PRFDHR Seminar: Refusal as Political Practice: An Ethnography of Citizenship and Refugee Status, Professor Carole McGranahan

Is it possible to be both a refugee and a citizen? For six decades, Tibetan refugees have refused citizenship in South Asia as part of their claims to Tibetan state sovereignty. Tibetans therefore live in India and Nepal as refugee non-citizens, either undocumented or under-documented for multiple generations. In the last two decades, however, as Tibetans immigrate to North America, they are now gaining citizenship via political asylum, but simultaneously maintaining their belonging to the Dalai Lama’s refugee community headed by the exile Tibetan government.

Health Care of Refugees: A Primer on Completing the Connecticut Initial Refugee Health Assessment (RHA)

We are pleased to invite you to the fifth webinar in the Yale Health Care of Refugees series entitled A Primer on Completing the Connecticut Initial Refugee Health Assessment (RHA).
Learning Objectives:
•Understand the rationale behind completion of the Refugee Health Assessment (RHA)
•Describe the important elements of the RHA for adults and children
•Learn steps for successful completion on the RHA

PRFDHR Seminar: On War and Architecture: A Tale of a Syrian City, Dr. Ammar Azzouz

Since 2011, the war in Syria has reshaped the lives of millions of Syrians with the displacement of over fourteen million people—more than half the population—inside and outside Syria, and the severe destruction of architecture. In Homs, the third largest city in Syria, entire neighbourhoods have been turned into rubble, destroying the familiar and reshaping the urban, social and cultural fabric of the city. Based on a series of interviews with architects and urbanists who remained in Syria, and with members of the Syrian diaspora, Dr.

Humanitarian Action in a Time of Unprecedented Needs: Global Challenges and the Role of the U.S.

The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will co-host the discussion, “Humanitarian Action in a Time of Unprecedented Needs—Global Challenges and the Role of the United States,” featuring Richard Albright, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) at the U.S. Department of State.
In conversation with Jackson Senior Fellow Ambassador Robert Ford, Albright will address US policymaking on global refugee issues.

Global Governance Debate

“The Global Governance Debate is an annual event that brings together students from Yale University and the Universidad Católica de Valencia to discuss topics of international relations and cooperation.
This year’s debate topic is “Does democracy guarantee security and prosperity in times of global crisis?” Over the course of two days, students will debate this topic in teams of three. There will also be opportunities for students to meet each other and exchange!

Physical and Mental Health of Refugees: Navigating Systems for Afghan Arrivals

This 6th annual refugee health educational event will describe the current state of refugee resettlement locally and nationally; review the challenges faced by recent Afghan arrivals, with a focus on the education and mental health systems; describe the creation of a new clinic in Connecticut, and describe national-level capacity building innovations for meeting the needs of new Afghan arrivals. The conference will take place virtually as part of Yale Medicine’s Global Health Day Activities on March 17th, 2022.
Learning objectives

Russian Émigrés and their Impact in Interwar Greece

The victory of the Bolshevik Red Army over its opponents forced thousands of Russians to abandon their homes and pursue their lives in exile. Embarking on a long period of transit, former subjects of the Russian Empire spread across the five continents and established diasporic communities, known as Russia Abroad. This presentation will focus on one of the stops on their journey ––Greece––and will attempt to reconstruct the experiences of Russian émigrés in a country afflicted by its own refugee crisis.

From the Supply Side to the Bedside: Advancing Integrated Strategies to Promote Racial Equity in COVID-19 Vaccination

In partnership with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Yale Nursing examines drivers and potential solutions to vaccine inequities in Black, Hispanic, and Immigrant communities.
Invited guests and panelists include Congressional Representatives, Yale faculty, and national stakeholders.
Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, FAANP, FAAN
Vice President, National Black Nurses Association
Associate Dean of Equity & Inclusion
Penn State University, Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing
Frances Ford, RN

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