Axis “Immigration, living conditions, and religion”

Laura Madokoro

Laura Madokoro

Associate member


Associate Professor, Department of History (Carleton University)

Research interests

History of refugees and humanitarianism; settler colonialism, human rights and race; history of sanctuary in Canada (17th-21th century)


Contact information

laura.madokoro [at] (> Email)

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Ongoing project

  • "Lanscape of Injustice Project" (co-researcher, 2014-2020)


Selected publications

Laura Madokoro, Francine McKenzie and David Meren (dir.). Dominion of Race: Rethinking Canada's International History, Vancouver, UBC Press, 2017.

Laura Madokoro. Elusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 2016.

Laura Madokoro. "A Decade of Change: Refugee Movements from the Global South and the Transformation of Canada’s Immigration Framework", in Canada and the Third World: Overlapping Histories, Karen Dubinsky, Sean Mills and Scott Rutherford (dir.), Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Laura Madokoro. "Transactions and Trajectories: The Social Life of Chinese Migrant Photographs", Photography and Culture, vol. VIII, no 3, 2015, p. 325-344.

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