ASYFAIR Conference Programme

Conference Programme Overview

All times in BST (British Summer Time).

Details below may be subject to changes (last updated: 04 May 2021).

Day 1 – Wednesday, 30 June 2021

9:30 – 10:15 Opening & Welcome  
10:30 – 12:15 SESSION 1 International Experiences of Refugee Status Determination
    Credibility I: Credibility Assessments and Discretion
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break  
13:15 – 15:00 SESSION 2 Legal Representation, Legal Aid and Information
    Credibility II: Religious Conversion Asylum Cases
    The Challenges of Asylum Adjudication in Italy: Perspectives from the Field
15:15 – 17:00 Keynote Dr. Nick Gill (ASYFAIR, University of Exeter, UK)
17:00 – 18:00 Virtual Drinks  

Day 2 – Thursday, 1 July 2021

9:30 – 11:15 SESSION 3                      Vulnerability I: Vulnerability in Refugee Status Determination
    Asylum in Europe and the Common European Asylum System (CEAS)
11:30 – 13:15 SESSION 4 Vulnerability II: Children in Refugee Status Determination
    Asylum Determination and Adjudication in the UK
    Country of Origin Information in Refugee Status Determination
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch Break  
14:15 – 16:00 SESSION 5 Vulnerability III: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Refugee Status Determination
    Effects on Refugee Status Determination and Asylum Adjudication
16:15 – 17:45 Keynote Prof. Ashley Terlouw (Radboud University, NL)

Day 3 – Friday, 2 July 2021

09:30 – 11:15 SESSION 6 Case Law and Evidence
    Fairness and Access to Justice
11:30 – 13:15 Roundtable (Participants TBA)
13:30 – 14:00 Closing Remarks  

Conference programme subject to changes (last updated: 5 May 2021).


Registration

The event is free to attend (i.e. no registration fee), and participants have to register via Eventbrite for the conference in order to receive the session (Zoom) log-in details.

Registration is now open: Click here to register until 16 June 2021.

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