Summer School on Human Rights,Migration & Globalization,8-12 July 2013
2013 Programme

Monday, 8 July

8.15 - 09.00 Arrival and Registration
9.00 - 09.20 Welcome Address, Ekaterina Yahyaoui and Prof. Michael O'Flaherty
9.20 - 09.50 Round of short presentations of participants
09.50 - 10.30 Keynote introductory: Migrants' Rights are Human Rights, Prof. Michael O'Flaherty
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 The Two Faces of Displacement, Maria Stavropoulou
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Greece's Action Plan on Asylum and Migration Management: Challenges and Opportunities: Discussion with Maria Stavropoulou and Prof. Francois Crιpeau
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Film and Discussion TBA

Tuesday, 9 July
08:30 – 09:00 Arrival
09:00 – 10:30 Global Trends in the Practice of Immigration Detention, Mariette Grange
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Detention Forms and Conditions: Irish Experience, Peter Fitzmaurice
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Presentations by Agata Forys (Seasonal workers programmes - a human rights perspective), Natalya Pestova (Asylum Seekers in Ireland: Status of Rights and the Direct Provision System) and Adιle de Mesnard (How to ensure adequate protection and management of environmental migrations)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Practitioners Seminar with participation of Prof. Francois Crιpeau and Maria Hennessey: this is for practioners, it is not mandatory for summer school participants to attend however they are welcome to observe

Wednesday, 10 July
08:30 – 09:00 Arrival
09:00 – 10:30 Criminalization of Migration and Irregular Migration, Prof. Francois Crιpeau
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 From Migrants to Minorities and Back, Noelle Higgins
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Gender and Migration, Ekaterina Yahyaoui
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Presentations by Moritz Baumgartel (The 'User Perspective' to Human Rights: A Theoretical Reflection on its Limitations) and Ms. I.S.M.A. (Isabelle) Swerissen (Forced Migration, Allocation of Responsibility and the Right to Choose: Can Beggars Be Choosers?) 

Thursday, 11 July
08:30 – 09:00 Arrival
09:00 – 10:30 Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants: a Human Rights Perspective, Prof. Tom Obokota
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Group Exercise on Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants, Prof. Tom Obokota
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:15 - 14:30 Assembly for departure to Cnoc Suain
14:30 – 15:00 Coach to Cnoc Suain
15:00 – 16:45 Irish Cultural experience at Cnoc Suain
17:00 – 17:30 Return to Galway
19:00 – dinner at House Hotel

Friday, 12 July
08:30 – 09:00 Arrival
09:00 – 10:30 Advocating for social justice and human rights- the experience of MRCI, Helen Lowry 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Session on advocacy for human rights of migrants,  Helen Lowry                         12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Experience of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Migrants, Prof. Francois Crιpeau
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Closing discussion