Dear Colleagues:

Welcome to the CRN 11 June 2019 Newsletter. It was great to see some of you at the Law and Society Annual Meetingin Washington, DC from 30 May – 2 June. CRN 11 organised five sessions (18 papers) and a film screening (When They Awake). The Business Meeting was attended by some new members. On that note, please join me in welcoming our newest research collaborators Magdalena Krystyna Butrymowicz, Jason M. Leggett, and Mengia H. Tschalaer.

We have some exciting new projects underway. Please see the Call for Reviewers for our upcoming co-edited book by Lexington Books entitled, Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journeys Across the Globe.


Veronica Fynn Bruey and Steven W. Bender


Deadly Voyages Book Project (CRN 11 Event)

Are you an academic affiliated with a university or research institute? CRN 11 is inviting you to review its upcoming book Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journey Across the Globeand provide a 2-3 sentence endorsement. In return, you will receive a PDF copy of the book as well as having your name placed on the book and/or its publication website, CRN 11 website and in the Journal of Internal Displacement. To be considered for review, kindly email: and

Call For Volunteers (CRN 11 Event)

CRN 11is currently recruiting volunteers to lead Research and Development projects and Advertisement and Promotion. Those interested, please send an expression of interest along with your CV to

Become a Research Collaborator (CRN 11 Event)

Interested in being a bona fideresearch collaborator with CRN 11? Email for details on how to apply.

Conference Calls

Call For Papers and Contributions

The 12thAnnual Strangers in New Homelands Conference: International Conference Dedicated to Examining How Immigrants and Refugees Deal With Life Change. Deadline: 30 June 2019.

The University of Worcester Conference on Lost Futures: Representing the Displaced Child, University of Worcester, Worcester, England, UK. Deadline: 2 August 2019.

CRN 11 Related Event

The 24thAfrican Scholars and Research Forum(ASRF) Annual Conference, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Deadline: 1 September 2019.

CRN 11 Related Event

International Association for the Study of Forced Migration Biannual Conference IASFM18, Disrupting Theory, Unsettling Practice: Towards Transformative Forced Migration Scholarship and Policy, University of Ghana, Ghana. Deadline: 4 November 2019.

Upcoming Conferences

Register for the American Society of Comparative Law 2019 Annual Meeting, 17-19 October 2019, Columbia, MO, USA.

Register for the annual gathering of researchers, academics, and practitioners in the migration and settlement field, dubbed Strangers in New Homelands Conference: International Conference Dedicated to Examining How Immigrants and Refugees Deal With Life Change, 30 October-1 November 2019, Winnipeg, MA, Canada.

The Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Centre (DAKAM) invite you to join the Refugees and Forced Migration ’19 / IV International Interdisciplinary Conference on Refugees and Forced Immigration, 15 November 2019, Istanbul, Turkey.

For a chance to network with international professionals and more, register for the 3rdGlobal Conference, Diasporas: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference, 1-2 December 2019, Prague, Czech Republic.

For a chance to be part of constructed change, register for the 3rdGlobal Conference, Migrations: An Interdisciplinary Project, 1-2 December 2019, Prague, Czech Republic.


Kajal Hirani, Raewyn Mutch, Donald Payne, and Sarah Cherian, Complexities of Conducting Research in Adolescent Refugees Resettling in Australia, Journal of Pediatrics and Child Heath, 22 June 2019.

Wesam Al Asali, Elizabeth Wagemann, and Michael H. Ramage, Living on the Move: Dwelling Between Temporality and Permanence in Syria, Journal of Housing and Built Environment, 20 June 2019.

Anna Maria Santiago and Richard J. Smith, Community Practice With Immigrant and Refugee Populations: Responding to a Growing Human Right Crisis, Journal of Community Practice, 19 June 2019.

Amber Kale, Building Attachments to Places of Settlement:  A Holistic Approach to Refugee Wellbeing in Nelson, Aotearoa, New Zealand, Journal of Environmental Psychology, 15 June 2019.

Aydab Greatrick, “Coaching” Queer, Hospitality and the Categorical Imperative of LGBTQ Asylum Seeking in Lebanon and Turkey, Migration and Society, 1 June 2019.

Nana Charles Nguindip, The Right to Family Reunification of Displaced Children in Armed Conflict: Crossing Legal Borders in the Implementation of International Humanitarian and Human Right Law, Journal of Family Adoption Law, 2 March 2019.

Ilse Van Liempt and Francesco Vecchio, Refugee Mobility Across Networks and Cities, Handbook of Urban Geography, 2019.

Vinh Nguyen, Refugeetude: When Does a Refugee Stop Being a Refugee, Social Text, 2019.

Norby Paul, Routledge Handbook on Development Ethicsby Jay Drydyk and Lori Keleher, 2019. [Book Review]


Amanda Holpuch, Trump’s War on Refugees is Tearing Down US’s Life-Changing Resettlement Program, The Guardian (26 June 2019).

Hakim Bishara, Yoko Ono’s Refugee Boat Sparks Renewed Conversation About Immigration, Hyperallergic (26 June 2019).

Reem Talhouk, Andy Garbett, and Kyle Montague, Tech Can Empower Refugee Communities – If They’re Allowed to Design How it Works, The Conversation (26 June 2019).

Staff Reporter, Refugee Rescue Ship Defies Salvini, Enters Italian Waters, Aljazeera (26 June 2019).

Catherine Wamuba-Soi, On the Road With Refugees Fleeing DRC Violence for Uganda, Aljazeera (25 June 2019).

Azam Ahmed and Kirk Semple, Photo of Drowned Migrants Captures Pathos of Those Who Risk It All, The New York  Times (25 June 2019).

Staff Reporter, My Europe: The Cynical Handling of Refugees, DW (24 June 2019).

Staff Reporter, UNHCR to Launch First Global Refugee Forum, UNHCR (24 June 2019).

Alex Preston, Refugee Tales and Migration – Four Books That Help Us Understand a Crisis, The Guardian (23 June 2019).

Staff Reporter, Canada Resettled More Refugees Than Any Other Country in 2018, UN Says, CBC (20 June 2019).

Dana Nickel, EU Provides Iraq With EUR2Mln o Improve Camps for Internally Displaced, The Globe Post (14 June 2019).

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