23 June 2017

Regional Focus: MENA

[Note: I am re-circulating this post because of a couple of additions.]


Courses: CMRS Summer Short Courses, Cairo, 9-27 July 2017 [info]
- Three courses are on offer: 1) Addressing Refugee Crises in the Middle East and North Africa: Policy and Practice; 2) Advanced Refugee Law: Developing Strategies of Legal Engagement at the Frontier of the International Refugee Regime; 3) Palestinian Refugees. *Application deadline has been extended to 30 June 2017.*


50 Years of Occupation: Displacement and Dispossession in Palestine (IDMC Blog, June 2017) [text]

*Don’t Forget Non-Syrian Refugees in Turkey (Order from Chaos Blog, June 2017) [text]

Final Report of the Panel of Experts on Libya Established Pursuant to Resolution 1973 (2011), UN Doc. No. S/2017/466 (UN Security Council, June 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Includes sections on treatment of migrants.

"Guterres Expresses Support for UN Agency's Work Assisting Palestine Refugees in Middle East," UN News Service, 12 June 2017 [text]

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Thousands Fleeing Kept Waiting Near Front Line (Human Rights Watch, June 2017) [text]

Libya's Illegal Migration: The Urgent Need for a New Strategy (The Conversation, June 2017) [text]

"Living an Uncertain Future: Temporality, Uncertainty, and Well-Being among Iraqi Refugees in Egypt," Social Analysis, vol. 59, no. 1 (Spring 2015) [free full-text]
- Note: The full-text is freely available until 27 June 2017.

Mobility, Displacement, and Forced Migration in the Middle East Working Group I, Doha, 21-22 May 2017 [info]
- "Seven teams of successful grant awardees were brought together with a number of other scholars to discuss existing gaps in scholarship on voluntary and forced migration in the region, and how their proposed research projects address some of these gaps."

Obstacles to Return in Retaken Areas of Iraq: Final Report (IOM, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- *See also related IOM press release.

Reframing Social Fragility in Areas of Protracted Displacement and Emerging Return in Iraq: A Guide for Programming (IOM, Feb. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Suspicion and the Economy of Trust among Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon," The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology, vol. 32, no. 2 (Autumn 2014) [free full-text]
- Note: The full-text is freely available until 27 June 2017.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (9 June 2017)

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