16 May 2016

Regional Focus: Europe

Events & opportunities: 

CFP: Europe and Refugees: Policy and Practices, Lisbon, 19-20 October 2016 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 17 May 2016.

The European Refugee Crisis: Perspectives from Practice, Liverpool, UK, 18 May 2016 [info]

Will Britain Leave the EU? The Role of Immigration in Brexit, Webinar, 25 May 2016 [info]

Europa an der Grenze: Die Krise und die Zukunft des Flüchtlingsschutzes = Europe's Borderlines: The Crisis and the Future of Refugee Protection, Berlin, 20-21 June 2016 [info]
- Register by 6 June 2016.

Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy, Brussels, 4-25 July 2016 [info]
- Apply by 10 June 2016.

Europe's Crisis: What Future for Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy?, London, 27-28 June 2016 [info]
- Book a place by 23 June 2016.


Downgrading Asylum Standards to Coerce Solidarity: Sweden as a Case in Point (EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy Blog, May 2016) [text]

EU-Turkey Refugee Deal is Vulnerable to Legal Challenge (Chatham House, March 2016) [text]

Hungary as a Country of Asylum: Observations on Restrictive Legal Measures and Subsequent Practice Implemented between July 2015 and March 2016 (UNHCR, May 2016) [text]

On the Frontline: The Hotspot Approach to Managing Migration (European Parliament, May 2016) [text]

Operation Sophia, the EU’s Naval Mission in the Mediterranean: An Impossible Challenge (UK House of Lords, May 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Report of the Fact-finding Mission by Ambassador Tomáš Boček, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees to Greece and "the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia," 7-11 March 2016 (Council of Europe, April 2016) [text via Reliefweb]

Searching for Solidarity in EU Asylum and Border Policies, 1st Annual Conference of the Odysseus Network, Brussels, 26-27 February 2016 [info]
- Follow link for conference materials including short papers by the speakers, downloadable presentations, and audio recordings.


Europe/Crisis: New Keywords of "the Crisis" in and of "Europe" (New Keywords Collective) [access]
- "'The aspiration and intended purpose of these New Keywords is to effectively 'hijack' the dominant discourse surrounding and superintending how we speak of and think about the conjunctures of 'Europe' and 'crisis'." See also related comment.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (10 May 2016)

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