Celebrating 40 Years: The Origins of Refuge


  • Howard Adelman York University




Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees, 40th anniversary, Indochinese refugees, Operation Lifeline, refugee definition



Author Biography

Howard Adelman, York University

Howard Adelman retired as Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at York University in 2003. He was the founder and director of York's Centre for Refugee Studies and also the editor of Refuge for 10 years.


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How to Cite

Adelman, H. (2022). Celebrating 40 Years: The Origins of Refuge. Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 38(1), 1–3. https://doi.org/10.25071/1920-7336.41018