NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY 2018
LAW AND SOCIETY ASSOCIATION 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS AND BUSINESS MEETINGS
- Thu, 6/7, 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM
- Deadly Voyage (Paper Session)
- Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
- Service Delivery to Refugees and Migrant Populations (Paper Session)
- Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
- Trafficking in Persons (Salon Session)
- Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
- Assigned and Asserted: Refugee and Migrant Identities (Paper Session)
- Thu, 6/7, 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM
- State and Regional Approaches to Immigration Law and Policy (Paper Session)
- Thu, 6/7, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
- Business Meeting (all are welcome)
CALL FOR CRN 11 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
CRN 11 is recruiting participants for its Research and Development Committee. All those with expertise and interest in the following are invited to join:
- Writing grants and research applications
- Reviewing members’ draft papers and providing constructive feedback
- Identifying research collaborators, sponsors and placements for members
- Implementing and executing research projects and programs
- Promoting and advertising programs and projects
Note: The Journal of Internal Displacement is home to CRN 11 research scholarship.
BECOME A CRN 11 RESEARCH COLLABORATOR
Interested in being a bona fide research collaborator with CRN 11? Send an expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org including the following:
- biographical sketch (250 words maximum)
- research interests
- list of recent publications
- a headshot (optional), and
- a link to your website
As a CRN 11 Research Collaborator, you will have the opportunity to share your draft research papers, chapters or manuscripts with colleagues in order to receive constructive feedback and collaborate on research and publication projects.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PAPERS
11th International Conference on Migration and Development
The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development are jointly organizing the 11th International Conference on “Migration and Development” on July 5 and 6, 2018. The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries. Possible topics include the effects of migration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation; social networks and migration; diaspora externalities; remittances; brain drain; migration and institutional/technological/demographic change, today and in the past. More information available here.
Home: Belonging and Displacement
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal published at The University of Western Australia since 1995. The 13th Annual Limina Conference will be held on 26 and 27 July 2018 at The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. More information available here.
PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS AND NEWSPRINTS
- Migration Policy Practice by International Organization for Migration (January 2018).
- Tomorrow’s World of Migration and Mobility, International Organization for Migration (2018).
- Guiding Principles on Sanctuary Scholars in UK Higher Education by Ben Hudson and Rebecca Murray (Report, 2018).
- America’s Arab Refugees: Vulnerability and Health on the Margins by Marcia C. Inhorn (Cloth/Paper Edition, 2018).
- Forced Migration Current Awareness: A service highlighting web research and information relating to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and other forced migrants; by Elisa Mason (2018).
- Migration, Memory, and Diversity: Germany from 1945 to the Present by Cornelia Wilhelm (Paperback Edition, 2018).
- Migration by Boat: Discourses of Trauma, Exclusion and Survival, edited by Lynda Mannik (Paperback Edition, 2018).
- No Path Home: Humanitarian Camps and the Grief of Displacement by Elizabeth C. Dunn (2018).
- The International Organization for Migration: Challenges and Complexities of a Rising Humanitarian Actor by Megan Bradley (2018).
- Protecting the Internally Displaced: Rhetoric and Reality by Philip Orchard (2018).
- Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in US Internal Displacement by Abigail G. H. Manzella (2018).
UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS
- The Persistent Reality of Forced Migration, Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference, 27-29 March 2018, The University of Bristol Law School, Bristol, England.
- Margins Conference 2018: Displacement, 31 March 2018, Clemson University Department of English, South Carolina, USA.
- (Re)conceptualizing Displacement, 13-14 April 2018, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
- Displacements: The 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Society of the Cultural Anthropology, 19-21 April 2018, A Virtual Conference.
- Migrations, Development and Citizenship, 23-25 May 2018, Roskilde University and University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Oslo Migration Conference 2018, 24-25 May 2018, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Oslo, Norway.
- Annual Meeting on Law and Society Annual, 7-10 June 2018, Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada
- Border Deaths and Migration Policies, State and Non-State Approaches, 14-15 June 2018, Vrije Universiteit Faculty of Law, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
- IRiS International Conference 2018 – Racial Displacements: Peripheries, Camps, and Resistance, 18-19 June 2018, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England.
- Third Annual Conference on “Refugee Protection in a Hostile World?”, 18-19 June 2018, Refugee Law Initiative, School of Advanced Study, University of London, London, England.
- IASFM 17: Whither Refugees? Restrictionism, Crises and Precarity Writ Large, 24-27 June, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.
- ICRDFM 2018: 20th International Conference on Refugee, Displacement and Forced Migration, 25-26 June 2018, Paris, France.
- The Migration Conference, 26-28 June 2018, The University of Lisbon, Portugal.
- Europe, Migrations and the Mediterranean: Human Mobilities and Intercultural Challenges, IMISCOE 15th Annual Conference, 2-4 July 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
- Design History Society 2018: Design and Displacement, Parsons School of Design, 6 September 2018, New York, USA
Yemen: Al Hudaydah / Taizz Displacement: The conflict in Al Hudaydah Governorate expanded from Hays district to nearby districts like Aljarrahi; newly displaced families were trapped in villages and they were targeted by Shelter intervention but couldn’t come to receive the assistance.
Mali: UN Migration Agency Reports Rise in Displacement in Northern Mali: Despite a drop in numbers towards the end of 2017 – from 40,743 individuals in October to just over 38,100 in December – latest figures show an additional 8,164 displaced persons have registered in the regions of Mopti, Menaka, Timbuktu and Gao.
USA: City to Bushwick: Displacement Not Our Problem: At a meeting about the neighborhood’s community-led rezoning plan, residents say the city dismissed their biggest concerns.
Colombia: Increased internal displacement in Colombia: In Caceres, Colombia, 1,484 people have been displaced as a result of violence between armed groups. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) urgently calls for the protection of the indigenous and rural populations who have been seriously affected by the recent violence.
World Migration: How Much Do You Know?: This video presents key numbers and facts about migration discussed in the World Migration Report 2018. It also challenges misconceptions on migration often circulated in various media.
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