As part of a public seminar series hosted by the Refugee Studies Centre, Dr Michelle Foster from the Melbourne School of Law will give a talk entitled “Refuge from Deprivation: Socio-Economic Harm and Non-Refoulement in International Law.” Dr Foster will examine the key conceptual challenges presented by claims based on socio-economic deprivation by reference to a wide range of jurisprudential developments in both refugee
law and international human rights law.
Date – 21 May 2014
Time – 5pm
Venue – Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road OX1 3TB
Dr Michelle Foster is an Associate Professor and Director of the International Refugee Law Research Programme in the Institute for International Law and the Humanities at Melbourne Law School. Dr Foster has published widely in the field of international refugee law including International Refugee Law and Socio-Economic Rights: Refuge from Deprivation (CUP 2007) and The Law of Refuge Status: Second Edition (with James Hathaway, CUP, forthcoming 2014).
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