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: Call for Papers – “Crisis” and Forced Migration: Manifestations of power in a changing world

CARFMS22: Call for Papers –  “Crisis” and Forced Migration: Manifestations of power in a changing world

14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Hosted virtually in collaboration with The Human Rights Program at St Paul’s University College at the University of Waterloo On 2 – 4 November 2022 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 ‘disaster,’ the term…

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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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CARFMS21: Utopias as Practices

CARFMS21: Utopias as Practices

October 27-29, 2021 Hosted virtually in collaboration with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan 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 of the mainstream legal framework. People in situations of…

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Open letter on Afghan refugee protection and resettlement to Canada

Open letter on Afghan refugee protection and resettlement to Canada

August 19, 2021 The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) observes with increasing alarm the multiplication of attacks against human rights in Afghanistan, along with the limitations of people’s mobility and reprisals against individuals and their families. Given its mandate, focused on refugee and forced migration issues, CARFMS supports unreservedly the « Open letter on Afghan refugee protection and resettlement to Canada ». This letter calls on the Government of Canada to act urgently…

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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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