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Call for papers: Rethinking Forced Migration and Displacement

The 16th conference of IASFM will take place on July 12-15, 2016 at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. It will be hosted by the Centre for Migration Studies, the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, and the Faculty of … Continue reading

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Worldwide displacement at all time high of 60 million people

Wars, conflict and persecution have forced more people than at any other time since records began to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere, according to a new report from UNHCR. UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report: World at … Continue reading

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Aid in a World of Crisis: Op-ed by Antonio Guterres

Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has written an op-ed on the global crisis of displacement and persecution. Never before in the 64th-year history of UNHCR has the agency had to address so much human misery. “At the … Continue reading

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IDMC: A record 33.3 million internally displaced in 2013

news On 14 May 2014, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) issued a report in which it says that 33.3 million people were internally displaced at the end of 2013 due to conflict and violence. This equates to a staggering increase of … Continue reading

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