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Book Chapters

Wood T, 2021, 'Defining ‘Refugees’: The International and Regional Refugee Definitions Compared and Contrasted', in Costello C; Foster M; McAdam J (ed.), Oxford Handbook for International Refugee Law, Oxford University Press,

Wood T, 2019, 'The 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa’ in Satvinder Juss', in Juss SS (ed.), Research Handbook on International Refugee Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 16 - 30,

Wood TJ, 2014, 'The African War Refugee: Using IHL to Interpret the 1969 African Refugee Convention’s Expanded Refugee Definition', in Cantor D; Durieux J-F (ed.), Refuge from Inhumanity? War Refugees and International Humanitarian Law, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 179 - 203,

Journal articles

Evans R; Baker S; Wood T, 2022, 'Expanding durable solutions for refugees: possibilities for developing education pathways in Australia', Australian Journal of Human Rights, pp. 1 - 21,

Wood T; Barbour B; Gleeson M; Jefferies R; Moodley R, 2021, 'Kwatra v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2021] FCA 58 (4 February 2021)', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REFUGEE LAW, vol. 33, pp. 497 - 505,

McAdam J; Wood T, 2021, 'The Concept of “International Protection” in the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration', Interventions: international journal of postcolonial studies, vol. 23, pp. 191 - 206,

Wood T, 2019, 'Who is a Refugee in Africa? A Principled Framework for Interpreting and Applying Africa’s Expanded Refugee Definition', International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 31, pp. 290 - 320,

Ndonga Githinji E; Wood T, 2019, 'Prospects for the Global Compacts in Africa: Combining International Solidarity with Home-Grown Solutions', International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 30, pp. 699 - 703,

Wood TJ, 2015, 'Developing temporary protection in Africa', Forced Migration Review, vol. 49, pp. 23 - 23,

Wood TJ, 2014, 'Expanding Protection in Africa? Case Studies of the Implementation of the 1969 African Refugee Convention’s Expanded Refugee Definition', International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 26, pp. 555 - 580,

McAdam J; Wood T, 2012, 'Australian Asylum Policy All at Sea: An analysis of plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship and the Australia-Malaysia arrangement', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 61, pp. 274 - 300,

Conference Presentations

Wood T, 2020, 'Chair, Africa Research Group Panel', presented at Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Emerging Scholars Network Workshop, 12 November 2020

Wood T, 2020, 'Climate change, displacement and refugee law', presented at Engaging Tales of Social Justice seminar, Global Climate Change Week, University of Tasmania, 19 October 2020

Wood T, 2020, 'Applying Africa’s regional refugee definition to people displaced in the context of disasters and climate change', presented at Climate Litigation in Africa, 26 August 2020 - 27 August 2020


McAdam J; Wood T; Bower E; Weerasinghe S, 2021, Submission to the US Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration on the impacts of climate change on migration, protection and resettlement,

Wood T, 2020, The Role of Complementary Pathways in Refugee Protection, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney,

McAdam J; Wood T; Weerasinghe S; Bower E, 2020, Submission to the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement in the context of Disasters and Climate Change,

Wood T; Higgins C, 2018, Special humanitarian intakes: enhancing protection through targeted refugee resettlement, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW, Sydney,


Wood T, 2020, New pact paves way for innovative solutions to disaster and climate change displacement in Africa

Wood T, 2019, Protecting people displaced by disasters and climate change: novel legal approaches in Africa

Wood T; Higgins C, 2018, Targeted resettlement is one way to implement Global Refugees Compact,

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