The very first Refugee Studies Journal was issued in October 2011,
featuring articles on "Third-Country Resettlement".
(Articles are in Japanese)
Please see below for the Table of Contents.
The Refugee Studies Journal is available for purchase on Amazon.co.jp.
Table of Contents
Feature Articles: Third Country Resettlement
Theoretical Considerations over the Resettlement of Refugees Raised Through Japan's Acceptance of Indo-Chinese Refugees
Refugee Resettlement Revisited: Inter-Relationships Between Protection, Durable Solutions and Burden-Sharing
Has Japan Changed?: A Consideration of Japan's Resettlement Programme
Overview of Global Resettlement and Current Challenges
Senior Resettlement Officer
Division of International Protection
*This contribution does not necessarily reflect the views of UNHCR
The original article in English is available here.
Research Report on Burmese Refugees at Mae La Refugee Camp in Thailand: Their Present Situation and Perceptions on Resettlement
Refugee Resettlement Issues in Japan
Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and the International Protection of Internally Displaced Persons
Social Group Work Practice with Refugee Applicants who do not have their Own Ethnic Communities
Case Law Situation in Japan, 2010/ Case Law Commentary Overseas / Refugee Trend Analysis in Japan, 2010 / Refugee Trend Analysis Overseas, 2010 / Literature Introduction: Japanese / Literature introduction: English / Bibliographic List in Japan 2009, 2010
What Links Refugees and the Disaster-affected Areas: Messages from the Tohoku Earthquake to "Refugee Studies"
The Refugee Studies Forum Editorial Team
Seminar: Refugees living in Japan
Friday, December 9, 2011
(Social worker, Japan Association for Refugees (JAR))
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The construction of search function of books, articles, etc.
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・Place of work
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The Refugee Studies Forum (RSF) publishes a themed annual journal, titled the "Refugee Studies Journal".
The first publication of the "Refugee Studies Journal" is scheduled for September 2011 and will carry the theme of "Third-Country Resettlement".
Prior to its publication, the RSF organizes regular seminars open to members of the Forum (largely consisting of researchers and practitioners). At each seminar, one of the scheduled contributors to the journal present their research results and arguments and participants are welcomed to an open discussion.
As of February 2011, the Forum has hosted 6 seminars on the year's theme, "Third-Country Resettlement". Follow reports of seminars here.
The theme of the second publication (scheduled for September 2012) is "The Procedure for Recognition of Refugee Status" (in Japanese: Nanmin Nintei Tetsuduki).
Note: Seminars are carried out in Japanese (with some exceptions).