Past events

19
Aug
2015

Translating South Asian classical medicine for global audiences: science, patent law, and language

Allison Fish

In 2001 the Indian central government initiated the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library: a project that aims to use “technology to fill the gaps in intellectual property law” that allow the piracy...

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19
Aug
2015

Common qualitative research methods: spotlight on interviews and focus groups

Melanie Pescud

This session builds upon the foundational overview provided in the Social Science Methodologies course through a discussion of common qualitative methods. While it focuses primarily on interviews and...

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14
Aug
2015

Traversing divides: a symposium in honour of Deborah Cass

Prof. Tony Anghie (Univ. of Utah), Prof. Hilary Charlesworth (ANU), Jennifer Clarke, Prof. Kerry Rittich (Univ. of Toronto), Prof. Kim Rubenstein (ANU), Assoc. Prof. Margaret Young (Melb. Law School), and Prof. Gerry Simpson (Melb. Law School)

This symposium honours the work of Deborah Cass, 15 February 1960 – 4 June 2013, a brilliant Australian constitutional and international lawyer. Deborah studied at the University of Melbourne and...

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12
Aug
2015

Influence on sustainability commitment and reporting practices among South Australian and Tasmanian public agencies

Kuntal Goswami

This seminar investigates the influences on sustainability reporting practice and related policies among the key state government agencies in South Australia and Tasmania and the extent to which they...

Unnamed waterfall, Mt Lindsay, Tarkine, Tasmania
12
Aug
2015

Masterclass: What does it mean to be a critical international lawyer?

Tony Anghie

The Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ) presents a masterclass by Professor Antony Anghie, Samuel D. Thurman Professor at the College of Law, University of Utah. Tony has been...

Question mark made of puzzle pieces
12
Aug
2015

MCHP workshop: Fundamentals of writing a policy brief

Angelia Grant and Nerida Hunter

Policy briefs are useful tools for communicating the conclusions of scientific evidence for policy and practice. In this Menzies Centre for Health Policy workshop, Angelia and Nerida will discuss the...

12
Aug
2015

Human Rights Reading Group August 2015

Nara Ganbat

The August session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in the usual time and place: RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 12 August, 11am-12pm. Nara Ganbat will be leading the...

04
Aug
2015

Jurisdictional wars – the clash between the European Union and the Council of Europe over human rights

Professor Gerard Quinn

The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe are two regional organizations with overlapping competencies and jurisdiction in Europe. There is no doubt that the EU is in the ascendant....

EU and European Council logos
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...

Image of map of Utopia as illustrated by Ortelius
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

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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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...

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...

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