The Kurdish-Iranian refugee and award-winning writer will contribute to the Forced Migration Research Network at UNSW Sydney through seminars and workshops.
Australian parliaments are moving to criminalise the undercover work of animal activists. Siobhan O’Sullivan believes the laws are bad news for democracy.
As our major trading partners expand their legal procurement-linked industry policies, Australia is swimming against the tide by voluntarily abandoning its own, writes Elizabeth Thurbon.
Instead of banning burqas and niqabs from Parliament, politicians should embrace the garments, which would allow them to sleep and eat their ear wax undetected, writes Geoffrey Brahm Levey.
The International Criminal Court is falling short on promises to prosecute sexual and gender-based violence, Professor Louise Chappell will argue in a public lecture on 9 October.
We cannot accept a world where women are considered the collateral damage of war, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told a symposium attended by UNSW experts.
It's possible that foreign aid might do a better job at buying influence and deterring aggression than spending $12 billion on new jet fighters, writes Adam Lockyer.
If crime rates are falling, why has NSW recorded its highest ever rate of imprisonment, and where's the evidence that it's worth the extra cost, asks Eileen Baldry.
How far should we go to save species from extinction? A new field of research is questioning the ethical and cultural limits of conservation efforts.
The key problem facing Labor leader Bill Shorten is one he has in common with every past leader: remaining true to Labor values, while adapting them to a changing Australia, writes Mark Rolfe.