Past events

27
Jun
2017

RegNet June 2017 School Meeting

RegNet

All RegNet School of Regulation and Global Governance staff, visitors and students are welcome to attend our school meeting.

22
Jun
2017

Artificial islands and territory in international law

Imogen Saunders

Artificial island building activities by States have escalated in recent years: China’s activities in the South China Sea have received international attention. But what status do these newly...

Satellite image of Durrat Al Bahrain, 14 artificial islands, Bahrain.
21
Jun
2017

21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges

Professor Peter Drahos

1.30-4.15pm Innovations Theatre, Eggleston Road (corner with Garran Road), ANU **Symposium: ‘21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges’** Let eminent scholars in the fields of...

World map
20
Jun
2017

Bookclub - Bridging Divides in Transitional Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Cheryl White, Sarah Williams and Wendy Lambourne

The backdrop to _Bridging Divides in Transitional Justice_ is Cambodia’s history of radical Communist revolution (1975–1979) under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, and the culture of impunity and...

Bridging Divides in Transitional Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia bookcover
13
Jun
2017

From CDEP to CDP: Regulating Indigenous joblessness while destroying livelihood in remote Australia

Jon Altman

In the past decade, a process of so-called ‘reform’ of the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme that was established in 1977 has seen the scheme’s eventual abolition. At its peak...

Image from pandanus weaving session for tourists, Lirrwi Indigenous Tourism, Arnhem Land, NT
06
Jun
2017

Restorative policing: ACT Chief Police Officer and expert criminologists in conversation

Lawrence Sherman, Heather Strang and Justine Saunders

We are thrilled to be hosting this exciting panel discussion between the ACT Chief Police Officer, Justine Saunders, and expert criminologists Larry Sherman and Heather Strang from Cambridge...

Prison fence
06
Jun
2017

Organised Crime Research Forum 2017

Dr Rick Brown; Professor Rod Broadhurst; various

ANU host a two day conference on organised crime in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Criminology. The Organised Crime Research Forum 2017 will explore some of the most significant...

30
May
2017

Climate adaptation: to transform or not transform. A salutary case study

Mark Howden

There is increasing interest (perhaps even hype) in transformational adaptation to climate change in agriculture, i.e. adaptation that involves large-scale, novel responses to reduce vulnerability to...

Stubble Burning  Lake Wongan. Victoria.
18
May
2017

The pursuit of reparations: promises and practices in international criminal justice

Christoph Sperfeldt

Reparations to victims are often seen as a central aspect of a more victim-oriented approach to justice and peace in the wake of mass atrocities. In what can be described as a potentially significant...

Ceremony led by Buddhist priests
16
May
2017

Mobilising civil society: can the fossil fuel divestment movement achieve transformational social change?

Neil Gunningham

The divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise public consciousness about climate change. This paper shows how the movement has harnessed grassroots activists,...

Fossil Free University of Washington students protest in favour of fossil fuel divestment
09
May
2017

Alcohol taxation: impacts of policy inconsistencies

Glenys Byrne

With the May federal government Budget approaching, the best gift for Australian families could be long-awaited reforms to alcohol taxation. Over the past 30 years inconsistent policy advice,...

Alcohol retailer display
02
May
2017

The regulation of alcohol: no ordinary commodity

Michael Thorn

Michael will be speaking about ‘the regulation of alcohol, no ordinary commodity’. He will canvas alcohol’s impact on society and the various evidenced-based regulatory measures that are employed to...

Bottles and cans of alcohol
26
Apr
2017

Drugs, deaths and poverty: lessons for the Philippines from the region

Professor Roderic Broadhurst and Dr Christopher Ward, SC

Can the Philippines learn from the experiences of its neighbours when it comes to addressing crime? This is not the first time a country in the region has adopted a tough stance on crime, and on...

20
Apr
2017

Do economic crises transform social regulation? Examining regulatory outputs in social policy-making in Europe

Jacint Jordana

Based on a joint research project with Christoph Knill and Yves Steinebach from LMU Munich, this presentation discusses to what extent economic crisis had an impact on social policies in Europe...

Photograph: Greek protester unfurls his Greek flag and message, "Bread, Education, Proximity with politicians, With all necessary sacrifices."
18
Apr
2017

Technology, politics and future challenges for the regulation of outer space

Steven Freeland

The use of space and space-related technology impacts upon all aspects of our lives. Every country is dependent on space for its ongoing functioning and development. This dependence on space has...

Photograph: the milky way
18
Apr
2017

RegNet April 2017 School Meeting

RegNet

All RegNet School of Regulation and Global Governance staff, visitors and students are welcome to attend our school meeting.

13
Apr
2017

Protecting economic and social rights in post-conflict Timor-Leste: a regulatory theory approach

Adérito Soares

Post-conflict countries often devote little attention to economic and social rights. This is partly because of other urgent priorities such as the security sector and electoral-political agendas...

Photograph: Timor-Leste flag
11
Apr
2017

Critical analysis of current regulatory frameworks to encourage investment in solar PV in Indonesia

James Prest

Indonesia is one of the largest energy users and greenhouse gas emitters in South East Asia. Rapid acceleration of investment in solar PV generation is urgently required for transition to clean...

Photograph: solar panels in Weepatando village, Sumba island, Indonesia
05
Apr
2017

Virginia Marshall masterclass: overturning aqua nullius - securing aboriginal water rights

Virginia Marshall

In chapter 10 of her book, _Overturning aqua nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights_ ([Aboriginal Studies Press, 2017](http://aiatsis.gov.au/publications/products/overturning-aqua-nullius-securing...

artwork from book cover
04
Apr
2017

Overturning aqua nullius and reaffirming the Indigenous rule of law(s)

Virginia Marshall

In her book, _Overturning aqua nullius: Securing Aboriginal Water Rights_ ([Aboriginal Studies Press, 2017](http://aiatsis.gov.au/publications/products/overturning-aqua-nullius-securing-aboriginal-...

Image of fishermen silhouetted by sunset, supplied by Lirrwi Indigenous Tourism in Arnhem Land NT

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