Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


Call for registrations: Courses on Refugee/Migration Law and Internal Displacement [info]
- The first seven courses offered in 2022 by IIHL's Department of International Refugee Law and Migration Law are now open for registration. Application deadlines range from 17 December 2021 to 28 January 2022.

Call for applications: Three Vacancies, Department of International Refugee Law and Migration Law, IIHL [info]
- Candidates sought for Assistant Legal Researcher (French & English), Online Learning Assistant (Arabic & French) and Junior Collaborator (Academic Unit). The application deadline for all three positions is 31 December 2021.

Blog posts:

5 TV series you didn’t know could help you understand refugee law (Digital Diplomacy, Nov. 2021) [text]

From the 1951 Convention to the 1967 Protocol: how the refugee regime was globalized (Refugee History, Dec. 2021) [text]

Hyper-legalism and Obfuscation: How States Evade Their Obligations Towards Refugees (ASCL Blog, Nov. 2021) [text]

Reports & journal articles: 

"The 1951 Refugee Convention and Non-Signatory States: Charting a Research Agenda," International Journal of Refugee Law, Advance Articles, 3 Dec. 2021 [open access]

"Commentary Section," International Migration, vol. 59, no. 4 (2021) [access]
- Scroll down to view five freely available or open access commentaries on the role and legacy of the 1951 Refugee Convention on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.

Comparative perspectives on airport asylum procedures before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, Policy Brief, no. 12 (Kaldor Centre, Dec. 2021) [text]

"The Final Refugee Paradigm: A Historical Warning," Canadian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 10, no. 1 (2021) [open access]

Forced Migration Review, no. 68 (Nov. 2021) [open access]
- This issue "includes a major feature on Externalisation. With States increasingly taking action beyond their own borders to prevent the arrival of refugees and asylum seekers, we examine the consequences for protection."

"Introduction: The Spirit of International Solidarity, the Right to Asylum, and the Response to Displacement," Human Rights Review, Latest Articles, 27 Nov. 2021 [open access]
- Intro to forthcoming special issue.

"National Constitutions and Refugee Protection," Chapter in Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law (Oxford Univ. Press, 2021) [preprint]

"The Principle of Non-Refoulement as Jus Cogens: History, Application, and Exception in International Refugee Law," Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies, vol. 6, no. 1 (2021) [open access]

"Racial Borders," Georgetown Law Journal (Forthcoming, 2022) [preprint]

*"The relationship between human rights and refugee protection: an empirical analysis," International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 25, no. 10 (2021) [free full-text]

"Unfolding Africa's Impact on the Development of International Refugee Law," Journal of African Law, vol. 65, Supp. S1 (May 2021) [open access]

Your Guide to Protection Case Management (IRC & UNHCR, Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]


Launch events for the 4th edition of The Refugee in International Law:
The Refugee in International Law: Then and Now, 29 Sept. 2021 [access]
- Refugee Status Determination: Law and Practice, 9 Nov. 2021 [access]

Lecture series: 70 years of Geneva Convention – a reason to celebrate? [access]
- So far, the following three lectures have taken place: 1) The History and Development of International Refugee Protection, 28 Oct. 2021; 2) The Geneva Refugee Convention and its History, 11 Nov. 2021; and 3) Protection in the Global South: The Situation in First Destination Countries, 25 Nov. 2021.  
- Video recordings can be accessed via the a/m link.


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