Centre for Refugee Studies Summer Course 2020

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Summer Program
May 4, 2020 to May 8, 2020
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social Sciences



The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is offering its annual Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration from May 4-8, 2020.


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.

2020 Summer Course topics will include:

. Legal approaches to refugee studies

. UNHCR, the Convention and the international refugee regime

. The Canadian asylum system

. Gender and forced migration 

. Research ethics in forced migration

. Refugee status determination

. Community engagement and sexual orientation-based claims

. The Global Compact on Refugees 

. Refugee health and education


Dates: May 4-8, 2020

Location: York University, Toronto, Canada

Course Fee: $1075 CAD +13% HST (by February 1st, 2020)

Late Registration Fee: $1500 CAD +13%HST (February 2 until April 1, 2020 – or until full)


For more information, and to apply, please visit our website at http://crs.yorku.ca/summer/​ 


Contact Info: 

Dr. Anna Purkey

Summer Course Director

Centre for Refugee Studies, York University

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