Welcome and Announcements

Dear Colleagues:

Welcome to the CRN 11 September 2019 Newsletter.

Law and Society 2020 in Denver, Colorado is here! Consider submitting a paper on Displaced Peoples.

In September 2019, the Journal of Internal Displacement launched its fresh new design. All are encouraged to visit and experience the new look. For more information, visit the Journal of Internal Displacement.

We continue with exciting news on the Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journeys Across the Globebook project that will be published in late 2019. Be sure to preorder your copy from Rowman and Littlefield.

CRN11 is in search of an editor for the 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


As you may know, the Law and Society Annual Meeting 2020 Call for Papers has been released. CRN 11 invites you to submit a paper(s) to be considered for a panel, salon, or round-table presentation. The LSA 2020 deadline for abstract submission is 6 November 2019. In order to put together a Panel, Salon or Round-Table Presentation on Displaced Peoples, please submit a working title and a brief abstract by 21 October 2019 to and For more details on the LSA 2020 Call for Papers, click here.

General Calls

Upcoming Book: Deadly Voyages Migrant Journeys Across the Globe (CRN 11 Event)

Edited by Veronica Fynn Bruey and Steven W. Bender, Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journeys Across the Globe, explores the burdens and impact of perilous migration, while considering which laws, policies, practices, and venues might establish empathy and protection for migrants. This interdisciplinary volume envisions and calls for a transformation in migration policy, motivated by the common goal of drastically reducing the peril migrants face when compelled to make their treacherous journeys. To pre-order, visit: Rowman and Littlefield.

Call For Members: Research and Development Committee (CRN 11 Event)

CRN 11is currently recruiting members to join Magdalena Krystyna Butrymowiczwho leads 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

Call for Editorial Board Members and Reviewers (CRN 11 Event)

The Journal of Internal Displacement is accepting applications for editorial board membership and reviewers. All interested should email:

Become a Research Collaborator (CRN 11 Event)

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

Call for Editor(s): International Migration

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Wiley invite applications for the editorship of International Migration. For more information, visit: International Migration.

Papers, Proposals, and Contributions

Guest Blogger on CRN 11 (CRN 11 Event)

Do you have an interesting story to tell about internal and international migration and displacement. All CRN 11 members are invited to be a guest blogger for our monthly newsletter.  Please submit your stories to and

IASFM 18 (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.


Stanford Law, the Stanford Program in International Legal Studies,Borders: Laws of Physical and Conceptual Space, 3-7 March 2020, Stanford Law School, Stanford, San Francisco, CA, USA. Deadline: 30 September 2019.

BISA Working Group and the University of Bath, Post-graduate Research Workshop on International Migration Politics, London, UK. Deadline: 23 September 2019.

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

Call for papers on Forced Displacementin UN City, 17-18 January 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark. Deadline: 1 October 2019.

Call For Papers, University of California Irvine’s Annual Global Studies Conference, 31 January – 1 February 2020, USA. Deadline: 18 October 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.

American Society of International Law, Annual International Refugee Law Student Writing Competition. Deadline: 15 November 2019.

Upcoming Conferences

Attend the IDMC second interdisciplinary Internal Displacement Conference, 1 October 2019, Domaine de Penthes, Chemin de l’Impératrice 18, Geneva.

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

MiReKoc 15thAnniversary Conference on Migration and Development in the Global South: Research Challenges and Policy Implications, 24-25 October, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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, MB, Canada.

Centre on Global Migration and the School of Business, Economics and Law, Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies, 6-9 November 2019, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Support refugees + LGBTIQA by attending the inaugural Australian conference on LGBTIQA+ refugees: Queer Displacements: Sexuality Migration and Exile, 13-15 November 2019, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

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.

OECD 9thAnnual International Conference, Immigration in OECD Countries, 12-13 December 2019, Boulongne-Billancourt, France.

Visit the Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development,Maastricht University, The Netherlands for a list of events on Migration.


Political Science / Legal Studies – Assistant Professor – Law & Inequality. Click here for more details.


Elisabeth Wacker, Ulrich Becker, and Katharina Crepaz, Refugees and Forced Migrants in African and the EU, 2019.

Victoria Reyes, Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines, September 2019

Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt, Leah Kimathi, and Michael Omondi Owiso, Refugees and Forced Migration in the Horn and Eastern Africa, 2019.

American Journal of Public Health, Immigrant Public Health: Practice and Justice, September 2019.

S. Megan Berthold and Kathryn R. Libal, Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, June 2019.

Eve Lester, Making Migration Law: The Foreigner, Sovereignty, and the Case of Australia, March 2018.

Alice Bloch and Giorgia Dona, Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates(15 August 2018).


BBC News, Rwanda agrees deal to take in hundreds of African migrants(10 September 2019).

Baghdad – Asharq Al-Awsat, The Iraqi displaced no one wants(13 September 2019).

Staff Reporter, Report: 2019 ‘disastrous’ for displacement(13 September 2019).

Crispian Balmer and Catherine MacDonal, Rome court says Migrant ship can enter Italy’s waters, overriding Salvini(14 August 2019).

Wladimiro Pantaleone, Italy says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity(12 July 2019).

BBC News, The Africans risking death in jungle trying to reach US(12 September 2019).

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