On November 17 & 18, the Food Insecurity Policy Research group (PROOF) is hosting a conference to further understand the causes and consequences of food insecurity in Canada, and support the translation of food insecurity research into policy and practice. The dealine to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation is July 15, 2016. All details about the conference and submission guidelines are available here.
As part of the research project «Mobilités et trajectoires migratoires au Canada » at Laval University, a PhD grant is available to a young researcher who is interested in pursuing his or her postgraduate study with the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB). Candidates must hold a master in sociology, in demography or in a related discipline, be fluent in French, and be fully knowledgeable about statistical methods to analyze longitudinal data. The deadline to submit your candidacy is June 24.
The Canadian Council for Refugees is hosting its spring Consultation on June 2 to 4, in Saskatoon, with the participation of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum. The consultation will bring together over 300 people from across Canada and beyond and offer key opportunities for information exchange, networking, and strategy development. Discussions will address issues that challenge refugees, immigrants, advocates and community workers. To know more and register, click here.