15-18/11/2022 – Kaldor Centre Conference, ‘Turning points: New directions in refugee protection’
The conference includes a combination of virtual panels and in-person elements from 15-18 November 2022. You can join the virtual panels from anywhere in the world, and delegates can either participate in real time, or watch on demand.
*Students, participants from refugee backgrounds, the Global South and those who can’t pay to attend can register for free.*
Virtual sessions include an opening keynote address from Professor Jane McAdam, and six topical panels:
- COVID-19’s lasting effects on refugee protection
- Catalysing meaningful refugee participation: Next steps and ongoing challenges
- Is Ukraine a turning point for people seeking safety?
- A better conversation: Changing the public discourse about refugees
- Secrecy somewhere else: Accountability for the ‘externalised’ treatment of refugees
On 18 November, there is a full-day scholars’ workshop that is open for virtual or in-person participation: ‘Crossing borders: Interdisciplinary research on forced migration’. This includes:
- Methods workshops: mixed methods, aid agency consultancy research, narrative methods, Participatory Action Research
- Panel sessions on ethics in forced migration research
- Roundtable on ‘Borders: An interdisciplinary exploration’, bringing together thinkers from various disciplines to explore the complexities of borders.
For more information about the conference, and to register, click here.
For students, participants from refugee backgrounds, the Global South and those who can’t pay to attend – obtain a free ticket by visiting the registration page, click ‘Get tickets’, select ‘Virtual panels only ticket’ and select the complimentary ticket option.