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NEWS AND EVENTS

SOCIAL PROTECTION OF REFUGEES AND REFUGEE STATUS APPLICANTS IN MEXICO

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Mexico, University Seminar on Internal Displacement, Migration, Exile and Repatriation (SUDIMER) and International Labor Organization (ILO).

Description: In this event, organized by UNHCR Mexico, SUDIMER and ILO, three studies were presented that address the opportunities and barriers to access to Mexican protection services by refugees and applicants for refugee status. The works presented focused on the analysis of the impact of covid-19, access to conditional transfers and institutional capacities.

15 - 18 / DEC / 21

MIGRATION AND VIOLENCE ON THE BORDERS OF THE AMERICAS

Latin American Studies Association

Description: Dr. Gioconda Herrera participated in this dialogue as moderator. The event was attended by Dr. Cecilia Menjívar, Dr. María Dolores Paris Pombo and Dr. Luis Eduardo Thayer.

 

 

 

 

25 / FEB / 21

BEYOND INTENT: APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY IN MARGINAL CONTEXTS

Italian Society of Applied Anthropology

Description: Mag. Irene Palla participated in this panel held within the framework of the IX Congress of the Italian Society of Applied Anthropology. His presentation was entitled "Reception houses for migrants in Peru: the (un)expected consequences of bringing to light invisible realities at the academic, political and social levels."

15 - 18 / DEC / 21

INTERNATIONAL POPULATION CONFERENCE

International Union for the Scientific Study of Population

 

Description:  Dr. Gisela P. Zapata presented the papers "Migrants and Refugees in Latin America during COVID-19: An Inclusion/Exclusion Spectrum of Social Protection" and "Discrimination by omission?: assessing migrants and refugees' in/exclusion in the political-institutional response to COVID-19 in Brazil"

5 - 10 / DEC / 21

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR “MOBILITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION OF MIGRANT AND REFUGEE POPULATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA BEFORE AND DURING THE PANDEMIC”.

Faculty of Social Sciences, Population Program, CAMINAR.

Description: Space in which researchers from the CAMINAR group and the University of the Republic (Uruguay) participated together with representatives of national and international organizations and civil society. The purpose of the meeting was to present results and discuss the extent to which migrant populations have been included in the implementation of migration and refugee policies in Latin America and how social inclusion processes have developed during the COVID19 pandemic.

2 / DEC / 21

CONVERSATORY “CUBAN MIGRATION AND URUGUAY-BRAZIL NORTH BORDER. A PENDING CONVERSATION”.

Faculty of Social Sciences, Population Program

Description: Researchers from CAMINAR, the Faculty of Social Sciences-University of the Republic and representatives of the Ecumenical Service for Human Dignity (SEDHU) -a delegate agency in Uruguay of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)-, They discussed the issue of Cuban migration on the Brazil-Uruguay border, migratory routes and protection in the space of transit and destination.

01 / DEC / 21

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR "MIGRATION AND CITIES IN THE AMERICAS"

Immigration Studies Laboratory (Labimi)

 

Description:  Dr. Carolina Moulin was invited to present the paper “Reflexões sobre a governança migratoria no Brasil”.

23 - 25 / NOV / 21

MIGRANT FAMILY, CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

Interdisciplinary Group of Families

Description: Mag. Irene Palla participated as a speaker in this panel held within the framework of the II National Interdisciplinary Congress of Families and Children.  His presentation was entitled "Between integration and xenophobia in schools: the role of the education sector in the context of migrant adolescents."

26 / NOV / 21

MIGRATION CRISES IN LATIN AMERICA: WHAT MANAGEMENT OF EXILED POPULATIONS?

International Humanitarian Studies Association.

Description: Mag. Cécile Blouin, co-authored with Mg. Irene Palla and Mg. Cristina Zamora, presented the findings of the research carried out with the CAMINAR group on the control and humanitarian aid towards Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Peru during the COVID-19 pandemic, glimpsing the challenges and contributions that have been made in its management. . The presentation was entitled "Humanitarian aid and control during Covid-19: the case of Venezuelan migrants in Peru"

03 / NOV / 21

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR: VULNERABILITY OF THE MIGRANT AND REFUGEE POPULATION DURING THE PANDEMIC

Santo Tomas University of Colombia

 

Description: Dr. Stephanie López Villamil presented "Exclusion of the migrant and refugee population during the pandemic: comparative analysis of 7 countries."

23 / OCT / 21

II INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON HUMAN RIGHTS: CURRENT CONTEXT AND EXPECTATIONS TO THE BICENTENARY

Civil Association IUS ET VERITAS

Description: Dr. Luciana Gandini participated in the session “Migration policies and protection of the rights of migrants in Latin America: Migration regulation”.

27 SEP - 1 OCT / 21

THE EFFECTS OF COVID: OVERALL FINDINGS 2020-2021

Secretary of Institutional Development of the National Autonomous University of Mexico

Description: Dr. Luciana Gandini spoke in this session that also included the participation of Dr. Olga Elizabeth Hansberg Torres (IIF – SUAFEM – UNAM), Dr. Verónica Montes de Oca Zavala (IIS – SUIEV – UNAM) and Dr. José Antonio Pérez Islas (SIJ-UNAM).

SEP / 21

PARTICIPATION IN WINTER SCHOOL ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Association of Montevideo Group Universities (AUGM)

 

Description: Dr. Carolina Moulin was invited to participate in the WINTER SCHOOL ON HUMAN RIGHTS taught by the Association of Montevideo Group Universities (AUGM).

JULY / 21

PRESENTATION OF WALKING RESEARCH RESULTS

Commission on Migratory Affairs (CAM) of the Organization of American States (OAS).

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza and Dr. Luciana Gandini were invited to PRESENT THE RESEARCH RESULTS OF CAMINAR before the Committee on Migratory Affairs (CAM) of the Organization of American States (OAS).

JULY / 21

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE SERIES "THE CHALLENGES OF CONTEMPORARY ANTI-RACISM".

CER Migracions and GEDIME, Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza participated as a speaker and her presentation was entitled "Migration, racism and pandemic in Latin America: exclusionary governance and inclusive resistance".

JUNE / 21

CONVERSATION “PROTECTION POLICIES FOR REFUGEES IN PERU: A DREAM OR A REALITY”

Encounters - Jesuit Migrant Service

Description: Mag. Irene Palla participated as a speaker in this discussion held on the occasion of World Refugee Day. This event was aimed at public officials, international organizations, academics, and civil society organizations with the purpose of addressing the state of the right to asylum in Peru, exchanging experiences of applicants, and identifying areas of technical assistance, on emerging issues and aspects. and urgent to attend to the refugee population and asylum seekers.

JUN 18 / 21

RASGAÍ PODCAST, EPISODE 31: SITUATION OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES IN SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES DURING THE PANDEMIC.

Description: Dr. Gisela P. Zapata participated as a guest in the Rasgaí podcast of the Postgraduate Program in Demography (PPGDem) of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, where she presented the main results of the article “ Structural and contingent inequalities: the impact of COVID-19 in migrant and refugee populations in South America ” published together with Dr. Victoria Prieto Rosas in the Bulletin of Latin America Research.

JUN 17 / 21

THE 'CRISIS' WITHIN THE CRISIS: MIGRATION, DISPLACEMENT AND COVID-19 RESPONSES IN LATIN AMERICA (I AND II)

Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

 

Description: CAMINAR organized and presented its research advances in these two panels that were sponsored by the International Migration Section of LASA and included the participation, as commentators, of Soledad Álvarez and Bruno Miranda, who are researchers from the Research Group "(Im)mobility in the Americas".

26 - 29 / MAY / 21

MOBILITY IN IMMOBILITY: STATE AND MIGRATION IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC

Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

Description: Dr. Gisela P. Zapata participated in this Presidential Session organized within the framework of the LASA 2021 International Congress. Her presentation was entitled "Social protection of migrants and refugees in Latin America in times of COVID-19: a spectrum of inclusion/ exclusion".

26 - 29 / MAY / 21

EXCHANGE OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT VENEZUELAN MIGRATION – LESSONS FROM OTHER MIGRATION, TIMES AND CONTEXTS

Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza participated in this round table developed within the framework of the LASA 2021 International Congress.

26 - 29 / MAY / 21

MIGRANTS, RACISM AND COVID-19. HOW HAS THE PRECARITY FACED BY MIGRANTS BEFORE COVID-19 BEEN EXACERBATED IN THE GLOBAL NORTH AND SOUTH?

Center for the Study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths University of London

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza participated in this panel that had the support of the Inequalities Observatory, ICSO (Diego Portales University, Chile).

10 / MAY / 21

DIGITAL EVERYDAY FORMS OF MOBILISATION AND SOLIDARITY LED BY MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES IN TIMES OF COVID-19

University of Utrecht

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza presented the paper "#RegularizacionYa in Chile: local and transnational migrant solidarity in times of COVID" in this panel held within the framework of the International Conference Migrant Belongings: Digital Practices and the Everyday.

21 - 23 / APR / 21

CHALLENGES TO MOBILITY IN THE LATIN AMERICAN REGION AND BEYOND

Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS)

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza participated in this round table held within the framework of the Virtual Conference of the Society for Latin American Studies.

12 - 16 / APR / 21

PROTECTING VENEZUELANS IN COLOMBIA: REFLECTIONS FROM ACROSS THE REGION

University of Bristol

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza was invited to participate in this webinar developed within the framework of the Migration Mobilities Bristol Latin American Dialogue.

31 / MAR / 21

COVID 19'S IMPACT ON MIGRATION

National Autonomous University of Mexico and Massey University

 

Description: Dr. Alethia Fernández de la Reguera spoke at this panel held within the framework of the 1st International Colloquium of Mexican and New Zealand Studies. His presentation was entitled “Beneficiaries of Humanitarian Aid or Subjects of Human Rights? Obstacles to Access Social Security for Migrants and Refugees in Mexico within the Context of COVID-19”.

16 - 17 / MAR / 21

INTERCULTURALITY AND MIGRANT CRISIS

Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Education (University of Atacama, Chile).

March 2021

 

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza was invited to participate in this event held within the framework of the Webinars series on Interculturality.

MAR / 21

PRESENTATION RESULTS OF THE RESEARCH CARRIED OUT BY CAMINAR

Description: Mag. Irene Palla presented the results of the research carried out by CAMINAR in the Master course on design and evaluation of social management projects for the inclusion of the migrant population taught by the University of Viña del Mar (Chile).

04 / FEB / 21

THE RESEARCH FINDINGS OF THE CAMINAR RESEARCH GROUP

Description: Dr. Victoria Prieto was invited to present the research findings of the CAMINAR research group in a closed session with representatives of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

DEC / 20

POLITICAL-INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO THE RECENT VENEZUELAN MIGRATION IN LATIN AMERICA

Latin American Population Association (Alap).

 

Description: Dr. Luciana Gandini participated in this round table held within the framework of the IX Congress of the Latin American Population Association. His exhibition was entitled "Venezuelan migration in Latin America before and (after) pandemic: between contingency and humanitarianism."

9 -10 / DEC / 20

REFLECTIONS AND IMMIGRATION CHALLENGES. HOW TO ADDRESS CONTEMPORARY IMMIGRATION IN CHILE-PERU.

School of Legal and Social Sciences of La República University (Chile).

 

Description: Mag. Irene Palla and Dr. Martina Cociña presented in this event the similarities and differences between migrations in Peru and Chile and the management of migration policies, sharing perspectives and concerns and reflecting with the academic public and experts in the sector on possible solutions.

01  / DEC  / twenty

Dra. Marcia Vera Espinoza was interviewed as part of the multimedia report for Revista Sur. Santiago, Chile

03 / DEC / 20

Dra. Marcia Vera Espinoza participated in this round table on innovative research during the pandemic.

 

The event organized by LAG-UK brought together three researchers from Latin America who presented their current projects and reflected on their methodologies during the pandemic.

01 / DEC / 20

Invitation from the Regional Office for South America of the International Organization for Migration, Dr. Victoria Prieto Rosas and Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza presented the CAMINAR group and advanced some research results on the dynamics of inclusion / exclusion of migrant populations in transfer programs implemented in the recent pandemic context.

30 / OCT / 20

Sérgio Vieira de Mello Chair and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Description: Dra. Luciana Gandini participated in this reflection on the impact that the COVID-19 crisis has had on refuge and migration.

22 / SEP / 20

Consultancy for Human Rights and Displacement (CODHES)

 

Description: Dr. Stéphanie López participated in this meeting, the purpose of which was to carry out a general characterization of the consequences of the pandemic on migrant, refugee and displaced populations, and to build proposals for dialogue at the Conference with ECLAC.

17 / SEP / 20

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Description: Dr. Gisela P. Zapata participated in this instance of reflection aimed at decision makers, academics and civil society organizations, to share learning, exchange experiences and identify areas of mutual technical assistance and part of international cooperation on issues and emergent and urgent aspects to attend to for the migrant population.

20 / AUG / 20

Sergio Prieto Díaz quotes Luciana Gandini

Academic Blog Frontera Sur Mx-CA

02 / AUG / 20

Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism (GRFDT)

Description: Dra. Marcia Vera Espinoza participated in an extraregional dialogue with experts from Latin America, Africa and Asia on the management of migration in times of pandemic.

28 / JUL / 20

Social Inclusion of the Secretariat for Access to Rights and Equity (SARE) of the Organization of American States (OAS)

Description: Dr. Luciana Grandini and Dr. Luisa Feline Freier participated in this reflection on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of academia and think tanks in the search for applicable solutions in policies and practices towards these populations.

07 / JUL / 20

Harvard University, Migrant Agenda, Moreno Law, the Technological Institute of Mexico, the Tecnológico de Monterrey, the University Seminar for Studies on Internal Displacement, Migration, Exile and Repatriation (SUDIMER), Tufts University and MAHA

 

Description: Dr. Luciana Gandini participated in this reflection on the challenges of Mexican immigration policy and the bilateral relationship with the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.

02 / JUL / 20

Meeting 8. Associação Brasileira de Relações Internacionais (ABRI)

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza was one of the experts who participated in the meeting organized by ABRI to discuss the impacts of the pandemic on the migrant and refugee population in Latin America.

22 / JUN / 20

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Nucleus of Studies, Research and Extension on Migration (NEPEMIGRA)

Description: Dr. Marcia Vera Espinoza was invited by the NEPEMIGRA research group of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to give a talk on migration and refugee governance in Latin America.

02 / JUN / 20

Cecilia Osorio interviews Luciana Gandini

Newspaper Let's Get Uninformed

27 / MAY / 20

Marcia Vera Espinoza, Gisela P. Zapata and Luciana Gandini

Newspaper However

26 / MAY / 20

COVID-19 SEMINAR AND ITS IMPACTS IN LATIN AMERICA:

CHALLENGES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF MIGRATION

Max Planck Institute

 

Description: Dra. Luciana Gandini participated in this discussion by experts on mobility and migration issues on the effects and impacts that Latin America will have in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

22 / MAY / 20

Faculty of Social Sciences University of Chile

 

Description: Dr. Stéphanie López participated in the discussion with experts who addressed different aspects of the migrant situation in Latin America and the conditions that these people face during the pandemic.

11 / MAY / 20