08 May 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


Migrants in Vulnerable Situations and the Relevance of the Refugee Definition, Geneva, 16 May 2017 [info]
- Note: This is an invitation-only event.

Migration and International Law: Beyond the Emergency?, XXII Annual Conference of the Italian Society of International Law and European Union Law, Trento, Italy, 8-9 June 2017 [info]
- Register by 23 May 2017.


"Evidence Assessment in Refugee Law with Stories and Arguments," Informal Logic, vol. 36, no. 3 (2016) [open access]

Experimentalist Governance and International Refugee Law: New Ideas for Supervising the 1951 Convention (SSRN, Dec. 2016) [text]

"Freedom of Movement and Undocumented Migrants," Texas International Law Journal, vol. 51, no. 2 (2016) [full-text via SSRN]

The Interdiction of Asylum Seekers at Sea: Law and (Mal)practice in Europe and Australia, Policy Brief, no. 4 (Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, May 2017) [access]
- Follow link for text of policy brief, as well as a related factsheet, expert roundtable report and podcast. See also a comment by the author.

International Law Handbook: Collection of Instruments (United Nations, 2017) [access]
- See Book 1, chapter IX: "Movement of Persons and International Migration Law" (scroll to p. 613).

Legal Considerations on Refugee Protection for People Fleeing Conflict and Famine Affected Countries (UNHCR, April 2017) [text]

Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1 (March 2017) [free full-text]
- Special issue on "'Undesirable and Unreturnable' Aliens in Asylum and Immigration Law." Articles are currently freely available!

The U.N. Global Compact on Migration & Human Rights, Geneva, 5 April 2017 [info]
- Here is video of this event.

RSC podcasts:

A number of sessions held at the Refugee Studies Centre's conference, "Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies," Oxford, 16-17 March 2017, discussed legal and policy matters. Here is a selection for which podcasts are available (view the programme for a listing of individual presentations within each session):
  • The Need for Solidarity and Responsibility Sharing in Global Refugee Protection [access]
  • Protection and Norms: Understanding Commitment, Compliance and their Opposites [access]  
  • Refugee Law and its Limits [access]
  • Refugees in International Relations [access]
  • Responsibility Sharing and Delivering as One: A Protection Based Approach to Solutions [access]
Research project:

The Law of Asylum in the Middle East and Asia: Developing Legal Engagement at the Frontiers of the International Refugee Regime (Univ. of York) [info]
- A companion web site will soon be made available.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (14 April 2017)

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