Monday, 30 July 2012

International Refugee Law Seminar Series

The Refugee Law Initiative of the SAS Human Rights Consortiuum is pleased to inaugurate the 3rd year of the seminar series on

International Refugee Law

These seminars provide a forum for the discussion and debate of cutting-edge research and contemporary legal issues in the field of refugee protection

12 Oct 2012, 5.30 pm: Professor Vincent Chetail,  Graduate Institute (Geneva)
The Relations between Refugee Law and Human Rights Law: A Systemic Perspective
Macmillan Hall, Senate House

22 Nov 2012, 5.30pm: Sir Nicholas Blake QC,  President, Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber
Country Guidance in the United Kingdom’s Upper Tribunal
Macmillan Hall, Senate House

22 Jan 2013, 5.30pm: Professor Colin Harvey, Queen’s University Belfast
Humanity and Legality: Rights of Refugees and Legal Mobilisation

Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal StudyALS
21 February 2013, 5.30pm: Professor Ryszard Piotrowicz, Aberystwyth University
The Limits of Refugee Law: Human Trafficking and Challenges to the International Protection Regime

Woburn suite, Senate House
March 2013, 5.30 pm: Professor Deborah Anker, Harvard University
Legal Change from the Bottom Up: The Development of Gender Asylum Jurisprudence in the United States
Room tbc, Senate House

May 2013, 5.30pm Dr Maria Teresa Gil-Bazo, Newcastle University
The Right to Asylum in the Practice of Latin American and African States
Room tbc, Senate House


Convenor: Dr David James Cantor, Director, Refugee Law Initiative

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