Kaldor Centre News

Book review - Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru

Published on : 04/10/2016

The following is a review of Madeline Gleeson's book Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru published in the September edition of the Law Institute Journal. 

Australia’s commitments at refugee summit fall short, says Professor Jane McAdam

Published on : 21/09/2016

Statement by Professor Jane McAdam on Australia's commitments at the Leaders' Summit on Refugees.

September summits on refugees: Background, commentary and resources

Published on : 20/09/2016

This page contains analysis and resources on two upcoming international summits on refugees: the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September, and the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees hosted by US President Barack Obama on 20 September.

This page will be regularly updated in the lead up and aftermath of the summits.

Can we solve the asylum seeker crisis? Guardian Workshop at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Published on : 14/09/2016

On 3 September, the Guardian's David Marr led a panel of national and international experts on refugee policies at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas. The session titled 'Can we solve the asylum seeker crisis?' explored alternative solutions to the current situation for asylum seekers in Australia.

Crisis without borders - Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Published on : 05/09/2016

The scale of the Middle East refugee crisis is overwhelming authorities. But war, failed states and climate change seem to be the new world normal – and so does the global flow of desperate people.

A conversation with Madeline Gleeson at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

Published on : 30/08/2016

Madeline Gleeson will join The Saturday Paper's chief political correspondent, Karen Middleton, for 'A Month of Saturdays'; afternoon conversations at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. Madeline kicks of the series on the 3 September, 3.00-3.30pm.

Third annual Student Essay Competition of the International Refugee Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law

Published on : 22/08/2016

The American Society of International Law’s International Refugee Law Interest Group (IRLIG) announced its third annual International Refugee Law Student Writing Competition.

Experts appointed to drive Grand Challenges program

Published on : 26/07/2016

UNSW has announced the first leaders of its Grand Challenges, an initiative to establish the University at the forefront of debate and policy response to the biggest issues of our time.

Out of the shadows

Published on : 22/06/2016

First published by Claire Morgan in Uniken Winter 2016.

Madeline Gleeson speaks with Al Jazeera's The Listening Post

Published on : 17/06/2016

Kaldor Centre's Madeline Gleeson was interviewed on Al Jazeera's The Listening Post  in a piece it called the 'challenges of covering the dark side of Australia's refugee policy'.


The Kaldor Centre plays a vital role in developing legal, sustainable and humane solutions for displaced people around the world.