Dear List Members,
Below please find references to new online publications, journal/newsletter
issues, events and opportunities, and web sites/tools.
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Child Soldiers: New Evidence, New Advocacy Approaches, USIP Briefing (August
DR Congo: A Regional Analysis (WriteNet, July 2007) -
EU needs common policy on asylum (ISN Security Watch, 31 July 2007) -
Internally displaced in Chad: Trapped between civil conflict and Sudan’s Darfur
crisis (IDMC, July 2007) - http://tinyurl.com/yqbu3f
Lost in Translation: Managing Coordination and Leadership Reform in the
Humanitarian System, HPG Policy Brief 27 (ODI, July 2007) –
Peace and Conflict 2008 (CIDCM, 27 July 2007) - http://www.cidcm.umd.edu/pc/
Planning for the future - The impact of resettlement on the remaining camp
population (Thailand Burma Border Consortium, July 2007) -
“Prevalence of HIV infection in conflict-affected and displaced people in seven
sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review,” The Lancet, vol. 369 (30
June 2007) - http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/2007_07_01_archive.html
Real-time evaluation of UNHCR's IDP operation in Eastern Chad (UNHCR, July
2007) - http://www.unhcr.org/research/RESEARCH/46a4ad450.pdf
Real-time evaluation of UNHCR's IDP operation in Liberia (UNHCR, July 2007) -
Real-time evaluation of UNHCR's IDP operation in Uganda (UNHCR, August 2007) -
Report of the International Forum on armed groups and the involvement of
children in armed conflict: Summary of themes and discussions, Château de
Bossey, Switzerland, 4-7 July 2006 (Coalition to Stop the Use of Child
Soldiers, August 2007) - http://www.child-soldiers.org/document_get.php?id=1248
Rising to the humanitarian challenge in Iraq (NGO Coordination Committee in
Iraq, Oxfam, July 2007) -
The Role of the Media in Conflict, USIP Briefing (July 2007) -
Sierra Leone: The Influence of the Secret Societies, with Special Reference to
Female Genital Mutilation (WriteNet, August 2007) -
The Situation of Iraqi Refugees in Syria (Amnesty International, July 2007) -
The Somali Refugee Community in the UK (ICAR, July 2007) -
Women Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK (ICAR, July 2007) -
AWR Bulletin: Quarterly on Refugee Problems, vol. 45, no. 2 (2007) -
- Mix of articles including one on terrorism and asylum in Europe.
Disasters, vol. 31, no. 3 (September 2007) -
Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, vol. 21, no. 3 (Spring 2007) -
- Includes articles on human trafficking, African refugee resettlement and FGM
International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, vol. 3, no. 1 (July
2007) - http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/IJMMHSC/index.asp
(selected full-text, contents)
- Focus is on health. Includes full-text article on older refugees in
Australia; other articles focus on mental health of Ethiopians resettled in
London and refugee access to health care in Canada.
International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 19, no. 2 (July 2007) -
- Includes articles on expanding the scope of the gender guidelines in Canada;
North Korean refugees; refugees in India; and assessing credibility of asylum
International Migration, vol. 45, no. 3 (August 2007) -
- Focus is on "illegal" and "irregular" immigrants.
International Migration Review, vol. 41, no. 3 (Sept. 2007) -
- Mix of articles.
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 33, no. 6 (2007) -
- Special issue on "Governing Islam in Western Europe: Essays on Governance of
Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (Aug. 2007) - http://www.jha.ac/ (full-text)
- Three new articles on the anthropology of humanitarianism, systematic rape in
Eastern Congo, and humanitarianism in the Muslim world.
Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, vol. 5, no. 3 (2007) -
http://tinyurl.com/2fnqe6 (prepublication contents)
- Mix of articles including one on befriending programs for refugees, and
another on resettling refugee children in the U.S.
Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 20, no. 2 (June 2007) -
- Special issue commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Refugee Studies
Centre (RSC). Focus is on "refugee research methodologies."
Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 2 (2007) -
- Focus is on refugees and religion.
The Researcher, vol. 2, no. 2 (July 2007) – http://tinyurl.com/2up5m2
- Produced by the Refugee Documentation Centre, Ireland. Focus is on issues
relating to refugee status determination, international human rights law, and
country of origin information.
**Events & Opportunities**
Call for Papers: “Building Sustainable Futures - Enacting Peace and
Development,” IPRA Conference, Leuven, Belgium, 15-19 July 2008 -
- Submit proposals by 1 October 2007.
World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, Groningen, The Netherlands, 4-8
February 2009 - http://www.humanitarianstudies2009.org/
- Billed as the first world conference focusing on this field of study.
IDP Voices - http://www.idpvoices.org/
- “[I]nternally displaced people tell their life stories – in their own words.
Mursi Online - http://www.mursi.org/
- This site aims to provide “accurate and reliable information about the
history, culture and environment of the Mursi, and about the challenges and
opportunities facing them and their neighbours today.”
Peacebuilding Initiative: Sierra Leone - http://www.peacebuildinginitiative.org/
- New portal with information relating to the peace process in Sierra Leone.
UNHCR, Nutrition Section - http://www.unhcr.org/protect/45f519532.html
- A nutrition sub-site was added to UNHCR’s web pages.
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