CARFMS 2021 Expressions of Interest

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 November 16th, 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 December 15, 2020 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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CARFMS 2018: Dialogue Beyond Borders

CARFMS 2018: Dialogue Beyond Borders

Carleton University, May 22-May 25, 2018 Refugee and Forced Migration Studies has strived to foster both disciplinary and multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and co-disciplinary forms of research. It has also been a field that has sought, in various ways, to engage with elements of policy and practice relating to displacement. It also strives to engage with, and often directly involve, the perspectives and experience of individuals and groups that have been displaced. In these ways, is has also…

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Call for Papers: Workshop: ‘Terrorism and Asylum’

Call for Papers: Workshop: ‘Terrorism and Asylum’

Workshop: ‘Terrorism and Asylum’ Refugee Law Initiative, University of London Friday 8 December 2017 Fears that refugee flows may facilitate the entry of terrorist elements are amply demonstrated by State responses to the refugee crises in Syria and Iraq. Such concerns about the prevalence of terrorism in today’s world have direct consequences for the legal protection of refugees and asylum-seekers. This one-day workshop convened by the Refugee Law Initiative aims to promote reflection on links…

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