A new project by Alan Gamlen at Monash aims to build more effective engagement with developing and conflict-affected countries by strengthening the relationship between diaspora groups and humanitarian & development agencies.
In August, the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre is running a number of events featuring visiting scholar Maartje van der Woude, Professor of Law and Society at Leiden University, giving audiences an opportunity to gain new perspectives on crime, immigration and border control, and the nexus of activism and academia.
Unlawful migrant workers are frequently positioned as either taking Australian jobs or as powerless victims of human trafficking and slavery. Yet despite having no formal rights or protections, evidence shows they are included in society and valued as productive workers, consumers and active members in the community.
Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre Deputy Director Helen Forbes-Mewett’s research offers insight into a vital issue that is often overlooked: the mental health of international students in Australia.