13 January 2018

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Events & opportunities:

RSC Public Seminar Series, Oxford, Hilary Term 2018 [info]
- This series "focuses on various aspects of refugee law and human rights. Topics covered include the voting rights of refugees, extraterritorial border controls, statelessness, IDPs, the child in international refugee law, and human trafficking and contemporary forms of slavery in European law." The first seminar, "The Political Predicament and Agency of Refugees," will be held on 17 January 2018.

"Refugee Protection in a Hostile World?", 3rd Annual Refugee Law Initiative Conference, London, 18-19 July 2018
- CFP: Submit paper/panel proposals by 22 January 2018; registration: early bird deadline is 1 March 2018.

"Revitalising the IDP Field: 20 Years of the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Special Workshop, London, 20 July 2018
- CFP: Submit paper/panel proposals by 22 January 2018; registration: early bird deadline is 1 March 2018.

"Allocation of Competence in Asylum Matters under International and EU Law," RLI International Refugee Law Seminar Series, London, 25 January 2018 [info]
- Three more seminars remain in the series after this one; more info. is here.

Blog posts:

Collective Expulsion or Not? Individualisation of Decision Making in Migration and Asylum Law (EU Immigration & Asylum Law & Policy Blog, Jan. 2018) [text]

IMPIC: A New and More Comprehensive Way to Measure Immigration Policies (Migration Data Portal Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

To Protect or to Forget? The Human Right to Leave a Country (EU Immigration & Asylum Law & Policy Blog, Dec. 2017) [text]

Reports & law review articles:

"From the Executive Editor: The Retreat of the Rule of Law in Transnational Migration," International Journal for Court Administration, vol. 9, no. 1 (Dec. 2017) [open access]

"The Plight of Tanzanian Persons with Albinism: A Case for International Refugee and Asylum Procedure Reform," Emory International Law Review, vol. 32, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]

"The Requirement of Proportionality in the Interpretation of the 1951 Convention Exclusion Provisions," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 88 (Jan. 2018) [full-text]

The Right to Family Life and Family Unity of Refugees and Others in Need of International Protection and the Family Definition Applied (UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [text]

"The Right to Leave a Country: General Implications and the Case of Migrants," Kent Student Law Review, vol. 3 (2017) [full-text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (21 Dec. 2017)

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