Past events

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...

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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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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06
Jul
2015

Interdisciplinary job market preparation

Kate Henne and Emily Troshynski

This is the second of three sessions dedicated to interdisciplinary early career planning. It provides a space for discussion and peer review of job market materials, with a particular focus on CVs...

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02
Jul
2015

Presenting and publishing qualitative research findings across disciplines

Kate Henne and Emily Troshynski

This methods laboratory session steps back from carrying out qualitative research to discuss how we present qualitative research findings across disciplines, including those that do not usually...

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30
Jun
2015

Can the Philippines build a just peace in Mindanao?

Imelda Deinla and Veronica L. Taylor

The Philippines is often seen as a democratic corner of South East Asia and Filipino lawyers are proud of the significant legal and social reforms in their country. Travel further south, however, and...

Workshop participants, Manila, 14-24 Oct 2014
25
Jun
2015

Mount Stromlo June 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 25 June, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

16
Jun
2015

Feminist strategy in International Law: a conceptual and empirical framework

Catherine O'Rourke

Feminist scholarship in international law is a developed and dynamic body of scholarship, keeping apace with new departures in international law, while continuing to scrutinize the oldest and...

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10
Jun
2015

Human Rights Reading Group June 2015

Cynthia Banham

Kate Ogg will lead the discussion in the June session of the Human Rights Reading Group, which will look at Frederic Megret’s article, “The Disabilities Convention: Human Rights of Persons with...

09
Jun
2015

Protection, Practice and Porosity: the protection of citizens abroad in international law

Suzanne Akila

When a citizen experiences violations of international law abroad, many factors contribute to magnifying the protective role of the person’s State of nationality. States face pressure to act or...

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02
Jun
2015

Disputes over nothingness: diverging discourses about due process for aliens

Joanne Kinslor

The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations recently found that Australia breached its human rights obligations under article 17(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (...

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02
Jun
2015

Making the extraordinary ordinary: the Khmer Rouge tribunal, justice in transition and the promise of a juridical legacy in Cambodia

Michelle Staggs Kelsall

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (‘ECCC’) is ‘a special Cambodian court’ receiving international assistance from the United Nations to prosecute war crimes, crimes against...

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29
May
2015

(In)Visible boundaries: secular law, religion, and the public space

Mareike Reidel

Mosques, Hindu temples and eruvin are frequently the subject of legal controversies over the use of urban space. The public expression of religion challenges the public-private divide that underpins...

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28
May
2015

Mount Stromlo May 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 28 May, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

27
May
2015

The dream and the reality; are our international institutions fit for purpose?

Madeleine Rees, OBE, Secretary General of The Women’s International League For Peace And Freedom

Since the creation of the League of Nations, its failure, and the creation of the United Nations post World War II, there has been a consensus on the need for a formal regulatory framework to manage...

26
May
2015

We don't need another hero: a comparative study of men's roles in violence against women programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Timor Leste

Joyce Wu

Although the rationale for involving men in violence against women programs is sound, the tendency in development theories and practice to de-politicise feminist analysis of gender relations and male...

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19
May
2015

Windows into research: powerful images and how to capture them

Jimmy Walsh

Well-shot images provide a window into your research, drawing in audiences from both academia and beyond. Developing your own ‘image bank’ assists in documenting your research, but also gives you a...

14
May
2015

Hilary Charlesworth at Gender, Equality and Faith fundraiser debate and forum

Hilary Charlesworth, Kristina Keneally and Marilyn Hatton

Professor Hilary Charlesworth, along with The Hon Kristina Keneally and Ms Marilyn Hatton, will be discussing the topic of Gender, Equality and Faith at the Australian Centre for Christianity and...

13
May
2015

Monitoring human rights: challenges for the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Virginia Bras-Gomes

The Centre for International Governance and Justice and RegNet are delighted to host this lecture by UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Committee Member, Maria Virgínia Brás Gomes,...

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13
May
2015

Human Rights Reading Group May 2015

Cynthia Banham

The May session of the Human Rights Reading Group will look at Martha-Marie Kleinhans and Roderick A Macdonald’s, "What is a _critical_ legal pluralism?" (1997) 12 Canadian Journal of Law and Society...

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