The Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, is hosting a conference on the theme of Rights and rightlessness in contemporary migration on May 14th and 15th 2020. The event will take place in NUI Galway and will bring together academics, practitioners, policymakers, and students working in the field of migration and asylum law and policy.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Violeta Moreno-Lax (Queen Mary University of London) and Dr Itamar Mann (University of Haifa). The themes that will be discussed at the conference include, but are not limited to, rights and extraterritorial migration control, rights and rightlessness at sea, climate change and contemporary migration, migration and gender, rights at borders, forced displacement, conflict and exploitation, SDGs and the Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees.
Further information on the conference and tickets are available at the call for papers is available at – deadline for submissions of paper proposals is February 29th, 2020.