27 April 2011

May Events & Opportunities

Urban Displacement, Repatriation and Humanitarian Challenges, Copenhagen, 5 May 2011 [info]
- Register by 4 May 2011.

CMRS Summer Short Courses, Cairo, 5-23 June 2011 [info]
- Three courses are scheduled: Introduction to Refugee Law, June 5-9, 2011; Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Refugees, June 12-16, 2011; and Understanding Irregular Migration, June 19-23, 2011. Apply by 5 May 2011.

North Africa in Transition: Mobility, Forced Migration and Humanitarian Crises, Oxford, 6 May 2011 [info]
- Convened by the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) and the International Migration Institute (IMI).

CFP: Anti-Trafficking Review [info]
- New journal; theme is "Where's the Accountability?"; deadline for submitting abstract is 9 May 2011.

4th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS), Montreal, 11-13 May 2011 [info]
- The theme is "Forced Migration: Human Rights Challenges."

Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate, New York, 23-25 May 2011 [info]
- Panel topics include "statehood and statelessness," "resettlement rights," and "role for a new convention for climate-displaced peoples," among others. The conference web site also provides access to two bibliographies and a list of links to "useful reading."

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