08 December 2015

Opportunities: CFPs for IASFM16

The 16th conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) will be held in Poznan, Poland on 12-15 July 2016. The theme is "Rethinking Forced Migration and Displacement: Theory, Policy and Praxis."

If you are interested in organizing a panel, here is the call. The deadline for panel proposals is 1 February 2016.

Alternatively, consider submitting a paper as part of one of the following proposed panels:

A Common European Asylum System [info]
- No due date indicated.

Documentation, Preservation and Researching the History of Forced Migration: Ethical and Methodological Developments [info]
- Abstract due date: 3 January 2016.

Framing and Regulating International Marriage Migration [info]
- Abstract due date: 8 January 2016.

From Roots to Routes: Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration ‘Crisis’ and the European Political and Policy Response [info]
- Abstract due date: 18 January 2016.

Protection Gaps in the Geneva Convention and UNHCR Statute: Policy and Praxis [info]
- Abstract due date: 15 January 2016.

Researching Refugee Resettlement [info]
- Abstract due date: 15 January 2016.

Situating Refugee and Forced Migration Narratives: Process, Products, and Power [info]
- Abstract due date: 30 December 2015.

Transit Countries: Challenges, Pressure and Compromises [info]
- Abstract due date: 1 February 2016.

[Note: The a/m proposals were all originally circulated on the Forced Migration Discussion List.  If you know of any others, please let me know and I will add them to this post.]

Finally, donations to support a travel fund are being solicited. The fund would be used "to support participation of graduate students, scholars and practitioners from low-income countries as well as refugees."

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