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, Unintended effects of forced displacement on political stability
Speaker 2: Enrique Coraza de los Santos, Movilidades forzadas en perspectiva Comparada en América Latina
Speaker 3:Bruno Dupeyron, “Protecting” without a Protection Mandate: The International Organization for Migration’s Business with Refugees and Forced Migrants in South America

12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 – Panel 2: Settlement Experiences

Chair: Kristin Cuipa
Speaker 1: Martha Luz Rojas-Wiesner, Deportabilidad y vida cotidiana de mujeres guatemaltecas immigrantes en Mexico
Speaker 2: Sandra Trebunia, Getting settled and negotiating identities: refugee women’s experiences in Sao Paulo
Speaker 3: Luin Goldring, Histories, mobilities and differential inclusion
Speaker 4: Paulina Larreategui, The role of the Andean Community of Nations and MERCOSUR in the management of the Venezuelan migratory crisis

3:00 – 3:15 – Break

3:15 – 4:45 – Panel 3: Mobilities

Chair: Sunday Israel Oyebamiji
Speaker 1: Victoria Simmons, At a crossroads: Migrant caravans and viapolitics of protection, protest and pilgrimage
Speaker 2: Josefina Barojas Sanchez, Infancias en tránsito: niñas y niños centroamericanos migrantes que recorren la frontera sur de México
Speaker 3: Ailsa Winton, Methods that move? Experiences of mobility research in Central America and Mexico

4:45 – Reception (will be held in the Private Dining Room of the Schulich Executive Learning Centre (building #42 on the campus map)

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