The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APPRN) will be hosting a short course on Refugee and Statelessness from the 11-13 December 2012 in Bangkok and 14-15 December 2012 in Mae Sot. The short course on refugees and statelessness aims to strengthen participants’ capacity, expertise and
knowledge on refugee and statelessness issues in the region. The deadline for application for admission to the course is 26 October 2012. For further information please visit their website.
A lecture on ‘The Stateless Citizen: Irregular Migration and Cosmopolitan Citizenship’ by Professor Andreas Kalyvas will be given on 6 November 2012 in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics from 6:30-8pm. The event is free and open to all. To view a full description of the event, click here.
The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) and the Migration Law Discussion Group (MLDG) are jointly hosting a seminar by Prof Marie-Benedicte Dembour, Professor of Law and Anthropology at the University of Sussex. The title of the presentation is ‘State Sovereignty v Migrants’ Rights: Who wins before the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights?’. The seminar will take place on Tuesday 6 November 2012 from 1-2pm at Law Board Room, Law Faculty, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford.
The Global Human Rights Education Network (HREA) and the University for Peace Human Rights Centre are issuing a final call for applications for the e-learning course International Refugee Law and Contemporary Challenges offered from 22 October to 2 December 2012. For further information and to register online, please go to their website.
The Refugee Law Initiative is hosting a seminar series on International Refugee Law in order to provide a forum for the discussion and debate of cutting-edge research and contemporary legal issues in the field of refugee protection. It will also be hosting a series on Psychology and Refugee Protection in order to provide a focal point for scholars and practitioners working in the fields of refugee law and psychology, to explore the overlap between these two areas, present and receive feedback on current research, and to develop new academic and policy agendas. The seminars will take place in Senate House, University of London between November 2012 and May 2013.
There will be an international conference on ‘Refuge from Inhumanity: Enriching refugee protection standards through recourse to IHL’ at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University/Refugee Law Initiative, University of London. The event will be hosted by All Souls College, Oxford and will take place from 11-12 February 2013. To secure your participation at the conference, please register here.
The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University, Canada will now be offering a Certificate in Refugee & Forced Migration Issues to be completed online. The overall goal of this non-degree certificate program is to support through education the strengthening of services that assist refugees. For more information on the course and how to apply, go to their website.
The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is offering the Summer Course on Refugee and Forced Migration Issues from May 13-19 2013. The Summer Course on Refugee and Forced Migration Issues is an internationally acclaimed seven-day, non-credit course for academics and field-based practitioners working in the area of forced migration. For more information, and to apply, please visit their website.