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Hosted by the Refugee Studies Centre (University of Oxford), Centre for Fundamental Rights (Hertie School, Berlin), Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness (University of Melbourne), and the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (UNSW Sydney).

 

Oxford Handbook of International Refugee LawThe Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law is a groundbreaking new book which critiques the status quo in international refugee law and sets the agenda for future research.

Professor Hilary Charlesworth will launch this book and engage in a lively discussion with the three editors, Professors Cathryn Costello, Michelle Foster and Jane McAdam. The event will be chaired by refugee advocate and lawyer Nyadol Nyuon.

We invite you to join us to find out what the Handbook tells us about the situation for refugees today, and how international protection is – or isn’t – working at a time when mobility is curtailed for so many. A 65-chapter reference work involving 78 authors, including 48 women, the Handbook is global in scope, with 10 chapters focusing in detail on specific regions, including Africa, Latin America, Asia, Oceania and the Middle East.

The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law is available to be pre-ordered from the Oxford University Press website.

We invite you to enjoy a 30% discount by using the code ALAUTHC4.

 

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About the speakers

Hilary Charlesworth is a Melbourne Laureate Professor at Melbourne Law School and Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University.

Cathryn Costello is Professor of Fundamental Rights and Co-Director of the Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School, Berlin, and Professor of International Refugee and Migration Law at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford.

Michelle Foster is Professor and inaugural Director of the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness at Melbourne Law School.

Jane McAdam is Scientia Professor of Law and Director of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW Sydney.

Nyadol Nyuon is a community advocate, lawyer, writer and accomplished public speaker, who was resettled in Australia as a refugee in 2005. She is a member of the Kaldor Centre’s Advisory Committee.

 

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Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture

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