Jay Winter examines the role of René Cassin in making human rights as a fundamental form of Holocaust commemoration.
At the beginning of an election year, guests from The Lowy Institute discuss foreign policy's likely directions in 2013.
In this sensitive, complex ethical debate, our six panellists debate the proposition that Euthanasia Should be Legali...
Considering political responses to Indigenous rights, Sarah Marland tries to understand why governments have been fai...
China correspondent John Garnaut chats to Sally Warhaft about the behemoth's changing political guard, and what it me...
Dr Susan Harris Rimmer looks at the broader context of forced migration and international law as it relates to refugees.
In this eloquent argument for atonement, Paul Ham recounts the barbaric and long-forgotten ordeal endured by Australi...
Celebrated High Court judge Michael Kirby speaks with biographer Daryl Dellora about his dynamic private and public l...
At the Melbourne Town Hall, two teams argue their cases for and against the true worth of Australian foreign aid.
In this Lunchbox/Soapbox presentation, Dr Siobhan Sullivan questions the way we view animal rights.
David Rieff and Gareth Evans discuss justifications and nuances of military intervention.
Hilary Charlesworth delivers her proposal for female rights and representation in post-revolutionary states.
Former Villawood boss Peter Mitchell, refugee advocate David Manne and Peter Mares discuss Australia's asylum seekers.
The survivor of genocide discusses ethnic conflict and her book A Long Way From Paradise, with Anton Enus.
Journalist and first-time novelist Caroline Brothers takes on the issue of unaccompanied, displaced children.
How can we reconcile atrocities that have happened in our midst, and where do memory, truth and justice fit?
Alan Attwood, Debbie Mortimer, Julian Burnside and Rob Stary discuss the theory and practice of human rights today.
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