Past events

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 [...

Thesis
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...

BigIdeas
20
Sep
2016

Recent developments in investment agreements: the trend towards greater government control in investor-state disputes

Richard Braddock

In recent years there have been growing concerns about the potential risks of investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) in relation to legitimate government regulation. Some of these concerns have...

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13
Sep
2016

Pathways to inclusion of refugee migrants

Ibolya Losoncz

The increased demand for refugee admissions and resettlement in developed countries makes it important for the governments’ of host countries to understand the refugee integration process. Yet, the...

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08
Sep
2016

Anthea Roberts masterclass: the investment treaty system - claims and controversies

Anthea Roberts

Since the 1990s, an investment treaty system has emerged that is based on thousands of bilateral investment treaties and free trade agreements and hundreds of investor-state arbitrations. While...

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06
Sep
2016

PhD midterm review: China: rule-maker or rule-taker in the international intellectual property system?

Wenting Cheng

After the TRIPS Agreement, issues such as public health, biodiversity and human rights have become increasingly entangled with intellectual property (IP). Overlaps across these areas has caused the...

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01
Sep
2016

The lessons and experience of a policy advisor

Meredith Edwards

Meredith Edwards, who has been both an academic and a senior policy advisor in the Australian Public Service, will address the following questions and more. * How can a public policy advisor have...

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30
Aug
2016

Is international law international?

Anthea Roberts

International lawyers are familiar with the question: “Is international law law?” However, this seminar asks a different question: “Is international law international?” International law is...

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25
Aug
2016

Big ideas: achieving regulatory excellence

Cary Coglianese

Regulators invariably confront society’s most challenging tasks and need to respond in the face of competing demands and interests. What makes a regulator excellent at its work? In this seminar,...

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24
Aug
2016

MCHP Seminar: an unprecedented global infant and young child feeding transition appears to be underway. What’s driving it? What can be done about it?

Phillip Baker and Julie Smith

The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Nutrition Targets recently committed governments to improving breastfeeding rates. This is given...

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