Summer Course on Refugees & Forced Migration (York Univ, Toronto)

Centre for Refugee Studies Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration | May 7-11, 2018 | York University, Toronto

Announcement published by Johanna Reynolds on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Type: Summer Program
Date: May 7, 2018 to May 11, 2018
Location: Ontario, Canada

The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is offering its annual Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration from May 7-11, 2018.


The Summer Course is an internationally acclaimed, non-credit course for academic 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 (Toronto, Canada). All participants who complete the full course receive a York University Centre for Refugee Studies Summer Course Certificate.

2018 Summer Course topics will include:

. Legal approaches to refugee studies
. UNHCR, the Convention and the international refugee regime
. Humanitarianism: notes from the field
. Protracted refugee situations
. Education in extended exile
. Refugee determination system
. Sexual minority claims
. Social determinants of refugee health
. Racialization and exclusion in reception contexts
. Refugee resettlement policy
. Ethical guidelines to doing research with refugees

Dates: May 7-11, 2018
Location: York University, Toronto, Canada
Course Fee: $1075 CAD +13% HST (by February 1st, 2018)
Late Registration Fee: $1500 CAD +13%HST (February 2 until April 1, 2018)

For more information, and to apply, please visit our website at

Contact Info:
Johanna Reynolds
2018 Summer Course Director
Centre for Refugee Studies
York University, Toronto

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