2021 STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST / CONCOURS 2021 D’ESSAIS POUR LES ÉTUDIANTS

2021 STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST / CONCOURS 2021 D’ESSAIS POUR LES ÉTUDIANTS

le français suit 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 eigth annual CARFMS Student Essay Contest. There are two categories: one for graduate and law students; and,…

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Online CARFMS 2021 Expressions of Interest

Online CARFMS 2021 Expressions of Interest

To help the CARFMS Conference Organizing Committee in planning for the 2021 conference, we are asking that interested sites complete this brief Expression of Interest (EOI) form by December 20, 2020. The information collected in this EOI will not be used during the application review process, as institutions still must submit a complete formal application by January 31, 2021 to be considered for the 2021 conference. The complete formal application will require applicants to make a proposal with…

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Open Call to Host a CARFMS Annual Conference

Open Call to Host a CARFMS Annual Conference

OPEN CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO HOST A FUTURE CARFMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE Please fill in the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM Please note that CARFMS conferences are held in Canada. The CARFMS Executive is inviting all those who may be interested in hosting a CARFMS Annual Conference to submit an application outlining the following: What year you would be open to doing so? CARFMS Annual Conferences are held usually in early to mid-May. Your university affiliation…

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Desktop Reviews / Études Documentaires

Desktop Reviews / Études Documentaires

Le français suit The Canadian Association for Refuge and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) invites submissions to a new blog series of Desktop Reviews. The objective of the Desktop Review series is to facilitate the sharing of timely information, knowledge and ideas about a range of issues relevant to the field of refugee and forced migration studies. Submissions may include short reviews of literature, secondary analyses, policies, policy recommendations, or a combination thereof (no primary research)….

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2020 Essay Contest Results

2020 Essay Contest Results

Dear CARFMS Members, On behalf of the CARFMS 2020 Essay Contest Committee, I am thrilled to announce the results of the essay contest. The essay contest is held each year to recognize the most outstanding scholarship produced by students in Canada, in the field of refugee and forced migration studies. The winners of the CARFMS 2020 Essay Contest are: “Unpacking knowledge-practices in social movements: The Canadian Rohingya social movement,” Yuriko Cowper-Smith (Graduate/Law category)    “LGBTQ+…

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CARFMS Essay Contest Winners

2020  Undergraduate Student Winners Winner: “Newcomer Resettlement Insights of a Frontline Worker and Student of Social Work”, Ranjith Kulatilake, York University Runners up (in no particular order): “Who is protecting LGBTI persons of concern? Examining the factors that explain the low level of implementation of the UNHCR’s AGD policy in the MENA region”, Alec Verch, Carleton University “Palestinian Refugees in Egypt: the forgotten  Refugees”, Rana Kamel-Aly, McGill University Graduate/Law Student Winners Winner: “Unpacking knowledge-practices in social…

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CALACS/CARFMS Bridging Day

CALACS/CARFMS Bridging Day

Bridging the Gaps: Understanding Current Mobilities in the Caribbean and Latin America and their Policy Implications Monday May 13, 2019 Accolades West 205 Abstracts (PDF) 8:30 – 9:00am – Registration and coffee 9:00 – 10:15 – Introduction – Keynote: Liliana Jubilut The Cartagena Declaration at 35 and protection of refugees in Latin America 10:15 – 10:30 – Break 10:30 – 12:00 – Panel 1: Political Dimensions of Migration Chair: Robert Larruina Speaker 1: Angel Alvarez,…

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Special Sessions

Special Sessions

There will be two very early morning sessions with refugee students from Dadaab, Kenya and three film screenings during the conference. BHER Panels at CARFMS 2019 (both held in ACW206) Date: Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 7:30-9:00 am 1) Action Research in the Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya Moderator: Don Dippo (moderator) with undergraduate students in Dadaab presenting their action research projects (connection via Zoom) The Dadaab Refugee Camps is a place that has been extensively researched by…

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