Past events

16
Nov
2017

The problem with biologics - and why biosimilars are not the answer

Lisa Diependale

Advancements in the field of biotechnology have accelerated the development of new drugs that are manufactured from cultures of living cells, commonly referred to as ‘biologics’. Due to the...

DNA strand
15
Nov
2017

Rule of Law in ASEAN?

Imelda Deinla

**Please note that food will be served in the foyer outside the lecture theatre from 12-12.30. The event itself will still commence at 12.30.** Dr Imelda Deinla’s new book *The Development of the...

14
Nov
2017

Fear in a rapidly changing world

Valerie Braithwaite, Miranda Forsyth, Ibi Losoncz, Rod Broadhurst

This event is the first part of a four part series: [Governance and the power of fear](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/6942/governance-and-power-fear). We have made significant...

14
Nov
2017

Governance and the power of fear

Various

We have made significant progress as a society toward teaching individuals the craft of managing fear productively. We have been less successful, however, in designing regulatory systems that...

abstract image of a screaming face
02
Nov
2017

China: rule-taker or rule-maker in the international intellectual property system?

Wenting Cheng

Intellectual property has been a crucial issue for China in the past four decades. Internationally, it was central to China’s fifteen-year negotiation on its accession to the World Trade Organisation...

Computer generated grid man with a light where the brain is and DNA strands going horizonally across the top of the picture
31
Oct
2017

Teaching machines to play fair

Daniel McNamara

Machine learning is increasingly used to make decisions about people’s lives, such as whether to give someone a loan or whether to interview someone for a job. This brings with it the risk of...

computer code
24
Oct
2017

Civil-ising conflict through law?

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

This talk will explore the origins, nature and effects of the war crimes investigative work of the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA), set up in 2011 to build case files...

Artwork representing Syrian Civil War victims
19
Oct
2017

Gas security in the land of insecurity: Governance challenges of shale gas development in Mexico

José Alberto Hernández Ibarzábal

This article identifies the governance challenges of shale gas development. Mexico has vast shale gas reserves and production and exploration of natural gas were liberalised after the energy reform...

Gas pipes
17
Oct
2017

New directions for asylum seeker policies?

Tony Ward

Australian discussion of asylum seekers is polarised between slogans of ‘Stop the Boats’ and ‘Bring them here’. Both sides have good arguments – and both have their blind spots.  And both are ill...

Protestors holding 'welcome refugees' banner
16
Oct
2017

The end of impunity: Why some states are so violent and how their societies can recover

Rachel Kleinfeld

The most violent country in the world today is not Syria, but Brazil, where gangs, organized crime, regular crime, and state brutality create a pall of fear over daily life. Why are so many...

crack in brick wall
10
Oct
2017

Thesis Proposal Review Day 2017

Various

RegNet PhD scholars present their thesis proposals to their supervisors, peers and other RegNet scholars. **For catering purposes please RSVP with any dietary requirements by 6 October** ####...

Light painting of the word 'Thesis'
05
Oct
2017

How could the ‘internet of things’ revolutionise environmental governance?

Chacko Thomas

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity...

internet of things - multiple connected devices
03
Oct
2017

Re-examining security-based approaches to countering violent extremism

Clarke Jones

Based on ethnographic research over the past two years, Clarke Jones argues that Western governments have made very little headway to address violent extremism because of the lack of genuine...

Illustration of toy figurine Islamists and security personnel in a circle, pointing guns at each other, in a cycle of violence
27
Sep
2017

Weighing the Evidence: Justice Antonio Carpio on South China Sea

Justice Antonio T Carpio

The South China Sea (SCS) dispute has become one of the most contentious international legal disputes in the world at present. The Philippines and China have competing claims over a large maritime...

26
Sep
2017

The role of investment treaties in investment liberalisation

Jonathan Bonnitcha

Investment treaties grant international legal rights to foreign investors. Historically, investment treaties focused exclusively on the protection of existing investments from adverse government...

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...

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