Past events

30
Jun
2020

Webinar: Technology neutrality and green industrial policy: Odd couple or unholy marriage?

Dr Emma Aisbett

Technology Neutrality is a popular and widely used policy principle, but not without its critics. Green Industrial Policy is increasingly being seen as an important component of approaches to meeting...

plantafterfire_Image by Jack Skipworth (Flickr)
16
Jun
2020

Webinar: Finding agency and action in a time of ecological crisis

Tim Hollo, Kirsty Anantharajah, Kyle Levier, Dr Ibolya Losoncz

What would it look like if climate activism acknowledged that our existing democratic norms and institutions will not deliver the scale and pace of change necessary, and are also fundamentally ill-...

Bushfire image by Elizabeth Donoghue_source Flikr
02
Jun
2020

Strategic frames, unusual bedfellows and forum shopping: Insights into the barriers to and strategies for advancing a health equity agenda from social, trade and welfare policy analysis

Dr Belinda Townsend, Sandro Demaio, Professor Sharon Friel

How do policy actors advance prioritisation for health and health equity in policy domains outside the traditional health sector? What are the barriers to advancing health equity agenda and how do...

medicine-Image by Pexels from Pixabay
29
May
2020

National Reconciliation Week - In this together

Professor Ian Anderson AO, Azure Hermes, Dr Virginia Marshall

National Reconciliation Week is a time for the ANU Community to learn about and celebrate our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving...

19
May
2020

Webinar: Governing cross-border clean technology dissemination: Three scenarios

Dr Wenting Cheng

Promoting cross-border clean technology transfer has been a salient issue for mitigating and adapting to climate change. However, if these technologies are behind the paywall of patents, patent...

Wind Energy_image by Tony Webster_from Flikr
05
May
2020

Webinar: Compassion, justice and the law in the time of the COVID-19 crisis: Powerlessness and injustice inside jail and prison facilities

Dr Imelda Deinla, Dr Raymund E. Narag

The worldwide explosion of COVID-19 has highlighted the way law could – or could not -respond speedily to the demands of crises. The unprecedented impact of the pandemic has galvanised core human...

the matrix_image by Mitchell Haindfield_Flikr
17
Apr
2020

Webinar: Corona-induced tension between regulations and actions

Imelda Deinla, Fellow in the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet)

Regulations are generally rigid and complex. At times, however, policymakers are faced with a situation where they have to make very quick decisions and follow with rapid actions. The corona crisis...

Image: Arie Wubben Unsplash
16
Apr
2020

A political ecology of New Zealand dairying as foodgetting

Associate Professor Peter Andrée

### UPDATE - The Australian National University has decided to cancel public events and social gatherings to minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 among our community and more widely. As...

NZ dairy cow_Image 20120526-_DSC3922 by Xu Wang from flikr
31
Mar
2020

Governing cross-border clean technology dissemination: Three scenarios

Wenting Cheng

Promoting cross-border clean technology transfer has been a salient issue for mitigating and adapting to climate change. However, if these technologies are behind the paywall of patents, patent...

24
Mar
2020

Reviewing Australia's environment laws after the fires

Tim Hollo, Dr Virginia Marshall, Dr Helen Taylor

The Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act has, throughout its history, facilitated developments as the expense of ecologies across the continent, enabling...

The Sun and the Sydney Fires_image by Alex Proimos_from www.flikr.com
24
Mar
2020

Policy Forum Pod LIVE! event - Australia ablaze: what next?

Including Dr Virginia Marshall, Inaugural Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow with RegNet and Fenner School

#### **UPDATE** - The Australian National University has decided to cancel public events and social gatherings to minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 among our community and more widely...

Image: CSRIO (wikimedia commons)
17
Mar
2020

Finding agency and action in a time of ecological crisis

Ibolya (Ibi) Losoncz, Kirsty Anantharajah, Tim Hollo, Kyle Levier

What would it look like if climate activism acknowledged that our existing democratic norms and institutions will not deliver the scale and pace of change necessary, and are also fundamentally ill-...

Bushfire image by Elizabeth Donoghue_source Flikr
10
Mar
2020

Overkill: Excesses of the state in regulation, crime control and national security

Emeritus Professor Peter Grabosky

Measures taken by a state to protect its citizens from themselves, from each other, and from outsiders may entail behaviours that are horrific, or ridiculous, or both. So too may measures taken by...

pasture-fence-Image by HAPPY NEW YEAR S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay
04
Mar
2020

Africa and its People: Interdisciplinary lessons from ANU research

Dr Yandisa Ngqangashe, Dr. Rosie Cooney, Dr Nick Abel, Rachael Lowe, Professor Jamie Pittock, Jonathan Chikankheni, Kirsty Wissing, Adegboyega Adeniran, Dr Bruce Doran, Tingbao Xu

This symposium style event will examine the ANU's research work in Africa, with a focus on research from the Fenner School of Environment...

Ndumiso Sillindza (Unsplash)
03
Mar
2020

Governance responses to illegal natural resource activities

Professor Daniela Kleinschmit

Natural resources are threatened by an increasing expansion of illegal activities all over the globe. Illegal use of natural resources leads in most cases to violations of regulations, property...

Leaf_image by f0rm_and_v0id from www.flikr.com
25
Feb
2020

A different kind of weapon? Rethinking force, nonviolence, and the protection of civilians in violent conflict

Felicity Gray

How can nonviolent action be used to protect civilians in situations of violent conflict, and what implications does this have for civilian protection regimes? Though we know that nonviolent tactics...

Athena protection monument-image by Couleur from Pixabay
21
Feb
2020

Special Criminology Seminar Featuring Professor David Best and Claire Seppings

Professor David Best and Claire Seppings

The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods and the School of Regulations (CRMS) and Global Governance (RegNet) are co-hosting a **special seminar featuring Professor David Best and Claire...

Image: Prison fence by Jody Lehign (Pixabay)
20
Feb
2020

Tax transparency: A panacea to curb aggressive tax planning?

Johan Van Der Walt

Despite earlier OECD measures against harmful tax practices and bank secrecy as well as the implementation of the cooperative compliance (“enhanced relationship”) model, international tax planning...

18
Feb
2020

From recovery capital to justice capital

Professor David Best

This seminar provides an overview of a strengths-based approach to involvement with the criminal justice system, at both an individual and an institutional level, assessing resources accessible to...

04
Feb
2020

Between constraint and empowerment: International investment law and good governance in developing countries

Josef Ostransky

In this seminar, Josef Ostřanský will present novel findings about and conceptualisations of the ideational and material interactions between the IIL regime and national governance. The three...

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