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  1. 24 November 2021 - Humanities

    Against erasure

    Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.

  2. 26 February 2021 - Humanities

    Speaking truth from below

    A new exhibition that includes University of Melbourne research highlights the stories of whistleblowers who have spoken out and suffered for doing so.

  3. 4 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    To bear witness in dangerous times

    Manus Island refugee processing may be coming to an end, but new portraits by a University of Melbourne expert shine a light on the lives left in limbo.

  4. 20 June 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Rethinking Australia’s refugee policy

    Australia has an opportunity to re-evaluate its refugee policy and lead the world in sharing the burden says University of Melbourne expert on World Refugee Day

  5. 30 November 2017 - Public Affairs

    How did it come to this?

    Australia's asylum seeker policies put it in breach of its international obligations. A University of Melbourne expert charts how the country came to this.

  6. 24 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    Merkel’s refugee stance paying off ahead of German election

    Chancellor Angela Merkel is successfully weathering the politics of refugees and should win a fourth term in German election says University of Melbourne expert

  7. Podcast23 December 2016 - The Policy Shop

    What is a refugee?

    As numbers of displaced people reach record levels around the world, nations have to find ways of dealing with the growing crisis.

  8. 20 May 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why ‘illiterate’ jibe is an election dog whistle

    Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s comments about "illiterate" and "innumerate" refugees are an attempt to win voters, a tactic used successfully before.