Past events

15
Dec
2015

Charlesworth and Chinkin re-examine the boundaries of international law

Hilary Charlesworth, Christine Chinkin

In 2000 ‘The Boundaries of International Law: a feminist analysis’ shone a spotlight on the status of women in human rights and international law. The authors, Hilary Charlesworth and Christine...

LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security email header
14
Dec
2015

Roundtable: Promoting reflexive governance: democratic participation and expert knowledge in Australian environmental policy-making

Various

How have government agencies and civil society organisations working on environmental issues brought together perspectives from research and lived experience, or sought to reconcile differences...

14
Dec
2015

2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance : Democracy & Resilience in the Anthropocene

Various

This is the 6th conference in an international series on earth system governance. Previous conferences have been held in Amsterdam (2009), Fort Collins (2011), Lund (2012), Tokyo (2013) and Norwich (...

09
Dec
2015

Human Rights Reading Group December 2015

Cynthia Banham

The December session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in the usual time and place: RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 9 December, 11am-12pm. We will be discussing Kim Scott’s...

08
Dec
2015

Restorative justice in British Columbia: the next generation

Brenda Morrison

The Attorney General of British Columbia (BC), Canada, Ujjal Dosanjh, visited the Australian National University in 1999 when the first of the Reintegrative Shaming Experiments (RISE) data was being...

Restorative justice word picture from Michele Braley's fundraising page for SEWARD NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP
26
Nov
2015

Futures for human rights

Dr Fleur Adcock (NCIS, ANU), Professor Megan Davis (UNSW), Professor Stephen Toope (Toronto) as well as members of the Laureate team.

This workshop considers possible futures for the protection of human rights. Why are international human rights standards widely accepted in theory but hard to implement in practice? Although the...

Students write out the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the steps at the Colchester Campus, University of Essex
25
Nov
2015

Torture after 9.11: the Asia-Pacific context workshop

Professor Stephen Toope

The Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ), Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) is holding a Workshop on “Torture after 9.11: The Asia-Pacific Context” The workshop will...

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24
Nov
2015

Palestine and the politics of international criminal justice: reflections from fieldwork

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

Please note this event has been cancelled. The State of Palestine became a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this year, opening up the possibility for a number of...

ICC welcomes Palestine as a new State Party
24
Nov
2015

Creating a healthy and sustainable food system for Australia

Various

### Audio podcasts * [Session 1: Creating a healthy and sustainable food system for Australia](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/podcasts/audio/6292/session-1-creating-healthy-and-sustainable-...

Image of fresh vegetables on display at the supermarket
23
Nov
2015

Designing effective and innovative public policy in a complex environment

Sharon Friel, Neil Gunningham

**REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT** at https://conlog.eventsair.com/coombsforum/register This special event will explore emerging ideas and good practice in dealing with complex public policy issues. It...

20
Nov
2015

Avowal and disavowal of state violence: confessional performances of perpetrators

Yaprak Yildiz

Yesim Yaprak Yildiz is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Cambridge and a Visiting PhD Scholar at the Centre for International Governance and Justice. For more information please [see...

Gerard Fromanger's portrait, which serves as the cover art for Nealon's study of Foucault
19
Nov
2015

Advocating for change: lessons from the alcohol policy and advocacy field

Amy Ferguson and Sarah Ward

Alcohol is a legal product but causes considerable harm in our community. Despite this, alcohol is increasingly being sold and marketed as an ordinary product in Australia. Amy Ferguson and Sarah...

Bargain bins at an alcohol super mart
19
Nov
2015

Sovereignty’s sanctimony in ODA – a Jar'Edo Wens or Janus in international law?

Siobhán Airey

Siobhán Airey is currently completing her doctorate in law at the University of Ottawa under the supervision of Professor Penelope Simons and a [Visiting PhD Scholar](/research/research-projects/644/...

Sovereignty wordle image, featured image from Canadian Union of Public Employees blog post
18
Nov
2015

Anne Orford masterclass: Critical theory and legal scholarship

Professor Anne Orford

This masterclass will explore the role of critical theory in legal scholarship. For legal scholars, as for many other social scientists, the relation between the critical scholar, the knowledge...

Photo of  "House of Knowledge", sculpture by Jaume Plensa on Bourse's Square in Bordeaux, France.
18
Nov
2015

MCHP workshop: Why do health initiatives succeed or fail in attracting political priority?

Phillip Baker

Why do some health initiatives attract significant political priority (attention and resources) whereas others receive very little, or none at all? This workshop will engage with theory as well as...

18
Nov
2015

Human Rights Reading Group November 2015

Lia Kent

The November session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place on Wednesday 18 November. Time and location remain the same: RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, 11am-12pm. Lia Kent will lead the...

12
Nov
2015

How to change public attitudes to politics: initiatives by Commons Committees in the 2010-2015 Parliament

Ian Marsh

In the 2010-2015 UK Parliament, the House of Commons Committees took a variety of steps to strengthen links between parliament and its publics. At the outset, the coalition government conceded...

12
Nov
2015

Mount Stromlo November 2015 Writing Retreat

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is holding its one day writing retreat at the Mount Stromlo Observatory on Thursday 12 November, 9am to 5pm. This is the last CIGJ Writing...

Still life image of mug, note pad and pen.
10
Nov
2015

Bookclub: Regulating business for peace - the UN, the private sector, and post-conflict recovery

Dr Jolyon Ford, Prof John Braithwaite and Mr Jonathan Kolieb

Jolyon Ford’s new book addresses the role of business in the process of peace-building after armed conflict. It considers how United Nations peace operations have, during post-conflict recovery,...

Front cover of Dr Jolyon Ford's book 'Regulating Business for Peace: The United Nations, the Private Sector, and Post-Conflict Recovery'
05
Nov
2015

From thesis to book: Figuring out what to do and how to do it

Dr Elizabeth Bluff

This session aims to demystify the book manuscript development process, addressing issues that new authors and early career academics face. What are the challenges and strategies for preparing a...

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