Past events

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...

Image of Tuol Sleng Genocide museum, Cambodia
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...

10
Mar
2015

Key thinker seminar: Australia’s regions and agriculture: can geographical indications help?

Professor Peter Drahos

Australia’s position on geographical indications has been heavily influenced by the potential trade impacts of protecting names of European regions such as Parma and Brie. The justification usually...

Jar of honey with 100% Australian product label
04
Mar
2015

Distinguished speaker seminar: The precariat: why it is today's dangerous class

Guy Standing, Professor of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London

Globalisation, the neo-liberal economic model that has underpinned it, and an ongoing technological revolution have generated a global class structure superimposed on national class structures....

03
Mar
2015

Key thinker seminar: regulating global people movements

Glenn Withers

Trade, finance and investment movements across borders have proceeded apace under globalisation. But people movements have advanced less so. More restrictive regulation of such movement is common in...

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26
Feb
2015

Mount Stromlo February 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 February, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet...

24
Feb
2015

Occupational Health & Safety Regulation Research Cluster Snapshot

Work Health and Safety Regulatory Research Group

 The National Research Centre for OHS Regulation (NRCOHSR) was established as a research group in RegNet in 2001. Its aim is to conduct high quality, empirical and policy-focused research relating to...

17
Feb
2015

Rights at risk: a race to the bottom in social and environmental safeguard policies of multilateral development banks?

Mac Darrow

Human rights violations have been reported with disturbing frequency in connection with the investment lending activities of multilateral development banks (MDBs), including the World Bank, Asian...

10
Feb
2015

Governance for urban sustainability and resilience: international trends

Jeroen van der Heijden

Around the globe governments are struggling to achieve improved urban sustainability and resilience through traditional governance tools such as direct regulatory interventions, subsidies and other...

03
Feb
2015

RegNet school meeting

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

29
Jan
2015

Mount Stromlo January 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 29 January, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet...

27
Jan
2015

Myanmar, ethnic nationalities and the rule of law: a critical analysis

Nathan Willis

CIGJ Visiting Scholar Nathan Willis will present an informal seminar outlining his PhD research, which considers how concepts of the rule of law are used by foreign direct investment actors in...

17
Dec
2014

Markets in mothers’ milk – virtue or vice?

Dr Julie Smith

Markets in mothers milk are emerging in various forms around the world. Reflecting its importance for infant health, breastmilk sells for over $100 a litre in North America and Europe, and commercial...

27
Nov
2014

Human Rights Reading Group

 The November session of the Human Rights Reading Group will look at “From the Cold War to Kosovo: The rise and renewal of the field of international human rights”,  from the Annual Review of Law and...

13
Aug
2014

Introducing the Health, Equity and Governance Group at RegNet - Research Snapshots

Health, Equity and Governance group

The Health, Equity and Governance group (HEGG) is new to RegNet and we would like to invite you to an informal introductory seminar which will provide research snapshots of our work. HEGG...

25
Jun
2014

Workshop on the Rituals of Human Rights Law

Roland Burke (La Trobe), Danielle Celermajer (Sydney), BS Chimni (JNU), Marie-Benedicte Dembour (Brighton), Tobias Kelly (Edinburgh), Zachary Manfredi (Berkeley/Yale), Susan Marks (LSE), Gerd Oberleitner (Uni-Graz) & Cheryl Suzack (Toronto)

This workshop invites scholars to consider the rituals and the ritualisms of human rights law. Despite its self-characterisation as a discourse of reason whose precepts must be publicly defended...

12
Jun
2014

Book Club - Copyfight: The Global Politics of Digital Copyright Reform

Dr Blayne Haggart, Brock University, with Professor Glenn Withers, RegNet, ANU & Dr Matthew Rimmer, ANU ,College of Law

In his new book, Dr Blayne Haggart grapples with the issue of whether citizens and small countries have any power to resist the juggernaut that is the United States copyright industry. In doing so he...

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