Past events

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...

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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...

Image of slots corner, Casino Royale, RCCL Radiance Of The Seas
08
Nov
2016

Indigenous forms of resistance in the context of constitutional recognition

Jon Altman, Shelley Bielefeld, Asmi Wood, Mary Spiers Williams

The podcast of this panel session is [now available](/news-events/podcasts/audio/6615/indigenous-forms-resistance-context-constitutional-recognition). Resistance is a core concept for...

Graphic of sign with 'Resistance' in shattered font
07
Nov
2016

Strengthening the Rule of Law through the UN Security Council

Penny Wensley, Jeremy Farrall, Hilary Charlesworth

You are invited to the launch of _Strengthening the Rule of Law through the United Nations Security Council_. The proposals, authored by Jeremy Farrall and Hilary Charlesworth, were presented to the...

01
Nov
2016

Australia’s asylum seeker regime: diminishing pathways for resistance

Cynthia Banham, Ben Doherty, Paul Stevenson

The podcast of this panel session [is now available](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/podcasts/audio/6601/conversations-resistance-australia%E2%80%99s-asylum-seeker-regime). Resistance is a...

Graphic of sign with 'Resistance' in shattered font
25
Oct
2016

Bookclub: Violence and the Civilising Process in Cambodia

Rod Broadhurst, Robert Van Krieken (Sydney), Tyrell Haberkorn (ANU)

In their [new book](http://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/history/south-east-asian-history/violence-and-civilising-process-cambodia?format=HB ), Professor Roderic Broadhurst and his...

19
Oct
2016

Legal Pluralism/Human Rights Reading Group October 2016

Miranda Forsyth and Meredith Edelman

The October 2016 joint Legal Pluralism/Human Rights Reading Group will take place in the Institutes Board Room, Coombs Extension Building, Room 1.12 (the former Graduate Studies Room), Wednesday 19...

Still life image of book, mug and laptop on a table.
18
Oct
2016

Are doctors different? Regulating individuals in the context of occupational subcultures

Judith Healy

A basic principle of ‘responsive regulation’ is that regulators should respond to the behavior, context and culture of those being regulated. Yet scholars generally pay more attention to regulatory...

11
Oct
2016

Thesis Proposal Day: RegNet PhD scholars present

Gary Lea, Sora Lee, Daniel Reeders, Chacko Thomas, Timothy Vines, Ryan Wong

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 4 October 2016 to [...

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04
Oct
2016

Big Ideas: books, drugs and seeds: the politics of access

Susan Sell

This work in progress looks at the extent to which intellectual property protection affects access to educational materials and digital media, medicines and medical devices, and germplasm and...

04
Oct
2016

RegNet October 2016 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.

29
Sep
2016

Commissioning civil society

Associate Professor Vasuki Nesiah, New York University

Civil society advocacy is a familiar element of the transitional justice field today. From the United Nations to grassroots organizations, there is a popular, shared chorus advocating for civil...

27
Sep
2016

Big Ideas: the rule of law: pasts, presents, and two possible futures

Martin Krygier

The recent rise of the rule of law, from controversial legal ideal to unopposed international cliché/slogan, has rendered increasingly murky what the concept might mean, what the phenomenon might be...

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