Climate change, disasters and displacement – a toolkit approach in Africa

Abstract Environmental disasters and climate change are now the leading causes of displacement worldwide. Last year, an estimated 24.2 million people were newly displaced by disasters, nearly four times the number displaced by conflict and violence. As the effects of… Continue Reading

Dr Julia Dehm joins La Trobe Law School

Recently, Dr Julia Dehm joined La Trobe Law School as a Lecturer. Her research addresses international climate change law and regulation, transnational carbon markets and the governance of natural resources as well as human rights issues. Her PhD thesis on… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #10: Laws and Societies in Global Contexts: Contemporary Approaches

In the tenth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Eve Darian-Smith, University of California, Santa Barbara, will discuss legal pluralism, socio-legality and the concept of the global in dealing with legal issues in the 21st century. Abstract In this talk, Eve Darian-Smith presents… Continue Reading