Addressing the Post-Settlement Social and Legal Needs of Asylum Seekers

Video Conference

This lecture is jointly presented by the University of Saskatchewan College of Law and the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Dr. Patrick Keyzer is a Research Professor of Law and Public Policy at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He clerked for the Chief Justice of Australia from 1996 to 1998, and has practised as a barrister since 1999, including in the High Court and the United Nations Human Rights Committee. In 2010 he was shortlisted for an Australian Human Rights Award for his extensive pro bono work on behalf of people with disability, indigenous people, and prisoners. In 2015 he was President of the Australasian Law Teachers Association (now the Australian Law Academics Association). In 2016 he was admitted as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. Patrick is currently working on a series of radio programs and podcasts with broadcaster Jane Lee telling the stories behind significant constitutional decisions of the High Court of Australia. Part of ABC Radio National’s “History Listen”, the episodes will be broadcast in early 2020.

Professor Keyzer will provide the keynote address, followed by a response entitled “Settlement: The Saskatchewan Experience” by Haidah Amirzadeh, Immigration and Refugee Law Lecturer, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan.

Discussion and audience Q&A will follow.

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Event Details

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM CST
Prairie Room, 101 Diefenbaker Place, University of Saskatchewan campus; CB 308, College Avenue Campus, University of Regina
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