Short course: Refugee Law in Context

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The ‘Refugee Law in Context’ short course explores aspects of Australian refugee law and policy in a regional and international context. It examines the international and domestic legal frameworks for dealing with refugees. It also considers the political and social… Continue Reading

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

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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

La Trobe Law School offers New Subject: Refugee Law in Context

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Refugee Law in Context is a new Masters of Law subject being offered by La Trobe Law School in 2016. It is being taught by Associate Professor Dr Savitri Taylor, who has been researching and publishing in the area for 25 years… Continue Reading

Review of ALHR Refugee Forum at La Trobe Law School

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On 18 February 2016, students, academics and members of the legal profession came to La Trobe Law School’s city campus to listen to and ask questions of a panel put together by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR). With the… Continue Reading

#ALHRQandA storifed!

On 18 February 2016, La Trobe Law School and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights hosted Labor MP Anna Burke and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young as they discussed their parties’ refugee policies and plans. They were joined by legal community stakeholders and… Continue Reading

Recent Article by Associate Professor Savitri Taylor in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

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La Trobe Law School academic, Associate Professor Savitri Taylor, recently published ‘The Myth of Transit: the Making of a Life by Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia’ in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies with Swinburne researchers Robyn Sampson and… Continue Reading

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Public Event: ‘Legally Defensible? A Legal Examination of Refugee Policies and Associated Implications’

On 18 February 2016, at La Trobe Law School’s City Campus, the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) will be hosting Labor MP Anna Burke and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young as they discuss their parties’ refugee policies and plans. Joining them in discussion… Continue Reading

Savitri Taylor on the Devpolicy Blog: “Nauru and the UPR: who said what and does it matter?”

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On 15 November 2015, La Trobe Law School academic, Associate Professor Savitri Taylor and independent researcher Tess Newton Cain published an article on the Development Policy Centre’s Devpolicy’s blog titled: “Nauru and the UPR: who said what and does it matter?”… Continue Reading

ARC Discovery Grant Success at La Trobe Law School: Associate Professor Savitri Taylor

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La Trobe Law School academic Associate Professor Savitri Taylor and Swinburne academic Professor Klaus Neumann received today an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant for a project titled ‘Protecting Non-citizens: An Australian legal and political history, 1945-89’: The project seeks to investigate Australia’s contribution to international… Continue Reading