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The Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity Roundtable on Refugees and Migration

Friday, November 17, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Room: D214
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*Co-sponsored by the Centre for International and Defence Policy and the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations

“Seeking Moral Authority in Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration” - Megan Bradley, McGill University

Megan Bradley's research and teaching focuses on refugees, human rights, humanitarianism, and gender and international relations. She is the author of Refugee Repatriation: Justice, Responsibility and Redress (Cambridge University Press, 2013), and the editor of Forced Migration, Reconciliation and Justice (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015).

“Prioritizing Some Over Others: The Morality of Refugee Admission Criteria”- Patti Lenard, uOttawa

Patti Lenard is the author ofTrust, Democracy and Multicultural Challenges (Penn State, 2012). Her current research focuses on the moral questions raised by migration across borders in an era of terrorism, as well as on multiculturalism, trust and social cohesion, and democratic theory more generally.

“Who Do You Know and Why Does It Matter? Social Connections and Migrant Integration” - Sarah Pavan, UBC

Sarah Pavan’s research interests include immigrants’ political integration, immigrants’ personal networks and ethnic organizations, multiculturalism and immigrant integration policies. Her current work draws on an original data set she built from face-to-face interviews with immigrants from India and El Salvador in the Greater Toronto Area and in the Silicon Valley.

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