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Project Launch: Evaluation of Refugee-Led Organizations in East Africa and the Middle East
29 Sep 2022 – Refugee-led Organizations in East Africa: Community Perceptions in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Tanzania
16 Jan 2023 – Refugee Communities Mobilising in the Middle East: Refugee-led Organisations in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
LERRN-RRN Webinar Series on Ethics in Forced Migration Research
From November 2021 to March 2022, the Local Engagement Refugee Research Network (LERRN) and the Refugee Research Network (RRN) co-hosted a series of monthly webinars addressing the ethics of forced migration research at various stages of the research process, from setting the agenda to sharing the research. With a growing understanding in the field of forced migration that it is important to do research differently, this series was aimed at building a community of practice of people dedicated to supporting ethical and relevant research on forced migration, and at sharing best practices on designing and conducting research.
03 Nov 2021 – Types of Knowledge in Forced Migration: Whose Voices and Perspectives Frame Research?
19 Nov 2021 – Building Research Relationships and Setting the Agenda
27 Jan 2022 – Creative Methods in Challenging Times
11 Mar 2022 – Haunted by Violence
31 Mar 2022 – Changing the Structures of Forced Migration Research
LERRN-IDRC Webinar Series on Forced Displacement
From October 2020 to June 2021, the Local Engagement Refugee Research Network (LERRN) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) co-hosted monthly seminars addressing several dimensions of forced displacement, with an emphasis on the perspectives of partners closest to the issues being discussed.
01 Oct 2020 – Mobilizing a Global Response: Acting on the report by the Honourable Bob Rae
19 Nov 2020 – Refugee Education during and beyond COVID-19: Perspectives from local and global actors
15 Dec 2020 – By Refugees, For Refugees: Refugee leadership beyond the pandemic
08 April 2021 – Refugee-host community relations during Covid-19 and beyond: Lessons from the Middle East and Southern Africa
09 June 2021 – Localized Forced Displacement Research: Lessons from East Africa and the Middle East
24 June 2021 – Forced Displacement and Health in the Context of the Pandemic: Localized Responses to COVID- 19’s Impact on Refugees, IDPs, and Communities Living in Chronic Displacement
21 Jan 2021 – Virtual Conference: 70 Years Protecting People Forced to Flee – North American Panels
26 Feb 2021 – LERRN’s Analysis of Refuge and RSQ: Reflections on Knowledge Production, Access, and Representation
20 April 2021 – RRN-LERRN Webinar: Localizing Knowledge Production: Shifting Power in Forced Migration Studies
27 May 2021 – Book Launch: Gil Loescher’s Refugees: A Very Short Introduction