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The Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement (RCIS)
aims to be a leader in the transdisciplinary exploration of international migration, integration, and diaspora and refugee studies. In addition to supporting research in these areas, the Centre’s mission includes mentoring students and consolidating Ryerson’s reputation as the pre‐eminent site of knowledge development and exchange with governments, community organizations, and other academics.

The overall goal of the RCIS is to advance policy-related research and scholarship in the areas of immigration and settlement studies, both nationally and internationally.

I invite you to explore our website and participate in upcoming RCIS activities.

Dr. Usha George
, Academic Director, RCIS






Read the latest RCIS Spotlight on Migration piece by Harald Bauder (Ryerson University and Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies) and Timo Weisser (Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg): 

Solidarity Cities in Germany and Switzerland: A Brief Overview of Initiatives





RCIS Meeting of Affiliates and Wine & Cheese (November 21st, 2019, 4:00 - 6:00, YDI 1134, OVPRI, 11th Floor, Ryerson University)

Lunch & Learn: The Conservative Party of Canada, Competing Multiculturalisms and the 2019 Canadian Federal Election - Presentation by John Carlaw, graduate research fellow of York University's Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) and Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) (October 8th, 2019, 12:00 - 1:15, JOR 440, Ryerson University)

RCIS Conference: Global Governance of Migration: Is it Possible? (October 3rd, 2019, 12:00 pm, Sears Atrium, Ryerson University)   

RCYP International Conference: Protecting the Rights of Children and Youth in Central America, the Carribean and Canada (March 25th-27th, 2019, Toronto Central YMCA, 20 Grosvenor Street) 

Lunch & Learn: Sunbal Mohammad, graduate of the Ryerson Immigration and Settlement Studies (ISS) Program (March 19th, 2019, 12:15 - 1:30, EPH 222, Eric Palin Hall)


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