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  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2012-09-13)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2014-01-14)
    I was appointed as director of FMRS midway through its first year, taking over from Wm. Cyrus Reed, director of the Office of African Studies and the founder and principal grantwriter for the program. Cy envisioned FMRS ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    Some months ago, I was speaking with a colleague from one of the refugee agencies in Cairo who suggested that the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Program could take some of the credit for increasing people�s interest ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    If refugees are to have hope for the future and to contribute to the economy of their host, one of their basic needs is access to education. Article 22(1) of the 1951 Convention states that refugees shall be accorded the ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    This has been an interesting and dynamic year for FMRS and for me personally, having just completed my first year with the Program. It always takes a little time to find one's footing in any new situation, and given the ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    Another year of teaching, activities and events has gone by, and FMRS continues on its journey to becoming an important place of learning and doing in an area of the world where issues of forced migration hitherto have ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    It has been a pleasure filling in as acting director of FMRS since June when Fateh Azzam left the program to take up the position as regional director of the UNHCHR in Beirut. Fateh left the FMRS program with a more solid ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    When I arrived at FMRS in February 2007, the program was not unfamiliar to me. As anyone researching migration and refugee issues in the Middle East, I pay close attention to the quality work produced by a unique program ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2011-12-11)
    This year, the Forced Migration and Refugee Studies program took bold new steps and laid the ground work for expanding its vision and mandate. Broadening from a focus on forced migration, it expanded into a regional center, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (2014-01-10)
    As usual, CMRS was busy this year with major developments occurring on both the administrative and programmatic level. I became Director in January 2009, after Philippe Fargues returned to Italy. We were pleased to have ...