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CRS Seminar: The Plight of the Rohingyas: Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide and Refugee Crisis

When: December 7, 2017 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: 280N York Lanes, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Guest Speaker: Nasir Uddin,University of Chittagong The Rohingyas, widely known as the most persecuted people in the world, have recently encountered thousands of indiscriminate killings, hundreds of horrific raping and random burning of hundreds of[…]

Challenging Trafficking in Canada Policy Brief Launch

When: November 21, 2017 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: 519 Kaneff Tower, Lorna R. Marsden Honour Court and Welcome Centre, 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

The Centre for Feminist Research and the Centre for Refugee Studies Present: Challenging Trafficking in Canada Policy Brief Launch 519 Kaneff Tower, York University Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4-5.30pm Challenging Trafficking in Canada presents information[…]

Refugees Welcome Here! Winter Coat and Clothing Collection

When: November 6, 2017 – December 5, 2017 all-day

Now Until December 5th!   As part of the York University Refugees Welcome Here! campaign we are collecting coats and winter clothing to support local immigrants and refugees at the FCJ Refugee Centre to (literally!)[…]

CRS Seminar: ‘Refugee Law’s Fact-Finding Crisis: Truth, Risk, and the Wrong Mistake

When: November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Where: 626 Kaneff Tower, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Guest speaker: Hilary Evans Cameron How should an adjudicator decide whether a refugee claimant’s evidence is trustworthy?  In a context of profound uncertainty, how should these decisions be structured and how can they be justified?[…]

2017-2018 Refugees Welcome Here! Campaign First Meeting

When: October 16, 2017 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: 280N York Lanes, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3K 1P3, Canada

The 2017-2018 Refugees Welcome Here! campaign is getting underway! We want YOU to join us! Please come out to our first meeting and learn how YOU can get involved and make a difference. Please invite[…]

12th Annual Centre for Refugee Studies Student Conference

When: October 12, 2017 @ 8:30 AM – October 13, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
Where: 519 Kaneff Tower, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3K 1P3, Canada

Bordering on Crisis: Citizenship, Borders and Forced Displacement  Keynote Speaker: Nevzat Soguk Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa To register for the conference: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/12th-crs-annual-students-conference-tickets-35372116954 To register for the keynote speech: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/crs-student-conference-2017-keynote-speaker-lecture-professor-nevzat-soguk-tickets-37735707517

Canada India Symposium

When: October 13, 2017 @ 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Harry Crowe Room, 109 Atkinson College, 96 The Pond Rd, North York, ON M3J 2S5, Canada

The Robarts Centre is hosting, along with Dahdaleh Global Health Research Institute, York Centre for Asian Research, Centre for Refugee Studies and the Consulate General of India in Toronto, the Canada India Symposium. The Symposium[…]

RSTP Workshop: Transitioning to Month 13 and “Post-Sponsorship”: Workshop and Discussion

When: October 17, 2017 @ 12:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Where: 519 Kaneff Tower, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3K 1P3, Canada

12:15-2:30 (Month 13 Workshop) 2:30-3:30 (Reception) Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/BmbwfyhncMK2UR6b2 York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies and Syria Response and Refugee Initiative are hosting a workshop by the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) on Month[…]