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Month: October 2019




Welcome and Announcements

Dear Colleagues:
Welcome to the CRN 11 October 2019 Newsletter.

The deadline for the Law and Society 2020 in Denver, Colorado is approaching! Consider presenting a paper on Displaced Peoples by designating CRN 11 when submitting online.

The Journal of Internal Displacement launched its fresh new website using the Open Journal System (OJS). All are encouraged to visit, subscribe, and experience the new look. For more information, visit the Journal of Internal Displacement.

We continue with our excitement for the Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journeys Across the Globe book project. Be sure to preorder your copy from Rowman and Littlefield. Watch this space for more info.

CRN11 is still in search of an editor for the monthly newsletter. All interested persons should send a cover letter and CV to and The position will remain open until it is filled.

Veronica Fynn Bruey and Steven W. Bender


CRN 11 invites you to submit a paper(s) to be considered for a panel, salon, or round-table presentation for the Law and Society Annual Meeting 2020.  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 11 is currently recruiting members to join Magdalena Krystyna Butrymowicz who leads the Research and Development Committee. Those interested, please email Magdalena:

Call For Volunteers (CRN 11 Event)

CRN 11 is 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 fide research collaborator with CRN 11? Email for details on how to apply.

Opportunities, Jobs, Scholarships…

Job Vacancies at IOM

To view current opportunities with the International Organization for Migration click here.

Vacancies at IOM ILO Launches Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching its fifth annual Global Media Competition to recognize exemplary media coverage of labour migration. This year’s themes are ‘fair recruitment’ and ‘the future of labour migration’. For more details, click here.

Oxford University’s Migration Studies pathway offers an interdisciplinary training that brings together research centres that are world-renowned for their work on international migration. For more information, click here.

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.

Horizon 2020 Within Marie Sklowdowska-Currie Actions

International Workshop on ‘Expanding The Penal Landscape: The Immigration Detention Phenomena’, Centre For Criminology And Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto (Canada). For more details, email:


The University of Vienna’s Workshop on Armenia & Byzantium Without Borders III. Deadline: 31 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

MiReKoc 15th Anniversary 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 3rd Global 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 3rd Global Conference, Migrations: An Interdisciplinary Project, 1-2 December 2019, Prague, Czech Republic.

OECD 9th Annual 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.


International Organisation for Migration, Supporting Brighter Futures: Young women and girls and labour migration in South-East Asia and the Pacific, October 2019.

Alex Munoz and Kelsey Shanks, The Impact of Internal Displacement in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Internally Displaced People, Interethnic Relations, and Social Cohesion in Duhok, June 2019.

Ronli Sifris and Maria Tanyag, Intersectionality, Transitional Justice, and the Case of Internally Displaced Moro Women in the Philippines, May 2019.

Ryszard Piotrowicz, Conny Rijken, and Baerbel Heide Uhl, Routledge Handbook on Human Trafficking, April 2019.

Trafficked!: A Natalie McMasters Mystery, April 2019.

Sadiki Koko, The Challenges of Power-Sharing and Transitional Justice in Post-civil War African Countries: Comparing Burundi, Mozambique and Sierra Leone, 2019.


Staff Reporter, Piñera declares emergency in Santiago de Chile after violent metro fare protests (19 October 2019).

Will Christou, ‘The Situation is miserable’: IDPs caught between Turkey and Damascus’ forces (17 October 2019).

Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Exclusive: Thailand’s human traffickers flout 99% of court orders to compensate victims (15 October 2019).

Manny Maung, Internally displaced Kachin battle to return home (12 October 2019).

Government of Fiji, Official launch of Fiji’s Climate Relocation and Displaced Peoples Trust Fund for Communities and Infrastructure (24 September 2019).

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