Canada - Israel Bilateral Forum

Migration, Rights and Identities in Canada and Israel
 
Ruppin Academic Center, Israel

May 30, 2010



 
 
 
 
Greetings
 
 
 
Opening Session: Defining Migrants: Evolving legal and Political Status
 
Chair:
Prof. Rafi Barel, Ruppin


Prof. Kathleen Mahoney, Univ. of Calgary, Canada   - Canada, Academician
Prof. Gerald Gall, Univ. of Alberta, Canada              - Migration to Canada
Dr. Olena Bagno, Univ. of Tel Aviv, Israel                - Israel, Academician
Dr. Na'ama Carmi, Univ. of Haifa, Israel                  - Israel, Academician


 
 
2nd Session: The Challenge of Defending Migrant rights: The Situation of NGO's Defending the Rights of migrants in Canada and Israel
 
Chair:
Danny Pins, Division Head, Immigrant Integration, JDC, Israel
 

Joel Moss, Director of HIAS Israel                          - A Comparison of the NGO Migration Sector Experience in Canada and Israel 
Shauna Labman, Univ. of British Colombia, Canada  - Privatizing Protection? The Evolution of Private Sponsorship in Canada
Dr. Tali Kriztman - Amir, Ramat Gan College             - Irael, Academician, NGO
Dr. Shevy Korzen, Hotline for Migrant Workers          - Israel NGO

 
 
 
3rd Session: Migrant Settlement, Diasporas and the Role do Local Ethnic Communities play in Receiving and Settling Migrants into Society
 
Chair:
Daniel Ben Natan, President of the Israeli ACS

 
Mr. Steve Solomon, Director, The Jrusalem Foundation Canada Desk Israel   - Israel NGO
Dr. Nir Cohen, Ruppin, Israel                                                                    - Israel Academician
Dr. Malka Shabtay' Ruppin, Israel
 
 
4th Session: Multiple Identities in Canada and Israel: Competing or Complimentary
 
 
Chair:
Prof. Juliaa Mirsky, Univ.of Ben Gurion, Israel

Dr. Jack Jedwab, ACS, Canada                           - Canada, Academician

Prof. Minelle Mahtani, Univ. of Toronto, Canada   - Canada, Academician
Dr. Karin Amit & Shirly Bar-lev, Ruppin, Israel      - Israel, Acadenician

Dr. lilach lev-Ari, Oranim College & Bar Ilan Univ. - Israel, Academician

 
 

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