Call for Papers: Australian National University Conference on Migration Law [Nov 13-14, Canberra]; Submit Abstracts by June 13

Australian National University School of Law is organising an International Conference titled ‘Ties that bind – the family in migration law and policy” between November 13-14, 2015 at Canberra, ACT.


This conference will be held in the Law Theatre, ANU College of Law, Building 5, Fellows Road The Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT.

Deadline for online submission of abstracts

13 June 2015

Nations around the world have benefited from waves of migration that have shaped the central and integral nature of each nation’s growth and identity. Each wave is built on decisions, emotions and stories of families: families separated by migration; formed by migration; destroyed or built by migration and individuals joining new families.

Hosted by the ANU Migration Law Program, our third interdisciplinary conference on Migration Law and Policy will explore the impact that migration has on the family.

Submit an abstract

Note, only abstracts submitted using the online form will be considered for the conference.

Call for papers

We invite submissions of online abstracts for papers that address the following themes of family in migration law.

a. Social capital and transnationalism – the gains for family in migration

b. Intergenerational mobility – when families span the sea

c. Health, money and choice – migration policies that impact on families

d. Whose best interest? – Children and migration

e. Ties unbound – family reunification in migration law and policy

f. Gender in family migration – wives, daughters and mothers – the impact of migration law and policy

Please see the call for papers HERE.


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