Past events

20
Nov
2018

Predatory capitalism and disrupted institutions

Susan Sell, Johan van der Walt, Valerie Braithwaite, Corinne Proske

Predatory capitalism refers to cultural acceptance of domination and exploitation as normal economic practice. Examples include not only corporate and financial fraud and political corruption that...

Water droplet_image by Michael Wilson (Flickr)
15
Nov
2018

Changing Our Worlds: Arts as Transformative Practice

Michelle LeBaron

For the past fifteen years, I have partnered with artists to learn about leadership in conflict. Artists know a lot about leading, and they know that conflict is physical and felt; spiritual and...

13
Nov
2018

Renewing disruption: Energy for change across the Asia-Pacific

Anna Chang, Emma Aisbett, Sango Mahanty, Deborah Cleland

Drastically altering how we power our lives is a given if we want to avoid catastrophic climate change. Renewable energy entrepreneurs aim to disrupt business as usual, even as activists place more...

Water droplet_image by Michael Wilson (Flickr)
08
Nov
2018

Corporate political activity agents: Understanding how firms use expert consultants to exchange information with regulators of risky products (M.Phil Final)

Lisa Buffinton

Lisa’s thesis contributes to understanding how firms use expert consultants to exchange information with regulators of risky products. This topic has been extensively investigated regarding the...

06
Nov
2018

Disrupting regulation and governance for health equity and the public good

Sharon Friel Director School of Regulation and Global Governance, Richard Denniss Chief Economist The Australia Institute, Tessa Boyd-Caine CEO of Health Justice Australia, Dan Musil Secretary Earthworker Cooperative.

What regulatory and governance changes are needed to create a society where health equity and the public good are at the centre? In this session we will hear from leading 'disruptors' in policy...

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30
Oct
2018

Is Asia Pacific a disruptor?

Wenting Cheng, Nick Frank, Raymond Gao, Gary Lea, Sora Lee, Dori Patay, Johan van der Walt, Ryan Wong

Inspired by John Braithwaite’s Cascade of Violence framework, this panel traces the cascade of disruptions on the trade, political, environmental, social and security landscapes in Asia Pacific. In a...

30
Oct
2018

Disruptions

Various

This decade has been described as an ‘Era of Disruption.’ The world has witnessed large scale disruptions across many areas, including in global politics, economic theories and environmental...

Water droplet_image by Michael Wilson (Flickr)
26
Oct
2018

Thesis Proposal Review Day 2018

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 19 October** ###...

23
Oct
2018

Regulating transparency in corporate supply chains: Australia’s draft Modern Slavery Act

Jolyon Ford

Globalised patterns of sourcing and production create the risk that the goods that we consume may, in varying degrees, in effect be tainted by the prevalence of serious human rights abuses occurring...

17
Oct
2018

Vulnerabilities of Women and Children amidst Mindanao's Peace and Security Issues

Dr Marcelina Carpizo

Mindanao is found in the southern most part of the Philippines. It has the largest concentration of ethnic minorities in the country. They include the Tausog, Maguindanao, Maranao, Ilanun, and Sangil...

16
Oct
2018

Power, Protest, Norms and Networks: Fossil fuels and the new politics of climate change

Fergus Green, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science

Recent years have seen a surge in political campaigns targeting the financing, production, transportation and large-scale consumption of fossil fuels. These campaigns typically seek to have both an...

10
Oct
2018

Introducing Competition Law in the Philippines: Reaching out to the Filipino MSME Community

Rachel Burgess & Gwen Grecia-de Vera

The Philippines Competition Act seeks to level the playing field for all businesses, with the hope that this will lead to more inclusive, sustainable growth and development for the Philippines...

25
Sep
2018

Civil Oversight of Prisons: Divergent Regulatory Models & Voices from Inside

Carol Lawson

In the ‘regulatory state’ mode of governance, some regulatory functions are outsourced to private actors (Levi-Faur 2013, 2014). Civil oversight of secure or ‘closed’ environment like prisons is one...

24
Sep
2018

Adapting legal responses to violations in the Philippines: Civil society, the Commission on Human Rights and the war (s) of the roads

Dr Emma Palmer

In February 2018, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a preliminary examination into alleged international crimes committed during President Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’. This...

18
Sep
2018

Open Research: Creating better engagement and impact

Elke Dawson

_Elke Dawson_ is the Manager, Open Research within Scholarly Information Services which also encompasses the Library, ANU Press and University Archives and Records. She is responsible for the...

13
Sep
2018

ANU Faculty & Staff Seminar- Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Eugene Bargo

Eugene Bargo

From 10 - 14 September 2018, the ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will host the University’s first Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Mr Eugene Bargo, under the CAP Garrurru Visting...

Eugene Bargo- Garrurru Visting Scholar
11
Sep
2018

Caring for Country: #Not a Lifestyle Choice

Eugene Bargo

From 10 - 14 September 2018, the ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will host the University’s first Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Mr Eugene Bargo, under the CAP Garrurru Visting...

Image: Eugene Bargo
04
Sep
2018

From theory to reality: an academic’s encounter with the global public policy machine

Sharon Friel, Professor of Health Equity and Director School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), The Australian National University

Theory and empirical evidence tells us that health inequities arise because of a toxic combination of poor social policies, unfair economic arrangements and bad politics. These, in turn, affect the...

31
Aug
2018

Is there collaborative governance in the health sector in Timor-Leste? (Mid Term Review)

Belinda Lawton

Whether collaborative governance takes place in the health sector in Timor-Leste is an open question. While there is broad agreement amongst stakeholders that collaborative governance is desirable,...

28
Aug
2018

The influence and consequences of ‘securitizing’ pandemic prevention and response in Australia (Mid Term Review)

Tim Vines

Public health emergencies, including natural and man-made pandemics, represent a significant threat to human prosperity and wellbeing. Aware of this risk, law-makers involved in the development of...

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