Sharon Pickering and Leanne Weber, both experts in border crossing research and the two authors of the 2011 publication Globalisation and Borders: Deaths at the Global Frontier have been contributing to recent media discussions about the limits of the debate in the federal parliament and the failure to reach a policy decision regarding asylum seekers.
Sharon’s article in The Conversation on 28th June, ‘Six issues missing from the asylum seeker debate’ has captured the attention of many around the nation. The article has been reported and published in a range of locations including SBS and ABC online, and Sharon has contributed interviews to a range of national and state broadcasts (including ABC Brisbane and Triple J’s Hack).
Leanne has published both in The Conversation, Don’t blame people smugglers – bad policy leads to deaths at sea, and in New Matilda, Why asylum seekers come by boat.
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Abolition Now! Wed 7 August 5:30pm for 6:00pm start, New Council Chambers, Trades Hall.
Monash University’s School of Political and Social Inquiry in conjunction with Flat Out and the…
Debra Parkinson and Claire Zara (Women’s Health Goulburn North East) report on the first Australian research to investigate post-disaster domestic violence.
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Peace at the Border workshop, Prato Monash Centre May 20-21
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Applications open for July internship program at the Border Crossing Observatory
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