2017 Student Essay Contest – deadline extended until January 15th, 2017.
Oct02

2017 Student Essay Contest – deadline extended until January 15th, 2017.

  The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) seeks to foster an independent community of scholars dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of Canadian refugee and forced migration research. The Association aims to engage students as active members of the Canadian refugee and forced migration research community, and invites students to participate in the sixth annual CARFMS Student Essay...

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After the Flight: The Dynamics of Refugee Settlement and Integration
Aug25

After the Flight: The Dynamics of Refugee Settlement and Integration

Editor(s): Morgan Poteet, Shiva Nourpanah ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-9074-8 ISBN-10: 1-4438-9074-X Knowledge of the integration process for refugees is often subsumed under the broader category of “immigrants”. This book focuses on this process for refugees, including the structural and systemic challenges they face as they integrate in their new host societies, and how they respond to such challenges. The book provides a critical analysis...

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Open Call to Host a CARFMS Annual Conference
Jul27

Open Call to Host a CARFMS Annual Conference

OPEN CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO HOST A FUTURE CARFMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE The CARFMS Executive is inviting all those who may be interested in hosting a CARFMS Annual Conference to submit an email outlining the following: What year you would be open to doing so? Please note that CARFMS Annual Conferences are being scheduled for the following years and venues: 2017   University of Victoria, May 18th – 21st 2018   University of...

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Upcoming call for paper submission from CARFMS16
Jun22

Upcoming call for paper submission from CARFMS16

Have you presented at CARFMS16? We would like to let you know of the opportunity for publication. A call will go out end of August / beginning of September for paper submission from CARFMS16 that will be peer reviewed for potential edited volume in a journal or edited volume of a book. Check our website regularly for more updates!

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From one hell to another: Family fled Laos to live in miserable conditions here
May11

From one hell to another: Family fled Laos to live in miserable conditions here

The organizer of a national conference on refugees in Winnipeg knows her subject too well. As a child, Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe and her family fled Laos and ended up in rural Manitoba in the dead of winter in a three-room house with no running water and a wood stove for heat. “We had a terrible experience,” said Stobbe, who was seven in December 1979, when her family arrived in a southern Manitoba town she declined to...

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CARFMS/ACERMF Newsletter, Winter 2016, Issue 7, is now available
Apr11
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