The Conversation invited me to contribute another piece on the regulation of doping. It presented a great opportunity to team up with Ben Koh, a doctoral researcher at the University of Technology Sydney I met at a conference in Cambridge this past July. Read the original article, or simply check … Continue Reading Rethinking the regulation of doping
My recent article in The Conversation is below, or go straight to the original article. Punishing doping athletes isn’t a long-term solution By Kate Henne, Australian National University There has been much discussion in recent weeks about Lance Armstrong, his legacy, and charges levelled by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that the Texan cyclist … Continue Reading Does punishment stop doping?
On August 1, I am speaking at a public seminar hosted by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) program at the Australian National University. The seminar considers debates surrounding the sport-for-development thesis and, using case studies from the Pacific region and Australia, highlights how Rugby League has served as a development … Continue Reading Sport and development in the Pacific and Australia
Following Sally Engle Merry’s visit to the ANU, the College of Asia and Pacific asked me to provide a short write-up on the workshop held during her visit, Critical Approaches to Gender and Justice. It is written for a general audience and available here. It unfortunately does not discuss the linkages with … Continue Reading ANU events with Sally Merry
Beyond college basketball in the United States, March always seems a busy month for academic activities. In addition to a few paper deadlines and abstract submissions, I am presenting at a local workshop and conference: Wednesday, March 14 in Seminar Room C, Coombs Building, Australian National University, from 9:30 to … Continue Reading March madness
It turns out I will be in Hawai’i this June! The annual meeting of the Law and Society Association is part of the International Conference on Law & Society. The details for the panel is as follows: Remapping Terrains of Surveillance as Alternative Cartographies of Jurisdiction Scheduled Time: Tue, Jun 5 … Continue Reading LSA panel accepted
The programs for the 2011 annual meetings of American Society of Criminology and the American Anthropological Association are now available, making for a busy mid-November! In an attempt to merge the themes of both meetings, I have organized two panels (one at each conference) to showcase a group of scholars … Continue Reading November conference activities
The New Zealand Drug Commission has recently weighed in on the inclusion of cannabis on the WADA List. It offers viewpoints for and against its inclusion. One point not addressed in its viewpoints section, however, is one that is close to home: Over 50% of anti-doping rule offenses committed by New … Continue Reading Cannabis and the WADA list