CARFMS21: Call for Papers

CARFMS21: Call for Papers

Utopias as Practices: Refugee Protection and The Coming Futures Hosted virtually in collaboration with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan October 27-29, 2021 The current refugee protection regime embodies legacies, aspirations, and compromises inherited from post-Second World War geopolitics and law. Increasing recognition of its Eurocentrism, state, local, and translocal resistances and growing fragmentation at multiple scales is spurring new understandings of belonging, community, and membership outside…

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Call for Applicants – StOries: Strangers to Ourselves

Call for Applicants – StOries: Strangers to Ourselves

Join CERC Migration for an innovative program of reading, discussion and creative writing to explore notions of identity and diversity in the contemporary Canadian context. About the program The experience of migration, as unique or universal as it might be, is always rooted in everyday stories, and can often be best expressed through literary and creative writing. The CERC in Migration and Integration program at Ryerson University launches the StOries Project: Strangers to Ourselves as an alternative training…

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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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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 2018 Conference Video Recordings

CARFMS 2018 Conference Video Recordings

May 22-25, 2018, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada Opening Plenary and Keynote Address (May 22, 2018) Opening plenary: – James Milner and Jay Ramasubramanyam, Carleton University – André Plourde, Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University – Michaela Hynie, President, CARFMS Keynote address: Osama Saleem, Network of Refugee Voices Meaningful Dialogue with Refugees: Lessons from the Network for Refugee Voices Keynote address (May 23, 2018) Heaven Crawley, Coventry University Making a difference? The politics of knowledge…

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CARFMS mourns the recent passing of Barbara Harrell-Bond

CARFMS mourns the recent passing of Barbara Harrell-Bond

Every one at CARFMS mourns the loss of our great teacher, friend, and scholar, Barbara Harrell-Bond. We send our condolences to her children, grandchildren, friends, and the countless refugees and advocates whose lives she touched. Barbara’s energy and dedication to others, and her uplift and support of the disciplines of refugees studies and legal anthropology, are immeasurable. Barbara will always serve as an inspiration to CARFMS.  

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Your Rights in Research / Vos droits dans le cadre d’une recherche / حقوقك في البحث

Your Rights in Research / Vos droits dans le cadre d’une recherche / حقوقك في البحث

An Information Sheet for People Taking Part in Forced Migration Research Taking part in a research project gives you a chance to make your voice heard, but it can also be inconvenient, cost you time or money, and/or make you feel physically or emotionally uncomfortable. This information sheet explains key terms and outlines your rights. Download the PDF (En) ************************ Feuillet d’information destiné aux participants à une recherche auprès de personnes en situation de migration…

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LCIL Workshop: Complicity and Exclusion from Asylum – Call for Abstracts

LCIL Workshop: Complicity and Exclusion from Asylum – Call for Abstracts

The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is hosting a one-day workshop, sponsored by the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI), on the topic of‘Complicity and Exclusion from Asylum’ which is to be held on: Friday 29 June 2018 – 9 am to 5.30 pm The aim of the workshop is to engage in a thorough discussion of this topic through a number of papers selected on the basis of this call for abstracts. The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees provides…

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