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  1. 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.

  2. 5 November 2017 - Science Matters

    The future of climate refugees

    As COP23 begins in Bonn, a University of Melbourne expert says Fiji's role at the UN could be vital for the future of climate change refugees and displacement.

  3. 19 October 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Australia’s place at the human rights table

    Australia could play an important role on the UN's Human Rights Council; but a University of Melbourne expert says it needs to focus human rights at home first

  4. 25 September 2017 - Humanities

    Pariah to partner: The West’s premature embrace of Myanmar

    As Myanmar faces censure over a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims; a University of Melbourne expert says the West embraced the former dictatorship too soon

  5. 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

  6. 19 June 2017 - Humanities

    Learning from the past: Working with WWII refugees

    The University of Melbourne looks at the experience of one Australian woman working with refugees in Germany after WWII, and how it informs us now.

  7. Podcast13 June 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    A life on the frontline of refugee crises

    Former Assistant High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency, Erika Feller, discusses her career and her new role with the University of Melbourne.

  8. 6 June 2017 - Humanities

    Daring to resolve conflicts without war

    As the numbers of conflict deaths and refugees grow, in part due to the Syrian war, University of Melbourne experts argue for diplomats to focus on prevention.

  9. 6 June 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Nowhere people have a right to somewhere

    The University of Melbourne's law school is to host a new research centre devoted to ending statelessness, backed by philanthropists Peter and Ruth McMullin

  10. 30 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    The art confronting a global crisis with reality and hope

    EXIT, the unique digitised projection artwork that confronts the refugee and climate crisis, is here at the Ian Potter Museum of Art - University of Melbourne