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Youth, War, & Migration

Saturday May 27th, 2017
University of Toronto
OISE Library-Main Floor
252 Bloor St. West

For full schedule and to register please visit www.ywm-ca.com
Registeration is free but mandatory

SCHEDULE
9:30-10am
Registration & Coffee

10-10:30
Opening

10:30-12:00
PANEL ONE: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON POLICY RELATED TO YOUTH AND MIGRATION
Chair: Kiran Mirchandani, Adult Education and Community Development, LHAE, OISE/UT

Canada's Refugee Policy Context: The Security and Privatization Nexus
Sajedeh Zahraei, COSTI

Patterns of Dispossession in Canada’s Reception of Refugees Youth
Philip Ackerman, FCJ Refugee Centre

The Politics of Recognition: Refugee Learners and Educational Policy
Neda Asadi, University of Alberta

Countering violent extremism through education: The experience of Britain’s Prevent Program
Paul Thomas, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

12-1:15
Lunch (Registration Required)

1:15-2:45
PANEL TWO: YOUNG PEOPLE AND MIGRATION IN RESEEARCH
Chair: Soheila Pashang, Immigrant & Refugee Program, Seneca College

Refugee Youth as GARs, PSRs, and Power Brokers in Canada
Jennifer Hyndman, York University

The Art of Transition
Erin Howley, YIT Research Member

Youth Consciousness Across Borders
Genevieve Ritchie, OISE/University of Toronto

Racialized Youth’s Practices of Resistance: Implications for Educational Policy
Thashika Pillay, University of Alberta

2:45-3:15
Coffee Break

3:15-4:15
PANEL THREE: The ART OF BEING YOUNG: RESETTLIGN IN ‘FORTRESS EUROPE’
Chair: Chandni Desai

Philip Taucher & Youth Participants, Association of Vienna Youth Centres

4:30-6:00
PANEL FOUR: PERSPECTIVES ON YOUTH, COMMUNITY, AND ACTIVISIM
Chair: June Larkin, Equity Studies (New College) & Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto

Migrant and Refugee Justice in Toronto: Activism, Advocacy and Solidarity
Ghadeer Malek, YIT Research Member

Queer and Trans Migration: Canadian Border Imperialism
Kusha Dadui, Supporting Our Youth

Research Informed Performance Art: "Aranee" a Short Performance to Provoke and Challenge our Emotional Landscapes
Doris Rajan & Roshanak Jaberi

6:00-6:30
Closing

University of Toronto, OISE Library-Main Floor
252 Bloor St. West
Toronto