Nov
8
10:00 am10:00

Roundtable/Participant Discussion: BEYOND SURVIVAL

Room 182/184

Led by: 
Philippe FarguesRobert Schuman Chair, Director of the Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute 
Satchit BalsariAssistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College 
With all conference participants

Nov
7
4:00 pm16:00

Panel: Health, Protection and Rights

Moot Court Room

Moderator: Muna NduloProfessor and Elizabeth and Arthur Reich Director, Leo and Arvilla Berger International Legal Studies Program, Cornell University
Gilbert BurnhamProfessor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Noor Shakfeh, MHS student in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Noura ErakatAssistant Professor, George Mason University 
Jennifer Leaning , François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights and Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University *by Skype

Nov
7
2:15 pm14:15

Panel: Skills to Work: Education and Training

Moot Court Room

Moderator: Mostafa Minawi, Assistant Professor, A Himan Brown Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow and Director of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative, Cornell University 
Adrienne Fricke, Physician for Human Rights and Consultant specializing in human rights and refugee-related issues in the Middle East and Africa 
Firas Suqi, Programs Coordinator, Kayany Foundation (Beirut)
Dominique Hyde, Deputy Director of Public Partnerships Division - New York, UNICEF 
Wissam Yafi, Founder, TidWiT Inc.

Nov
7
1:00 pm13:00

Lunch

Moot Court Room

Speaker: Henia Dakkak, Technical Advisor, United Nations Population Fund 
Commentator / Moderator: Josyann Abisaab, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and Senior Associate Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Nov
7
11:15 am11:15

Panel: Economic Barriers to Work

Room 182/184

Moderator: Nancy Chau, Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University 
Sibel KulaksizSenior Country Economist, World Bank 
Salem AjluniConsultant, International Labour Organization 
Tendayi Achiume, Assistant Professor Law, UCLA 

Nov
7
9:30 am09:30

Panel: Labor Laws and Access to Livelihoods

Room 182/184

Moderator: Angela CornellClinical Professor, Cornell Law School 
Michael Kagan, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Immigration Clinic, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law 
Jaya Ramji-NogalesI. Herman Stern Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for International Law and Public Policy, Beasley School of Law,Temple University 
Kathleen HamillHuman Rights Lawyer, Fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health and Adjunct Assistant Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Andrew Harper, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Representative to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

 

Nov
7
8:30 am08:30

Keynote

Room 184 *by Skype

Alexander BettsDirector of the Refugee Studies Centre and the Leopold Muller Professor of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, University of Oxford

Nov
6
6:30 pm18:30

Dinner Reception & Video Presentation

Breakout Space, New Wing

Hashem AbushamaUNRWA Graduate , Current Student in Peace and Global Studies, Earlham College 
Commentator / Moderator: Chantal ThomasProfessor and Director, Clarke Initiative, Cornell Law School

Nov
6
4:00 pm16:00

Panel: Refugees and Migration: Current Crisis / Community Perspectives

Moderator: Lisel HintzPostdoctoral Fellow, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University 
Şenay ÖzdenCo-founder, Hamisch Syrian Cultural Center 
Rabih ShibliDirector, Center of Civic Engagement and Community Service, American University of Beirut 
Andrew HarperUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Representative to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Nov
6
2:00 pm14:00

Panel: Refugees and Migration: Historical Context / Global Perspectives

Room 184/182

Moderator: Aziz RanaProfessor, Cornell Law School 
Kent SchullAssociate Professor, Binghamton University 
Chris SzablaPH.D. Candidate, History, Cornell University 
Susan AkramClinical Professor and Director, International Human Rights Clinic, Boston University School of Law 
Maria Cristina GarciaHoward A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Cornell University 

Nov
6
1:00 pm13:00

Keynote

Room 184/182

Philippe FarguesRobert Schuman Chair and Director of the Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute 
Commentator / Moderator: Satchit BalsariAssistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College