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Banished at the Border: Retreating from Human Rights by Linda Briskman - 2010
Award-winning Australian academic and international human rights campaigner - Professor Linda Briskman - delivered this year's 2010 Richardson Institute Annual Peace Lecture at Lancaster University entitled "Banished at the Border: Retreating from Human Rights". Professor Briskman has had a distinguished career researching asylum seekers, refugees and aboriginal rights and is currently the Dr Haruhisa Handa Chair of Human Rights Education at Curtin University in Perth, Australia. In 2008, she won the prestigious Australian Human Rights Commission award for literature for a book she co-authored entitled "Human rights overboard: Seeking asylum in Australia".
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