Past events

07
Jun
2016

RegNet June 2016 School Meeting

RegNet

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

06
Jun
2016

Mount Stromlo June 2016 Writing Retreat

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is holding its one day writing retreat at the Mount Stromlo Observatory on Monday 6 June, 9am to 5pm. The retreat is open to all RegNet PhD...

Still life image of mug, note pad and pen.
31
May
2016

Three shifts in US energy policy: Implications for the globe

Dr Christian Downie

The US is the world’s largest gas producer, the world’s largest oil producer and it has the largest coal reserves on the planet. This talk, given by Dr Christian Downie, considers three significant...

31
May
2016

Splas splas krangke olbaot: what the regulation of water music in Vanuatu tells us about custom, law, power and gender

Miranda Forsyth

This seminar discusses the various claims made in Vanuatu today over water music, a unique musical form that involves slapping, scooping, and pounding water to produce distinctive rhythms and a...

Image of Vanuatuans creating water music
25
May
2016

Human Rights Reading Group May 2016

Emma Larking

The May 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 25 May, 11.00am - 12.00pm. Emma Larking will lead the discussion on Jacque Derrida’...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
25
May
2016

Consumer Action Workshop

A programme listing all speakers is available for viewing at the downloads tab.

The Consumer Action Workshop is a half-day interactive forum for consumer activists, academics, public officials and business people who wish for consumer laws and policies fit for the market place...

image of supermarket trolley zooming past supermarket shelves
24
May
2016

After conflict: memory frictions in Timor-Leste and Aceh

Lia Kent

Peace-building and transitional justice policy makers display growing interest in how initiatives to document, memorialise or commemorate the violent past might contribute to peace. An underlying...

Image of Timorese students at a commemoration gathering.
18
May
2016

MCHP seminar: Universal health coverage in Australia and the 2016 Federal budget

Paul Dugdale

This [Menzies Centre for Health Policy](/research/centres/menzies-centre-health-policy) presentation will consider the relations between Australia's federal health system, Commonwealth financing for...

Image of nurse holding patient's hands
12
May
2016

A fair go for all: Addressing social and health inequities in Australia and internationally

Various

There is increasing concern among policy makers, civil society groups and the public about the widening differences in the social and health status of Australia’s most and least advantaged peoples....

04
May
2016

Supervising social change: Managerial justice in comparative perspective

Professor Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa

The lecture will focus on the Colombia’s Constitutional Court decisions which adopt structural remedies and judicial monitoring of their implementation. The more innovative decisions concern the...

Palace of Justice, Bolívar Square Bogotá.
02
May
2016

Intersections lecture series - Senator Rachel Siewert

Senator Rachel Siewert

Senator Rachel Siewert (Senator for Western Australia, Australian Greens Party) joins us for the first of the RegNet Intersections lecture series to discuss how research can translate into policy...

Rachel Siewert_
28
Apr
2016

Making sense of the ways journalists, academics, bureaucrats, politicians and the public see public questions.

Peter Martin

Why is it that arguments that persuade politicians and the public often completely fail to persuade academics and bureaucrats, and why is that academics and bureaucrats are unable to use the media to...

Image of questions marks painted on bitumen
27
Apr
2016

MCHP Seminar: A win for public health – tobacco plain packaging

John Atwood and Jonathan Liberman

Philip Morris Asia Ltd’s challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws under the Investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions of the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (...

Image of decomposing cigarette packet
26
Apr
2016

The impact of the Oslo Agreements on democracy, transparency and accountability within Palestinian NGOs

Izzat Abdulhadi

(This seminar was originally scheduled on 12 April 2016.) The commitment by Palestinian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to transparency, accountability and democratic governance following...

Balloons in the colours of the Palestinian flag against a blue sky.
21
Apr
2016

China: powerhouse and resistor of restorative justice reform

Yan (Ian) Zhang

Maintaining social harmony and stability for the sake of economic development is a key rationale behind the social control strategy of the Chinese government. Since early 2000, the Chinese government...

Beijing traffic sign "Sharp Turn - Slow Down"
19
Apr
2016

International criminal justice and the politics of statebuilding in Palestine

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

This seminar begins by considering Palestine’s recent membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the latest iteration in the quest for statehood. A number of international legal...

Photo of President of Palestine, H.E. Mr Mahmoud Abbas visiting the ICC Prosecutor, Mrs Fatou Bensouda
14
Apr
2016

What does the Paris Agreement mean for private finance actors in the global response to climate change?

Megan Bowman

Moving to a low-carbon global economy signifies one of the largest market and economic transitions in modern society. Such a massive transition requires financial input and facilitation on an equally...

Trading Floor at the New York Stock Exchange
13
Apr
2016

Human Rights Reading Group April 2016

Mareike Riedel

The March 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 13 April, 11.00am - 12.00pm. Mareike Riedel will lead the discussion on Julie...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
12
Apr
2016

The impact of the Oslo Agreements on democracy, transparency and accountability within Palestinian NGOs

Izzat Abdulhadi

This seminar will now be held on _**26 April 2016**_. All other details - time and place - remain the same. Visit the updated event listing [here](/news-events/events/6405/impact-oslo-agreements-...

Balloons in the colours of the Palestinian flag against a blue sky.
05
Apr
2016

RegNet April 2016 School Meeting

RegNet

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

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