Online International Workshop on Refugees and Displacement to Mark 70 Years since the UN Refugee Convention, 24-27 March 2022

The Refugee Studies Initiative at Stockton University has partnered with several research institutes and organizations to host an international workshop to mark 70 years since the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Refugee Convention.

This workshop is organized by the Refugee Studies Initiative at Stockton in collaboration with: 


Thank you to the following programs at Stockton University for your sponsorship:

Africana Studies, Dean C. and Zoë S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies, Global Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (undergraduate minor),  Jewish Studies,  Master of Arts in American Studies, Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG), Migration Studies, Office of Global Engagement, Stockton University Art Gallery, Stockton University Foundation,  William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy,  and Visual Arts. 

Workshop Program and Speakers

The workshop will bring together scholars, educators, activists, and artists to consider a number of issues and questions in thinking, teaching, and intervening in a world with more than 84 million forcibly displaced people. The panels will focus on the politics and law of environmental insecurity; identities in displacement; state violence and internal displacement; international aid and advocacy, past and present; teaching about refugee, teaching refugees, and learning from refugees; and images and voices of refugees in photojournalism and art. The workshop will include discussions of the US, Israel/Palestine, India, Kenya, Mexico, Northern Ireland, and other cases.


If you would like to join the online sessions, please contact Dr. Raz Segal ( to receive the Zoom links and the panelists' pre-circulated papers. 


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For more information about the Refugee Studies Initiative at Stockton University, visit the Refugee Studies Initiative home page.  

If you have questions or would like to request further information, please contact Dr. Raz Segal at