Tag Archives: refugee

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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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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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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Invitation and call for papers (REMINDER)

Nordic Asylum Law Seminar 7-8 May 2015 (Uppsala, Sweden) The Lund/Uppsala Migration Law Network (L/UMIN) in co-operation with the Faculty of Law, Uppsala University will organise the 2015 Nordic Asylum Law Seminar. The Nordic Asylum Law Seminar offers a forum for exchange … Continue reading

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EU Court of Justice: no more detailed sexual questions in gay asylum cases

The European Court of Justice has ruled today on 2 December 2014 that detailed sexual questions, intimate videos and ‘medical tests’ are no longer permissible to assess the credibility of people seeking asylum on the basis of their sexual preference. … Continue reading

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New master track in International Migration and Refugee Law

The Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam is introducing a master in International Migration and Refugee Law as of September 2015. The master track will address international migration from the perspective of international and European law, and focus on the way these legal orders function … Continue reading

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Report: on Israel’s treatment of Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers

Human Rights Watch has today published a 83 page report on the treatment by Israel of the Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers within its border. The title of the report, “Make Their Lives Miserable”, and the subtitle “Israel’s coercion of … Continue reading

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European Parliament adopts new fund for asylum, migration and integration

news article On 13 March 2014, the European Parliament approved the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) for 2014-2020. The AMIF replaces the European Refugee Fund, the European Integration Fund and the European Return Fund and will support actions addressing … Continue reading

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Conference in Prato: Early bird registration extended

The Conference ‘Access to Asylum: Current Challenges and Future Directions’ in Prato (29-30 May 2014) has now extended its period of early bird registration. The conference is being organized by Dr. Mario O’Sullivan and Prof. Susan Kneebone, Faculty of Law, … Continue reading

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Conference: Access to Asylum, current challenges and future directions

The Monash University Prato Centre (Italy) will host a conference on the topic of access to asylum. The aim of this international conference is to determine how best to safeguard the rights of asylum seekers in balance with the responsibilities of states. … Continue reading

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