The University of Bergen, Faculty of Law, has the pleasure of inviting you to the 2013 Nordic Asylum Seminar, 6-7 June 2013, in Bergen (Norway).
The 2013 Nordic Asylum Seminar will include speakers and participants from all the Nordic countries and other countries as well; representatives of the migration administrations, researchers, NGOs, politicians and other stakeholders. The seminar is co-sponsored by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) and the Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
The Seminar consists of plenary sessions as well as workshops, where researchers have an opportunity to present their work. We especially encourage early career researchers to submit new material for discussion during the workshops. We kindly invite you to submit abstracts of not more than 300 words on the following themes:
- The EU and Nordic asylum law and policy
- Exclusion from refugee status/complementary protection
- Asylum applicants with special needs
- Generalized violence and the need for international protection
- Protection of environmental refugees
- Possibly other themes if suggested by participants and accepted by the organisers
Abstracts should be sent to Jessica Schultz at [log in to unmask] by Monday, **January 28, 2013.**
Other relevant dates for the seminar include:
- 13 February 2013: Decisions regarding acceptance and allocation of workshop papers will be communicated
- 15 April 2013: Registration deadline for seminar participation
- 20 May 2013: Submission of workshop papers
The preliminary programme may be found at http://www.uib.no/jur/seminar/2012/11/nordic-asylum-seminar-2013 .
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