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Winter 2020:


MAJD AL-SHIHABI, co-founder of MASRAD
"My grandmother is my archive": Open source software and democracy in archival practice
January 17 | 12:30 - 2pm | Peterson 116

MAJD AL-SHIHABI
Palestine Open Maps Mapathon
January 18 | 1 - 4pm | Leacock 738

ADAM LICHTENHELD, Yale University
Making Migrations: Population Displacement Strategies in Civil Wars
24 January | 12:00-1:30 | Leacock 429

BEHROUZ BOOCHANI
In skype conversation with Laura Madokoro (Carlton U.) & screening of Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time (2017)
Thursday January 30 | 4 - 6pm | Arts 160

DAVID FITZGERALD, UC San Diego"Refuge beyond reach: how rich democracies repel asylum seekers"
January 31 | 3:00pm | Ballroom, Thomson House, McGill U.
https://csdc-cecd.ca/event/speaker-series-david-fitzgerald/

MARTINA TAZZIOLI, Goldsmiths
"The Making of Migration: The Biopolitics of Mobility at Europe's Borders".
Monday March 9 | 4 - 6pm | Peterson 116

CAITLIN PROCTER, European University Institute
"Gaza and the March of Return Protests" & screening of Gaza (2019, dir. Andrew McConnell and Gary Keane)
Monday March 16 | 4 - 6pm | Peterson 116

CRISTIANA GIORDANO,
UC Davis
In dialogue with Lisa Stevenson & screening of Era Un Lunes (It was a Monday)
April 1 | 4 - 6pm | Wendy Patrick Room, Wilson Hall































Past Events:















Friday 27 September, 12:00-1:30 –

Jane McAdam (University of New South Wales)

“A Month, a Year, a Decade? The Temporal Capacity of International Protection for Refugees and other Forced Migrants”
Location: New Chancellor Day Hall 201 (Lunch provided)Co-hosted with the Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law and the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism
Find the event on Facebook here

Thursday 10 October, 12:00-1:30 –

Martha Balaguera (University of Toronto)

“Refuge as Punishment: Everyday Struggles of Central American Asylum Seekers in Southern California”
Location: Peterson 116 (Lunch provided)
Co-hosted with the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), Réseau d’études latino-américaines de Montréal (RELAM) and Équipe de recherche interuniversitaire sur l’inclusion et la gouvernance en Amérique latine (ERIGAL)

Friday 8 November, 12:00-1:30 –

Stephanie Schwartz (University of Southern California)

“After Displacement: Returnees in International Politics”
Location: Leacock 429 (Lunch provided)
Co-hosted with the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS)

Friday 15 November, 12:00-1:30 –

Philippe Borbeau (Université Laval)

“Resilience and World Politics: Inducing the Securitisation of International Migration”
Location: Leacock 429 (Lunch provided)
Co-hosted with the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS)

Monday 2 December, 12:00-2:00 –

Jill Hanley (McGill University), Sabine Lehr (Royal Roads University/Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria), Geoff Cameron (University of Toronto)

“Refugee resettlement to Canada: Outcomes and challenges”
Location: Wendy Patrick Room, 118 Wilson Hall (Lunch provided)










































Mark