Faculty at Home webinar – Refugeeness in the 21st Century

Wednesday, September 9 – 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Peter Stavros, Supervising Attorney at the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), faculty, School in Jordan

Hosted by Sarah Stroup, Associate Professor of Political Science

Our ability to effectively respond to forced migration flows in the 21st century is hampered by legal and regulatory regimes that reflect neither the reality of modern displacement nor the moral and social imperatives of our age. Looking at Syrian refugees in Jordan as well as the forthcoming issue of the climate displaced, Peter Stavros will discuss how current regimes serve hardly any party’s interests in the ongoing debate over how to address forced migration.

Peter Nash Stavros (Honours B.A., University of Toronto ; J.D., Harvard Law School) is a Supervising Attorney at the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) in Amman, Jordan where he provides legal assistance to refugees in the resettlement and family reunification processes. Peter teaches at Middlebury’s School in Jordan and is a fluent Arabic speaker and a member of the New York Bar. He has experience at several international organizations and NGOs including UNICEF, UNHCR, The International Criminal Court, and Earthjustice.

Visit the Faculty at Home website to register for this (free) webinar.