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Moria 2.0: The EU’s sandbox for surveillance technologies

Moria 2.0: The EU’s sandbox for surveillance technologies

Moria 2.0: The EU’s sandbox for surveillance technologies – EURACTIV.com The three camps of Lesvos, Old Moria, Moria 2.0 all tell a story of the multi-layered ecosystem which gives rise to the allure of quick fixes facilitated by technology. Yet the complexity of human movement is nothing but simple, writes Petra Molnar, Associate Director, Refugee […]

Announcing the winner of the CRS 2020 “Haiku Your Research Challenge”!

Announcing the winner of the CRS 2020 “Haiku Your Research Challenge”!

கப்பல் (kappal – ship in Thamil) Tamils flee by seaArrive, detain, separateWaiting in limbo Congrats to Harini Sivalingam (PhD candidate, Socio-Legal Studies, York University) whose research examines how Tamil maritime forced migrants from Sri Lanka who arrived to Canada aboard the MV Ocean Lady and MV Sun Sea conceptualize and navigate their experiences prior to and during […]

Report: Technological Testing Grounds: Border tech is experimenting with people’s lives

Report: Technological Testing Grounds: Border tech is experimenting with people’s lives

A new report from the Refugee Law Laboratory and EDRi (European Digital Rights) investigates how new technologies are increasingly being used at the border and to manage migration. Technological Testing Grounds is based on over 40 conversations with refugees and people on the move and shows that much of this innovation occurs without adequate governance mechanisms and does […]

York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies awards the 2020 Anthony Richmond Scholarship

York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies awards the 2020 Anthony Richmond Scholarship

The Centre for Refugee Studies is delighted to announce that Dahabo Ibrahim is the inaugural recipient of the Anthony Richmond Scholarship. This new scholarship recognizes promising graduate student research on the intersections of forced migration and environmental changes, such as climate change, flooding, drought, forest fires, and land or sanitary degradation. The scholarship was created […]