Past events

30
Apr
2015

Mount Stromlo April 2015 Writing Retreat

CIGJ

The Centre for International Governance and Justice is holding its one day writing retreat at the Mount Stromlo Observatory on Thursday 30 April, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

29
Apr
2015

Trade agreements, health and access to affordable medicines

Prof Ronald Labonte, Prof Joel Lexchin & Dr Deborah Gleeson, chaired by Prof Sharon Friel

Medicine affordability is a central issue in current public policy debate in Australia, particularly in the context of our engagement in regional trade negotiations such as the Trans Pacific...

28
Apr
2015

Bookclub: Refugees and the myth of human rights

Emma Larking

The current public debate over the West’s obligations to unauthorised immigrants is passionate, vitriolic, and divisive. Emma Larking’s _Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights: Life Outside the Pale...

24
Apr
2015

The promise of participation and the agony of informalism: multi-stakeholder governance and global food security

Mr Matt Canfield, PhD Scholar, New York University; Visiting PhD Scholar, CIGJ, RegNet

Over the past two decades, transnational social movements have emerged in response to the liberalization of food and agricultural markets. As this social struggle intensifies, new multi-stakeholder...

23
Apr
2015

Rethinking international cooperation: crime, policy and politics in Australia-Indonesia relations

Michael McKenzie

Nations are increasingly seeking to work together in response to challenging cross-border problems like transnational crime.  Yet, such cooperation often proves difficult to realise in practice. ...

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15
Apr
2015

Human Rights Reading Group April 2015

Cynthia Banham

 The April session of the Human Rights Reading Group will look at Sarah Nouwen’s and Wouter Werner’s “Monopolizing Global Justice: International Criminal Law as Challenge to Human Diversity” (2015,...

10
Apr
2015

Women's rights as transnational discourse? Interrogating the female subject in the rulings of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights

Mariana Assis

By examining some of the rulings of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights, CIGJ Visiting PhD Scholar Mariana Assis, interrogates how the claims concerning women enter the discursive...

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07
Apr
2015

Plausible folk theories: throwing veils of plausibility over zones of ignorance in global governance

Professor Terry Halliday

To justify major enterprises of global lawmaking and regulation, monitoring and surveillance, international organizations (IOs) must confront and manage realms of relative ignorance about the...

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07
Apr
2015

RegNet school meeting

All staff and students of the Centre of Regulatory Institutions Network are welcome to attend our school meeting.

31
Mar
2015

CIGJ meeting

All staff and students from the Centre for International Governance & Justice are welcome to attend our centre meeting, to be held in the Level 3 Meeting Room, Coombs Extension Building.

31
Mar
2015

Rituals and ritualism in the international human rights system

Professor Hilary Charlesworth

International lawyers typically approach the international human rights system primarily as a legal structure, through its laws and institutions. In this **RegNet Key Thinker Seminar**, Professor...

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26
Mar
2015

Peter Hughes on panel Sovereign Borders: Asylum seekers & the law

Peter Hughes

RegNet visitor, Peter Hughes will appear on a panel, Sovereign Borders: Asylum Seekers...

26
Mar
2015

Mount Stromlo March 2015 Writing Retreat

CIGJ

The Centre for International Governance and Justice is holding its one day writing retreat at the Mount Stromlo Observatory on Thursday 26 March, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

19
Mar
2015

New CIGJ book launch at combined Gender Institute & IWD celebrations

Sally Engle Merry

To mark its fourth anniversary and to celebrate International Women's Day, The Gender Institute is hosting a public lecture, _Erasing Women’s Differences?  Global Essentialisms and Intersectionality...

18
Mar
2015

Measuring human rights: the politics of quantification

Sally Engle Merry

The Centre for International Governance and Justice in conjunction with the [Department of Gender, Media...

17
Mar
2015

Hilary Charlesworth on her time at the International Court of Justice

Hilary Charlesworth

The Australian Academy of Law will be holding what promises to be an event of great interest in Canberra on Wednesday 25 March. Professor Hilary Charlesworth and Henry Burmester AO QC will speak on...

17
Mar
2015

Key thinker seminar: ethnography of the global

Sally Engle Merry

As social scientists tackle the challenge of understanding the nature of globalization and sites of global social life, they often turn to large, quantitative studies.  However, an...

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17
Mar
2015

Key thinker seminar: ethnography of the global

Sally Engle Merry

As social scientists tackle the challenge of understanding the nature of globalization and sites of global social life, they often turn to large, quantitative studies.  However, an anthropological...

11
Mar
2015

Documentary film screening: Brother number one

Rob Hamill, with Lyma Nguyen

_Brother Number One_ is an award winning New Zealand documentary on the torture and murder of New Zealand yachtsman Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in 1978. It follows the journey of Kerry's...

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11
Mar
2015

Human Rights Reading Group March 2015

Cynthia Banham

The March session of the Human Rights Reading Group will look at Steven Greer's 2015 article, 'Is the Prohibition against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment Really ‘Absolute’ in...

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