Past events

06
Dec
2017

Hidden successes? Holistic sustainability policies in three Australian states: A case study

Kuntal Goswami

In Australia during the early 2000s, all Labor-governed states adopted sustainable development-based strategic plans or strategies. This study examines the life cycle of three overarching policies of...

Tiny tree inside a light blub
05
Dec
2017

Fear, fearlessness and environmental activism: The Lock the Gate Alliance

Neil Gunningham, Annie Kia, Hedda Ransan-Cooper

This event was the fourth part of a four part series: [Governance and the power of fear](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/6942/governance-and-power-fear). It is available as an [audio...

01
Dec
2017

Fiona Haines masterclass: Driving your research forward

Fiona Haines

This masterclass is designed for PhD students and early career researchers. Participants will think through critical issues associated with their research through a series of structured questions and...

Plant
30
Nov
2017

The Mindanao Elite Problem

Dr Charles G.L. Donnelly

The Mindanao problem is steeped in the search for identity, territory and legitimacy. The default setting and supreme aim of the modern Muslim insurgency in the southern Philippines has been to...

30
Nov
2017

Ecologically Responsive Regulation: searching for regulatory hope in Pandora’s Box of crises?

Fiona Haines

Multiple ecological crises face contemporary and future generations ranging from mass extinction and climate change to nitrogen depletion and plastic pollution. This seminar examines what regulation...

A female statue holding pandora's box
28
Nov
2017

Misplaced and misused fear

Kathryn Henne, Adam Henshke, Jeremy Youde

This event was the third part of a four part series: [Governance and the power of fear](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/6942/governance-and-power-fear). It is available as an [audio...

21
Nov
2017

Fear not, Papa is here

Chris Houston, Imelda Deinla, Jon Altman, Virginia Marshall

This event was the second part of a four part series: [Governance and the power of fear](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/6942/governance-and-power-fear). It is available as an [audio...

16
Nov
2017

The problem with biologics - and why biosimilars are not the answer

Lisa Diependale

Advancements in the field of biotechnology have accelerated the development of new drugs that are manufactured from cultures of living cells, commonly referred to as ‘biologics’. Due to the...

DNA strand
15
Nov
2017

Rule of Law in ASEAN?

Imelda Deinla

**Please note that food will be served in the foyer outside the lecture theatre from 12-12.30. The event itself will still commence at 12.30.** Dr Imelda Deinla’s new book *The Development of the...

14
Nov
2017

Fear in a rapidly changing world

Valerie Braithwaite, Miranda Forsyth, Ibi Losoncz, Rod Broadhurst

This event was the first part of a four part series: [Governance and the power of fear](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/6942/governance-and-power-fear). It is available as an [audio...

14
Nov
2017

Governance and the power of fear

Various

We have made significant progress as a society toward teaching individuals the craft of managing fear productively. We have been less successful, however, in designing regulatory systems that...

abstract image of a screaming face
02
Nov
2017

China: rule-taker or rule-maker in the international intellectual property system?

Wenting Cheng

Intellectual property has been a crucial issue for China in the past four decades. Internationally, it was central to China’s fifteen-year negotiation on its accession to the World Trade Organisation...

Computer generated grid man with a light where the brain is and DNA strands going horizonally across the top of the picture
31
Oct
2017

Teaching machines to play fair

Daniel McNamara

Machine learning is increasingly used to make decisions about people’s lives, such as whether to give someone a loan or whether to interview someone for a job. This brings with it the risk of...

computer code
24
Oct
2017

Civil-ising conflict through law?

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

This talk will explore the origins, nature and effects of the war crimes investigative work of the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA), set up in 2011 to build case files...

Artwork representing Syrian Civil War victims
19
Oct
2017

Gas security in the land of insecurity: Governance challenges of shale gas development in Mexico

José Alberto Hernández Ibarzábal

This article identifies the governance challenges of shale gas development. Mexico has vast shale gas reserves and production and exploration of natural gas were liberalised after the energy reform...

Gas pipes
17
Oct
2017

New directions for asylum seeker policies?

Tony Ward

Australian discussion of asylum seekers is polarised between slogans of ‘Stop the Boats’ and ‘Bring them here’. Both sides have good arguments – and both have their blind spots.  And both are ill...

Protestors holding 'welcome refugees' banner
16
Oct
2017

The end of impunity: Why some states are so violent and how their societies can recover

Rachel Kleinfeld

The most violent country in the world today is not Syria, but Brazil, where gangs, organized crime, regular crime, and state brutality create a pall of fear over daily life. Why are so many...

crack in brick wall
10
Oct
2017

Thesis Proposal Review Day 2017

Various

RegNet PhD scholars present their thesis proposals to their supervisors, peers and other RegNet scholars. **For catering purposes please RSVP with any dietary requirements by 6 October** ####...

Light painting of the word 'Thesis'
05
Oct
2017

How could the ‘internet of things’ revolutionise environmental governance?

Chacko Thomas

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity...

internet of things - multiple connected devices
03
Oct
2017

Re-examining security-based approaches to countering violent extremism

Clarke Jones

Based on ethnographic research over the past two years, Clarke Jones argues that Western governments have made very little headway to address violent extremism because of the lack of genuine...

Illustration of toy figurine Islamists and security personnel in a circle, pointing guns at each other, in a cycle of violence

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