Past events

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...

globe with streaks like jet trails around it
13
Oct
2015

Darryl Robinson masterclass: What is the underlying theory of crimes against humanity?

Assoc. Prof. Darryl Robinson

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...

Abstract image 'The Girls Web' by Charis Tsevis on Flickr
13
Oct
2015

Introducing AISH: Intervention, radicalisation and countering violent extremism in Australia

Clarke Jones

On June 26, nearly 100 people were killed and many more were injured after three terrorist attacks overseas unfolded within hours of each other. Targets included Shi'a worshippers at the Imam Sadiq...

Sign announcing "Counter Terrorism Response Level: Heightened" at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
08
Oct
2015

In the room with the policymakers: engaging with immigration, refugee and asylum policy

Peter Hughes

Australia's immigration intakes are running, at, or near, all-time highs. Yet immigration, refugee and asylum policies are constantly in the news and have been a highly contested area of public...

City to Surf runners
07
Oct
2015

The role of international law in the relationship between Israel and Palestine

Orna Ben-Naftali and Ardi Imseis

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

Rubik's cube puzzle with Banksy's street art of the dove of peace wearing a flak jacket with a target superimposed on it
06
Oct
2015

Festival of international law film screening: the law in these parts

Professor Orna Ben-Naftali and Ardi Imseis

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

The Law In These Parts publicity image
06
Oct
2015

Ben-Naftali/Imseis masterclass: international law in the case of the Israel/Palestine conflict

Orna Ben-Naftali and Ardi Imseis

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 of...

Rubik's cube puzzle with Banksy's street art of the dove of peace wearing a flak jacket with a target superimposed on it
06
Oct
2015

Elections and trust

Therese Pearce Laanela

Elections underpin our societal commitment to manage political change inclusively and peacefully. If an electoral process is discredited, the loss of citizen trust may be so great that the results...

Elections 2014, 7 May 2014: Long queues outside a polling station in Alexandra, next to Malboro in Gauteng Province, South Africa
01
Oct
2015

Regulatory crises: regulatory encounters with disaster

Bridget Hutter

This presentation will take disasters as a context for examining questions about risk regulation. It introduces the notion of a regulatory crisis and considers how risk events can also become ‘...

Christchurch earthquake building collapse
01
Oct
2015

Mount Stromlo 1 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 1 October, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

Still life image of mug, note pad and pen.
30
Sep
2015

Human Rights Reading Group October 2015

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

Due to a very full schedule of events in October, the October session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place two weeks earlier on Wednesday 30 September. Time and location remain the same...

29
Sep
2015

Understanding agenda-setting in health and environmental policy

Phillip Baker and Kyla Tienhaara

Why do some health and environmental initiatives succeed or fail in attracting political priority? This presentation will engage with theory as well as empirical cases of actual agenda-setting...

Dumping site at El Fasher Hospital, North Darfur. Most of the medical waste is dumped in an area that later is managed.
22
Sep
2015

Walls: the regulatory influence of physical partition

Marie-Eve Loiselle

Territorial, ethnic and social partitions can take many forms but the erection of physical divisions is one of their most radical manifestations. Throughout history societies have used dividing walls...

Chipping away at the remains of the Berlin Wall, August 1990.
22
Sep
2015

Bookclub: Safe design and construction of machinery

Elizabeth Bluff, Bridget Hutter and Richard Johnstone

A large proportion of machinery-related deaths and injuries are attributable to risks originating with machine design and construction. This trend continues despite significant legal obligations and...

Safe Design and Construction of Machinery bookcover
18
Sep
2015

Distinguished Scholar seminar - Cat and mouse: forum shifting and the battle over intellectual property protection and enforcement

Professor Susan Sell, Associate Chair, Department of Political Science, and Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

Since the early 1980s advocates seeking to ratchet up levels of intellectual property (IP) protection have shifted forums both vertically and horizontally in order to achieve their goals. They have...

cat and mouse
17
Sep
2015

Policy grand challenge: Gender equity matters in health policy

Various

At each stage of life, the state of women’s mental and physical health is intimately linked to their social environments. In particular, gender inequities, such as the pay penalty of womanhood,...

Still life of pen in book
17
Sep
2015

Power to persuade symposium

Various

The fourth annual Power to Persuade symposium will be in the ACT. This interactive forum engages leaders in government, academia and the community sector to discuss how to create better social policy...

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