Winter 2020 Schedule

January 14, 2020 – 2:30-4:00 – IKB 2003 (Osgoode Hall Law School)

Adrienne Smith, Partner at Battista Smith Migration Law Group

Refugee claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression

January 23, 2020 – 12:30-2:00 – 626 Kaneff Tower

James Milner, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University

Civil society and the everyday politics of the global refugee regime: Early lessons from the Local Engagement Refugee Research Network

January 28, 2020 – 2:30-4:00 – 626 Kaneff Tower

CRS Affiliated Scholar: Anna Purkey, lawyer, Senior Research Associate, CRS Summer Course Director

Refugee Dignity in Protracted Exile: Rights, Capabilities and Legal Empowerment

Feb 11, 2020 – 12:30-2:00 – 626 Kaneff Tower 

Anna Triantafyllidou, Canada Research Chair in Migration and Integration, Ryerson University & Andreas Pottakis, The Greek Ombudsman, Independent Authority

Theory and practice: Nationalism & Crisis Management for Population Flows

Feb 25, 2020 – 12:30-2:00 – 2027 IKB (Osgoode Hall Law School) 

Sherap Therchin, Toni Schweitzer, Tenzin Teka, Parkdale Community Legal Services

Tibetan Refugees in Toronto: History, issues and challenges facing Tibetans searching for a safe haven in Canada

Mar 3, 2020 – 12:30-2:00 – 4016 IKB (Osgoode Hall Law School)

Robert Barsky, Canada Research Chair: Law, Narrative and Border Crossing, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University

Beyond the 1951 Convention: What are State responsibilities towards refugees according to the 1967 Protocol?

March 11, 2020 – 6:00 – 7:30pm – Toronto Reference Library

Central American Refugees (Co-hosted with CERLAC )

March 12, 2020 – Full day workshop with CERLAC  on Central American Refugees (more information coming shortly)

March 19, 2020 – 12:30-2:00 – 1001 IKB (Osgoode Hall Law School)

Efrat Arbel, Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law University of British Columbia

Detention and the Law of Torts