Past events

18
Jun
2019

Populism, fake news and policy implementation

Michael Moore

This presentation considers how populism and “fake news” are influencing government decision making and policy outcomes. A literature scan forms the base for consideration of a range of issues...

11
Jun
2019

Reflections on Interdisciplinary Research

Various

In this panel leading scholars from the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will reflect on the nature of interdisciplinary research. Bringing together insights from a plurality of...

04
Jun
2019

Underdogs, Boosters and Regulators

Stepan Wood

This talk explores the role of organised labour in drafting the ISO 26000 social responsibility (SR) guide as a case study of the circumstances in which marginalised actors can take advantage of “...

30
May
2019

Organised Crime Research Forum 2019

Various

The Australian Institute of Criminology has once again teamed up with the Australian National University to host the 2019 Organised Crime Research Forum on 30 - 31 May. The primary purpose of the...

28
May
2019

Applying the social identity approach to understand social conflict: A wind energy case study

Rebecca Colvin

The development of new energy facilities is often fraught by conflict between groups of people – pro-this and anti-that enter into a struggle for influence over the decisions being made. When the...

21
May
2019

Sympathy for the devil: State collaboration with criminal organisations

Peter Grabosky

Governments have long relied on non-state actors to assist in the implementation of public policy. Legitimate elements of civil society have become familiar instruments of governance. States have...

14
May
2019

The new geoeconomic world order

Anthea Roberts

We appear to be entering into a new geoeconomic world order, characterised by a great power rivalry between the United States and China and the clear use of economic tools to achieve strategic goals...

07
May
2019

Covert online "stings": What are the legal issues?

Gregor Urbas

General legal prohibitions on the use of technologies for covert surveillance have exceptions for public authorities such as law enforcement agencies, whose actions are regulated through warrants or...

01
May
2019

Climate Change and the People's Health (Book Launch)

Various

_Climate Change and the People’s Health_ is part of the Oxford University Press series “Small Books Big Ideas in Population Health”. The book focuses on climate change’s contribution to health...

01
May
2019

Solving the Climate & Health Crisis

Various

The ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) and the ANU Climate Change Institute (CCI) are joining forces to host this half day symposium to tackle the current climate and health...

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30
Apr
2019

Places of justice in Australian environmental law: Lessons from Victorian and NSW coal-mining towns

Brad Jessup

Australian law has been slow to embrace, and remains hesitant in its adoption of, a concept of environmental justice. Before the turn of the decade, the concept was not present in law; its sole...

29
Apr
2019

Rethinking International Investment Governance: Principles for the 21st Century

Emma Aisbett, Jonathan Bonnitcha, Anthea Roberts and Susan Sell

Foreign Direct Investment and investment governance have become flash points for controversies over environmental protection, public health and policy autonomy. Battles between states and...

16
Apr
2019

Escaping the Fractal Carbon Trap

Matthew Hoffmann

New guiding metaphors and analytic tools are needed to move the global political response to climate change forward with requisite speed. Our current framing of climate change as an emission problem...

04
Apr
2019

Addressing commercial influence and power imbalance in intersectoral governance

Dori Patay

Undue influence from large transnational corporations infiltrate governments, while it has utmost importance that ministries of economy, trade, foreign affairs and agriculture regulate these...

02
Apr
2019

Can the authenticity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art be regulated?

Jon Altman

In August 2017 the Minister for Indigenous Affairs instructed the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs to inquire and report on the growing presence of inauthentic...

26
Mar
2019

Health governance in strengthening the referral system to reduce maternal mortality in local communities of Manila

Erlidia Llamas-Clark

Maternal mortality in the Philippines continues to be a significant public health concern even in metropolitan urban centres. Annually, 20-25 maternal deaths occur in Manila City despite the...

26
Mar
2019

Compensation under Investment Treaties – as if Host Interests Mattered

Emma Aisbett

Investment treaties protect foreign investors from adverse action by the states in which they invest. They do this by granting foreign investors legal rights to compensation for losses caused by...

22
Mar
2019

The Bangsamoro plebiscite: fault lines, connectors, and the role of civil society

Georgi Engelbrecht & Yasmira Moner

After some ups and downs during the late Aquino and present Duterte era, the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) was finalized in 2018, followed with the ratification of the law by the people on 21 January...

21
Mar
2019

Protection from Refuge

Kate Ogg

When those in need of international protection seek sanctuary, they often find themselves in sites of so-called refuge described as ‘grim’, ‘subhuman’ or ‘abominable’. In response, many refugees and...

14
Mar
2019

Towards reinvigorating Australian foreign policy studies

Professor Valerie M Hudson, Mark Kenny & Professor Jacqui True

The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper highlighted how forces of change are challenging the rules-based global order upon which Australia’s security and prosperity has depended since the Second World...

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