Announcing 2018 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

UNICRI 2018 Summer School

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John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

The session will run from July 9 through 13.

Application Deadline: June 25

A one-week intensive course, the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights sheds light on current issues related to international migration. More specifically, the curriculum of the course focuses on:

  • International migration, trafficking and asylum law
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Irregular migration: balancing human rights and security
  • Irregular migration by sea
  • Migration and rural development
  • Migration and the challenge of religious pluralism
  • Migration, development, and integration
  • Global displacement

The Summer School offers professional, legal, social, scientific and academic perspectives through theoretical lectures, roundtable discussions, dynamic case studies, and practical exercises. The faculty of the Summer School is composed of leading scholars and academics from John Cabot and other universities, representatives of the United Nations system, international human rights bodies and the civil society. In this unique learning environment, participants will have the opportunity to interact with internationally recognized experts, meet peers and build lasting professional relationships with young professionals and students from all over the world. This intense experience fosters intercultural dialogue and promotes a deeper understanding of some of the world’s most complex and debated issues.