Professor Klaus Neumann

Professor Klaus Neumann has written about Australian, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and German cultures and pasts, memories and histories. His books include, among others, Not the Way It Really Was (1992),Shifting Memories (2000), Refuge Australia (2004), winner of the 2004 Human Rights Award (Non-Fiction), and Across the Seas (2015), about Australia’s historical response to refugees, which won the 2016 CHASS Australia Prize. 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 the collections of national and state libraries in multicultural societies.

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