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The Center for International and Comparative Law at Saint Louis University hosts events throughout the year that showcase the expertise and scholarship of faculty and visiting researchers and scholars alike.

The Saint Louis University School of Law Center for International and Comparative Law and the Taylor Geospatial Institute present: Refugees at Risk? Or Refugees as an International Risk? April 5, 2023. Saint Louis University Center for International and Comparative Law. Join this full-day workshop on International Refugee Law Feauturing: James Hathaway, Petra Molnar, Benedita Meneszes Queiroz, Lauren Bartlett, Pedro Rodriquez-Ponga, SLJ, Rosario Frada

Refugees at Risk?
Or Refugees as an International Risk?

9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., April 5, 2023
Scott Hall, 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 is as follows:

9:15 a.m.: Welcome by Dean William Johnson
9:30 a.m.: First Keynote Speaker: Professor James Hathaway- The Global Cop-Out on Refugees (keynote and Q&A) (1.5 CLE credits)
10:45 a.m.: Break
11:00 a.m.: Professor Benedita M. Queiroz- Questioning Refugee Law: What to Make of the Present Legal Framework
11:30 a.m.:  Professor Lauren E. Bartlett- Towards the Abolition of Immigration Detention in the U.S: Start With Children
12:00 p.m.: Round Table between Professors Hathaway, Queiroz and Bartlett
12:45 p.m.: Lunch
2:00 p.m.: 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 p.m.: Break
3:15 p.m.: Pedro Rodriguez-Ponga, SJ- Hospitality Questions States’ Sovereignty
3:45 p.m.: Rosario Frada- Literature and Refugees: From Invisibility to Recognition
4:15 p.m.: Round Table: Professor Molnar, Pedro Rodriguez-Ponga, SJ and Rosario Tome
5 p.m.: Closing