Past events

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...

03
Nov
2015

Climate, energy & the environment research cluster snapshot

Kyla Tienhaara and Jeroen van der Heijden

In this climate, energy...

Graphic of windmill generators and people under a hot sun with dwindling water
29
Oct
2015

Mount Stromlo 29 October 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 29 October, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet...

Still life image of mug, note pad and pen.
27
Oct
2015

Driving straight toward a cliff?: preliminary thoughts on artificial intelligence, AI risks and related regulatory issues

Gary Lea

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is once again bubbling up through public consciousness. After the false dawns of the Fifties and the Eighties, the very real possibility of Artificial General...

Robot at Camden Lock Market
21
Oct
2015

Reflections on the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Ms Michelle Jarvis

In 1993, the United Nations Security Council established the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in a bold new step towards ending impunity for conflict-related...

Smashed bust of Tito found in garbage dump, Novi Sad, Serbia
21
Oct
2015

Workshop: the benefits of science communication for ECRs

Gemma Carey & Inger Mewburn

Recently, the old slogan ‘publish or perish’ has been joined by ‘be visible or vanish’. The demand for academics to demonstrate their relevance and impact both inside and outside the academe is ever...

Colourful silhouette of two heads with noodles connecting their brains
20
Oct
2015

Working with policymakers: environmental regulation and urban sustainability

Neil Gunningham and Jeroen van der Heijden

In this Engagement Workshop, Neil Gunningham and Jeroen van de Heijden speak of their experiences in policy development. Neil will reflect on working with the Victorian environmental regulator...

Colourful reflection on water
15
Oct
2015

Making change happen: what we can learn from different disciplines and professions and what it means for measuring research impact

Gabriele Bammer and Michael Wesley

On October 6, Professor Gabriele Bammer from the Research School of Population Health at the ANU will launch her book, _[Change! Combining Analytic Approaches with Street Wisdom](http://press.anu.edu...

'Change: combining analytic approaches with street wisdom' book cover
15
Oct
2015

ICL as rhetoric? Exploring new research directions

Keynotes: Kamari Clarke, Darryl Robinson and Gerry Simpson

The Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ), Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) is pleased to announce a 'Festival of International Law' in October. This two day workshop is...

Abstract image of arrows pointing in different directions
14
Oct
2015

Kamari Clarke masterclass: Studying how law travels in multi-sited transnational spaces

Assoc. Prof. Kamari Clarke

The Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ), Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) is pleased to announce a 'Festival of International Law' in October. This masterclass is one...

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