The aim of the McGill Refugee Research Group is to develop the refugee research community at McGill by:
1. Connecting people across different faculties and departments with shared interests in refugees and forced migration;
2. Sharing information about activities and opportunities in this field at McGill and in Montreal; and
3. Hosting talks, workshops, film screenings and other events.
McGill Refugee Research Group activities are supported by an FRQSC team grant "Refugee protection and struggles for justice: From local to global contexts.
Events in 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
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
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.
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