Past events

23
Feb
2017

“We’ve all got some healing to do”: building social and human capital at regulatory-restorative interfaces in the human services

Gale Burford

How can it still be in 2017 that, in the face of so much evidence that the quality of relationships between regulators, family members, caregivers, and service providers is crucial to positive...

Digitally abstracted image of a scene of a crowd of people.
22
Feb
2017

Beyond the rhetoric: Duterte's first six months

Walden Bello, Christian Monsod, Maria-Socorro Gochoco-Bautista, et al

After storming into office in the May 2016 Philippine elections under a fiery campaign to wage war on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte has not ceased to make headlines since then. Six months into...

Image of President Rodrigo Duterte
21
Feb
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.
21
Feb
2017

Gale Burford masterclass: numbers, stories, questions - considerations for relational research in social work

Gale Burford

Since its origins in the creation of the so-called welfare state, Western professionalised visions of social work have faced ongoing challenges with reconciling: helping with regulation, human rights...

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17
Feb
2017

The case of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: real power or empty rhetoric?

Rudina Jasini

This presentation critically examines the role, scope and implications of victims’ participation in international criminal proceedings, drawing from developments in human rights doctrine, victimology...

Image of images of murdered detainees, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
16
Feb
2017

Walls: the regulatory influence of partition on territories and nations

Marie-eve Loiselle

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

Image of vibrantly yellow wall topped with barbed wire against intensely blue sky.
14
Feb
2017

Does Myanmar’s banking sector need a regulatory paradigm shift?

Naing Ko Ko

Presently, Myanmar has a small banking industry with advanced financial technologies still under development. It is under-pressure from global regulatory institutions. Corruption in the Myanmar...

Image of Myanmar 20 kyat note
14
Feb
2017

7th Annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop 2017

Various

The 7th annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop 2017 is being hosted by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law out of the Monash University Faculty of Law City Chambers. As with prior...

Street art: Look Human Rights
07
Feb
2017

Book launch - Climate Change and the Health of the Nations

Norman Swan (ABC Health Report), Alistair Woodward (University of Auckland), Kristie Ebi (University of Washington) & Richard Denniss (The Australia Institute)

Join us for the launch of Tony McMichael’s last book, completed by Alistair Woodward and Cameron Muir, and published by Oxford University Press. _The message of this masterful book from the late...

07
Feb
2017

China between reform and repression: lawyers in the fight for political liberalism

Terence Halliday

An enormous struggle is underway over China’s legal and political futures. This seminar provides an overview of Terence Halliday and Sida Liu's research on the interweaving of politics and practice...

Image of vintage revolutionary poster, with the slogan 'Sternly Attack Criminal Activities'
16
Dec
2016

Legal Pluralism/Human Rights Reading Group December 2016

Miranda Forsyth and Meredith Edelman

The December 2016 joint Legal Pluralism/Human Rights Reading Group will take place in the RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room (3.14), Friday 16 December, 3.00pm - 4.30pm. Discussion will centre on discuss...

Still life image of book, mug and laptop on a table.
14
Dec
2016

Chinese and Russian approaches to international law

Anthea Roberts

In 2016, China and Russia issued a Joint Declaration on the Promotion of International Law, which reflects a different understanding to the West on a number of foundational points about the content...

Chinese and Russian flags
07
Dec
2016

Addressing gender-based violence at the community level: the role of urban village courts in PNG

Fiona Hukula

In Papua New Guinea, matters related to family violence are often brought to village courts as a means of dispute resolution. Drawing on ongoing fieldwork in three Port Moresby Village Courts, Fiona'...

Village Magistrate Linda Rau from Kila Kila Village Court outside Port Moresby (DFAT, Flickr)
06
Dec
2016

Putting a price on patent doctrines: evidence from the PBS

Hazel Moir

Despite the large literature on patents, there is very little empirical evidence on their impact. One issue that is almost entirely unexplored is the cost of the doctrines which have led to very low...

Image of blister packs of medicines
06
Dec
2016

RegNet December 2016 School Meeting

RegNet

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

01
Dec
2016

Evidence-based policing and self-regulation within a profession: the example of domestic violence policing

Lawrence Sherman and Heather Strang

Evidence-based policing is a method of making decisions about “what works” in policing: which practices and strategies accomplish police missions most cost-effectively. In contrast to basing...

Close up of police badge
29
Nov
2016

Reconstituting accountability: cultural practices of voluntary accountability and regulatory governance at different jurisdictional levels

Paul Fawcett, Amanda Smullen, Matt Wood

Scholars have recently identified ‘voluntary accountability’ as an important practice of accountability that presents a theoretical problem for traditional principal-agent explanations of why...

Photo of a spiders web in a greenhouse with condensation on it.
22
Nov
2016

Brexit/voice: the role of hope in resistance

Sharon Friel, Val Braithwaite, Jesse Clarke and Daniel Reeders

The podcast from this session is [now available](/news-events/podcasts/audio/6658/brexitvoice-role-hope-resistance). Resistance is a core concept for understanding regulation and governance....

Graphic of sign with 'Resistance' in shattered font
15
Nov
2016

Everyday resistance

Sarah Milne, Tom Cliff, Tessa Morris-Suzuki and Rebecca Monson

**The podcast from this session is [now available](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/podcasts/audio/6627/everyday-resistance).** Resistance is a core concept for understanding regulation and...

Graphic of sign with 'Resistance' in shattered font
10
Nov
2016

"Gamble responsibly!": interrogating a decade of responsible gambling as individual responsibility - policy and regulation for business as usual

Linda Hancock

In this challenging presentation Linda Hancock asks whether we should keep or ditch 'responsible gambling' (RG) in the light of evidence on how the concept has been contrived and curtailed by the...

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