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Refugees at Risk to Refugees as an International Risk

April 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am CDT - 5:30 pm CDT


Refugees at Risk to Refugees as an International Risk
April 5, 2023//Scott Hall//9:00 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.//Room 1174
4.2 MO CLE Credit Available

Join this full-day workshop on International Refugee Law featuring:

  • James Hathaway, James E. and Sarah A Degan Professor of Law at University of Michigan Law School
  • Petra Molnar, associate director of the Refugee Law Lab at York University
  • Benedita Menezes Queiroz, professor at Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
  • Lauren Bartlett, associate professor and director of the Human Rights at Home Litigation Clinic at Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Pedro Rodriquez-Ponga SJ, Universidad de Deusto
  • Rosario Frada, founder and director, Humanity on the Move

Schedule as follows:

9:15 am: Welcome by Dean William Johnson
9:30 am: First Keynote Speaker: Professor James Hathaway- The Global Cop-Out on Refugees
10:15 am: Q&A
11:00 am: Professor Benedita M. Queiroz- Questioning Refugee Law; What to make of the Present Legal Framework
11:30 am: Professor Lauren E. Bartlett- Towards the abolition of immigration detention in the U.S: Start with Children
12:00 pm: Round Table between Professors Hathaway, Queiroz and Bartlett
12:45 pm: Lunch
2:00 pm: Second Keynote Speaker: Professor Petra Molnar (York University, Canada)- Technological Violence Through High-Risk Experiments at the Border
2:45 pm: Q&A + break
3:15 pm: Pedro Rodriguez-Ponga, sj- Hospitality questions States’ Sovereignty
3.45 pm: Rosario Frada- Literature and Refugees: From Invisibility to Recognition
4.15 pm: Round Table: Professor Molnar, Pedro Rodriguez-Ponga, sj and Rosario Tome
5 pm: Closing


April 5, 2023
9:00 am CDT - 5:30 pm CDT