Past events

17
Aug
2017

Law, space, and time

Mariana Valverde, Margaret Davies, Fleur Johns, Desmond Manderson

Where and when is law? Asking this question means engaging with the boundaries, orientations, perspectives, and scales of law. Setting law in space and time calls for a study of law in context....

Ink spots and splatter
16
Aug
2017

Valverde & O'Malley masterclass - after governmentality: new questions and approaches

Mariana Valverde, Pat O'Malley

Governmentality, as a mode of analysis, has enjoyed considerable prominence over the past twenty-five years or so. While there was never an orthodoxy about what it entailed, its main characteristic...

Abstract image to brains networked together, communicating
15
Aug
2017

Beyond demands for more transparency: the importance of scale in institutional information‎ practices

Mariana Valverde

A detailed study of how public-private infrastructure partnerships are governed and rendered visible, mainly in Canada, shows that accountability is not reducible to the availability of information...

Abstract colourful image
10
Aug
2017

How do the world’s Indigenous communities use law, culture and collective action to reduce alcohol-related harm?

Jan Muhunthan

Public health laws in areas such as alcohol and tobacco control, road safety and infectious disease control exemplify some of the biggest success stories in disease and injury prevention. However...

Strong Spirit Strong Future Community poster from WA government Drug and Alcohol Office's State-wide Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Prevention Project
08
Aug
2017

Facts alone are not enough

Heather Neil

Why is it that people smoke, infant formula is readily available, eleven million hens producing eggs live in battery cages and cattle and sheep are exported for slaughter overseas? The evidence of...

Observations of the sun in different wavelengths highlighting different aspects of the sun's surface and atmosphere.
03
Aug
2017

(State) crime and political party regulation

Aleksandar Marsavelski

Case studies undertaken for the 'Responsibility of Political Parties for Criminal Offences'* research project suggest that some of the most serious crimes that mankind could imagine were acts...

Abstract image by bm.iphone on Flickr under the CC BY 2.0 license
01
Aug
2017

Measuring economic progress: breastfeeding and lactation work, or the sex-and drug-trades as worldwide indicators of economic well-being

Julie Smith

###### _Map visualising data on the proportion of worldwide women’s earnings measured in local purchasing power, earned there. © Copyright Benjamin D. Hennig ([Worldmapper Project](http://www....

Map visualising data on the proportion of worldwide women’s earnings measured in local purchasing power, earned there. http://www.worldmapper.org/display.php?selected=147, © Copyright Benjamin D. Hennig (Worldmapper Project)
27
Jul
2017

Climate Wars: Mark Butler MP in conversation with Mark Howden

Mark Butler, Mark Howden, Sharon Friel

[Mark Butler](https://markbutler.net.au/), Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, will be in conversation with Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute, on Mark Butler's new...

25
Jul
2017

Researching sorcery accusation related violence in PNG

Miranda Forsyth

Sorcery accusation related violence is a significant concern across many parts of Papua New Guinea (PNG) today. It leads to death, torture, displacement of people and pervasive fear and insecurity...

18
Jul
2017

The rise of security state and parents of missing children in China

Jianhua Xu

Using data collected from online ethnography, participant observation of parents’ self-help activities to look for missing children, as well as over fifty in-depth interviews with parents, activists...

Image of people holding up posters with images of missing children
29
Jun
2017

Holding security sector institutions responsible for international crime

Jodie O'Leary

### This seminar has been rescheduled to Thursday 21 September, 12.30-1.30pm. The venue remains unchanged. Security sector institutions were implicated in international crimes in the conflict...

Timorese soldiers pick up trash at a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission.
27
Jun
2017

Improving health and justice through partnership

Tessa Boyd-Caine

Across Australia, 8.5 million people will have three or more legal needs in a given year. Many of them are some of the most vulnerable and marginalised in our community – making them hard to reach....

image of stethoscope and gavel, from http://www.weisspaarz.com/
27
Jun
2017

RegNet June 2017 School Meeting

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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.

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