It would be a shame if the Paris attacks were used to justify harsher refugee policies, either in Australia or abroad. Now more than ever we must avoid divisive actions, writes Erika Feller in The Drum.
We revisit a 2010 Lateline interview by Prof Guy S Goodwin-Gill on the politically charged issue of asylum seekers. The insights he gave then are just as relevant today, when even more refugees are in need of international protection.
Professor McAdam, Director of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, was named one of Australia's most influential women in the 2015 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. Professor McAdam won the global category of the competition for her work investigating the legal issues that affect the fate of asylum seekers.
In response to the refugee crisis in Europe, Oxford University Press has made more than 30 book chapters, journal articles, and pieces of content from online resources freely accessible to assist those working with refugees on the ground, as well as anyone
Professor Jane McAdam has been named amongst 100 Women of Influence for 2015. The award, sponsored by the Australian Financial Review and Westpac, recognises women who demonstrate leadership and outstanding contribution to public life.