Professor Klaus Neumann’s Article on Inside Story – ‘It’s hard to put a lid on the world’

Professor Klaus Neumann and Dr Karina Horsti’s article, ‘It’s hard to put a lid on the world’, was published on Inside Story today. 

Professor Neumann has edited or written ten books, including Not the Way It Really Was(1992), Shifting Memories (2000) and Refuge Australia (2004), winner of the 2004 Human Rights Award (Non-Fiction). His most recent books include Across the Seas (2015), about Australia’s historical response to refugees, which won the 2016 CHASS Australia Prize, and Historical Justice and Memory (2015), co-edited with Janna Thompson and published by University of Wisconsin Press. Klaus has also written radio plays and numerous articles, and is a regular contributor to Inside Story. Most recently, he has been working on five issues: responses to refugees and asylum seekers; historical justice; the politics of compassion; the evolution of the right to asylum; and migrants’ published recollections.


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