Posted on: January 29, 2022 Posted by: diasporadigital Comments: 0

The Institute for Migration Studies (IMS) has announced the first in its series of webinars titled “Movement and Safety.’

Director at the Institute – which is part of the School of Arts and Sciences at Lebanese American University (LAU) said the webinar “aims to frame Environmental Migration within international legal frameworks, and outline how this strand of migration can be discussed across broader themes and definitions.”

“Environmental Migration at the international level: What’s there, what’s not, and what’s needed?” – is the theme for the first webinar taking place virtually on Thursday, February 3, 2022, 5pm Beirut time and 4pm Pisa time.

Speaking at the webinar will be Chiara Scissa – PhD Candidate at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and Visiting Research Fellow at the International Organization for Migration.

Dr. Jasmin Lilian Diab, Director of the Institute for Migration Studies and Assistant Professor at the Lebanese American University will be the discussant.

The maiden event in the Webinar Series will be in partnership with the Institute of Law, Politics and Development’s DREAM Research Area (Documentazione, Ricerca e Analisi sulle Migrazioni) at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.

Established in 2007, the Institute for Migration Studies at LAU is “is an interdisciplinary, policy-driven and network-oriented research institute that develops research in the areas of Migration, Refugee and Displacement Studies. IMS serves as a resource center for graduate students, researchers, activists, policy analysts, humanitarian staff and scholars interested in the study of Migration and its various impacts on Lebanon and the MENA Region.”

With over 95 years of service, the Lebanese American University is a leading, nonsectarian, private higher education institution in Lebanon.

Attend the webinar HERE.

Edited by: Theresa R. Fianko

Content from: Lebanese American University and Dr. Jasmin Lilian Diab (LinkedIn)

Image Attribution: Dr. Jasmin Lilian Diab (LinkedIn)


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