Past events

26
May
2022

The legal determinants of health: COVID-19 and gender

Michael Thomson

This seminar presentation is co-sponsored with the School of Medicine, [ANU College of Health and Medicine](https://health.anu.edu.au/). COVID-19 has had starkly disproportionate impacts along...

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17
May
2022

Sharing human milk: challenging regulatory regimes for infant feeding in Australia

Libby Salmon

Human milk in suburban freezers is shared by mothers through communities, milk banks and international trade, raising concerns about safety, medical ethics, gendered exploitation and emerging...

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10
May
2022

The unruly dead: spirits, memory and state formation in Timor-Leste

Lia Kent

This presentation explores local practices of remembering the violent Indonesian occupation of East Timor (1974-1999). Reflecting on findings from ethnographic research across 2015-19, Lia Kent...

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05
May
2022

Creative thinking: a tradition of international legal scholarship at ANU

Hilary Charlesworth, Anthea Roberts and Ntina Tzouvala

The Australian National University boasts a long tradition of creative international legal scholarship. It is, for one, the only institution that counts among its ranks - past and present - three...

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03
May
2022

The governance of Constituency Development Funds in Solomon Islands

Derek Futaiasi

_**This seminar was originally scheduled for 19 April and has been rescheduled. We apologise for any inconvenience.**_ Derek Futaiasi’s PhD study seeks to explore whether expanding the study of...

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26
Apr
2022

Bioscience governance and global inequality: the Material Transfer Agreement in the Global South

Sonja van Wichelen

This talk focuses on bioscience governance and global inequality and examines how legal instruments—such as Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs)—are enacted and implemented differently in the context...

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14
Apr
2022

Practising pluralism: regulating lawyer conduct in Pacific Island Countries

David Naylor

**This PhD Work-In-Progress presentation is only open to RegNet staff and students.** It presents tentative conclusions of research on how systems regulating lawyers in Pacific Island Countries (...

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12
Apr
2022

Modelling international development think tanks of the future

Bridi Rice

How is international development policy and strategy made? Who influences it and how? Where does that leave the relationship between research, government and development impact in the Indo-Pacific...

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06
Apr
2022

Macrocriminology and Freedom by John Braithwaite – Book launch

John Braithwaite, Kate Henne, Susanne Karstedt, Jensen Sass, Meredith Rossner and Anthea Roberts

**The School of Regulation and Global Governance warmly invites you to the launch of John Braithwaite's new book, _[Macrocriminology and Freedom](https://press.anu.edu.au/publications/series/...

05
Apr
2022

Targeted sanctions in Australia: what now?

Anton Moiseienko

In December 2021, Australia has expanded its targeted sanctions framework, which allows the government to impose asset freezes and travel bans on various categories of ‘undesirable’ foreigners (and,...

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29
Mar
2022

Catalytic diplomacy: accelerating cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

Giridharan Ramasubramanian

In recent years, countries in the Asia-Pacific have created a panoply of institutions across a range of different functional areas in order to harness cooperation within their broader institutional...

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22
Mar
2022

Complex designers and emergent design: reforming the investment treaty system

Anthea Roberts

This seminar is co-sponsored by Centre for International Governance and Justice (RegNet, CAP) and the Centre for International and Public Law (CoL). How do actors undertake institutional design in...

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15
Mar
2022

COVID-19 and the pathologies of Australia’s regulatory state

Shahar Hameiri & Tom Chodor

Closed borders and lockdowns kept Australia’s COVID-19 mortalities and infections low right up until late 2021, but they masked a litany of policy and implementation failures shaped by the...

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08
Mar
2022

Transnational advocacy in the digital era, think global, act local

Nina Hall

Digital advocacy organizations are a novel, significant addition to the international arena, and are shaping public opinion on many issues including climate change, trade, and refugees. Organizations...

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01
Mar
2022

The evolution of trade policy governance

Nicholas Frank

The international trading system has undergone a radical shift over the twenty years. Multilateral trade negotiations at the World Trade Organization have generated only limited results while...

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22
Feb
2022

Individual beliefs and the creation of international organizations

Taylor St John

States are traditionally considered the primary creators of international organizations (IOs). Recent research has added nuance to this view, highlighting the role of international bureaucrats in...

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07
Dec
2021

How China escaped the poverty trap: mapping the coevolution of property rights and the economy

Yuen Yuen Ang

Development is more than a problem of growing from poor to rich. Cast more precisely in game theoretic terms, development is a problem of making the transition from one self-reinforcing equilibrium (...

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02
Dec
2021

Regulation and relationship: glyphosate in Australia

Mary Ivec

Mary’s thesis explores the relational dimensions of regulation through the case study of glyphosate (commonly known as the weedspray RoundUp) in Australia. By exploring the regulation of...

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30
Nov
2021

Backstage orchestration: a new method of business influence

Jensen Sass

The pathways of business influence on policy and regulation are numerous. In this paper Jensen Sass will examine a new addition to that armoury - backstage orchestration. This practice sees a...

25
Nov
2021

MCHG 2021 webinar series: Webinar 4 - Bureaucratic power: city planning minus the politics

Patrick Harris

In Webinar 4 of the Power and the People’s Health series, Patrick Harris will discuss how bureaucratic power has played out in the urban planning sector in Australia and what this means for the...

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