it recurs in both developing and developed states...

Timorese soldiers pick up trash at a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission.
19
Sep
2017

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Australian youth justice: A Western Australian prevalence study

Sharynne Hamilton, Jacinta Freeman

The Telethon Kids Institute has conducted the first Australian study to examine the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and other cognitive disorders at Banksia Hill Detention Centre –...

15
Sep
2017

States and peoples in conflict

Peter Grabosky, Cecilia Jacob, Rod Broadhurst, Haroro Ingram, John Braithwaite

This event marks the launch of ‘States and Peoples in Conflict: Transformations of Conflict Studies’, edited by Michael Stohl, Mark Lichbach, and Peter Grabosky. The book explores the origins,...

12
Sep
2017

Centre for Research Excellence in the Social Determinants of Health Equity: Project update

Sharon Friel, Belinda Townsend, Ashley Schram, Janice Lee

The social, cultural and economic forces that shape people’s daily living conditions are called the ‘social determinants’ or the ‘causes of the causes’ of health. When these determinants result in an...

11
Sep
2017

Gender responsive budgeting and breastfeeding policies: insights from the Asia-Pacific region

Julie Smith, Miranda Stewart, Rhonda Sharp, Shoba Suri, Alessandro Lellamo, Kim Jai-Ok, International Baby Food Action Network India

Global progress in improving infant and young child feeding practices has been hindered by a lack of funding of national breastfeeding policies and there are renewed calls at the international level...

05
Sep
2017

Sexual assault and harassment on university campuses: Changing the course

Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs

In February 2016 all 39 Australian university Vice-Chancellors launched a new initiative ‘Respect, Now, Always’ to address sexual assault and sexual harassment and build on work by individual...

31
Aug
2017

The corrupt cannot fight corruption

Sam Koim

In this seminar, the speaker will draw from the literature on experiences of anti-corruption agencies and his own experience as the former head of Papua New Guinea’s anti-corruption Investigation...

Image of notes of various currencies
29
Aug
2017

International law at a crossroads in the United States

Paul Stephan, Anthea Roberts

The Trump Administration, Nationalist Populism, and the Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States Presented by Attorney-General’s Department in association with the...

24
Aug
2017

Marawi: Behind the Headlines

Ms Elin Anisha Guro, Dr Gregory Fealy, Dr Clarke Jones, Dr Steven Rood

The Marawi crisis looms to be the biggest - and most problematic armed incident in the history of the Mindanao conflict. Marawi City has been under siege since 23 May 2017, with an ongoing battle...

23
Aug
2017

Rule of Law or Rule by Lawyers? On the Politics of Translating in International Law

Maj Grasten

What is it about the rule of law that has endowed this ambiguous concept with such normative currency, resilience, and power so that it is increasingly used to justify international interventions and...

22
Aug
2017

Confronting wicked problems: Climate, energy and environmental governance

Neil Gunningham, Darren Sinclair, Christian Downie and Chacko Thomas

"'Wicked' problems are large-scale, long-term policy dilemmas in which multiple and compounding risks and uncertainties combine with sharply divergent public values to generate contentious political...

22
Aug
2017

RegNet August 2017 School Meeting

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

17
Aug
2017

Law, space, and time

Mariana Valverde, Margaret Davies, Fleur Johns, Desmond Manderson

Where and when is law? Asking this question means engaging with the boundaries, orientations, perspectives, and scales of law. Setting law in space and time calls for a study of law in context....

Ink spots and splatter
16
Aug
2017

Valverde & O'Malley masterclass - after governmentality: new questions and approaches

Mariana Valverde, Pat O'Malley

Governmentality, as a mode of analysis, has enjoyed considerable prominence over the past twenty-five years or so. While there was never an orthodoxy about what it entailed, its main characteristic...

Abstract image to brains networked together, communicating
15
Aug
2017

Beyond demands for more transparency: the importance of scale in institutional information‎ practices

Mariana Valverde

A detailed study of how public-private infrastructure partnerships are governed and rendered visible, mainly in Canada, shows that accountability is not reducible to the availability of information...

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10
Aug
2017

How do the world’s Indigenous communities use law, culture and collective action to reduce alcohol-related harm?

Jan Muhunthan

Public health laws in areas such as alcohol and tobacco control, road safety and infectious disease control exemplify some of the biggest success stories in disease and injury prevention. However...

Strong Spirit Strong Future Community poster from WA government Drug and Alcohol Office's State-wide Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Prevention Project
08
Aug
2017

Facts alone are not enough

Heather Neil

Why is it that people smoke, infant formula is readily available, eleven million hens producing eggs live in battery cages and cattle and sheep are exported for slaughter overseas? The evidence of...

Observations of the sun in different wavelengths highlighting different aspects of the sun's surface and atmosphere.
03
Aug
2017

(State) crime and political party regulation

Aleksandar Marsavelski

Case studies undertaken for the 'Responsibility of Political Parties for Criminal Offences'* research project suggest that some of the most serious crimes that mankind could imagine were acts...

Abstract image by bm.iphone on Flickr under the CC BY 2.0 license
01
Aug
2017

Measuring economic progress: breastfeeding and lactation work, or the sex-and drug-trades as worldwide indicators of economic well-being

Julie Smith

###### _Map visualising data on the proportion of worldwide women’s earnings measured in local purchasing power, earned there. © Copyright Benjamin D. Hennig ([Worldmapper Project](http://www....

Map visualising data on the proportion of worldwide women’s earnings measured in local purchasing power, earned there. http://www.worldmapper.org/display.php?selected=147, © Copyright Benjamin D. Hennig (Worldmapper Project)
27
Jul
2017

Climate Wars: Mark Butler MP in conversation with Mark Howden

Mark Butler, Mark Howden, Sharon Friel

[Mark Butler](https://markbutler.net.au/), Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, will be in conversation with Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute, on Mark Butler's new...

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