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Migration Working Group

May 27, 2020
12:30 PM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT
To be held online.
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Please join the Ryerson Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration for a series of monthly sessions to discuss the innovative research being done on migration and integration by emerging and established scholars.

Our May meeting will be held online. Please register to receive updates of our plans.

The Migration Working Group offers the opportunity for researchers to present their ongoing projects, learn about each other’s work and share feedback. Discussions will be moderated by Anna Triandafyllidou, the Ryerson Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and a professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University.

May Presentations

 Exploring Indigenous-newcomer relations in the City of Toronto

 Niko Casuncad, Ryerson University

 Engaging immigrants and racialized groups in the public planning process

 Taranjeet Grewal, Ryerson University


 The use of artificial intelligence in refugee and asylum seeker immigration processes in Canada

 Lucia Nalbandian, Ryerson University

 The contested access of immigrants to public parks in Toronto

 Ibrahim Ghanem, Ryerson University

 Surviving, but not thriving? Lives of immigrants in the platform economy

 Laura Lam, Ryerson University

 Exploring the experiences of African-Caribbean migrants in the GTA

 Andrew Greaves, Ryerson University

Refugee Claimants and Access to Permanent Housing in the City of Toronto

 Refugee claimants and access to permanent housing in the City of Toronto

 Elaha Safi, Ryerson University

Refreshments will be served. Please let us know of any accessibility or dietary accommodations to ensure your inclusion at this event.

For additional information, please contact

The Migration Working Group meets monthly.

Stay tuned for Fall 2020 series.