EUR2PE: The Responsibility to Protect at the Centre of Europe

Dr Phil Orchard to speak at POLIS, University of Leeds – July 18th 2016

We would like to invite you to a seminar hosted by the School of Politics and International Studies and the Responsibility to Protect Research Cluster- euR2Pe.leeds.ac.uk

The seminar is on the The Responsibility to Protect and Protection of the Internally Displaced: Parallel Regimes and will be led by our visiting speaker Dr. Phil Orchard.

Place and time: 14.33 Social Science Building, University of Leeds. Monday 18 July, 2016. 16.00-17.30

Dr.Orchard is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland, and the Research Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. His research focuses on international efforts to provide legal and institutional protections to forced migrants and war-affected civilians. He is the author of A Right to Flee: Refugees, States, and the Construction of International Cooperation (Cambridge University Press, 2014), which won the 2016 International Studies Association Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Studies Section Distinguished Book Award, and the forthcoming book Protecting the Internally Displaced: Rhetoric and Reality (Routledge, 2017). He is also the co-editor, with Alexander Betts, of Implementation in World Politics: How Norms Change Practice (Oxford University Press, 2014).

All are welcome at this free seminar.

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