Associate professor Savitri Taylor: The International Governance of Forced Migration

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

Recently, La Trobe Law School’s Associate Professor Savitri Taylor published a chapter in a book titled, “The International Governance of Forced Migration” in A. Burke and R. Parker (eds) Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)… Continue Reading

Fatima Kanji wins the Law School heat of the Three Minute thesis competition!

La Trobe Law School congratulates Fatima Kanji (Winner) and Perla Guarneros Sanchez (Runner Up), in the Law School heat of the Three Minute thesis competition.  The 3MT©  competition is an exhilarating exercise, where Higher Degree Research students have three minutes… Continue Reading

Storify: This was the 2017 ALHR National Human Rights Conference on Twitter

The 2017 ALHR National Human Rights Conference took place at La Trobe Law School’s city campus on 17 and 18 February 2017, and was a big success! We have summarised the biggest Twitter highlights in an 2017 ALHR National Human… Continue Reading

2017 is the Year for Promoting & Protecting Human Rights in Australia – National conference examining Australia’s human rights performance looms

At a time when Australians’ human rights have never been more under threat, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) will hold a two-day national conference focused on improving human rights protections in Australia from February 17. The conference will bring… Continue Reading

Rose Clayton on her internship at the ASRC: “This experience could never have been replicated in a classroom.”

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and La Trobe Law School partnered together in 2016 to create a new Fast Track Clinic for asylum seekers who had arrived by boat and needed to apply for protection. The clinic was to be… Continue Reading

Jennifer Kanis at the second Alumni Law Breakfast: “We are hoping to build up the community to make a difference.”

On Friday 23 September 2016 the La Trobe Law School welcomed Jennifer Kanis, Director of Advocacy and Campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC)  as the keynote speaker at this semester’s alumni breakfast held at our City Campus in… Continue Reading

Gender-based violence on Nauru

Photo via New Matilda[3]

By Idil Mohamud and Sophie Hantz The island of Nauru is just 21 square kilometres in size, and its population stands at approximately 10,000, of which over 1000 are refugees or asylum seekers who have been sent there by the… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School and ASRC celebrate New Partnership: ‘Fast Track’ Legal Clinic Launch Event

La Trobe University Law School and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre are excited to announce their collaboration in establishing a new ‘Fast Track’ legal clinic at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Fast Track Legal Clinic The new clinic sees La… Continue Reading

New publication by Dr Savitri Taylor in Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

The La Trobe Law School warmly congratulates Associate Professor, Dr Savitri Taylor on her recent publication in the journal of Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal entitled “Growing Pains: The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network at Seven Years” (S.Taylor, ‘Growing… Continue Reading

Visiting Scholar Dr Ridwanul Hoque Interviewed in Development and Cooperation

Dr Ridwanul Hoque is a visiting scholar at La Trobe Law School in 2016. Originally from the Law School of the University of Dhaka Bangladesh, Dr Hoque has been recently interviewed in the German Monthly E-Paper Development and Cooperation (Issue:… Continue Reading