Past events

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...

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...

Image of people disembarking from a train directly onto rail tracks
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...

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