25 July 2012

The Interplay between IHL & IRL

The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) and the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) are co-hosting the conference, "Refuge from Inhumanity: Enriching Refugee Protection Standards through Recourse to International Humanitarian Law," in Oxford on 11-12 February 2013.  Here's the call for papers.  The deadline for receiving abstracts is fast approaching: 30 July 2012.

Scheduled presenters include: Vincent Chetail; Geoff Gilbert; Guy Goodwin-Gill; Françoise Hampson; Kate Jastram; Hélène Lambert; Jennifer Moore; Hugo Storey; and Michel Veuthey.

Here is a sampling of resources published since 2010 that relate to the themes of the conference; starred items were authored by one of the presenters above:

Armed Conflict and Displacement: The Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons under International Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming in Nov. 2012) [info]

*Armed Conflict and Refugee Law: Are the Courts Getting It Right?, Paper prepared for International Refugee Law Seminar, London, 10 Nov. 2011 [text]

*"Armed Conflict in Asylum Law: The 'War-Flaw'," Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 2 (June 2012) [free full-text]

The Causes, Character and Conduct of Armed Conflict, and the Effects on Civilian Populations, 1990-2010, Legal and Protection Policy Research Series (UNHCR, April 2012) [text]

*"The Changing Character of Armed Conflict and the Implications for Refugee Protection Jurisprudence," International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 22, no. 2 (July 2010) [free full-text]

*"Cross-border Conflict and International Law," Accord, no. 22 (2011) [text]

Examining Flight from Generalized Violence in Situations of Conflict: An Annotated Bibliography on Article 15(c) of the Qualification Directive, Prepared for the 9th IARLJ World Conference, Bled, 7-9 September 2011 [text]

First Do No Harm: Refugee Law as a Response to Armed Conflict, Paper presented at "Violence, War and Terrorism: Ethical, Legal and Political Perspectives," Canberra, 25-26 Aug. 2010 [audio]
- See also chapter of same title in Protecting Civilians during Violent Conflict: Theoretical and Practical Issues for the 21st Century (Ashgate, May 2012).

*Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa (Oxford University Press, Feb. 2012) [info]

"International Humanitarian Law in Subsidiary Protection Applications," The Researcher, vol. 5, no. 1 (March 2010) [full-text]

"The Interplay Between International Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law," Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, vol. 1, no. 2 (Dec. 2010) [abstract]

*The Law of Exclusion from Refugee Status: Recent Developments, Presentation for International Refugee Law Seminar, London, 6 June 2012 [podcast]

*The Role of the ICRC in Protecting and Assisting Refugees and Displaced Persons: Workshop Report, London, 20 September 2011 [text]

Safe at Last? Law and Practice in Selected EU Member States with Respect to Asylum-Seekers Fleeing Indiscriminate Violence (UNHCR, July 2011) [text]

Subsidiary Protection and International Humanitarian Law, Paper prepared for Nordic Refugee Law Seminar, Copenhagen, 26-27 May 2011 [text]

"Subsidiary Protection and the Function of Article 15(c) of the Qualification Directive," Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 1 (March 2012) [abstract]

In addition, resources relating to exclusion and military service evasion are referenced in the Fahamu Refugee Programme's Current Awareness Bibliography.

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