Center co-director Dan Kanstroom is quoted in an article in the Boston Globe about the Boston-based history of anti-immigrant sentiment.
The week of Jan. 23, the Center, and co-Editor-in-Chief Brinton Lykes (top right), hosted the editors of the International Journal of Transitional Justice for their annual meetings. Lucy Hovil (top left) presented her book "Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belonging" to an audience on Jan. 25.
News & Announcements
The Center has issued a statement in protest of President Trump's executive order this weekend suddenly barring refugee admissions and some classes of people with visas, such as US legal permanent residents, from entering the country.
The Center has released its Winter 2016-2017 newsletter. With Center news and recasp of the past semester's events, check it out.
Center's Post-Deportation Human Rights Project announces launch of new online portal, the Deportation Global Information Project! Read more and get the link to the new site here.
The Center is excited to announce it will be offering summer research grants to BC graduate and undetrgraduate students once again in 2017! Application deadline February 28.
In the wake of the 2016 US elections, the Center has made a statement on the election and established a section of its website dedicated to useful resources for immigrant advocates. Included are sections on advocacy initiatives and events; BC & local university resources; education; legal resources; resources on sanctuary schools and universities; and statements by institutions of higher education.
Center co-director Daniel Kanstroom spoke to the radio program The World on the more immediate foreseen effects on immigration and deportation policy under the new Trump administration.
Center co-director Daniel Kanstroom is published in the New York Times arguing for deportation reform in the US immigration system as part of its Room for Debate series.
The CHRIJ Summer Newsletter is now available. Catch up on the Spring 2016 happenings and learn about a few upcoming events.
The International Journal of Transitional Justice, for which Center Co-Director M. Brinton Lykes is a Co-Editor-in-Chief, has also issued a call for papers for for the theme, "Transitional Justice from the Margins: Intersections of Identities, Power and Human Rights." The deadline for submission is July 1, 2017.
The Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) has issued a call for proposals for its biannual student leadership conference to be held from June 27-29, 2017 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. The theme of next summer's conference is “Principles in Crisis,” and the topic of focus will be "Refugees and Responsibility."
Book talk: Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality,Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good
Tuesday, February 28
With author Chuck Collins.
Thursday, March 2
With author Linda Rabben.
A light lunch will be served. More information and RSVP required here.
Wednesday, March 29
East Wing 115A
BC Newton campus
With Alex Aleinikoff, Columbia Law School and former United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva.
Tuesday, April 4
East Wing 120
Boston College Newton campus
A Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College conference co-sponsored by the Center.