Past events

03
Aug
2015

Developing your research narrative: how and why?

Gemma Carey

_“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Dwight D.Eisenhower_ Developing a coherent and compelling research narrative is central to...

narrative, consumption doodle
30
Jul
2015

Aspirational rituals: promises and utopias in human rights

Barnita Bagchi (Utrecht), Michelle Burgis-Kasthala (ANU), Margaret Davies (Flinders), Eliza Garnsey (Cambridge), Ben Golder (UNSW), Rachel Hughes (Melbourne), Robert Leckey (McGill) and Terri Tomsky (Alberta)

This workshop will investigate the interlinked concepts of utopia and promise in human rights, examining how ideas of unrealised potential and possibility suffuse rights. The language of...

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28
Jul
2015

Bookclub: testing for athlete citizenship

Dr Kathryn Henne, Dr Vanessa McDermott and Dr Ramón Spaaij

Few sports’ spectators realize that a global regulatory network is in place in an attempt to ensure ideals of fair play. But the athletes caught and punished for doping are not always the ones using...

'Testing for Athlete Citizenship: Regulating Doping and Sex in Sport' bookcover
23
Jul
2015

Mount Stromlo July 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 23 July, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

22
Jul
2015

Rituals and Realities in the International Minority Regime

Professor Gulazat Turzun

This seminar will identify rituals in the international legal minority regime and the response of states to rituals. Professor Gulazat Turzun will address "rights ritualism" in the context of state...

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22
Jul
2015

Posturing yoga before the 9th Circuit: materializing Indian‐ness in United States copyright law

David J. Jefferson

Lawsuits are powerful platforms through which the legal consciousness of objects in the world are reflected, debated, and instantiated. In this sense, legal consciousness can be understood as an...

Yoga Vancouver Conference and Show 2012
21
Jul
2015

Reciprocity at the frontline: responsible relational regulation in Australia and South Korea

Seung-Hun Hong

Reciprocity pervades regulation. We often observe that regulators’ forbearance gives regulatees a chance to reciprocate with reform or compliance. Citizens’ obedience to the law or regulation is...

Image of Shinhan Bank HQ and Namdaemun, Seoul.
16
Jul
2015

Research of and for policy and regulation

Sharon Friel

This joint Education-Engagement Workshop kicks off the Engagement Series, which is a training program for RegNet researchers to connect and collaborate with regulators, policymakers and practitioners...

Schematic of engaged gears
15
Jul
2015

Human Rights Reading Group July 2015

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

The July session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in **Hedley Bull Seminar Room 3** on Wednesday 15 July, at the different time of **2-3pm**. Michelle Burgis-Kasthala will be...

10
Jul
2015

Effective presentations: how can design make a difference?

Anitra Nottingham

Visual languages speak as loudly as words. Poorly designed slides detract from even the best presentation, as they will affect the way your argument is perceived. At worst, poorly designed...

10
Jul
2015

International law's ban on torture: can a super-norm survive pervasive violations?

Professor Steven R Ratner

In December 2014 the US government released the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture, which revealed disturbing details of the CIA’s detention and interrogation program after 9.11. The...

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07
Jul
2015

Bawinanga: the life, and near death, of a major Aboriginal organisation

Jon Altman

This work-in-progress research was originally undertaken for a workshop ‘Corruption, inter-culturality and moral reasoning: A view from the domestic moral economy’ held in Edinburgh, Scotland last...

Image of humpys and 4WDs in the bush.
06
Jul
2015

Interdisciplinary job market preparation

Kate Henne and Emily Troshynski

This is the second of three sessions dedicated to interdisciplinary early career planning. It provides a space for discussion and peer review of job market materials, with a particular focus on CVs...

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02
Jul
2015

Presenting and publishing qualitative research findings across disciplines

Kate Henne and Emily Troshynski

This methods laboratory session steps back from carrying out qualitative research to discuss how we present qualitative research findings across disciplines, including those that do not usually...

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30
Jun
2015

Can the Philippines build a just peace in Mindanao?

Imelda Deinla and Veronica L. Taylor

The Philippines is often seen as a democratic corner of South East Asia and Filipino lawyers are proud of the significant legal and social reforms in their country. Travel further south, however, and...

Workshop participants, Manila, 14-24 Oct 2014
25
Jun
2015

Mount Stromlo June 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 25 June, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

16
Jun
2015

Feminist strategy in International Law: a conceptual and empirical framework

Catherine O'Rourke

Feminist scholarship in international law is a developed and dynamic body of scholarship, keeping apace with new departures in international law, while continuing to scrutinize the oldest and...

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10
Jun
2015

Human Rights Reading Group June 2015

Cynthia Banham

Kate Ogg will lead the discussion in the June session of the Human Rights Reading Group, which will look at Frederic Megret’s article, “The Disabilities Convention: Human Rights of Persons with...

09
Jun
2015

Protection, Practice and Porosity: 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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02
Jun
2015

Disputes over nothingness: diverging discourses about due process for aliens

Joanne Kinslor

The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations recently found that Australia breached its human rights obligations under article 17(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (...

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