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Refugees at Risk? Or Refugees as an International Risk?

Wednesday, 05 April, 2023

Scott Hal l//Room 1174

2.7 MO CLE Credits available

Join this full-day workshop on International Refugee Law featuring:

 - James Hathaway, James E. and Sarah A Degan Professor of Law at University of Michigan Law School

- Petra Molnar, associate director of the Refugee Law Lab at York University

- Benedita Menezes Queiroz, professor at Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

- Lauren Bartlett, associate professor and director of the Human Rights at Home Litigation Clinic at Saint Louis University School of Law

- Pedro Rodriquez-Ponga SJ, Universidad de Deusto 

- Rosario Frada, founder and director, Humanity on the Move

 Register Here

Schedule as follows:

  • 9:15 am:  Welcome by Dean William Johnson
  • 9:30 am: First Keynote Speaker: Professor James Hathaway- The Global Cop-Out on Refugees (keynote and Q&A) (1.5 CLE credits)
  • 10:45: Break
  • 11:00 am: Professor Benedita M. Queiroz- Questioning Refugee Law; What to make of the Present Legal Framework
  • 11:30 am:  Professor Lauren E. Bartlett- Towards the abolition of immigration detention in the U.S: Start with Children
  • 12:00 pm: Round Table between Professors Hathaway, Queiroz and Bartlett
  • 12:45 pm: Lunch
  • 2:00 pm: Second Keynote Speaker: Professor Petra Molnar (York University, Canada)- Technological Violence Through High-Risk Experiments at the Border (keynote and Q&A) (1.2 CLE credits)
  • 3:00 pm: Break
  • 3:15 pm: Pedro Rodriguez-Ponga, sj- Hospitality questions States’ Sovereignty
  • 3.45 pm: Rosario Frada- Literature and Refugees: From Invisibility to Recognition
  • 4.15 pm: Round Table: Professor Molnar, Pedro Rodriguez-Ponga, sj and Rosario Tome
  • 5 pm: Closing