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New Publication On The Limits of Community Nonprofit Sector Resilience

BMRC is pleased to announce a new open access publication coming out in the next issue of the Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research/Revue canadienne de recherche sur les OBSL et l’économie sociale. This publication was co-authored by BMRC members, John Shields and Meghan Joy and has direct connections to resilience and nonprofit […]

Job Opportunity: Research Assistant Position

Dr. Marshia Akbar is seeking a Bengali-speaking Research Assistant (RA). The position spans from May 1 to December 31, offering $30 per hour for 14 hours per week. Responsibilities entail recruitment, conducting interviews with 30-40 research participants, transcribing and analyzing data, literature review, and other related tasks. The RA will operate under Dr. Akbar's supervision. […]

Migration Working Group: Integration and migration governance

Date: March 26, 2024 Time: 12:30 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT Location: Hybrid (In person at CERC Migration office / online via Zoom) Register Here!   Join CERC Migration for our upcoming Migration Working Group meeting. The March Migration Working Group addresses the theme of integration and migration governance. This meeting will be chaired by CERC Migration research […]

Spring 2024 training program is open for registrations

Spring 2024 training program is open for registrations   CERC Migration supports graduate students and emerging research scholars with research training opportunities through its Migration Research Gym series. The half-day workshops provide specialized methodology and professional development training. The small class setting emphasizes mentorship and hands-on learning. We are pleased to share two workshops this spring: Using autoethnography, creative writing and participatory approaches as […]

Migrant Worker Justice Event at Seneca Polytechnic College

Date: March 20, 2024 Time: 3-5 pm Location: Seneca Polytechnic College @York Campus, 70 The Pond Road S3032 North York, ON M3J 3M6 Room: S1209 Cost: FREE! Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Msz7hF_aI_qbeJ4bLCeAqG2AA-MQnfjP0jxAMTcyW1c/edit?ts=65df7ef2 Migrant workers are important members of our communities and perform essential work in many industries; however, Canada's unjust immigration and labour policies allow for widespread abuse […]

Vincent Tiberj - Conférence du CÉCD

Conférence à venir : Le Centre pour l’étude de la citoyenneté démocratique (CÉCD) accueille le sociologue Vincent Tiberj, professeur à Sciences Po Paris, le 15 mars de 15h à 17h. Dans le cadre de la série de conférences du CÉCD, Vincent Tiberj présentera son analyse de l'évolution et des transformations des préjugés en France depuis le début des années […]

Beyond transit: rethinking the times and spaces of migration in an era of complex trajectories

Beyond transit: rethinking the times and spaces of migration in an era of complex trajectories Mar. 7, 2024, 9:30 AM - 5 PM EST, Hybrid (Simultaneous translation to English will be provided) Migrants are following increasingly complex journeys challenging the traditional paradigm of how we understand migration. No longer are they following a binary origin-destination pattern, but instead forge […]

JIRS Call for Special Issue Proposals

The Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies (external link)  is inviting proposals for Special Issues. Proposals must be submitted by email to the attention of Irina Isaakyan at: jirs.journal@torontomu.ca by March 1, 2024, 12:00 PM EST – 18.00 hours CET. Special Issue proposals must be up to 5,000 words long and should include: A short rationale covering conceptual, empirical, and methodological approach, explaining […]