Deadline Extended: The Human Rights, Migration and Globalization Summer School

Spend an interesting and exciting week in Galway, Ireland (July 8-12, 2013) talking about migrants’ rights and the available protection mechanisms! The Summer School is open to anyone interested in the contemporary challenges of migration and human rights protection, including practitioners, journalists, academics, students, government officials, and NGO representatives.

Confirmed speakers for this year’s inaugural summer school include:

  • Professor Francois Crépeau, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants
  • Professor Tomoya Obokata, Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Keele University, School of Law
  • Professor Michael O’Flaherty, Co-director of the Irish Centre of Human Rights and Chief Commissioner at the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
  • Ms. Mariette Grange, Senior Researcher at the Global Detention Project of the Program for the Study of Global Migration at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • Ms. Siobhán O’Donoghue, Director of the Migrant Rights Centre, Ireland
  • Ms. Maria Stavropoulou, Director of the Greek Asylum Service
  • Dr. Ekaterina Yahyaoui, Lecturer and LLM Director, The Irish Centre for Human Rights
  • Dr. Noelle Higgins, Lecturer in Human Rights, The Irish Centre for Human Rights

The deadline has been extended to June 20 for submission of an abstract for this program, and to June 30 for registration. Visit the Summer School website or email for more information.