Feb 08 2018 Posted: 10:25 GMT


 Call for Papers


The Rights of Migrants and Refugees:

Exploring the role of courts and tribunals

17-18 May 2018


 The Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, is hosting a conference on the theme of ‘Vindicating the  Rights of Migrants and Refugees: exploring the role of courts and tribunals’ on May 17th -18th  2018.  The event will take place in the Aula Maxima in NUI Galway and will bring together practitioners, academics, students and policy makers working in the field of migration and asylum law and policy.

We are seeking submissions of paper proposals on the theme of the conference understood broadly. We welcome domestic, international and comparative perspectives from any jurisdiction. Interdisciplinary and theoretical proposals as well as practice-oriented analyses are equally welcome. The selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Originality and innovativeness of the work
  • Relevance to the conference theme
  • Geographical and gender balance

Please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words to ichrmigration@gmail.com  Please also include your name, affiliation, contact details and a 100 words biography.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 23rd.

You will be notified about the outcome of the selection process by March 14th.

 Unfortunately, the organisers are not able to provide any financial support. However, information about travel and accommodation options will be communicated to all participants in due course

 Organising Committee, Dr Ciara Smyth, Dr Ekaterina Yahyaoui, Professor Siobhán Mullally, Noemi Magugliani, Stefano Angeleri, Denise Gormley, Luke Hamilton