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Oxford Quaker Meeting House
42 St GIles, Oxford, OX1 3LW
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Palestine refugees and the interpretation of Art 1D

This workshop will focus on legal issues relating to Palestinians who seek asylum in the UK.  This workshop will examine:

1)  The historical situation of Palestine refugees

2)  International law of Palestine refugees and Article 1D’s interpretations

3) Litigating asylum claims in the UK and interpreting the ECJs El Kott decision and UNHCR interpretive notes under UK asylum law and practice.

Venue:  Oxford Quaker Meeting House 43 St. Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LW

Register at:  http;//www.oxfordrightsworkshops.co.uk/product/Palestine-refugees/

Fee: £350. The fee includes tuition, workshop materials, lunch and refreshments.

This course is suitable for: legal professionals and researchers

This refugee law workshop offers 6 hours CPD.

LEVEL: Update

Oxford Rights Workshops offers unaccredited CPD points under the new continuing competency approach.

Guest speakers and tutors:

Susan M Akram, Clinical Professor, Boston University School of Law

Professor Susan M. Akram teaches immigration law, comparative refugee law, and international human rights law at Boston University.  she is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington DC (JD) and the Institut International des Droits de l’Homme, Strasbourg (Diploma in international human rights).  She is a past Fulbright Senior Scholar in Palestine, teaching at Al-Quds University/ Palestine School of Law in East Jerusalem

Professor Dawn Chatty, Professor of Anthropology and Forced Migration; Former Director, RSC

Professor Dawn Chatty is a social anthropologist and has conducted extensive research among Palestinian and other forced migrants in the Middle East. Some of her recent works include Children of Palestine: Experiencing Forced Migration in the Middle East (ed. with Gillian Lewando-Hundt), Berghahn Press, 2005, and Dispossession and Displacement in the Modern Middle East, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Elizabeth Ruddick, Solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP

Elizabeth is a solicitor at Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP, a firm with a leading role in personal immigration law in the UK.  Her current practice covers a broad range of cases, but focuses on asylum and applications based on human rights and family relationships.  She is qualified as a solicitor as well as an Attorney-at-Law in the State of New York.


Bookings are closed for this event.