Nordic Asylum Law Seminar 2013
June 6 -7, 2013
The Nordic Asylum Law Seminar provides a forum for exchange and dialogue on issues related to domestic, European and international refugee and migration law between academics, governments, judicial institutions, advocates and civil society in the Nordic context.
Registration is now closed (as of 15 April 2013)
The seminar is now fully booked!
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|10:00-11:30||Introduction and Plenary|
Theme 1: The Global Effects of European Asylum Law
Theme 2: The Criminal Refugee
|14:00-15:30||Workshops (to run in parallel)|
Workshop 1: Inclusion: Nordic law and practice (chair: Dr. Vigdis Vevstad, Sonconsult/University of Bergen)
Workshop 2: Exclusion from refugee status/subsidiary protection (chair: Tove Severinsen, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration)
Workshop 3: EU developments (chair: Dr. Maja Janmyr, University of Bergen)
Dinner at Bølgen & Moi
Grahl-Madsen Memorial Lecture by Professor James C. Hathaway,
Theme 3: "Refugee Status and Discrete Behavior" – European legal developments
In this session we hope to illuminate questions related to refugee status and the requirement of discrete behavior in relation to sexual orientation and the manifestation of religious and political beliefs. In addition to the presentations covering practice in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, we invite inputs from other Nordic countries during the plenary discussion.
Workshop 4: Procedural hazards (chair: Liv Feijen, Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies)
Workshop 5: Asylum applicants with special needs (chair: Dr. Eeva Nykänen, University of Turku)
Workshop 6: Generalized violence and the need for international protection (chair: Professor Jens Vedsted-Hansen, University of Aarhus)
The 2013 Nordic Asylum Law Seminar is co-sponsored by the Norwegian Immigration Directorate and the University of Bergen, Faculty of Law