Past events

03
Dec
2019

(How) Can we control the supply of tobacco? Challenging paradigms, interests and institutional entrenchment

Raphael Lencucha

Tobacco continues to kill seven million individuals every year, with a relentless push by the tobacco industry to sell almost six trillion cigarettes per year. Despite these dire figures, there have...

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28
Nov
2019

Overcoming fossil fuel resistance to climate action: Lessons from the US

Dr Christian Downie, Pat Conroy MP, Kelly O'Shanassy

Despite mounting evidence of a climate crisis, some fossil fuel industries continue to resist action. Indeed it is impossible to imagine a clean energy revolution occurring without overcoming the...

Overcoming fossil fuel resistance to climate action: Lessons from the US
26
Nov
2019

Reality check: Climate finance and energy transitions in the Asia Pacific

Dr Abidah Setyowati, Kirsty Anantharajah

This seminar will share the initial findings of the [Climate Finance Initiative](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/research/research-projects/details/7547/climate-finance-initiative)’s research in Fiji and...

Reality check: Climate finance and energy transitions in the Asia Pacific
22
Nov
2019

Law and Justice Development Community of Practice 2019 Annual Workshop: Exploring the relationship between ideas and practice

Various- please see event schedule

The law, development and governance field is replete with good ideas that are intended to inform programming and ensure improved outcomes. Research, piloting, reviews, and monitoring and evaluation...

Law and Justice Development Community of Practice 2019 Annual Workshop: Exploring the relationship between ideas and practice
19
Nov
2019

Indigenous-led research: Beyond the basics

Dr Virginia Marshall

This seminar will traverse the key issues for Indigenous-led research and the need for a paradigm shift. The cultural integrity of the land and waters on Country is maintained by Aboriginal peoples...

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14
Nov
2019

Deans Lecture Series - Extinction Thwarted: Surviving global warming lecture with Prof Sharon Friel

Professor Sharon Friel, RegNet Director

Global warming is a global threat to all of our futures. However to some it is a greater threat than others. For example, we may be on the verge of humanitarian disaster due to heat stress in rural...

Deans Lecture Series - Extinction Thwarted: Surviving global warming lecture with Prof Sharon Friel
14
Nov
2019

Native title rights and interests as property rights hybridity

Jon Altman

In Australia we follow pre-colonial British notions of radical crown ownership of land and resources and post-Federation practice of Diceyan parliamentary sovereignty. But the Mabo High Court...

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13
Nov
2019

How does China achieve energy efficiency? Regulation, deliberation and learning within Chinese state-owned enterprises

Nima Masroori

This final HDR presentation looks at the regulation of energy efficiency in giant Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) operating in refining and petrochemicals. It asks what factors firms respond...

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12
Nov
2019

The quantified and sensed environment

Chacko Thomas

Digital technologies are fundamentally transforming every aspect of society. They offer significant opportunities for improving energy and business productivity and enhancing economic growth....

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11
Nov
2019

2019 Annual Symposium Saving People & the Planet: Exiting the consumptagenic system

Various- see event schedule

Welcome to 2050. We live in a healthy, sustainable and equitable world – how did we get here? The focus of the day will be on the role of the social sciences in helping to save people and the planet...

2019 Annual Symposium Saving People & the Planet
08
Nov
2019

Young People and Old: Prejudices in Mindanao (Phillipines)

Primitivo III Cabanes Ragandang

The conflict in Mindanao is one of the oldest in the world. This 450-year-old-conflict revolves around the quest for self-determination among the _Moros_, the 13 Islamised indigenous tribes living in...

Young People and Old: Prejudices in Mindanao (Phillipines)
05
Nov
2019

Reforming investor-state dispute settlement

Anthea Roberts, Josef Ostřanský, Ashley Schram, Emma Aisbett

This seminar will bring together four of RegNet's leading thinkers on the investment treaty system. Anthea Roberts will set the scene of the processes to reform the investment treaty system that she...

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29
Oct
2019

Accounting for adolescent pathways into cyber-delinquency: results from the South Australian Digital Youth Research Project

Dr Russell Brewer

Digital technologies, particularly the Internet, play a significant and increasingly central part in adolescent life. To date, however, little research has explored the relationship between a young...

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22
Oct
2019

Coal in Japan: logics, divestment and dependency

Associate Professor Gregory Trencher

Continued investments in coal-fired power plants (CFPPs) and coal mines are incompatible with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement. As the world’s fourth largest coal consumer and a major...

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15
Oct
2019

Mid-term review seminar: Peace, justice and strong institutions: regulating lawyers in Pacific Island countries

David Naylor

This mid-term review seminar demonstrates how lawyers in Pacific Island Countries (PICs) play prominent roles in championing law reform, navigating legal pluralism and in the development of robust...

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14
Oct
2019

ANU inaugural Indigenous water forum

Dr Virginia Marshall (School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), ANU), Anthony Watson (Chairman of the Kimberley Land Council), Eugene Bargo (Goreng Kabi elder) and others

Are Indigenous water rights the ‘Mabo’ issue of our generation? The ANU Indigenous Water Forum will discuss the opportunities to advance Aboriginal wellbeing and economic livelihoods through water...

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11
Oct
2019

A New Chinese Economic Law Order?

Gregory Shaffer

China is incrementally developing a new, decentralised model of trade governance through a web of finance, trade, and investment initiatives involving memorandum of understandings, contracts, and...

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08
Oct
2019

Women4twenty24: women’s political representation in India and Indonesia

Dr Tanya Jakimow

In 2019, Asia’s two largest democracies—India and Indonesia—held national elections. In this seminar, these elections provide the starting point to examine how women are faring within their...

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04
Oct
2019

Live recording Conversations 2019 - Wholesome Show podcast with Mai Sato

Mai Sato, Will Grant, Rod Lamberts

As part of the 2019 Conversations series, Narration and Renarration as Regulation, we will be taking a deep dive into Mai Sato's research on the death penalty and its narratives in Japan in a live...

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03
Oct
2019

Bookclub seminar: From Aquino II to Duterte (2010–2018): Change, Continuity—and Rupture

Dr Imelda Deinla, Dr Björn Dressel, Hal Hill, Georgi Engelbrecht, Peter Jennings, Peter Murphy

This RegNet Bookclub seminar introduces the edited volume _From Aquino II to Duterte (2010–2018): Change, Continuity—and Rupture_ ### About the book The Duterte administration is often considered...

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