Newsletter January 2020

 

EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology Newsletter

Year 4 Edition 1 – January 2020

 

Dear colleagues, human rights defenders and promoters.

The first regular edition of the Newsletter of the EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology, is dedicated to a number of topics. First of all, to the 75 years of the liberation of the concentration camps in 1945. The many lessons we all, especially our profession, have to draw from these horrible events will be highlighted during this year: genocide, exclusion, discrimination, prejudices the remnants of social-Darwinism and eugenics, trauma treatment, denial and ignorance to name a few.


75 years of liberation of Auschwitz

  • Thou shall not be indifferent (doc 1)
  • You shall never be a bystander (doc 2)
  • The legacy of the ‘forgotten’ Holocaust: ‘Anti-Roma racism is still acceptable’ (doc 3)
  • The Survivor of Auschwitz Who Painted a Forgotten Genocide (doc 4)
  • Auschwitz-Überlebender (doc 5)
  • In the twisted story of eugenics, the bad guy is all of us (doc 6)
  • The past isn’t the past (doc 7)
  • Thirty-five countries adopt IHRA Ministerial Declaration (doc 8)

 

EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology

  • The textbook Human Rights Education for Psychologists will be published spring 2020 by Routledge.
  • Letter from the Polish President concerning Dr. Milewicz (doc 9)
  • Plus a kind of a translation (doc 10)


FRA/ FRP

  • FRA weekly Dec – Jan (doc 11)
  • FRA weekly January 13 (doc 12)
  • FRA weekly January 20 (doc 13)
  • FRA weekly January 27 (doc 14)
  • The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is launching a research on encouraging reporting of hate crime; online survey: https://fra.europa.eu/surveys/index.php/582635?lang=en, by Monday the 24th of February. (doc 15)
  • Right to information (doc 16)


European institutions, EIUC, CoE, CPT, IOM, ENS, ECCHR, EUPHA

  • ENS December 13 (doc 17)
  • European Roma Rights Centre (doc 18)
  • Italy, Slovenia and Bosnia-Herzegovina receive recommendations on statelessness at the 34th Universal Periodic Review (doc 19)
  • Fresh opportunities to tackle statelessness (doc 20)
  • EUPHA, Newsletter December ’19 (doc 21)


European news

  • Ilham Tohti, Uighur scholar in Chinese prison, is given Human Rights Award (doc 22)
  • Sakharov Prize (doc 23)

  

UN News / WHO

  • December 13 (doc 24)
  • Racism in Ecuador (doc 25)
  • January 10 (doc 26)
  • January 17 (doc 27)
  • January 24 (doc 28)
  • January 31 (doc 29)

 

Scholars at Risk (SAR) / NCH

  • SAR Annual (doc 30)
  • Scholars at Risk's Advocacy Insider (doc 31)
  • Newsletter December 10 (doc 32)
  • Newsletter December 14-20 (doc 33)
  • Newsletter December 17 (doc 34)
  • Newsletter January (doc 35)
  • Newsletter January 31 (doc 36)
  • End of year campaign (doc 37)

 

Refugees

  • Public Seminar, On refugees and innocence (doc 38)
  • Public Seminar, Calais, After the Jungle (doc 39)
  • Public Seminar, I am a migrant (doc 40)
  • Public Seminar, The Epistemology of the Refugee: 30 Years after Zolberg (doc 41)
  • NY Times, Europe’s Migration Crisis Has Ebbed (doc 42)
  • Foundation 63, Practice guidelines for clinical psychologists for supporting appropriate care and treatment for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Minors in the United Kingdom (doc 43)

 

Force displacement / Forced assimilation

  • NY Times, Her Uighur parents were model Chinese citizens. It didn’t matter. (doc 44)
  • Public Seminar, Climate Change and Forced Migration; People are displaced every second, and often by environmental calamities (doc 45)

 Press, articles, books

  • Public Seminar, Understanding Kashmir’s humanitarian crisis (doc 46)
  • The Independent/ Nature. Whiteness report. (doc 47)
  • NY Times, Injustice on repeat (doc 48)
  • Dr. ML King jr. Sermon (doc 49)
  • Lancet Psychiatry, Ethnicity and mental health (doc 50)

 

Higher Education

  • Master in Human Rights, Erlangen-Nurnberg (doc 51)


Conferences, Grants, Contributions and Events

  • 32nd International Congress of Psychology (ICP2020), Prague, Czech Republic, 19-24 July 2020. https://www.icp2020.com/
  • IACCP2020. 25th International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology. Olomouc/ Czech Republic, 27th - 31st July, 2020. https://www.iaccp2020.com/
  • CRCP2020, November 16-20 2020, Caribbean Resilience: Psychology’s Response to Historical and Contemporary Disasters, saint Croix, US Virgin Islands. https://www.crcp2020.org/2-uncategorised/17-come-to-crcp2020.html
  • CCAP 13-17 December 2020 Cancun https://www.ccapcancun2020.com/
  • EUPHA 16th World Congress on Public Health, 12 – 17 October 2020, Rome, https://ephconference.eu/16th-world-congress-on-%20public-health-Rome-2020-106