Past events

03
May
2018

Encounters between Strangers. Law and Jewish Identity

Mareike Riedel

Jewish practices have come increasingly under legal and political pressure across several countries of the West. Iceland is currently debating a ban on male circumcision and in 2017, the Belgian...

Father and Son
01
May
2018

Cascades of Violence

John Braithwaite and Bina D’Costa

War and crime are cascade phenomena. War cascades across space and time to more war; crime to more crime; crime cascades to war; and war to crime. As a result, war and crime become complex phenomena...

Barbed wire fence
24
Apr
2018

How will shale gas development in Mexico be smart regulated?

José Alberto Hernández Ibarzábal

This work in progress article identifies the conditions under which shale gas development in Mexico can, or cannot, be smart regulated. On 2 March 2018 Round 3.3 for Conventional and Unconventional...

Lands from above
19
Apr
2018

China: Powerhouse and Resistor of Restorative Justice Reform

Yan Zhang

In this research, I am looking into a series of restorative justice (RJ) reforms promoted by Chinese government within the last decade. Specifically, as it investigates both the restorative programs...

17
Apr
2018

To what extent do policies in Australia consider the social determinants of health and health equity?

Fran Baum

This presentation will draw on findings from two ARC Discovery projects which have examined the extent to which Australian public policies incorporate consideration of the social determinants of...

Stethoscope
13
Apr
2018

In pursuit of progress: Narratives of development on a Philippine island

Dr Hannah Bulloch

### _In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island_ #### By Hannah Bulloch, published by University of Hawaii Press The idea of development has been scrutinised as a...

12
Apr
2018

Is International Law International?

Dr Anthea Roberts (RegNet) James Larson, Chief Legal Officer (DFAT) David Olson, King & Wood Mallesons (CPC)

Challenging the myth of international law’s universality, this award winning book is a must read in today’s world of changing geopolitical power. #### About Is International Law International...

10
Apr
2018

A failed revolution: how bureaucrats fight and dance with the silos

Ryan Wong

The UN Sustainable Development Goals agenda has passionately pushed for more policy integration. For as long as bureaucracy has existed, ministerial silos have been preventing integration across...

Business man
06
Apr
2018

Walls between States

Marie-Eve Loiselle

Walls have been used for centuries as a form of protection against a variety of threats, real or perceived. They have been built to defend against thefts, invasions and threats to cultural identity...

Black and white wall
28
Mar
2018

Innovations in development cooperation: Lessons from the Coalitions for Change Program in the Philippines

Prof Paul Hutchcroft

Established in 2012, the Coalitions for Change (CfC) program is the centrepiece of the Manila partnership between the Australian aid program and The Asia Foundation. As it has evolved, CfC has sought...

28
Mar
2018

How can Myanmar regulate its fiscal and monetary corruption?

Naing Ko Ko

Today, corruption in Myanmar is not only a major problem for the country’s economic and political reforms, but also a threat to the country’s national security and economic development. It can be...

Myanmar Parliament
27
Mar
2018

The reintegration of children affected by armed conflict: Conceptualisation and measurement

Luke Bearup and Ibi Losoncz

Disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) constitute the United Nations’ (UNs) standardised approach to post-conflict peace-keeping. The long-term consolidation of peace, however,...

Aftermath of fighting
22
Mar
2018

Redress and the ethics of the international: Legalities, histories, geographies

Various

_**Please note: Places are limited.**_ In the wake of genocide and mass harm, international criminal justice offers a global ideal of justice. But what does this mean? International justice is...

21
Mar
2018

Researching redress: reflections on methods and methodology

Alex Jeffrey, Sara Kendall and Ilana Feldman. Facilitator: Rachel Hughes.

**_Please note: This is a public session and all are welcomed to join._** Irus Braverman writes that ‘the potential for […] reflections on our highly routinized ways of working cannot be...

21
Mar
2018

Redress

Various

How can we approach redress for mass atrocities across time and space? A range of scholarly disciplines have sought to explore notions of redress but rarely do they engage in sustained dialogue about...

21
Mar
2018

Masterclass: Gender-just peace and transitional justice

Professor Annika Björkdahl

_**Please note is masterclass is aimed at HDRs and ECRs. Places are limited.**_ Transitions from war to peace hold potential to transform gender relations. This masterclass will critically examine...

Abstract
13
Mar
2018

When is industry rule-making responsive? Some lessons from the Australian telecommunications sector

Karen Lee

Regulatory scholars and others have long maintained that it is beneficial if industry rule-making is ‘responsive’ to the ‘practices and norms’ of all interested parties. They argue it permits the...

Satellite Dish
01
Mar
2018

Governing decarbonization: Conceptualizing and catalyzing political pathways

Hon Prof Matthew Hoffmann

There is no longer a single focus or locus of global climate action. In this talk, Prof Hoffmann discusses a way to conceive of the multilevel governance challenge and politics of decarbonization and...

World from space
27
Feb
2018

Global lawmakers: International organisations in the crafting of world markets

Terence C. Halliday

**Globalisation of law and markets has become highly controversial. Terence Halliday's new book _Global Lawmakers_ reveals how the United Nations makes commercial law for the world, and who comes out...

World
22
Feb
2018

Managing the practice of writing

Terry Halliday

**_Please note: This is an internal RegNet skills seminar aimed at PhDs and ECRs_** Writing is central to the academic vocation. It is also one of the most difficult elements of our work. How do...

Word idea cut out in book

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