Past events

04
May
2016

Supervising social change: Managerial justice in comparative perspective

Professor Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa

The lecture will focus on the Colombia’s Constitutional Court decisions which adopt structural remedies and judicial monitoring of their implementation. The more innovative decisions concern the...

Palace of Justice, Bolívar Square Bogotá.
02
May
2016

Intersections lecture series - Senator Rachel Siewert

Senator Rachel Siewert

Senator Rachel Siewert (Senator for Western Australia, Australian Greens Party) joins us for the first of the RegNet Intersections lecture series to discuss how research can translate into policy...

Rachel Siewert_
28
Apr
2016

Making sense of the ways journalists, academics, bureaucrats, politicians and the public see public questions.

Peter Martin

Why is it that arguments that persuade politicians and the public often completely fail to persuade academics and bureaucrats, and why is that academics and bureaucrats are unable to use the media to...

Image of questions marks painted on bitumen
27
Apr
2016

MCHP Seminar: A win for public health – tobacco plain packaging

John Atwood and Jonathan Liberman

Philip Morris Asia Ltd’s challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws under the Investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions of the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (...

Image of decomposing cigarette packet
26
Apr
2016

The impact of the Oslo Agreements on democracy, transparency and accountability within Palestinian NGOs

Izzat Abdulhadi

(This seminar was originally scheduled on 12 April 2016.) The commitment by Palestinian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to transparency, accountability and democratic governance following...

Balloons in the colours of the Palestinian flag against a blue sky.
21
Apr
2016

China: powerhouse and resistor of restorative justice reform

Yan (Ian) Zhang

Maintaining social harmony and stability for the sake of economic development is a key rationale behind the social control strategy of the Chinese government. Since early 2000, the Chinese government...

Beijing traffic sign "Sharp Turn - Slow Down"
19
Apr
2016

International criminal justice and the politics of statebuilding in Palestine

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

This seminar begins by considering Palestine’s recent membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the latest iteration in the quest for statehood. A number of international legal...

Photo of President of Palestine, H.E. Mr Mahmoud Abbas visiting the ICC Prosecutor, Mrs Fatou Bensouda
14
Apr
2016

What does the Paris Agreement mean for private finance actors in the global response to climate change?

Megan Bowman

Moving to a low-carbon global economy signifies one of the largest market and economic transitions in modern society. Such a massive transition requires financial input and facilitation on an equally...

Trading Floor at the New York Stock Exchange
13
Apr
2016

Human Rights Reading Group April 2016

Mareike Riedel

The March 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 13 April, 11.00am - 12.00pm. Mareike Riedel will lead the discussion on Julie...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
12
Apr
2016

The impact of the Oslo Agreements on democracy, transparency and accountability within Palestinian NGOs

Izzat Abdulhadi

This seminar will now be held on _**26 April 2016**_. All other details - time and place - remain the same. Visit the updated event listing [here](/news-events/events/6405/impact-oslo-agreements-...

Balloons in the colours of the Palestinian flag against a blue sky.
05
Apr
2016

RegNet April 2016 School Meeting

RegNet

All RegNet School of Regulation and Global Governance staff, visitors and students are welcome to attend our school meeting.

04
Apr
2016

Mount Stromlo April 2016 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 Monday 4 April, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

Still life image of mug, note pad and pen.
31
Mar
2016

Law's rule - Liberia and the rule of law

Shane Chalmers

Law’s rule is animated by an irresolvable contradiction. By definition ‘the rule of law’ is opposed to ‘the rule of humans’; and yet law remains an inter-subjective phenomenon, enlivened by the very...

Oil painting of people against a background of primary colours
29
Mar
2016

Judging clerical abuse: regulatory responses to sex abuse and the prospect of institutional change

Meredith Edelman

The PhD midterm review seminar provides an opportunity for PhD scholars to give an update on the progress of their doctoral research and to receive feedback from beyond their supervisory panel. In...

Liturgical scene
24
Mar
2016

Dynamics of reciprocal regulation

Seung-Hun Hong

Reciprocity pervades regulation more than meets the eye. This thesis observes that regulators’ forbearance gives regulatees a chance to reciprocate with reform or compliance. Compliance with law...

Abstract image of swirls
23
Mar
2016

MCHP Seminar: How do health systems compare?

Judith Healy

Health policy makers often ask, "How does my country compare to others on measures of health systems and population health outcomes?" We care about the reputation of our country but more...

Still life of surgical tools
22
Mar
2016

Unhealthy commodity producers and health governance: policy implications of strategic and structural links across alcohol, tobacco and ultra-processed food manufacturers

Jeff Collin

The increased prominence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) within global health and development agendas is epitomised by their inclusion within the Sustainable Development Goals. Yet the terms of...

Supermarket snack food aisle
17
Mar
2016

Human Rights Reading Group March 2016

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

The March 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 17 March, 2.00am - 3.00pm. Michelle Burgis-Kasthala will lead discussion on the...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
17
Mar
2016

AI and the future

Tom Everitt & Jan Leike

Progress in artificial intelligence (AI) steadily diminishes the domains of human superiority over machines. Historic milestones include mastering chess, Jeopardy, and very recently the game of Go...

Image of go board
15
Mar
2016

Bookclub: Weaving intellectual property policy in small island developing states

Miranda Forsyth

In their new book, [Dr Miranda Forsyth](/our-people/academic/miranda-forsyth) and her co-author Professor Sue Farran consider the challenges of creating appropriate intellectual property frameworks...

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