21 marca 2023

PRESENTATION FILE: "The promise of community sponsorship:
Lessons, limits and questions from a longitudinal study 
of resettled Syrian refugees in Canada", by prof. Michaela Hynie

We encourage you to get familiar with the presentation from the COPOCS seminar with Michaela Hynie (York University) on 10/03/2023.

During the speech: “The promise of community sponsorship: Lessons, limits and questions from a longitudinal study of resettled Syrian refugees in Canada” prof. Michaela Hynie talked about her longitudinal research into the private support of Syrian refugees in Canada. From the presentation, you can learn about the specificity of Canadian community sponsorship programs, and the scale of private reception of refugees in recent years, and get familiarized with the results of research conducted by prof. Hynie and the team.



Michaela Hynie - Ph.D. Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Interim Director of the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University. She is also an Honourary Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Rwanda and the past president of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. She conducts community-based research on the social determinants of health with communities experiencing social conflict, social exclusion, or forced displacement and migration. She collaborates with communities, community-serving agencies and activist groups in the development and evaluation of social, institutional and policy interventions that can improve mental health and well-being by addressing social exclusion. Her work has primarily been in Canada, and Rwanda, but also in the Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Liberia, Nepal, Sierra Leone and South Africa.


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