NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2018

NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2018

LSA 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS, BUSINESS MEETING AND EXHIBITION

PRESENTATIONS

  • 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, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Deadly Voyage (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    • State and Regional Approaches to Immigration Law and Policy (Paper Session)

BUSINESS MEETING

  • Thu, 6/7, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • All are welcome

EXHIBITION

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 11Research 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.

BOOKS, REPORTS AND ARTICLES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

Internal Displacement – 20 years of Action: In 2016 more than 31 million people were displaced in 125 countries by conflict, violence and disasters. Internal displacement uproots people from their homes, depriving them of their jobs, basic health and security services, and separates them from their families and friends.

UN launches global plan to strengthen protection of internally displaced persons: With multiple crises forcing millions of people away from their homes, United Nations agencies, Governments and partners have launched a set of measures to strengthen protection of internally displaced persons as well as find solutions to address their problems.

IDMC Internal Displacement Update Issue 32 (8 March – 4 April 2018: As many as 40,000 people were displaced internally between 10 and 15 March in Moyale area in Oromia when the Ethiopian army overran the area in a retaliation attack. The aim of the military operation was to find those responsible for attacking a military truck that had passed through the region.

Myanmar state counselor reiterates readiness to receive displaced people fleeing Rakhine conflict: Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has reiterated the government’s readiness to receive back displaced persons fleeing Rakhine conflict to Bangladesh after verification, calling for cooperation with the Bangladesh side to expedite the repatriation process, according to the foreign ministry Tuesday.

Iraq after the Americans: Following the US troop withdrawal, Fault Lines went to assess the state of Iraq after nine years of occupation.

WELCOME TO CRN11: DR. KINNARI BHATT

Please join me in welcoming our newest research collaborator, Dr. Kinnari Bhatt. For more information about Dr. Bhatt, click here.

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

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