14 October 2019

Thematic Focus: General - Pt. 1

Events & opportunities:

Seminar: Refuge Beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers with David Fitzgerald, Florence, Italy, 15 October 2019 [info]
- Will also be livestreamed.

Seminar series: Refugee Studies Cente, Michaelmas Term 2019 [info]
- First seminar will be held 16 October 2019 on "The political economy of refugee self-reliance." Seminars are held weekly through December.

Call for applications: President’s Excellence Chair in Global Migration, University of British Columbia [info]
- Review of applications will begin 19 October 2019.

Seminar: On the Move: Migration and the Politics of Movement in the Global South, Cairo, 24 October 2019 [info]

CFP: IASFM18: Disrupting Theory, Unsettling Practice - Towards Transformative Forced Migration Scholarship and Policy, Accra, 27-30 June 2020 [info]
- Submission deadline is 4 November 2019.

Call for applications: Doctoral Programme in Migration Studies, Univ. of Oxford [info]
- First deadline is 15 November 2019; final deadline is 24 January 2020.

Call for registration: Fourth Annual Research & Orientation Workshop & International Conference on Refugees and Migrants: Issues of Protection, Rights and Justice, Kolkata, India, 25-29 November 2019 [info]

Workshop: Researching Forced Migration: Methodologies, Methods, Ethics' Workshop, Sydney, 28 November 2019 [info]

Call for entries: 2020 Ockenden International Prizes [info]
- Seeking "projects, activities and/or programmes...which promote self-reliance among refugees and/or displaced people.  You can enter a project run by your organisation or you can nominate a project managed by a non-profit partner or affiliated organisation." Deadline is 30 November 2019.

Blog posts & media:

As UN Forges Ahead on IDPs, Displaced People Must Be at the Head of the Table (RI Blog, Sept. 2019) [text]

Discussion Series: Creative Methods of Dissemination in Forced Migration Research (ESPMI, Oct. 2019) [access]

Does the Gap in Migration Research Between High-income Countries and the Rest of the World Matter? (COMPAS Blog, Oct. 2019) [text]

The Important Role of Animals in Refugee Lives (OUP Blog, Oct. 2019) [text]

Internally Displaced, Internationally Disregarded (IDMC, Sept. 2019) [text]

Symposium: Placeless People (Humanity Journal Blog, Sept. 2019) [access]
- Follow link for five essays from four scholars plus by the author.

"Talk of an ‘Unprecedented’ Number of Refugees is Wrong – and Dangerous," The New Humanitarian, 3 Oct. 2019 [text]

Themed Week on Dignity and Immigration (Border Criminologies Blog, Sept. 2019) [access]
- Follow link for introductory post; other posts in the series can be accessed via the "see also" menu on the right.

UNHCR-World Bank Group Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement Fact Sheet (World Bank, Sept. 2019) [text]
- Note: The Center, which is based in Copenhagen, was officially launched on 10 Oct. 2019. See related remarks by the UN Sec.-Gen.

"Unwilling and Fearful Refugees Should Not Be Forced to Return Home," The Guardian, 7 Oct. 2019 [text]

Why We Need Better Data on Mobile Populations in Cities – and How to Get It (ODI Blog, Sept. 2019) [text]

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