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Publications by Jane McAdam

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Books

 

Chapters in Books

 

Journal Articles

 
Published Conference Proceedings
 
J McAdam, ‘Conceptualizing Climate Change-Related Movement’ in American Society of International Law, Proceedings of the 106th Annual Meeting: Confronting Complexity (March 28–31 2012, Washington DC) (2013) 433–36
 

Submissions

 

  • Submission No 4 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry on the Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2015 (26 November 2015) (with Michelle Foster and Madeline Gleeson)
  • Submission No 1 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee inquiry into the Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment Bill (No 1) 2015 (6 October 2015) (with Frances Voon)
  • Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission inquiry on Traditional Rights and Freedoms (interim report) (10 September 2015) (with Frances Voon)
  • Submission No 3 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the Payment of Cash or Other Inducements by the Commonwealth of Australia in exchange for the Turn Back of Asylum Seeker Boats (22 July 2015) (with Sophie Duxson)
  • Submission to the World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific (27 May 2015)
  • Submission No 8 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015 (7 April 2015) (with Gabrielle Appleby and Claire Higgins)
  • Submission No 9 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (4 November 2014)
  • Submission No 15 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014 (31 October 2014) (with Michelle Foster, Joyce Chia, Madeline Gleeson and Davina Wadley)
  • Submission No 5 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the Migration Amendment (Protecting Babies Born in Australia) Bill 2014 (Cth) (29 August 2014) (with Michelle Foster and Davina Wadley)
  • Submission No 6 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014 (Cth) (4 August 2014) (with Joyce Chia)
  • Submission No 9 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the Incident at the Manus Island Detention Centre from 16 to 18 February 2014 (2 May 2014) (with Joyce Chia)
  • Submission No 1 to the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into the Breach of Indonesian Territorial Waters (19 March 2014) (with Kate Purcell and Joyce Chia)
  • Submission No 4 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Bill 2013 (written on behalf of 21 refugee law academics; 6 December 2013)
  • Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights on Complementary Protection (written on behalf of 21 refugee law academics; 6 December 2013)
  • Submission No 4 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Bill 2013 (written on behalf of 21 refugee law academics; 6 December 2013)
  • Submission No 6 to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights on Migration Legislation (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Act 2012 and Related Bills and Instruments (11 January 2013)
  • Submission No 11 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (14 December 2012) 
  • Submission by 17 refugee law academics to the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers (July 2012)
  • Submission No 1 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Migration Amendment (Removal of Mandatory Minimum Penalties) Bill 2012 (February 2012) (with Michael Grewcock and George Williams)
  • Submission No 25 to Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Australia's Arrangement with Malaysia in relation to Asylum Seekers (September 2011)
  • Submission No 21 to Joint Select Committee on Australia's Immigration Detention Network (August 2011)
  • Submission No 6 to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test and Other Provisions) Bill 2011 (May 2011)
  • Submission No 23 to Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs' Inquiry into the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010 (with Bassina Farbenblum)
  • Submission No 21 to Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs' Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection) Bill 2009
  • Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation on refugees and asylum seekers (June 2009) (with Tristan Garcia)
  • Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation on behalf of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service (June 2009), with Ben Saul
  • Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into the Economic and Security Challenges Facing Papua New Guinea and the Island States of the Southwest Pacific (July 2008)
  • Submission to Australia 2020 summit on 'Population, Sustainability, Climate Change and Water' (on behalf of the UNSW Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law) (2008)
  • Submission No 64 to Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee Inquiry into the Provisions of the Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006 (May 2006)
  • Submission No 104 for the Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006 (22 May 2006) (with Ben Saul)
  • Briefing Note for Federal Government Parliamentarians: Mandatory Immigration Detention in International Law (16 June 2005) (with Ben Saul)
  • Submission No 35 to Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters (October 2003)

Reports

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Selected Conference Papers

 

  • ‘The Future of Disaster-Management and Preparedness in the Asia-Pacific’, Association of Pacific Rim Universities CEO Summit (Sydney, 27 June 2017)
  • ‘Climate Change and Planned Relocation in the Pacific’, King & Wood Mallesons/Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (Sydney, 7 June 2017)
  • ‘The Year in Review’, Kaldor Centre Annual Conference (UNSW, 18 November 2016)
  • 'Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Role of International Law in Disaster-Related Cross-Border Displacement', Lund/Uppsala Migration Law Network and Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Lund, 3-4 May 2016)
  • 'GSGG: The International Refugee Law Scholar', All Souls College, Oxford (15 April 2016)
  • 'Relocation and Resettlement from Colonization to Climate Change: The Perennial Solution to "Danger Zones", UNHCR Headquarters (Geneva, 18 August 2015)
  • 'Historical Cross-Border Relocations in the Pacific: Lessons for Planned Relocations in the context of Climate Change', Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford (28 May 2015)
  • 'Climate Change Migration: Prospects and Policy', ANU Climate Change Institute (Canberra, 24 March 2015) - public lecture by Jane McAdam and Jon Barnett
  • 'The Year in Review', Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law Annual Conference (3 November 2014)
  • 'Rethinking the Origins of Persecution in Refugee Law', ANZSIL Conference (Canberra, 3 July 2014)
  • Invited speaker, ‘Disasters and Displacement: Challenges to Policies, Challenges to Laws’, The Brookings Institution (Washington DC, 9 April 2014)
  • Side event at the UN Human Rights Council on human rights implications of disaster-induced cross-border displacement (20 March 2014)
  • Global Migration Lecture, ‘Climate Change and Forced Migration: The Legal and Policy Challenges’, The Graduate Institute (Geneva, 18 March 2014)
  • Invited speaker, ‘The Politics of Protection’, Law Summer School (annual conference of the Law Society of Western Australia, Perth, 21 February 2014)
  • Invited speaker at the launch by Sir William Deane of Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Finding a Better Way: Essays by Notable Australians (Parliament House, Canberra, 17 December 2013)
  • Keynote speaker (with John Dowd AO QC) for Human Rights Day (for the International Commission of Jurists and NSW Young Lawyers, Sydney, 12 December 2013)
  • Facilitator, NSW Law Society Thought Leadership panel on ‘Justice, or Just Us?  Asylum Seekers and the Law’ with Professor Gillian Triggs, Julian Burnside QC and Ali Mojtahedi (4 December 2013)
  • Keynote address, Launch of the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (UNSW, 30 October 2013)
  • Keynote speaker, ‘Planning for Environmental Migration: The Legal and Policy Challenges’, Environment and Planning Law Association (NSW) Annual Conference, Sydney (17 October 2013)
  • Keynote speaker (with John Menadue), Macquarie Group Legal and Governance Mid-Year Function (8 August 2013)
  • Invited speaker, ‘Crisis and Emergency in Migration’, Workshop on ‘Precarious Migrants and National Migration Systems’, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (4–5 April 2013)
  • Invited speaker, ‘Conceptualizing Crisis Migration’, Workshop on ‘Crisis Migration’, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University (26–28 September 2012)
  • Keynote speaker, Human Rights, Environmental Change, Migration and Displacement Conference (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, Vienna, 20–21 September 2012)
  • 2012 Sophia Holland Lecture, Australian Federation of Graduate Women NSW (4 May 2012)
  • Invited speaker, ‘From Sinking Islands to Flooded Deltas: Climate Change Migration, Displacement and Resettlement: Addressing the Legal Gaps’, The Brookings Institution, Washington DC (3 April 2012)
  • Keynote address, Young Women’s Leadership Seminar, NSW Parliament House (8 March 2012)
  • Invited speaker, ‘International Norm-Making on Forced Displacement: Challenges and Complexity’, American Society of International Law Conference (Washington DC, 28–31 March 2012)
  • Invited speaker, 'Complementary Protection in Australia', Law Council of Australia Immigration Law Conference (10 March 2012)
  • Invited speaker, ‘Overarching Normative Frameworks: Developing Principled Legal Responses to Climate-Related Displacement’, Climate Change and Migration in the Asia-Pacific: Legal and Policy Responses (NSW Parliament House, Sydney, 10-11 November 2011)
  • Invited speaker: 'The Ethical Questions posed by Forced Migration and "Climate Refugees"' (St James Ethics Centre, Sydney, 30 June 2011)
  • Invited speaker, International Law Association (Norwegian branch) (Oslo, 8 June 2011)
  • Invited speaker, 'How to Address the Protection Gaps: Ways Forward', The Nansen Conference on Climate Change and Displacement (at the invitation of the Norwegian government, Oslo, 6-7 June 2011)
  • Selected speaker: Why a Climate Change Displacement Treaty is Not the Answer', Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of a Changing Climate' conference (Columbia University, NY, May 2011)
  • Invited speaker: 'Climate Change, Displacement and the Role of International Law and Policy', International Dialogue on Migration 2011: The Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change: Intersessional Workshop on Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration (International Organization for Migration, Geneva, 29-30 March 2011)
  • Invited speaker, Refugee Review Tribunal Annual Conference, Torquay (24-25 March 2011)
  • Invited speaker: 'Climate Change Displacement and International Law: Complementary Protection Standards', UNHCR Expert Meeting on Climate Change and Displacement (Bellagio, Italy, 22-26 February 2011)
  • 'Swimming against the Tide: Why a Climate Change Displacement Treaty is Not the Answer' (UNSW-Hong Kong University Conference, Sydney, 2 December 2010)
  • 'Drowning Island Nations: Legal Implications and Remedies' conference (Columbia University, May 2012)
  • Invited keynote speaker: 'The Limits of Refugee Law: A European Perspective', Centre for European Studies, ANU (29 September 2010)
  • Invited speaker: 'Climate Change and Human Rights: Whose Rights, What Protection?' (Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Annual Conference, Melbourne, 16 July 2010)
  • Invited speaker: 'Climate-Induced Displacement and the Pacific' (German-Australian-Pacific Lawyers Association Conference, Sydney, 27 March 2010)
  • Invited speaker: 'Antipodean Complementary Protection: A Step-by-Step Approach' (International Association of Refugee Law Judges Regional Conference, Sydney, 12 February 2010)
  • Invited speaker: ‘Environmental Migration Governance and International Law’ (‘Environmental Change and Its Impact on Human Societies’ Conference, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, 8–9 October 2009)
  • Invited speaker: ‘Climate-Induced Displacement and the Frameworks of International Human Rights and Refugee Law’ (UNSW International Research Workshop, 18–20 February 2009)
  • Invited speaker: ‘International Law Perspectives’ (Roundtable on Climate Change, Human Displacement and Human Rights, Canberra, 10 December 2008, organized by UNHCR and Displacement Solutions)
  • Complementary Protection and Australia’, Australian Human Rights Commission (3 November 2008)
  • Climate-Induced Displacement and International Law’ (‘International Conference on Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerability’, Bonn, 9–11 October 2008)
  • Environmental Migration’ (Research Workshop on ‘Global Migration Governance’, Dept of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, 3–4 October 2008)
  • ‘Human Rights at the Frontier: The New Immigration Act in International Perspective’ (Conference organized by the Legal Research Foundation and the Faculty of Law, Auckland University, Auckland, 11 September 2008)
  • The Standard of Proof in Complementary Protection Cases: Comparative Approaches in North America and Europe’ (Research Workshop on Critical Issues in International Refugee Law, York University, Toronto, 1–2 May 2008)
  • Climate-Induced Displacement and the Challenges for Protection’ (‘An Unsettled Future? Forced Migration and Refugee Studies in the 21 st Century’, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, 7–8 December 2007)
  • Closing Address, ‘The United Nations, Climate Change and Human Rights’ ( Sydney University Model United Nations Conference, 25 November 2007)
  • Climate Change Seminar (with the Hon Murray Wilcox QC) (NSW Bar Association, 24 October 2007)
  • ‘Climate Change “Refugees” and International Law: On or Off the Map?’ (Jesuit Refugee Service, Sydney, 19 September 2007)
  • ‘Securing the Environment: The Challenge of Protecting Human Rights in a Changing Climate’ (Australian Human Rights Centre symposium, UNSW, 2 May 2007)
  • Commentator, ‘Protection Elsewhere: International Law and the Off-Shore Processing and Protection of Refugees’, University of Melbourne Law School (23 February 2007)
  • Commentator, ‘The Admission and Exclusion of Asylum Seekers: The Search for Legitimate Parameters’ Conference (UTS Sydney 25 November 2006)
  • ‘Protecting the Rights of Migrants and Asylum Seekers’, International Association of Refugee Law Judges 7th World Biennial Conference on ‘Forced Migration and the Advancement of International Protection: Migration, International Human Rights Law and Refugee Status Determination’ (Mexico City, November 2006)
  • ‘The EU Qualification Directive: An Overview’ University of Nijmegen (6 October 2006)
  • ‘Regionalizing International Refugee Law in the European Union: Democratic Revision or Revisionist Democracy?’, Fostering a Scholarly Network: International Law and Democratic Theory (a joint project of the American, Canadian, Japanese, and Australian & NZ Societies for International Law), Wellington, NZ (June 2006)
  • ‘The Refugee Convention as a Lex Specialis for Protection’, International Law Association (British Branch) Conference, London (March 2006)
  • ‘Humane Rights: The Refugee Convention as a Blueprint for Complementary Protection Status’, Moving On: Forced Migration and Human Rights Conference, Sydney (22 November 2005)
  • ‘Status Anxiety: Refugees in Legal Limbo’, 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Paris (July 2005)
  • ‘“Complementary” or “Subsidiary” Protection?  The Convergence of International Refugee and Human Rights Law’, Australian & NZ Society of International Law, Canberra (June 2005)
  • Non-Refoulement through Time: The Case for a Derogation Clause to the Refugee Convention in Mass Influx Emergencies’, Conference on Human Rights and Refugees, IDPs and Migrant Workers in Honour of Joan Fitzpatrick and Arthur Helton, New York (January 2005)
  • ‘Seeking Refuge in Human Rights?—Subsidiary Protection in the EU’, Asylum and Migration, Policy and Practice in the EU Acceding Countries, Prague (June 2004)
  • ‘Alternative Asylum Mechanisms: The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment’, Migration, Mental Health and Human Rights Symposium (part of 28th International Congress on Law and Mental Health) Sydney (Oct 2003)

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