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Vacancies: PhD and Pre-Doc positions at the Institute for European Studies (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has currently two vacancies in the field of migration studies: a PhD position (4 years) on ‘Europe’s Migration and Migrant Integration Policies in Uncertain Times’ and a one-year Pre-Doc position … Continue reading

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Blog by IG member: Kinshasa Flooding & the UN Development Goals: State & Corporate Responsibilities

by Tom Syring (Originally posted on the webpage of the American Society of International Law) March 22, 2017 marks the 24th annual World Water Day [1] – an appropriate occasion to reflect upon the connection between environmental pollution, general health … Continue reading

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Publication by IG Member – Access to Socio-Economic Rights for Refugees: A Comparison Across Six African Countries

Sergio Carciotto and IG member Cristiano d’Orsi have published a report for the Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa titled ‘Access to Socio-Economic Rights for Refugees: A Comparison Across Six African Countries’. The comparison covers the DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, … Continue reading

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Call for papers: ‘Migration and International Law: Beyond the Emergency?’

The Italian Society of International Law and European Law issued a call for papers for its XXII Annual Conference to be held at the University of Trento (8-9 June 2017). The theme is ‘Migration and International Law: Beyond the Emergency?’. … Continue reading

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Publication by IG member: ‘Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered. Conceptual Limits and States’ Positive Obligations in European Law’

By Vladislava Stoyanova Interest Group member Vladislava Stoyanova (Postdoctoral fellow at Lund University) just published her book Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered. Conceptual Limits and States’ Positive Obligations in European Law at Cambridge University Press. By reconsidering the definitions of human … Continue reading

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Publication by IG member: ‘Against All Odds: Turkey’s Response to “Undesirable but Unreturnable” Asylum-Seekers’

By Didem Doğar Interest Group member Didem Doğar, PhD candidate at McGill University, recently published an article in Refugee Survey Quarterly entitled: ‘Against All Odds: Turkey’s Reponse to “Undesirable but Unreturnable” Asylum-Seekers’. This piece critically analyses Turkish legislation and practice regulating … Continue reading

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Blog: Ill-Treatment of Migrants in Greek Law Enforcement – Are the Strasbourg Court Judgments the Tip of the Iceberg?

By Nikolaos Sitaropoulos This blog was originally posted on the Blog of Border Criminologies, Oxford University. A number of reports by international human rights organisations, like CPT and Amnesty International, have recorded  numerous cases of ill-treatment, including torture, suffered by … Continue reading

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Call for papers: ‘Migration and the Environment: Some Reflections on Current Legal Issues and Possible Ways Forward’

The Department of Law of the University of Naples “Federico II” and the Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development of the National Research Council of Italy are working jointly on the analysis of the link between Migration and … Continue reading

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Blog: An African Protocol on Mass-Influx of Refugees

by Cristiano D’Orsi This blog was originally posted on the International Refugee Law Interest Group Blog (IRLIG) on the American Society of International Law (ASIL) website. According to a 2004 Conclusion (No. 100) adopted by the Executive Committee (ExCom) of the … Continue reading

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Recent publications by Interest Group members

Nikolaos Sitaropoulos wrote a paper entitled ‘Migrant Ill-Treatment in Greek Law Enforcement: Are the Strasbourg Court Judgments the Tip of the Iceberg?’, which is available on SSRN. The paper provides an analysis of the first major judgments of the Strasbourg Court which … Continue reading

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