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Courses: Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration (York University Centre for Refugee Studies)

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The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is offering its annual Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration from May 4-8, 2015.

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), at York University in Toronto, Canada. All participants who complete the full course receive a York University Centre for Refugee Studies Summer Course Certificate.

2015 Summer Course topics will include:

– Forced displacement: International case studies

– Legal approaches to refugee studies

– UNHCR, the Convention and the international refugee regime

– Externalization of asylum

– Detention practices

– Urban refugees

– Refugee resettlement policy

– Internally displaced populations

– Sexual minority claims

– Environmentally-induced displacement

Dates: May 4-8, 2015

Location: York University, Toronto, Canada

Course Fee: $975 CAD +13% HST (by January 31, 2015)

Late Registration Fee: $1400 CAD +13%HST (February 1-April 1, 2015)

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