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Upcoming conferences

 

 

Challenging Migrant Detention:

Human Rights, Advocacy and Mental Health

 

 

Conference:  June 19-21  2018

New Residence Hall,
3625 Park Ave, Montreal, QC

 

 

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As forcible displacement increases, notions of the unwanted “Other”, the “illegal” migrant, and the “bogus” refugee are increasingly prominent in public discourse of destination countries, lending support to stringent border control policies whereby states incarcerate asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and other foreign nationals in immigration detention centres, prisons and camps. This structural violence primarily targets racialized populations from the Global South.

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McGill Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry Advanced Study Institute Workshop (June 19)

The Advanced Study Institute Workshop is intended for researchers, practitioners and advocates working on immigration detention issues. Spaces are limited. If you are interested in taking part in the workshop, please contact Marie-Eve Paré, coordinator, with a brief description of your interests regarding immigration detention at marie-eve.pare.ccomtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Funding : Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Connections Grant), SHERPA Research Centre, McGill Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University Faculty of Law.

 

Parcours de résilience: accompagner les réfugiés suite aux traumas

 

Conference:  October 16-17, 2018

New Residence Hall,
3625 Park Ave, Montreal, QC

 

 

 

Conference of Centre d’expertise sur le bien-être et l’état de santé physique des réfugiés et des demandeurs d’asile in collaboration with SHERPA Research Centre

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