12 February 2016

Regional Focus: Europe

Events & opportunities:

CFP: Europe’s Crisis: What Future for Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy?, Migration and Law Network 2016 Conference, London, 27-28 June 2014 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 15 February 2016.

Seminar: Counting and Accounting for Migrant Deaths along the Southern External Borders of the EU, Oxford, 22 February 2016 [info]

Internships: Three Legal Internships, ECRE [info]
- Candidates sought to assist with development of AIDA and EDAL databases. Application deadline is 4 March 2016.


The Beginning of the End of Border-free Schengen? (IntLawGrrls Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Europe's Failed 'Fight' against Irregular Migration: Ethnographic Notes on a Counterproductive Industry," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 9 Feb. 2016 [open access]

Humanitarian Europe?: Report on a Roundtable Meeting on the Humanitarian and Policy Responses to the 2015 Refugee and Migrant Movements through Lesvos, Greece and into the European Union, London, 9 Dec. 2015 (ODI HPN, Feb. 2016) [text]

Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Commission Reports on Progress on Priority Actions (European Commission, Feb. 2016) [access]
- Provides links to a number of different documents.

Journeys to Europe: The Role of Policy in Migrant Decision-making (ODI, Feb. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for policy brief, report and infographics.

Moving Forward on Asylum in the EU: From Crisis to Responsibility, Oxford, 8 Feb. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Overwhelmed by Refugee Flows, Scandinavia Tempers its Warm Welcome," Migration Information Source, 10 Feb. 2016 [text]

Political Bias in Court? Lay Judges and Asylum Appeals, Working Paper, no. 2015:2 (Uppsala University, May 2015) [text]

Press Coverage of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in the EU: A Content Analysis of Five European Countries (UNHCR, Dec. 2015) [text]

"Refugees or Immigrants? The Migration Crisis in Europe in Historical Perspective," Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective, vol. 9, no. 4 (Jan. 2016) [text]

"Stepping in to Plug the Gaps: The Role of Volunteers in the European Humanitarian Crisis - A Tale from Lesvos," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 12 Feb. 2016 [text]

Tariq al-Euroba: Displacement Trends of Syrian Asylum Seekers to the EU, MPC Research Report, no. 2016/1 (Migration Policy Centre & INTERSOS, 2016) [text]

UNHCR Concerned over Increasing Restrictive Measures, Urges Effective Comprehensive European Response (UNHCR, Feb. 2016) [text]

"The Use of English as ad hoc Institutional Standard in the Belgian Asylum Interview," Applied Linguistics, Advance Access, 10 Dec. 2015 [full-text via ResearchGate]

"'Vivir tres vidas diferentes': Trayectorias e Identidades de Exiliados Chilenos en Portugal = 'Living three different lives': Social Trajectories and Identities of Chilean Political Refugees in Portugal," Atenea, no. 512 (2015) [open access]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (8 Feb. 2016)

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