The Home and Displaced People | Washington

Home is more than a place to stay: how can a fuller understanding of home inform approaches to migration and support of displaced people.

Home is more than a place to stay: how can a fuller understanding of home inform approaches to migration and support of displaced people.

22 -23 September 2022 | Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA

Session 1

  • The Transition from a Stable to a Disruptive Home Experience for displaced people

Suzan Ilcan, Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies, and Program Director of the University of Waterloo’s MA in Global Governance program at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

Celine Bauloz, Senior Migration Research Officer at the International Organization for Migration and Senior Fellow at the Global Migration Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Session 2

  • Assimilation and Integration of Migrants and Displaced People

Christine Mahoney, Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Virginia.

Rochelle Davis, Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Dr. Davis’ research focuses on refugees and conflict, specifically, Palestinian, Syrian, and Iraqi refugees.

Sandra Barrueco, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Fellow of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at The Catholic University of America. Dr. Barrueco specializes in the prevention and early intervention of developmental difficulties, particularly among language-minority, immigrant, and migrant children.

Session 3

  • Home as Integral Part of Displaced People Interventions and Policy Design

Kelly Ryan, Coordinator for the Inter-Governmental Consultations on Migration Asylum and Refugees (IGC), Geneva.

Myria Georgiou, Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE, where she also serves as Research Director. Professor Georgiou researches and teaches on migration and urbanisation in the context of intensified mediation.

Magaly Sanchez, Senior Researcher and Scholar at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University, after being Professor at the Instituto de Urbanismo in the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Professor Sanchez-R has studied International Migration to the United States, with special interests in the construction of Latino Identities.