Fall 2017 Schedule


Sept 20, 2017, 6:00pm, OCADU Learning Zone, 122 St Patrick St, Toronto

Book launch: Threads: From the Refugee Crisis by Kate Evans (co-sponsored by CRS)


Sept 27, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm, 305 York Lanes

Ishan Ashutosh, Dept. of Geography, University of Indiana 

The State of Diaspora: From Insurrection to Assimilation


Oct 4, 2017,  2:30-4:00pm, 626 Kaneff Tower

Robert Adelman, Ayesegul Balta, and Watoii Rabii,  State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo

Buffalo’s West Side Story: Migrants and Neighborhood Change


Oct 12, 2017, 3:00pm, 519 Kaneff Tower

Dr. Nevzat Soguk, University of Hawaii (keynote speaker at CRS student conference)

Migrants Unbound : Insurrectional Migrancy in a Globalized World


Oct 17, 2017, 12:15-2:00pm, 519 Kaneff Tower

Suneet Kharay, RSTP National Trainer

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program Workshop: Transitioning to Month 13 and “Post-Sponsorship”: Workshop and Discussion

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Oct 31, 2017, 2:30-4:00pm, 519 Kaneff Tower

Anneke Rummens, Visiting Scholar of Practice in Residence, Centre for Refugee Studies

‘Achieving Uptake’: From Policy Practice Relevant Research to Real World Impact


Nov 2, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm, Ross S752

Ozgun Topak, Dept. of Social Science (Criminology Program), York University

The Making of a Totalitarian Surveillance Machine: Surveillance in Turkey Under AKP Rule


Nov 21, 2017, 2:30-4:00 pm, 626 Kaneff Tower

Morgan Poteet, Visiting Scholar at Centre for Refugee Studies/Mount Allison University

Step into the Past”: Institutionalizing Performances of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia ​