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Postponed — Reluctant Reception: Refugees, Migration and Governance in the Middle East and North Africa

This event has been postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

We typically think of refugees and asylum seekers arriving in countries like the United States, Italy or Greece, but in reality, more than 80% of the world’s refugees live in Global South countries. How do states like Egypt, Morocco and Turkey develop policies toward migrants and refugees, and how do migrants and refugees manage in the absence of formal policy and law?

Kelsey P. Norman, fellow for the Middle East and director of the Women’s Rights, Human Rights and Refugees Program, discusses her new book, “Reluctant Reception: Refugees, Migration and Governance in the Middle East and North Africa,” published by Cambridge University Press in November 2020. She is joined by Abdoul Raouf Ousmane, a program associate with the Immigrant Health Access Project at the University of North Carolina and a former refugee who lived in Cairo, Egypt, for more than a decade while he sought refugee resettlement.

For more information about the book and to purchase a copy, please visit Brazos Bookstore online.

This webinar is sponsored by the Baker Institute Center for the Middle East. Follow @BakerInstitute on Twitter, and join the conversation online with #BakerRefugees. 

 


Agenda

11:00 a.m. CST — Presentation
11:30 a.m. CST — Q&A


Registration

A new registration link will be available once the event has been rescheduled.


Featured Speakers

Kelsey P. Norman, Ph.D.
Fellow for the Middle East; Director, Women’s Rights, Human Rights and Refugees Program, Baker Institute

Abdoul Raouf Ousmane 
Program Associate, Immigrant Health Access Project, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Moderator

A.Kadir Yildirim, Ph.D.
Fellow for the Middle East, Baker Institute 

 

 

When?

Tue, Feb. 16, 2021
11 a.m. - noon
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Where?

Online webinar