CARFMS23 Call for Papers

CARFMS23 Call for Papers

Racism, Rights, and the Responsibility to Protect: Re-imagining the Struggle for Equality and Justice for Refugees and the Forcibly Displaced 15th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) May 29 – 31, 2023 Hosted in collaboration with The Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS), York University at   CONGRESS 2023 of the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences, “Reckonings & Re-Imaginings,” York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Please submit your abstract directly online by…

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New Publication: Global Public Governance: Toward World Government? 

New Publication: Global Public Governance: Toward World Government? 

by Sorpong Peou (Author) World Scientific Publishing, 2022   Link: Global Public Governance: Toward World Government?: Peou, Sorpong: 9789811257865: Books – Amazon.ca   Global Public Governance is a text written for students, scholars and lay people interested in learning about this global system, which emerged and has evolved in response to global challenges that no one actor can effectively address. Drawing on what has been published over the last several decades, this text highlights the importance of states…

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Working Paper Series: May 2, 2022

Working Paper Series: May 2, 2022

Ending Exclusion under Article 1F of the Refugee Convention and Advancing International Justice (PDF)James C. Simeon, Associate Professor and Head of McLaughlin College, School of Public Policy and Administration, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University and Joseph Rikhof, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa and Former Senior Counsel, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes Section, Government of Canada

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CARFMS22: “Crisis” and Forced Migration: Manifestations of power in a changing world

CARFMS22: “Crisis” and Forced Migration: Manifestations of power in a changing world

Le français suit 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Hosted virtually in collaboration with The Human Rights Program at United College at the University of Waterloo On 2 – 4 November 2022 CONFERENCE WEBSITE Whether used in reference to conflict, war and displacement, climate change, Covid-19, impending food shortages, or the state of democracy, the concept of crisis has become ubiquitous in modern discourse.  Invoking ‘catastrophe’ or…

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New publication: Peace and Security in Indo-Pacific Asia – IR Perspectives in Context

New publication: Peace and Security in Indo-Pacific Asia – IR Perspectives in Context

by Sorpong Peou, Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University and CARFMS member For more information and to order: https://www.routledge.com/Peace-and-Security-in-Indo-Pacific-Asia-IR-Perspectives-in-Context/Peou/p/book/9780367677442 Peace and Security in Indo-Pacific Asia is for the informed, the interested, and the engaged. Sorpong Peou brings together the skills of the pedagogue with the knowledge of the scholar. -Dr. David Dewitt, University Professor Emeritus, Senior Scholar, York University, Toronto, Canada. Peou’s excellent…

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2022 STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST / CONCOURS 2022 D’ESSAIS POUR LES ÉTUDIANTS

2022 STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST /  CONCOURS 2022 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 ninth annual CARFMS Student Essay Contest. There are two categories: one for graduate and law students; and,…

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In Solidarity with Ukraine

In Solidarity with Ukraine

CARFMS joins the international community, the United Nations, and the Government of Canada, among the other nations of the world, in condemning the brazen aggression of the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, against Ukraine and its people. This serious international crime will not only result in thousands of casualties, untold hardship, misery, but possibly millions of forcibly displaced persons. We call upon all governments in Canada and around the world, in accordance with the UN…

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New Resource: Your Rights in Research

New Resource: Your Rights in Research

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. Available in the following languages: Amharic Arabic Bengali Dari English Farsi French German Italian Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kurdish (Sorani) Oromo Pashto…

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

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

  Undergraduate / Étudiants de premier cycle   Winner / Gagnant Unaccompanied and Separated Refugee Children in Uganda: Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms, Emily Everett, Carleton University Shortlisted / Présélectionné Island Psyche and the Living Dead: A critical analysis of Australia’s Nauru and Manus Island Detention Centres, Jed Chown, Carleton University From Humanitarianism to Securitization: The Shift in Political and Media Discourse on Tamil Refugees Arriving by Sea in Canada, Rahul Balasundaram, University of Ottawa Discourse and the Securitization…

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