Author Archives: EvR

Blog: Why hasn’t the rise of new media transformed refugee status determination?

by Rosamary Byrne this blog was originately posted at Oxford University Press Blog Information now moves at a much greater speed than migrants. In earlier eras, the arrival of refugees in flight was often the first indication that grave human … Continue reading

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Registering Humanity: The EU’s Plan to Halt Citizen-led Response to the Migration Crisis

Reposted from Border Criminologies, University of Oxford (Faculty of Law) by Mariani Gkliati, member of the Interest Group Civil society has always been the first responder to humanitarian emergencies. For decades, fishermen, lawyers, and people living in the southern European … Continue reading

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Vacancy: research assistant for book ‘Status of Palestinian Refugees in Int’l Law’

The Research Team for the second edition of The Status of Palestinian Refugees in International Law (SPRIL) is looking for a Research Assistant to support the development of the book. SPRIL’s first edition was published by Oxford University Press in 1998. The second edition, due by … Continue reading

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New article: Conflict in Casamance

Cristiano D’Orsi, a member of this Interest Group, has written an article in the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution on the conflict in the Casamance region of Senegal. His work focuses on the legal-historical analysis of this conflict, further exploring … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Post Doc at Max-Planck Institute

The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen is offering three  Postdoctoral Research and Writing Fellowships. The new Department of Ethics, Law and Politics, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ayelet Shachar, is seeking to … Continue reading

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International Conference on ‘Migration and Asylum: New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’

The CEU San Pablo University and the University Institute for European Studies organize an International Conference on ‘Migration and Asylum. New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’ on 21/22 April 2016 in San Pablo. With thousands of refugees at the European … Continue reading

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Multilayered Governance: More Coherence for the International Migration Regime?

NCCR on the Move organizes a two-day workshop, to be held at University of Bern (Switzerland) on Wednesday, 27 April and Thursday, 28 April 2016, examines how current migration challenges could be resolved through the concept of multilayered governance (MLG). As counterproject … Continue reading

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Conference: ‘Undesirable & Unreturnable’, 25-26 January 2016

Impediments to the expulsion of migrants suspected or convicted of serious criminality pose an increasing challenge for public policy in both the national and international spheres. These obstacles can be ‘practical’, such as the lack of means to send the … Continue reading

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Conference: Frontex, legal questions and current controversies

On 27 November, the Research Unit in Law at UL is holding a conference on ‘Frontex: legal questions and current controversies’. The conference will examine various legal issues concerning the European Agency Frontex and its activities. Europe is faced with an … Continue reading

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Masterclass by Prof. Kees Groenendijk (Giessen, Germany)

The Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Jurgen Bast, and the Giessen Graduate Centre for Social Sciences, Business, Economics and Law at Justus Liebig University Giessen will host a Masterclass on European and Comparative Migration Law with Prof. Kees Groenendijk on 20 November … Continue reading

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