Past events

25
Sep
2018

Civil Oversight of Prisons: Divergent Regulatory Models & Voices from Inside

Carol Lawson

In the ‘regulatory state’ mode of governance, some regulatory functions are outsourced to private actors (Levi-Faur 2013, 2014). Civil oversight of secure or ‘closed’ environment like prisons is one...

24
Sep
2018

Adapting legal responses to violations in the Philippines: Civil society, the Commission on Human Rights and the war (s) of the roads

Dr Emma Palmer

In February 2018, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a preliminary examination into alleged international crimes committed during President Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’. This...

18
Sep
2018

Open Research: Creating better engagement and impact

Elke Dawson

_Elke Dawson_ is the Manager, Open Research within Scholarly Information Services which also encompasses the Library, ANU Press and University Archives and Records. She is responsible for the...

13
Sep
2018

ANU Faculty & Staff Seminar- Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Eugene Bargo

Eugene Bargo

From 10 - 14 September 2018, the ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will host the University’s first Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Mr Eugene Bargo, under the CAP Garrurru Visting...

Eugene Bargo- Garrurru Visting Scholar
11
Sep
2018

Caring for Country: #Not a Lifestyle Choice

Eugene Bargo

From 10 - 14 September 2018, the ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will host the University’s first Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Mr Eugene Bargo, under the CAP Garrurru Visting...

Image: Eugene Bargo
04
Sep
2018

From theory to reality: an academic’s encounter with the global public policy machine

Sharon Friel, Professor of Health Equity and Director School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), The Australian National University

Theory and empirical evidence tells us that health inequities arise because of a toxic combination of poor social policies, unfair economic arrangements and bad politics. These, in turn, affect the...

31
Aug
2018

Is there collaborative governance in the health sector in Timor-Leste? (Mid Term Review)

Belinda Lawton

Whether collaborative governance takes place in the health sector in Timor-Leste is an open question. While there is broad agreement amongst stakeholders that collaborative governance is desirable,...

28
Aug
2018

The influence and consequences of ‘securitizing’ pandemic prevention and response in Australia (Mid Term Review)

Tim Vines

Public health emergencies, including natural and man-made pandemics, represent a significant threat to human prosperity and wellbeing. Aware of this risk, law-makers involved in the development of...

23
Aug
2018

The Great Unhinging: The Erosion of Rule of Law in the Philippines

Marites Vitug

Under President Duterte, the rule of law is fast eroding, as the three pillars of his strongman rule show. First is his centerpiece program, the war on drugs, the rock on which his strongman rule...

21
Aug
2018

The role of Geographic Information Services (GIS) in governance and regulation and CartoGIS Services supporting research and education

Kay Dancey and Sandy Potter

Around the globe, governments are recognising the value of spatial data. Many have made considerable investments in spatial data infrastructure. They are spatially enabled in that they organise and...

14
Aug
2018

Criminal Justice and Regulation Revisited: Essays in Honour of Peter Grabosky

Russell Brewer, Lennon Chang, John Braithwaite, Rod Broadhurst

This edited volume celebrates the significant contributions of Peter Grabosky to the field of Criminology, and in particular, his work developing and adapting regulatory theory to the study of...

08
Aug
2018

Just Interests: Victims, Citizens and the Potential for Justice

Robyn Holder

The idea of justice and the reality of justice are two very different things. Just Interests examines bothconcepts, offering accounts from lay people and legal officials to explore how the goals and...

27
Jul
2018

Declining Food Security in a Philippine Oil Palm Frontier: The Changing Role of Cooperatives

Dr Wolfram Dressler

Agricultural cooperatives’ long-held redistributive function- one of moral economy and poverty alleviation- has changed dramatically as they emerge as core brokers for agro-industrial development in...

26
Jul
2018

Codification and Creation of Community & Customary Laws in the South Pacific and Beyond

Various

Many communities across the Pacific islands region write down their own ‘customary’ or ‘local’ rules and regulations in the form of what are called customary or community laws, by-laws, constitutions...

ANU Codification Conference 2018
24
Jul
2018

Papua New Guinea’s Review of the Organic Law on National and Local Level Government Elections

Dr. Eric Kwa

#### Papua New Guinea’s Review of the Organic Law on National and Local Level Government Elections and Related Electoral Laws, Processes and Systems by the Papua New Guinea Constitutional and Law...

17
Jul
2018

Sharing breastmilk in Australia: economies of defiance? (Mid Term Review)

Libby Salmon

The ways in which infants are fed are public health and human rights issues. When a mother cannot provide her own breastmilk, international health authorities recommend ‘breast milk from a healthy...

12
Jul
2018

Cosmopolitan Pluralism, Authoritarian Nationalism, and the Future of Liberal Governance

Paul Schiff Berman, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

In this era of populist revolt around the world, we need a full-throated defense of cosmopolitan pluralism: a scheme of governance that recognizes the importance of inter-locking networks of...

Paul Schiff Berman, The George Washington University Law School
22
Jun
2018

A Certain Light: A Memoir of Family, Loss and Hope

Cynthia Banham

Cynthia Banham will discuss her recent family memoir, A Certain Light, which she wrote after completing her PhD at RegNet. It tells the difficult stories of survival of three generations of her...

19
Jun
2018

Rethinking Regulation: Lawyer Regulation in the South Pacific Region (Thesis Proposal Review)

David Naylor

The past two decades have seen significant changes in the demographics of the profession and the nature of legal practice in the Pacific region. Lawyers play a central role in the enforcement of...

12
Jun
2018

Health Equity as a Governance Challenge (Mid Term Review)

Sora Lee

Due to the fact that complexities of the social, political, economic and environmental factors that influence health and inequities in health and that most of these determinants lie outside of the...

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