Conference on Immigration and Human Rights at University of Chicago Center in Paris

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Add to Calendar 2019-03-19 08:30:00 2019-03-19 17:00:00 Conference on Immigration and Human Rights at University of Chicago Center in Paris Event details: https://www.law.uchicago.edu/events/conference-immigration-and-human-rights-university-chicago-center-paris 6, rue Thomas Mann Paris - FR University of Chicago Law School web@law.uchicago.edu America/Chicago public

6, rue Thomas Mann
75013 Paris, France
75013 Paris
France

Open to the public

This Conference, organized in honor of Madame Bettina Roth, is a one-day event that includes a series of presentations by scholars from Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, University of Chicago Law School, and Sciences Po Law School, who will be sharing their latest research findings in the areas of international and comparative law concerning immigration issues from a human right perspective and discuss practical solutions to the current immigration crises found in different parts of the world.

Under the common theme of Law and Democracy, this conference is organized alongside a workshop on the European Union, EU Law and Institutions which will take place on 20th Mar 2019, as a part of the University of Chicago Law School International Immersion Program.

8:30 – 9:00

Breakfast and Registration

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome

Introduction

Tom Ginsburg

Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago Law School

“International Law, Immigration, and Human Rights – A Global Overview”

9:30 – 10:45

Immigration and Human Rights

Yishai Blank

Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University Law School

“Refugees, Migrant Workers, and Urban Citizenship”

Aziz Huq

Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law, Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

The Connections of Immigration, Terrorism, and Populism in the Context of Democratic Decline

Q&A

10:45 – 11: 00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Immigration and International Human Rights Law

Moran Sadeh

Researcher, University of Chicago Law School

Revisiting Solidarity

Catherine Withold de Wenden

Senior researcher emeritus, CNRS and CERI at Sciences Po

Title TBD

Q&A

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:15

Migrants’ Human Rights Situation around the World – Case Studies

Issachar Rosen-Zvi

Professor of Law, Vice Dean, Tel Aviv University Law School

“The Struggle for Citizenship”

Claudia Flores

Associate Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic

“Human Rights Situation at the US borders and Migrant Children’s Rights”

Q&A

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:45

The IEPAM Project : International Experts Panel on Migration and Asylum

Virginie Guiraudon (CNRS/ CERI and LIEPP at Sciences Po), Camille Schmoll (Université Paris Diderot and LIEPP at Sciences Po) and Hélène Thiollet (CNRS and CERI and LIEEP at Sciences Po)

Presentation of the Project: GIEMA (Groupe International d’Experts sur les Migrations et l’Asyle) / IEPAM (International Experts Panel on Migration and Asylum)

16:45

Closing Comments