31 August 2015

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, incl. Australia


Presentation: Resettlement from Nauru: A Cautionary Tale, Sydney, 1 September 2015 [info]

CFP: Workshop on "Forced Migration in/of Asia: Connections, Convergences, Comparisons," InterAsian Connections V Conference, Seoul, 27-30 April 2016 [info]
- Submission deadline is 8 September 2015.

Seminar: Across the Seas, Melbourne, 11 September 2015 [info]


Building More Systematic Approaches to Internally Displaced Persons in Southeast Asia Post-2015 (Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, Aug. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Distancing Asylum Seekers from the State: Australia's Evolving Political Geography of Immigration and Border Control," Australian Geographer, Latest Articles, 7 Aug. 2015 [free full-text]

Emergent Issues and Vulnerability Factors in Temporary and Intermediate Shelters Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake (CEDIM & Heidelberg University, July 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Migration & Human Rights in ASEAN," 8th Regional Consultation on ASEAN and Human Rights, Kuala Lumpur, 17-18 August 2015 [info]
- Forum-Asia provided recaps of the six sessions on its Facebook page: Session 1, Migration trends; Session 2, Labour migration; Session 3, Forced migration; Session 4, Protection of people in migration; Session 5, Legal gaps in migration; Session 6, Promoting a regional policy framework.

Pakistan: Solutions to Displacement Elusive for Both New and Protracted IDPs (IDMC, Aug. 2015) [text]

Regional Initiative: Migration in Southeast Asia (IFRC, Aug. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

South-east Asia: Mixed Maritime Movements, April-June 2015 (UNHCR, Aug. 2015) [text]

"Southeast Asia: Refugees in Crisis," The Diplomat Magazine (July-Aug. 2015) [access]
- Four more articles have been added to this series, since the last time I referenced it. They discuss policy, cooperation, solutions, and labels.

Symposium on Public Attitudes to Refugees, Sydney, 24 July 2015 [access]
- Follow link for audio of the various sessions.

"What's in a Name? The Australian Border Force and its Implications for Forced Migrants," Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, vol. 5, no. 1 (Aug. 2015) [full-text]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (11 Aug. 2015)
- Regional Focus: Australia (10 Aug. 2015)

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