NEWSLETTER: MAY 2018

NEWSLETTER: MAY 2018

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

PRESENTATIONS

  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Service Delivery to Refugees and Migrant Populations (Paper Session)
    • Room: Huron
  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Trafficking in Persons (Salon Session)
    • Table: 4
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Assigned and Asserted: Refugee and Migrant Identities (Paper Session)
    • Room: Dufferin
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Deadly Voyage (Paper Session)
    • Room: Liden
  • Thu, 6/7, 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    • State and Regional Approaches to Immigration Law and Policy (Paper Session)
    • Room: Simcoe

BUSINESS MEETING (all are welcome)

  • Thu, 6/7, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Room: Carleton

EXHIBITION

  • Thu, 6/7 – 6/10, 2018
    • To Un-Become by Saša Rajšić
    • Location: Foyer, Near Registration Desk

For more information: Visit the Law and Society Website

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 11research 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.

BOOKS, REPORTS AND ARTICLES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

Borno targets 1 million internally displaced persons with house-to-house lifesaving messages: “Why didn’t you educate us before cholera hit us last year?” asked Hauwa Bulama, an internally displaced person (IDP) at Muna garage of Maiduguri, Borno state where an outbreak of cholera affected thousands of people in 2017.

Darfur lawyers call for international pressures to protect displaced persons: The Darfur Bar Association (DBA) Thursday called on the international community to press Sudanese government to abide by its commitments and to cease attacks on displaced persons in Darfur.

Rohingya refugee held on Manus Island dies in motor vehicle incident: Asylum Seeker Resource Centre says man suffered head injuries after being seen ‘coming out of a moving vehicle.’ A Rohingya refugee has died in a violent motor vehicle incident on Manus Island. The man was witnessed “coming out of a moving vehicle”, according to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, and suffered “very serious head injuries”.

Punishing Syrian refugees and displaced persons: The Syrian regime has added yet another draconian weapon to its already long list of arsenals against the opposition by recently issuing a decree aiming to confiscate movable and immovable properties belonging to people regarded as members of the opposition.

De Lima pleads for Marawi internally displaced persons: As the nation marks the first anniversary of the Marawi siege, Senator Leila de Lima called on the Duterte administration to expedite humanitarian assistance to home-based and evacuation center-based internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Marawi City and nearby municipalities.

Hirakud displacement: NHRC Special Rapporteur to Probe: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has deputized its special rapporteur to investigate the issue of large-scale displacement and subsequent failure of the State Government in rehabilitation and resettlement of more than 26,000 families due to the construction of the Hirakud Dam in Sambalpur.

UNMISS acknowledges return of over 10,000 Wau displaced persons to their homes: UNMISS in Wau State says it has witnessed the return of Displaced Persons sheltering near its base and all the collective sites to their homes.

Are you interested in volunteering for CRN-11? Visit Displaced Peoples for more information. To subscribe, unsubscribe or submit newsworthy information, send an email to veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.

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