Thematic Focus: General

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Opportunity:

Course: MSC in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Oxford [info]
– Apply by 25 January 2019.

Publications:

30,000 Irregular Migration Deaths, Disappearances Between 2014-2018: IOM Report (IOM, Jan. 2019 [text]

“Back Home or Not,” Nature Sustainability, vol. 1 (8 Jan. 2019) [full-text via author]

“Civilian Resettlement Patterns in Civil War,” Journal of Peace Research, OnlineFirst, 21 Jan. 2019 [open access]

Criminal Justice Research in an Era of Mass Mobility Blog Series (Border Criminologies Blog, Jan. 2019 [access]
– Here is the introduction. Links to the seven posts to date are available via the menu on the right side of the page.

DRC Return Policy: Positions and Guiding Principles for DRC’s Engagement in Return of Refugees, IDPs and Rejected Asylum Seekers (Danish Refugee Council, Oct. 2018) [text]

Let’s be Transparent about Refugee and IDP Statistics (Development Matters Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

Lethal Choices: The Rising Death Toll of Mixed Migration (Mixed Migration Centre, Jan. 2019) [text]

Need to Solve a Border Dispute? Look to Ethiopia or Uzbekistan (Refugees Deeply, Jan. 2019) [text]

Prejudice-Relevant Correlates of Attitudes Towards Refugees: A Meta-Analysis (OSF Preprints, Jan. 2019) [text]

“Support for Resettling Refugees: The Role of Fixed-Growth Mindsets,” Psychological Science, 11 Jan. 2019 [postprint]

Updated: Research on the Effect of Refugees (Twitter, Jan. 2019) [access]
– A mini bibliography reported via Twitter Moments.

Global Compacts:

“The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: An Unlikely Achievement,”  [free full-text]

An Overheated Narrative Unanswered: How the Global Compact for Migration Became Controversial (Migration Policy Institute, Dec. 2018) [text]

“Refugees and (Other) Migrants: Will the Global Compacts Ensure Safe Flight and Onward Mobility for Refugees?,” International Journal of Refugee Law, Advance Articles, 11 Jan. 2019 [free full-text]
– See also related FullFact article.

“The UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: What Place for Human Rights?,” International Journal of Refugee Law, Advance Articles, 9 Jan. 2019 [free full-text]

New resource:

The Arc: How Science Can Improve Communications about Refugees and Humanitarian Innovation (UNHCR Innovation Service & University of Florida Center for Public Interest Communication) [access]
– “The Arc is a series that explores how we can use behavioral, cognitive and social science to change conversations, mindsets and behavior around humanitarian innovation and displaced populations.” A number of essays were posted in mid-December on different facets of using research to improve communication around and perceptions of refugee issues.

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Thematic Focus: General (8 Jan. 2019)

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