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Call for Papers: Journal of Internal Displacement Special Issue

Call for Papers: Journal of Internal Displacement Special Issue

Submission Deadline: 31 October 2017 On behalf of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Internal Displacement (JID), an invitation is extended to all CRN11 presenters and anyone interested to submit your paper(s) to be considered for publication in a JID’s CRN 11 Special Issue 2018. If you are interested in submitting a paper to the JID’s CRN 11 Special Issue, download the Call For Papers. For more information about the Journal of Internal Displacement, click here.

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: DEADLY VOYAGES

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: DEADLY VOYAGES

Deadly Voyages Submission Deadline: 30 November 2017 Migrants the world over have been compelled to make deadly voyages to escape harsh conditions in pursuit of a better life. Whether it is fatal journey made by “Boat People” to Australia; migrants desperately crossing the Mediterranean; Syrian refugees converging at the frontiers of Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt; or unaccompanied minors from “Northern Triangle” nations trekking thousands of miles on to enter the United States via Mexico; their vulnerability is certain….

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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2018 SNX

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2018 SNX

2018 SNX (South-North Exchange Conference) From Extraction to Emancipation: Development Reimagined Antigua, Guatemala May 18-19, 2018 Submission Deadline: 30 November 2017 In July 2015, a delegation of law professors and lawyers from the United States and Canada traveled to Guatemala to study sustainable development. That study inspired the group to produce an edited volume, to be published in early 2018 by the ABA Section of International Law, that considers Guatemala as a case study to examine broad global themes arising…

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Newsletter: September 2017

Newsletter: September 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS Law and Society 2018 Toronto – CRN 11: Invitation to Submit a Paper As you may know, the Law and Society Annual Meeting 2018 in Toronto has been announced. CRN 11 invites you to submit a paper(s) to be considered for a panel, salon, or round-table presentation. The LSA 2018 deadline for abstract submission is 18 October 2017. In order to put together a panel, salon or round-table presentation on Displaced Peoples, please submit a working title…

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LSA 2018 Toronto – CRN-11 Invitation to Submit a Paper

LSA 2018 Toronto – CRN-11 Invitation to Submit a Paper

CRN 11 – Invitation to Join a Panel, Round Table or Salon As you may know, the Law and Society Annual Meeting 2018 in Toronto is out. CRN 11 invite you to submit a paper(s) to be considered for a panel, salon, or round-table presentation. LSA 2018 deadline for abstract submission is 18 October 2017. In order to put together a Panel, Salon or Round-Table Presentation on Displaced Peoples, please submit a working title and a brief abstract by COB…

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Call for Proposals – LSA/CLSA 2018 meeting in Toronto

Call for Proposals – LSA/CLSA 2018 meeting in Toronto

June 7 – 10, 2018 in Toronto, Canada LAW AT THE CROSSROADS: LE DROIT A LA CROISÉE DES CHEMINS For thousands of years the place where the City of Toronto is located has been a crossroad where many peoples have met and had fruitful exchanges. According to some Indigenous knowledge keepers, the word “Toronto” comes from the Wendat term for a fishing weir constructed of sticks standing in the water. Lake and river fishing has been an important activity for…

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Newsletter: August 2017

Newsletter: August 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS Law and Society CRN 11 (Displaced Peoples): Journal of Internal Displacement Special Issue Guest Editors Megan J. Ballard, Professor of Law, Gonzaga University Ben Hudson, Lecturer in Law, University of Lincoln The Journal of Internal Displacement is calling for papers to be published in its Law and Society’s Collaborative Research Network (CRN 11 – Displaced Peoples) Special Issue in January 2018. Papers must be submitted no later than by 31 October 2017. Click here for more information….

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Global Forced Displaced Hit a Record High of 65 million in 2016

Global Forced Displaced Hit a Record High of 65 million in 2016

20 people are newly displaced every minute of the day.  According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), over the past two decades, the global population of forcibly displaced people has grown substantially from 33.9 million in 1997 to 65.6 million in 2016, and it remains at a record high. The growth was concentrated between 2012 and 2015, driven mainly by the Syrian conflict along with other conflicts in the region such as in Iraq and Yemen, as…

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World Refugee Day 2017

World Refugee Day 2017

In a world where violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives each day, the time is now to show that the global public stands with refugees. To do this, the UN Refugee Agency launched the #WithRefugees petition in June 2016 to send a message to governments that they must work together and do their fair share for refugees. On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions…

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Save the Date: CRN 11 Inaugural Business Meeting

Save the Date: CRN 11 Inaugural Business Meeting

CRN 11 Inaugural Business Meeting will be held on Friday, 23 June 2017 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM in Room Sala 452, Danubio Tower (4th Floor), Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel. We appreciate you making room in your schedule for this all-important meeting as we plan to progress with CRN11. All are invited.