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The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University is engaged in research on refugee issues; it informs public discussion as well as policy development and practice innovation by international, governmental, advocacy and service organizations; and it supports teaching in refugee and migration studies.

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May 17: Public Lecture: Alex Neve, Refugee Rights Under Siege

Date Friday, May 17th, 2013
Time 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Place York Hall A100, Glendon Campus (Bayview and Lawrence), York University

Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, will give a public lecture titled "At Home and Abroad: Refugee Rights Under Siege."

April 29, 2013

Video of Alex Neve lecture on Guantanamo Bay is now available

The online streaming video of the November 22, 2010 lecture by Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada, on the topic, "A View from Guantanamo Bay: Citizenship and Canada's Commitment to Human Rights" is now available.

February 14, 2011

Expert panel calls proposed human smuggling bill 'draconian' and 'flagrantly illegal'

A panel of experts on refugee law and policy hosted by the Centre for Refugee Studies has unanimously called on Parliament to defeat Bill C-49, the government's proposed human smuggling legislation.

November 15, 2010

November 22: 3rd Annual Howard Adelman Lecture

Date November 22, 2010
Time 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where OISE Library, 252 Bloor Street West (direct entrance from St. George subway station), Toronto

The York University Centre for Refugee Studies presents the 3rd Annual Howard Adelman Lecture, featuring Alex Neve, on the topic, "A View From Guantanamo Bay: Omar Khadr, Citizenship and Canada's Commitment to Human Rights."

October 25, 2010