"Human Rights Denied: Indefinite Immigration Detention Is There No End In Sight?"
9-17.30, Saturday 6th November 2010, London School of Economics (Clement House Room D602, Houghton Street, London, UK)
A conference hosted by the LSE Migrations Studies Unit in conjunction with Student Action for Refugees and the London Detainee Support Group.
This conference seeks to examine and call for an end to the increasing practice of indefinite immigration detention in the United Kingdom. It will specifically address political, legal and health issues concerning the practice of indefinite immigration detention.
In order to have a comprehensive approach, this day-long conference will consist of plenary sessions, smaller group workshops and a panel discussion.
We are very happy to confirm the following keynote speakers:
- Helen Bamber OBE, Co-Founder of the Helen Bamber Foundation
- Alison Harvey, General Secretary of Immigration Law Practitioners Association
- Jerome Phelps, Coordinator of the London Detainee Support Group
- Dr Eiko Thielemann, Director of the Migrations Studies Unit, LSE
- Alexander Beck, Department of International Protection at UNHCR's Headquarters
Other speakers, panel discussants and workshop leaders include professionals from the London Detainee Support Group, from Bail for Immigration Detainees, and from Medical Justice.
Please check our website for regular updates:
This conference is open to everyone interested in human rights and civil liberties. There will be a small charge to attend for those able to pay.
In conjunction with the conference, we are delighted to announce that the Cambridge Review of International Affairs has published a call for papers on indefinite immigration detention, to be found on our website. For information on the call for papers, please email Elisa Narminio: firstname.lastname@example.org
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