9th Annual Research and Orientation Workshop on Global Protection of Refugees and Migrants, November 2024, Kolkata! Apply Now!

9th Annual Research and Orientation Workshop on Global Protection of Refugees and Migrants, November 2024, Kolkata! Apply Now!

Calcutta Research Group (CRG) is pleased to announce the Ninth Annual Research and Orientation Workshop on Global Protection of Refugees and Migrants (2024) to be organized in collaboration with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung,IWM – Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen and a number of universities and other educational institutions in India.

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The Workshop to be held in Kolkata, India, from 8 November to 14 November 2024 will be an intensive combination of online and residential experiences designed to enable scholars and activists in humanitarian and solidarity work to engage in sustained, interdisciplinary collaboration under the close mentorship of research faculty drawn from South Asia’s eminent universities and other institutions and some other eminent global institutions.

The Workshop is open by application to scholars and activists working to understand and map the nature of migration and forced migration flows, the instruments and dynamics of protection, the levers of the global and national legal authorities engaged in protecting the victims of forced migration, statelessness, access of refugees and migrants to education and health, the dynamics of migratory labour flows in the wake of globalization, and the impact of the pandemic on refugees and migrants.

Who should attend?

We particularly welcome applications from scholars, journalists, and legal activists working on policy challenges of concern to migrant and refugee communities in the South. Preference will be given to applicants who are below 35 years of age and have or are working towards a research degree in a relevant field and/or currently hold postdoctoral posts or faculty positions or have at least 5 years’ experience of working in relevant fields such as journalism, humanitarian protection, and public health and education. Exceptional candidates in other areas are also encouraged to apply.

The deadline for application is 8 March 2024.

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