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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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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Appel À Manifestation D’Internet

Appel À Manifestation D’Internet

APPEL À MANIFESTATION D’INTERET POUR ORGANISER UNE FUTURE CONFÉRENCE ANNUELLE DE L’ACERMF Veuillez remplir le l’application en ligne Veuillez noter que les conférences L’ACERMF ont lieu au Canada. Le bureau exécutif de l’ACERMF invite tous ceux qui peuvent être intéressés à accueillir une conférence de l’ACERMF annuelle à envoyer une application décrivant ce qui suit : En quelle année vous seriez ouvert à le faire. Les conférences annuelles ACERMF ont lieu habituellement du début à la…

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CALACS/CARFMS Bridging Day

CALACS/CARFMS Bridging Day

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,…

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Special Sessions

Special Sessions

There will be two very early morning sessions with refugee students from Dadaab, Kenya and three film screenings during the conference. BHER Panels at CARFMS 2019 (both held in ACW206) Date: Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 7:30-9:00 am 1) Action Research in the Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya Moderator: Don Dippo (moderator) with undergraduate students in Dadaab presenting their action research projects (connection via Zoom) The Dadaab Refugee Camps is a place that has been extensively researched by…

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CARFMS19: Interrogating Integration

CARFMS19: Interrogating Integration

York University, Toronto May 14 – 16, 2019 Integration is a contested concept – most especially in the field of refugee and forced migration studies. Describing the act of combining distinct parts into a whole, the term is apt for advancing the inclusion of migrants within political communities, the mixture of diverse stakeholder perspectives, and more progressive global governance regimes. But integration is also coupled with processes of exclusion. State political boundaries rest on ongoing…

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Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Caroline Kihato, University of Johannesburg Stealth humanitarianism: Incentivizing the inclusion of urban displaced populations, lessons from the global south Over half of the world’s refugees or people living in refugee-like conditions now live in urban areas. This means over 7 million people seek protection in the world’s cities. Yet while raging debates over integration in Europe, North America and Australia continue, it is ‘cities of the South’ that most directly confront the presence of thousands…

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Keynote Panels

Keynote Panels

Elizabeth (Liz) Miller, Concordia University; Stéphanie Gasana, Ayanda Dube, Gracia Jalea Re-Storying Narratives of Displacement Too often stories of forced migration or resettlement are told by those in positions of power. These stories are then translated into public opinions and policies that can lead to exclusion or exploitation rather than support or integration. One way to reflect on and challenge both policies and pathways to integration is through the creation and circulation of first-person stories….

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Call for Papers

Call for Papers

York University, Toronto May 14 – 16, 2019 Call for Papers Integration is a contested concept – most especially in the field of refugee and forced migration studies. Describing the act of combining distinct parts into a whole, the term is apt for advancing the inclusion of migrants within political communities, the mixture of diverse stakeholder perspectives, and more progressive global governance regimes. But integration is also coupled with processes of exclusion. State political boundaries…

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