Past events

04
Feb
2016

Participation and the protection of citizens abroad in international law

Suzanne Akila

When a citizen experiences violations of international law abroad, many factors contribute to magnifying the protective role of the person’s State of nationality. States face pressure to act or...

Image of Australian passport
03
Feb
2016

Human Rights Reading Group February 2016

Marie-Eve Loiselle

The first 2016 session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 3 February, 11.30am - 12.30pm. Marie-Eve Loiselle will lead discussion on the...

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.
02
Feb
2016

Transitional justice and displacement: lessons from Liberia and Afghanistan

Jacqueline Parry

Jacqueline Parry's PhD thesis offers a study of the way transitional justice has engaged refugees, using two case studies – Liberia and Afghanistan. The case studies allow Jacky to scrutinise the...

Cartogram visualising data on origins of refugees and internally displaced persons. © Copyright Sasi Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan).
19
Jan
2016

Understanding how social constructions influence the design and implementation of health policy for socially disadvantaged groups

Tony Kiessler

Health equity is increasingly being linked to social position, but we still don’t fully understand the different social factors that drive social inequalities in health. This policy focused...

Signboard advertising joint AusAid PNG Dept of Health initiative
16
Dec
2015

Earth system governance in the Asia-Pacific century

Various

_Part of the 2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance, this special question and answer session, sponsored by the Research School of Asia and the Pacific, is open to non-registered...

15
Dec
2015

Charlesworth and Chinkin re-examine the boundaries of international law

Hilary Charlesworth, Christine Chinkin

In 2000 ‘The Boundaries of International Law: a feminist analysis’ shone a spotlight on the status of women in human rights and international law. The authors, Hilary Charlesworth and Christine...

LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security email header
14
Dec
2015

Roundtable: Promoting reflexive governance: democratic participation and expert knowledge in Australian environmental policy-making

Various

How have government agencies and civil society organisations working on environmental issues brought together perspectives from research and lived experience, or sought to reconcile differences...

14
Dec
2015

2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance : Democracy & Resilience in the Anthropocene

Various

This is the 6th conference in an international series on earth system governance. Previous conferences have been held in Amsterdam (2009), Fort Collins (2011), Lund (2012), Tokyo (2013) and Norwich (...

09
Dec
2015

Human Rights Reading Group December 2015

Cynthia Banham

The December session of the Human Rights Reading Group will take place in the usual time and place: RegNet Level 3 Meeting Room, Wednesday 9 December, 11am-12pm. We will be discussing Kim Scott’s...

08
Dec
2015

Restorative justice in British Columbia: the next generation

Brenda Morrison

The Attorney General of British Columbia (BC), Canada, Ujjal Dosanjh, visited the Australian National University in 1999 when the first of the Reintegrative Shaming Experiments (RISE) data was being...

Restorative justice word picture from Michele Braley's fundraising page for SEWARD NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP
26
Nov
2015

Futures for human rights

Dr Fleur Adcock (NCIS, ANU), Professor Megan Davis (UNSW), Professor Stephen Toope (Toronto) as well as members of the Laureate team.

This workshop considers possible futures for the protection of human rights. Why are international human rights standards widely accepted in theory but hard to implement in practice? Although the...

Students write out the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the steps at the Colchester Campus, University of Essex
25
Nov
2015

Torture after 9.11: the Asia-Pacific context workshop

Professor Stephen Toope

The Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ), Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) is holding a Workshop on “Torture after 9.11: The Asia-Pacific Context” The workshop will...

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24
Nov
2015

Palestine and the politics of international criminal justice: reflections from fieldwork

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala

Please note this event has been cancelled. The State of Palestine became a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this year, opening up the possibility for a number of...

ICC welcomes Palestine as a new State Party
24
Nov
2015

Creating a healthy and sustainable food system for Australia

Various

### Audio podcasts * [Session 1: Creating a healthy and sustainable food system for Australia](http://regnet.anu.edu.au/news-events/podcasts/audio/6292/session-1-creating-healthy-and-sustainable-...

Image of fresh vegetables on display at the supermarket
23
Nov
2015

Designing effective and innovative public policy in a complex environment

Sharon Friel, Neil Gunningham

**REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT** at https://conlog.eventsair.com/coombsforum/register This special event will explore emerging ideas and good practice in dealing with complex public policy issues. It...

20
Nov
2015

Avowal and disavowal of state violence: confessional performances of perpetrators

Yaprak Yildiz

Yesim Yaprak Yildiz is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Cambridge and a Visiting PhD Scholar at the Centre for International Governance and Justice. For more information please [see...

Gerard Fromanger's portrait, which serves as the cover art for Nealon's study of Foucault
19
Nov
2015

Advocating for change: lessons from the alcohol policy and advocacy field

Amy Ferguson and Sarah Ward

Alcohol is a legal product but causes considerable harm in our community. Despite this, alcohol is increasingly being sold and marketed as an ordinary product in Australia. Amy Ferguson and Sarah...

Bargain bins at an alcohol super mart
19
Nov
2015

Sovereignty’s sanctimony in ODA – a Jar'Edo Wens or Janus in international law?

Siobhán Airey

Siobhán Airey is currently completing her doctorate in law at the University of Ottawa under the supervision of Professor Penelope Simons and a [Visiting PhD Scholar](/research/research-projects/644/...

Sovereignty wordle image, featured image from Canadian Union of Public Employees blog post
18
Nov
2015

Anne Orford masterclass: Critical theory and legal scholarship

Professor Anne Orford

This masterclass will explore the role of critical theory in legal scholarship. For legal scholars, as for many other social scientists, the relation between the critical scholar, the knowledge...

Photo of  "House of Knowledge", sculpture by Jaume Plensa on Bourse's Square in Bordeaux, France.
18
Nov
2015

MCHP workshop: Why do health initiatives succeed or fail in attracting political priority?

Phillip Baker

Why do some health initiatives attract significant political priority (attention and resources) whereas others receive very little, or none at all? This workshop will engage with theory as well as...

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