NEWSLETTER: MARCH 2018
LSA 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS AND BUSINESS MEETINGS
- 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)
- To Un-Become Exhibition by Sasa Rajsic
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 email@example.com 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.
PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS AND NEWSPRINTS
- Migration by Boat: Discourses of Trauma, Exclusion and Survival by Lynda Mannik (2018).
- World Migration Report Update by International Organization for Migration (March 2018).
- 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
- (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, 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.
- 11th International Conference on Migration and Development, Stanford Center of Global Poverty and Development, 5-6 July 2018, California, USA.
- The 13th Annual Limina Conference on Home: Belonging and Displacement, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
- Design History Society 2018: Design and Displacement, Parsons School of Design, 6 September 2018, New York, USA.
Yemen: Al Hudaydah / Taizz Displacemen: More than 10,000 people have died in the Yemen war which has now entered into its fourth year. The campaign by the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi rebels has seen more than 16,633 air raids launched across the country since March 26, 2015.
Migrants, refugees, displaced people chosen for ‘Washing of the Feet’ rites: Migrants, refugees, and displaced people whose feet will be washed by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle during Holy Thursday’s “Washing of the Feet” ceremony, will symbolize the endeavor for peace and the challenging conditions that keep peace from many people living in very difficult situations.
Displaced Kurds from Afrin Need Help, Activist says: Kurds often say they have “no friends but the mountains.” However, after the Turkish and Syrian rebel offensive took over most of the Kurdish area of Afrin in northern Syria in the last two months, they’ve been saying even the mountains cannot protect them against Turkish warplanes.
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 Report: 2018: This World Migration Report 2018 is the ninth in the series. Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. This new edition presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues.
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