“Rethinking the Global Refugee Protection System”
In July, the GDP’s Executive Director participated in a high-level conference hosted by the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) in New York on assessing ways to improve global refugee protection efforts. The GDP presentation was titled “Immigration Detention, Non-State Actors, and the Abdication of Sovereign Responsibility.” For more information about the event and related activities, see the CMS website “US and Global Refugee Protection System.”
“The Future of Refugee Law?”
The GDP’s Associate Researcher presented a paper titled “Outsourcing Refugee Protection to Turkey and Other Third Countries” at the annual Refugee Law Initiative conference, which was held at the University of London on 29 June-1 July. More information about the event is available here.
UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
The GDP was invited to participate in an informal meeting on 29 August between the WGAD and civil society partners to exchange ideas on issues related to the Working Group’s work and to discuss upcoming events marking the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the WGAD’s mandate.
Georgia Southern University
The GDP’s Executive Director gave a presentation to faculty and students at Georgia Southern University titled “Immigration Detention Systems: A Global View” (Statesboro, Georgia, 18 August 2016). The event was co-hosted by the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, and International Studies. More information available here.
Introduction to Carceral spaces: Mobility and agency in imprisonment and migrant detention
By Dominique Moran, Deirdre Conlon, and Nick Gill
In Carceral spaces: Mobility and agency in imprisonment and migrant detention (Routledge 2016)