Conferences & Seminars

Workshop: Critical Approaches to Irregular Migration Facilitation: Grounding the Theory and Praxis of Human Smuggling

University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas (USA)
April 6, 7 and 8, 2017

CfP closed. Workshop information here.


The Researching Borders Masterclass.

The inaugural Border Crossing Observatory and Border Criminologies postgraduate Masterclass event.
Monday 25th – Wednesday 27th September 2017
Monash University Prato Centre, Prato, Italy.

Applications closed.

Masterclass information here


Past Conference and Seminar Events

Public Forum: ‘Politics and Journalism: What was that all about?’ September, 2013, Melbourne.

Public Forum: ‘Is Australia in Crisis? Do Human Rights Matter?’ hosted by the Refugee Advocacy Network, August 2013, Melbourne.

Public Forum:’The International Women, Peace & Security Agenda: Australian Leadership, Australian Research’ August,2013, Melbourne.

Katja lectureCriminological Horizons Lecture 2013: ‘Bordered penality: abnormal justice and the precarious membership’, presented by Professor Katja Franko Aas (left), University of Oslo. April 2013, Melbourne.


Academy of Social Sciences Australia (ASSA), Monash University and UNSW International Workshop :’Precarious migrants and national migration systems: rethinking the mobility/security nexus from a human rights perspective’, April 2013, Sydney.


 Tribunal 12 Sessions: Dr Leanne Weber gives evidence ‘Border Deaths in Europe’, May 2012, Stockholm.


CH-Lect-ZatzInaugural Criminological Horizons Lecture, Criminalization, Racialization, Victimization: The Future of Immigration Policy in a Rapidly Changing World” presented by Fulbright Senior Specialist Professor Marjorie Zatz (right) from Arizona State University, March 2012, Melbourne.