Past and upcoming events

Please get in touch with Dr Zalfa Feghali for information about upcoming events. 

Environmental Maternalism

  • July 28, 2021 led by Dr Mara Oliva. Guest speaker: Beth Snyder.

Vulnerability, Border-Crossing and New Technologies: Focus on asylum

  • June 24, 2021 led by Dr Hilary Evans Cameron. Guest speaker: Dr Jane Herlihy.

Readings discussed

Audrey Macklin, “Truth and Consequences: Credibility Determination in the Refugee Context” International Association of Refugee Law Judges, Conference in Ottawa, Canada, 1998.

Jane Herlihy, Kate Gleeson, Stuart Turner, “What Assumptions about Human Behaviour Underlie Asylum Judgments?”, International Journal of Refugee Law, Volume 22, Issue 3, October 2010, 351–366

Hilary Evans Cameron, Avi Goldfarb, Leah Morris, “Artificial intelligence for a reduction of false denials in refugee claims” (forthcoming)

Vulnerability and Self Care

  • May 27, 2021 led by Dr Zalfa Feghali

Readings discussed

Steven M. Southwick, George A. Bonanno, Ann S. Masten, Catherine Panter-Brick and Rachel Yehuda (2014). “Resilience definitions, theory, and challenges: interdisciplinary perspectives.” European Journal of Psychotraumatology 5:1, 25338. DOI: 10.3402/ejpt.v5.25338 

Smita Kumar and Liz Cavallaro (2018). “Researcher Self-Care in Emotionally Demanding Research: A Proposed Conceptual Framework.” Qualitative Health Research 28(4), 648–658. DOI: 10.1177/1049732317746

Emma Williamson, Alison Gregory, Hilary Abrahams, Nadia Aghtaie, Sarah-Jane Walker and Marianne Hester (2020). “Secondary Trauma: Emotional Safety in Sensitive Research.” Journal of Academic Ethics 18:55–70. DOI: 10.1007/s10805-019-09348-y