FFVT Summer School 2022 “Displacement, governance and human rights”

How has international refugee law evolved, which gaps remain and how can we address them? How are refugees protected in the different regions of Europe, Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East? Which challenges are refugees exposed to locally? These and many additional questions are at the core of the FFVT Summer School 2022 “Displacement, Governance and Human Rights”.

The interdisciplinary Summer School is hosted by the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) as a part of “Forced Migration and Refugee Studies: Networking
and Knowledge Transfer” (FFVT) and takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 10 to 15 July 2022. Participation is open to Master students as well as PhD candidates, Postdocs and junior practitioners of any disciplinary background. The Summer School deals with the changing configurations of today’s global refugee regimes in different parts of the world and on different levels of governance, providing insights into a plethora of topics:
• the historical emergence of the global refugee regimes, including postcolonial perspectives,
• global, regional, national and local governance and administrative practices,
• social integration,
• education in refugee accommodations,
• analyses of refugee-related discourses and media portrayals of asylum,
• gender and displacement,
• practices of resistance and solidarity,
• multiple actors’ perspectives, including experiences made by people on the move themselves, as well as
• crosscutting issues and research ethics.

The FFVT Summer School places emphasis on interactive learning approaches. In addition to lectures, scholars will provide interactive workshops in order to discuss and reflect on central subjects with the participants. Such input is complemented by a cultural program, an excursion in Nuremberg, the ‘City of Peace and Human Rights’, and a gathering with practitioners working in the field to promote further debate. Finally, the FFVT Summer School also offers time and space for participants to present their own projects as well as enter into discussion with others and thus network.

Confirmed lecturers:

Elisabeth Beck, Center for Flight and Migration Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Prof Dr Petra Bendel, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Dr Tamirace Fakhoury, Global Refugee Studies Research Group (GRS), Aalborg University in Copenhagen

Paula Fraschia, International University College of Turin

Dr Jörn Grävingholt, German Development Institute (GDI)

Dr Rose Jaji, University of Zimbabwe / German Development Institute (GDI)

Dr Stefan Kordel, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Prof Dr Ulrike Krause, Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), Osnabrück University

Katharina Lumpp, UNHCR Germany

Dr Charles Martin-Shields, German Development Institute (GDI)

Marina Mayer, Center for Flight and Migration Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Dr Margaret Monyani, University of the Witwatersrand

Dr Khangelani Moyo, Global Change Institute, University of the Witwatersrand

Anila Noor, Policy Advisor on Diversity, Integration & Gender Inclusion; Member of the Expert Group on the Views of Migrants in The Field Of Migration, Asylum & Integration; TEDx Speaker

Prof Dr Liane Rothenberger, University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Prof Dr Ranabir Samaddar, Calcutta Research Group

Prof Dr Hannes Schammann, University of Hildesheim

Raphaela Schweiger, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) / Robert Bosch Foundation