Dear Colleagues:

Welcome to the CRN 11 July 2019 Newsletter.

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

Please join me in welcoming our newest research collaborator, Dr Woldeab Teshome, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Let’s say a MASSIVE thank-you toSaša Rajšić, who produced the monthly newsletter as editor from September – June 2019. On that note, we are in search of a new editor for CRN 11 monthly newsletter. All interested persons should send a cover letter and CV to and by 30 September 2019.


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 Journeys 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 Members: Research and Development Committee (CRN 11 Event)

CRN 11is currently recruiting members to join Magdalena Krystyna Butrymowiczaslead for the Research and Development Committee. Those interested, please email Magdalena:

Call For Volunteers (CRN 11 Event)

CRN 11is currently recruiting volunteers to lead the Advertisement and Promotion Committee. Those interested, please send a cover letter and CV to

Become a Research Collaborator (CRN 11 Event)

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

Conference Calls for Paper

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: 26 July 2019.

The Zentrum Moderner Orient workshop on Climate Justice and Migration: Mobility, Development and Displacement in the Global South, Berlin, Germany. Deadline: 1 August 2019.

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

The Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University Karaköy Conference on Exploring the Dimensions of Refugee Inclusion: Social Structures, Institutions and Strategies, Istanbul, Turkey. Deadline: 15 August 2019.

Call for Papers in Vol. 12.2 (Landscapes of Migration) of TRANSIT: A Journal of Travel, Migration, and Multiculturalism in the German-speaking World.Deadline 1 September 2019.

The Zentrum Moderner Orient workshop on Migration in the Making of the Gulf Space: Political, Social and Cultural Dimensions,Berlin, Germany. Deadline: 10 September 2019.

International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology on Immigrant Political Participation in the Global South,Porto Alegre, Brazil. Deadline 30 September 2019.

The Northeastern Modern Language Association Seminar on Migration and Heimat, Massachusetts, United Sates. Deadline: 30 September 2019.

The Ekphrasis: Images, Cinema, Theory, Media Journal Special Issue on Poetics of the Borders: Meeting Points and Representational Border-Crossings in Contemporary Central and Eastern European Cinema. Deadline: 1 November 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.

Participate in the “Family Discover Once Again? In Law, Economy and Sociology: The Problem of Migration and Family Relation”, 14 November 2019, Krakow, Poland. For more information, contact:

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.


CRN 11 Collaborators

Veronica Fynn Bruey, Development-Induced Displacement and Homelessness in Seattle Washington, Artha: Journal of Social Sciences, July 2019.

Veronica Fynn Bruey, Book Review – Compassionate Migration & Regional Policy in the Americas by Steven W. Bender & William F. Arrocha,Journal of Internal Displacement, January 2019.

Veronica Fynn Bruey, Book Review – The Myth of Self-Reliance: Economic Lives Inside a Liberian Refugee Camp by Noahiko Omata,Journal of Internal Displacement, January 2019.

Ben Hudson, Editorial, Journal of Internal Displacement, January 2019.

Norvy Paul and K. Hemalatha, Editorial, Artha: Journal of Social Sciences, July 2019.


Hannah Elizabeth Parathian, Understanding Cosmopolitan Communities in Protected Areas: A Case Study from the Colombian Amazon, Conservation & Society, 2019.

Nicolas Weber, “Moving in an Endless Single Line”: Memory, Exile and History in Cam Diaspora’s Narrative Poems, Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, March 2019.

Alexander Cameron-Smith, A Doctor Across Borders: Raphael Cilento and Public Health from Empire to the United Nations, ANU Press, 2019.

Leen d’Haenens, Willem Joris, and Francois Heinderyckx, Images of Immigrants and Refugees in Western Europe,Leuven University Press, 2019.

John Sundholm and Lars Gustaf Andersson,The Cultural Practice of Immigrant Filmmaking, University of Chicago Press, 2019.


Amber Coates, Interview with Veronica Fynn Bruey about her work on human trafficking, Global Washington(11 July 2019).

Deanna Paul and Nick Miroff, U. N. human rights chief ‘deeply shocked’ by migrant detention center conditions in Texas, The Washington Post (8 July 2019).

Patrice Taddonio Forced to Flee: 6 Documentaries to Watch to Understand the Global Refugee Crisis,Frontline (19 June 2019).

Zenit Staff, Child Refugees Across World Draw Their Hopes and Horrors, Zenit (21 June 2019).

Shane Gibson, University of Winnipeg Two-Spirit Archives a first in Canada, CBC News (26 May 2019).

Peter Beaumont, Why attack on Libya detention centre was grimly predictable, The Guardian, 3 July 2019

Amanda Holpuch, ‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home, The Guardian (28 June 2019).

UNHCR, Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2018 Report, (19 June 2019).

Natasha Lennard, With Record Numbers of Displaced People, Deterrence Policies to Stop Their Movement Are Mass Murder, The Intercept (6 July 2019).

Enab Baladi, House Owning Project for Displaced Persons In Sarmada: Opportunity or Material Burden?(11 July 2019).

Staff Reporter, Deaths, displacement as heavy rain and floods hit northeast India, Aljazeera (14 July 2019).

Allison Shelley, Designing a better life for displaced people, UN News (No Date).

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