Past events

21
Jun
2016

Big ideas: Issues of governance in global food systems, trade and health

Sharon Friel

Highly industrial globalised supply chains are by far the most dominant food system. From a governance perspective, food systems are highly complex, operating horizontally across sectors from...

A world map showing commercial shipping routes (in green) and air traffic (in blue).
20
Jun
2016

Understanding complex legality in international governance – reflections on ‘juris diction’

Siobhán Airey

Both international legal and international relations scholars have wrestled with how to effectively address changes in the relationship between law and international governance arising from two...

Abstract flame painting image
16
Jun
2016

International law in Australian domestic law and vice-versa

Henry Burmester AO QC, Anthea Roberts, Stephanie Ierino

The Centre for International and Public Law – in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Attorney-General’s Department – will hold a panel discussion on the consideration...

15
Jun
2016

Is change coming? Hindsights, insights and foresights on the Philippine Elections 2016

Ronald Holmes, Hal Hill, Mark Turner and Imelda Deinla

In this panel discussion, four academics discuss the conduct of the recently concluded May 9 national elections in the Philippines and what may be expected from the newly elected government....

Image of Rodrigo Duterte with quote "I will change this country even if it will cost me my life."
15
Jun
2016

Human Rights Reading Group June 2016

Christoph Sperfeldt

The June 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 15 June, 11.00am - 12.00pm. Following expressions of interest from the group,...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
14
Jun
2016

The promise and practice of victim reparations in international criminal justice

Christoph Sperfeldt

The PhD midterm review seminar provides an opportunity for PhD scholars to give an update on the progress of their doctoral research and to receive feedback from beyond their supervisory panel. In...

image of Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in session; schoolchildren are observing from the gallery.
07
Jun
2016

Braithwaite Fellow Seminar: Decolonising regulation - a critical analysis of the Community Development Program

Shelley Bielefeld

The Community Development Program (CDP) requires welfare recipients living in remote communities aged between 18 and 49 years to undertake work for the dole obligations for up to 25 hours a week in...

Greg Johns, Guardian Figures, 2003
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...

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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...

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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 (...

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