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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

CASCA: CFPs, Events, Opportunities/Colloques, Appels à communication, évènements, opportunités

CASCA: CFPs, Events, Opportunities/Colloques, Appels à communication,
évènements, opportunités

-Call for Proposals: Strategies of Critique XXXI: Out of Time - Annual
Graduate Student Conference, York University, April 2017

-Call for Proposals: Populism Rising

-CFP: Rapid responses to Trump and Women's March

-Psychosocial Consequences of Migration and Asylum

-Call for Panels - 2017 EASA Medical Anthropology Network meeting

-2017 Medical Anthropology Young Scholars Network meeting

-Training workshops on qualitative research

-The Seventeenth Beirut Exchange - March 2017

-Summer Program: Redistribution and the Law in an Antagonistic World

-Indeterminacy: un\knowing a body in space - University of Victoria's
interdisciplinary Cultural, Social, and Political Thought (CSPT)
program conference, May 2017

-Health System Impact Fellowships - CIHR

-Bourses d'apprentissage en matière d'impact sur le système de santé - IRSC

-IDRC Funding Opportunity: Call for Expressions of Interest:
Strengthening cyber policy centres in the Global South

-Avis de financement, CRDI : Demande de manifestations d'intérêt :
Renforcer les centres sur les cyberpolitiques dans les pays du Sud

-Autoethnography Conference - call for proposals - 2 weeks to deadline
(10th February)

-Call for Papers for a MESA panel on local governance reforms in the
MENA region

-Call for Publications: The Journal of Working-Class Studies

-Call for Workshop Applicants -- "Anthropology of the Anthropocene:
Theories, Structures, Practices" May 2017

-CfP Contested Borderscapes. Transnational Geographies vis-à-vis
Fortress Europe

-CFP: 8th International Conference on Popular Cultures of the Middle
East and North Africa - Popular Culture between Site and Flow

-CFP: Empire, Capital, & Transnational Resistance


-Society for the Anthropology of Religion Conference - May 2017

-CFP: Museums in Arabia Workshop in Bahrain 2017

-Rebel Yalla: Cultural Convergence in Western and Middle Eastern
Literature and Culture

-CFP: Spaces of Confrontation: III International Conference in
Transatlantic Studies

-CFP: 4S 2017 Boston: "Predictability's Promises: Knowing Futures,
Practicing Presents"

-CFP: Imagining 150: The Ethics of Canada's Sesquicentennial-
University of Toronto's Centre for Ethics

-CfP Navigating Emotions, SANT Conference, Stockholm 6-8 April 2017


Lecture: Confederation and Indigenous treaty-making in Canada 1871-1921

Feb 11, St Jeromes University

Event: Are Refugees Welcome Here? Trump, Immigration, and Canadian
Responses- Feb 3 (U of T)

Dear colleagues,

In light of recent political events, I am co-organizing an event
entitled, "Are Refugees Welcome Here? Trump, Immigration and Canadian
Responses" this Friday from 4:30 to 6 pm at the Centre for Ethics at
the University of Toronto. This all came together at the very last
minute (I.e., details were only finalized this morning) so apologies
for the short notice. I hope to see some of you there.

Best Wishes,

Ethel Tungohan

Are Refugees Welcome Here? Trump, Immigration, and Canadian Responses

Friday February 3rd, 4:30 - 6PM

Seminar Room, Centre for Ethics, 2nd Floor, Larkin Building, 15
Devonshire Place, University of Toronto

The Canadian Association of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
(CARFMS) and the International Human Rights Program (UofT) invite you
to an informal, information-sharing, and brainstorming session at the
Centre for Ethics to discuss the implications of Trump
Administration's Executive Orders on immigration and refugee policy in
the US, and political change in Canada.


Salina Abji, SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellow, Carleton University & Rights
of Non-Status Women's Network
Idil Atak, Assistant Professor, Ryerson University
Andrew Brouwer, Lawyer, Refugee Law Office
Stephanie J. Silverman, Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights
Ethel Tungohan, Assistant Professor, York University

Introduced by Samer Muscati, Director, International Human Rights
Programme (IHRP), and facilitated by Petra Molnar,migrant rights

This interdisciplinary conversation will situate the Executive Orders
into a historic and sociolegal pattern of violence against specific
communities and discuss how to effect positive change in Canadian law
and policy.

Throughout the sixteen year-old "War on Terror," Muslim and other
minorities have been exposed to racially-, religiously-, and
ethnically-motivated targeting. Although history demonstrates time and
again that refugees are not terrorists, Trump's Orders specifically
link the two and perpetuate the dangerous fallacy that the Muslim
community is a source of danger.

In the wake of the attack at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre,
this interactive dialogue will address how to effect realizable change
quickly, effectively, and strategically in Canada, as well as how to
combat Islamophobia and negative discourses around migration.

Key points of intervention include:

the Safe Third Country Agreement which limits asylum seekers from
coming to Canada through the US and results in needlessly
life-threatening journeys and drawn-out legal battles
the Designated Countries of Origin regime, which works in tandem and
separately from the Safe Third Country Agreement to curb and
discourage asylum claims from people originating from +40 countries,
including the US, Mexico, and Hungary
the Barbaric Practices Act, a Canadian predecessor for ''extreme vetting'
reopening the 'quota' on Groups of Five and Community Sponsors
resettling Syrian and Iraqi refugees to Canada

For more information:

Ethel Tungohan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science & Social Science
Ross S665
416-736-2100 ext. 22055

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