Journal articles

List of journal articles by academics of the Comparative Network on Refugee Externalisation Policies


  • Dastyari, A. and Hirsch, A.L. 2019, "The Ring of Steel: Extraterritorial Migration Controls in Indonesia and Libya and the Complicity of Australia and Italy," in Human Rights Law Review, forthcoming
  • Hirsch, A.L., Hoang, K. and Vogl, A. 2019, "Australia's Private Refugee Sponsorship Program: Creating Complementary Pathways or Privatising Humanitarianism?," in Refuge, forthcoming
  • Tubakovic, T. 2019, "The Failure of Regional Refugee Protection and Responsibility Sharing: Policy Neglect in the EU and ASEAN," in Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, forthcoming


  • Borraccetti, M. and Carlett, C. 2018, "Il Global Compact sulla migrazione tra scenari internazionali e realtà europea," in Freedom, Security and Justice, vol. 2, pp. 7-46
  • Ferri, F. 2018, "Il regolamento "Dublino III" tra crisi migratoria e deficit di solidarietà: note (dolenti) sulle sentenze Jafari e A.S," in Studi sull'integrazione europea, vol. 2, pp. 519-532
  • Ferri, F. 2018, ""Codice di condotta delle ONG" e diritti dei migranti: tra diritto internazionale applicabile e carenze dell'attuale approccio UE in tema di migrazioni," in Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, no. 1, pp. 189-198
  • Hirsch, A.L. and Doig, C. 2018, "Outsourcing Control: The International Organization for Migration in Indonesia," in International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 681-708
  • Jurje, F. and Lavenex, S. 2018, "Mobility Norms in Free Trade Agreements: Migration Governance in Asia Between Regional Integration and Free Trade," in European Journal of East Asian Studies, vol. 17, no.1, pp. 83-117
  • Lavenex, S. 2018, "Regional Migration Governance. Building Bloc of Global Initiatives?," in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Published online 6 April 2017, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1441606
  • Lavenex, S. 2018, "'Failing forward' towards which Europe? Organized Hypocrisy in the Common European Asylum System," in Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1195-1212
  • McDonald, E. and O’Sullivan, M. 2018, “Protecting Vulnerable Refugees: Procedural Fairness in the Australian Fast Track Regime,” in UNSW Law Journal, vol. 44, no. 2
  • Murray, P. and Longo, M. 2018, "Europe's wicked legitimacy crisis: The case of refugees, Journal of European Integration," in Journal of European Integration, vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 411-425
  • Musarò, P. and Parmiggiani, P. 2018, "Taxi o ambulanze del mare? Politiche dell'immagine nella crisi dei migranti nel Mediterraneo," in Colombo, F. and Murru, M. F. (eds.,), Iconismo e potere. Politiche dell'immagine nell'era digitale, Problemi dell'Informazione - 1, pp. 87-113
  • Rae, M., Holman, R. and Nethery, A. 2018, "Self-represented witnessing: the use of social media by asylum seekers in Australia’s offshore immigration detention centres," in Media, Culture and Society, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 479-495


  • Borraccetti, M. 2017, "La politica europea della migrazione nel periodo 2017-2019: sviluppi e perplessità," in Diritto, Immigrazione e Cittadinanza, vol. 3, pp. 1-18
  • Chouliaraki, L. and Musarò, P. 2017, "The mediatized border. Technologies and affects of migrant reception in the Greek and Italian borders," in Feminist Media Studies, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 26-52
  • Hirsch, A.L. 2017, "The Borders Beyond the Border: Australia's Extraterritorial Migration Controls," in Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 48-80
  • Hirsch, A.L. and Bell, N. 2017, "The Right to Have Rights as a Right to Enter: Addressing a Lacuna in the International Refugee Protection Regime," in Human Rights Review, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 417-437
  • Lavenex, S. and Jurje, F. 2017, "EU/US Migration Policy Towards Emerging Countries: Regulatory Power Reversed?," in European Foreign Affairs Review, vol. 22, no. 2/1, pp.157-176
  • Musarò, P. 2017, "Tensions and paradoxes of humanitarianism. Dialogue with Lilie Chouliaraki," in International Review of Sociology 27 (2), pp. 280-286
  • Musarò, P. 2017, "Mare Nostrum: the visual politics of a military-humanitarian operation in the Mediterranean Sea," in Media, Culture & Society, Vol. 39(1), pp.11-28
  • Musarò, P., Liberati, E. and Parmiggiani, P. 2017, "Il rimpatrio volontario assistito nel vissuto dei richiedenti asilo e degli operatori dell'accoglienza," in Africa e Mediterraneo, 86, pp. 7-13
  • Musarò, P. and Parmiggiani, P. 2017, "Beyond Black and White: The Role of Media in Portraying and Policing Migration and Asylum in Italy," in Revue Internationale de Sociologie 27 (2), pp. 241-260
  • Okhovat, S., Hirsch, A.L., Hoang, K. and Dowd, R, 2017, "Rethinking Resettlement and Family Reunion in Australia," in Alternative Law Journal, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 273- 278


  • Borraccetti, M. 2016, "L'Italia e i rimpatri: breve ricognizione degli accordi di riammissione," in Diritto, Immigrazione e Cittadinanza, vol. XVIII, pp. 33-58
  • Borraccetti, M. 2016, "Schengen o dell'Unione europea: rafforzamento o dissolvimento?," in Quaderni Constituzionali, vol. 1, pp. 127-130
  • Dastyari, A. and O'Sullivan, M. 2016, "Not for Export: The Failure of Australia's Extraterritorial Processing Regime in Papua New Guinea and the Decision of the PNG Supreme Court in Namah," in Monash Law Review, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 308-328
  • Ferri, F. 2016, "Convergenza delle politiche migratorie e di cooperazione allo sviluppo dell'Unione europea e accordi con Stati," in Diritto, Immigrazione e Cittadinanza, vol. 3-4, pp. 39-69
  • Musarò, P. 2016, "Humanitarian Tarzanism: the tension between inequality and solidarity," in Cartografie Sociali, Rivista di Sociologia e Scienze Umane, 2, pp. 63-80
  • Nethery, A. and Holman, R. 2016, "Secrecy and human rights abuse in Australia's offshore immigration detention centres," in International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 20, no.7, pp. 1018-1038
  • O'Sullivan, M. 2016, "The Sanctity of Asylum: The legality of church sanctuary in Australia," in Alternative Law Journal, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 254-58
  • O'Sullivan, M. 2016, "The Ethics of Resettlement: Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region," in International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 241-263
  • O'Sullivan, M. 2016, "2015-16 Symposium Transcript: The Global Refugee Crisis," in Connecticut Journal of International Law, vol. 31, pp. 323-27
  • O'Sullivan, M. 2016, "Implications of the PNG Supreme Court decision on offshore detention," in Alternative Law Journal, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 135


  • Borraccetti, M. 2015, "'To quota' or 'not to quota'? The EU facing effective solidarity in its Asylum Policy," in Eurojus, vol. 1, pp. 1-7
  • Dastyari, A. 2015, "Detention of Australia's Asylum Seekers in Nauru: Is Deprivation of Liberty by Any Other Name Just as Unlawful?," in UNSW Law Journal, vol. 38, no. 2
  • Emerton, P. and O'Sullivan, M. 2015, "Rethinking Asylum-Seeker Detention At Sea: The Power to Detain Asylum-Seekers at Sea under the Maritime Powers Act 2013," in UNSW Law Journal, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 695-737
  • Musarò, P. 2015, "Cosmopolitan solidarity vs. national belonging: How many more deaths can we tolerate?," in Africa e Mediterraneo, 82, pp. 8-17
  • Musarò, P. 2015, "The Banality of Goodness: Humanitarianism Between the Ethics of Showing and the Ethics of Seeing," in Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, Vol. 6(2), pp. 317-335


  • Borraccetti, M. 2014, "La prima assistenza ai migranti in arrivo tra diritti fondamentali e zone franche," in Diritto, Immigrazione e Cittadinanza, vol. 2, pp. 13-33
  • Nethery, A. and Gordyn, C. 2014, "Australian-Indonesian cooperation on asylum policy: a case of 'incentivised' policy transfer," in Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 68, no.2, pp. 177-193 (Awarded the Boyer Prize 2014)
  • O'Sullivan, M. 2014, "Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZSCA: Should Asylum Seekers Modify their Conduct to Avoid Persecution?," in Sydney Law Review, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 441-456