Registration now open for CRS Summer Course on Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is offering the Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration from May 8th to May 12th, 2017.

The Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration is an internationally acclaimed five-day, non-credit course for academics and field-based practitioners working in the area of forced migration. It serves as a hub for researchers, students, practitioners, service providers and policy makers to share information and ideas. The Summer Course is housed within the Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS), York University. All participants who complete the full course receive a York University Centre for Refugee Studies Summer Course Certificate.

2017 Summer Course topics may include:

Forced displacement: International case studies; Legal approaches to refugee studies; the Convention and the International Refugee Regime; Refugee resettlement policy; Urban refugees; Education in protracted refugee situations; Internally displaced populations; Age, gender and diversity mainstreaming in forced migration; Sexual minorities and asylum; Environmentally-induced displacement; Externalization of asylum; Detention practices – and more!

Dates: May 8-12, 2017
Location: York University, Toronto, Canada Course
Early bird fee: $975 CAD +13% HST (by January 31, 2017)
Registration fee: $1400 CAD +13%HST (Feb 1 until April 1, 2017)

For more information, and to apply: http://crs.yorku.ca/summer/

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