NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY 2018

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 fynnbruv@seattleu.edu including the following:

  • biographical sketch (250 words maximum)
  • affiliation
  • 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

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

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.

Are you interested in volunteering for CRN-11? Visit Displaced Peoples for more information.

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