Past events

23
Feb
2016

Transcending human rights legalism: a study of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Nara Ganbat

The international human rights regime is an ambitious global project. It is a celebrated regime with a phenomenal expansion, but its actual outcomes are subject to vigorous academic debate. Meanwhile...

Visitors from Mongolia Disability Rights explore accessibility improvements in public transport systems in Washington DC, USA, examining bus route in braille print.
18
Feb
2016

What are the possibilities of feminist regulation?

Kate Henne

This planning event and gathering, hosted by RegNet and supported by funding provided by the Gender Institute, is the first in a series of events aimed at generating a cross-campus conversation on...

Abstract image of bokeh by Kevin Dooley on flickr
18
Feb
2016

Inventive global governance

Terence Halliday

Global governance of trade occurs substantially through global and transnational lawmaking. A new sociology of international organizations (IOs) proposes that social ecology theory presents a fresh...

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16
Feb
2016

A global regulatory New Deal for precarious and informal workers

Shelley Marshall

Inequality has increased markedly across much of the globe. This is related to the growing incidence of low paid, insecure work producing heightened economic and physical precariousness for growing...

Cardboard sign: "WIll Work For Living Wage"
10
Feb
2016

Sport and the sociological imagination

Kathryn Henne and others

Kate Henne will be presenting as part of a panel to be held at Victoria University on the sociology of sport on 10 February. ### More about the event: The sociology of sport, in the Australian...

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09
Feb
2016

Responsive enforcement strategy and corporate compliance with disclosure regulations

Dr Hai (Steven) Wu

We investigate the role of enforcement strategy in improving firms’ compliance with disclosure regulations. We find that a responsive enforcement strategy developed by the Australian corporate...

@asicmedia Twitter image of Commissioner Greg Tanzer addressing the 2015 Australian Regulatory Summit
04
Feb
2016

Participation and the protection of citizens abroad in international law

Suzanne Akila

When a citizen experiences violations of international law abroad, many factors contribute to magnifying the protective role of the person’s State of nationality. States face pressure to act or...

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03
Feb
2016

Human Rights Reading Group February 2016

Marie-Eve Loiselle

The first 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 3 February, 11.30am - 12.30pm. Marie-Eve Loiselle will lead discussion on the...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
02
Feb
2016

Transitional justice and displacement: lessons from Liberia and Afghanistan

Jacqueline Parry

Jacqueline Parry's PhD thesis offers a study of the way transitional justice has engaged refugees, using two case studies – Liberia and Afghanistan. The case studies allow Jacky to scrutinise the...

Cartogram visualising data on origins of refugees and internally displaced persons. © Copyright Sasi Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan).
19
Jan
2016

Understanding how social constructions influence the design and implementation of health policy for socially disadvantaged groups

Tony Kiessler

Health equity is increasingly being linked to social position, but we still don’t fully understand the different social factors that drive social inequalities in health. This policy focused...

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16
Dec
2015

Earth system governance in the Asia-Pacific century

Various

_Part of the 2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance, this special question and answer session, sponsored by the Research School of Asia and the Pacific, is open to non-registered...

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...

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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-...

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