Claiming people have "a right to be bigots" undermines the rights of equality with dignity and non-discrimination, says Dr Mark McMillan, who sued columnist Andrew Bolt in 2009 under the Racial Discrimination Act.
American scholar Dr Patricia Galloway, the world's foremost expert on megaprojects and gigaprojects, spoke at the University of Melbourne recently on the evolving concept of the megaproject with a particular focus on the Asian region.
An Australian study of Indigenous cultural sites and spaces in urban and regional areas, led by the University of Melbourne in partnership with the City of Melbourne and Traditional Owners, has explored what makes a culturally appropriate representation of Aboriginality.
Dr Barbara Keys discusses the relationship between the Olympics and the international conflict involving Ukraine and Russia. There has been a call for an international boycott of the Paralympics, beginning later this week.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.