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Professor Abou Farman’s Latest Piece on the Sanctuary Movement

Abou Farman is an artist and anthropologist teaching at the New School for Social Research. His latest piece, “In Defense of Sanctuary”, was recently published in The Baffler. Check it out here.    

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Director Aleinikoff Publishes Piece in AJIL Unbound

This week, Director Aleinikoff published a new piece in AJIL Unbound, a publication part of the American Journal of International Law. The article, titled “Toward a Global System of Human Mobility: Three Thoughts”, can be read here. An abstract is below: Migration is already a significant global phenomenon, and it is likely to become more so. According to […]

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Call for Applications: Visiting Scholar, 2017/2018

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility is pleased to invite applications for the position of Visiting Scholar, 2017-2018. As a leading New York center for migration research and policy, the Zolberg Institute seeks applications from experts globally with scholarship that intersects the fields of migration studies and mobility. Visiting Scholars should be committed to […]

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Call for Applications: The Zolberg IRC Fellowship

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School are pleased to announce the creation of a fellowship program designed to connect students to teams working to solve the global refugee crisis. With over 65 million people displaced globally, the world is facing an unprecedented challenge.  More […]

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DADAAB IS A PLACE ON EARTH: Architecture in the Twilight of the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

    Dadaab is a Place on Earth: Architecture in the Twilight of the World’s Largest Refugee Camp April 18, 2017, 6:00-8:00 P.M., 20 Cooper Square, 2nd Floor, New York University   This moderated discussion concerns architecture and emergency urbanism in history, focusing on the constructed environment of the UNHCR-administered refugee camp complex at Dadaab, Kenya, near […]

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Call for Applications: 2017- 2018 Post-Doctoral fellowship at the Zolberg Institute

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, as part of The New School, is pleased to announce a post-doctoral fellowship for the 2017- 2018 academic year. The Fellow will be expected to assist in the development of the Zolberg Institute’s core curriculum on migration and will teach two courses during the 2017-2018 academic year. The […]

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Radical Skin/Moderate Masks: Monday, April 17 at 6 PM; Klein Conference Room, Room A510

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the Department of Sociology at The New School invite you to the pre-book launch event of Radical Skin/Moderate Masks by Yassir Morsi, an Australia-based race critical scholar, followed by a discussion with Arun Kundnani. Yassir Morsi’s book is described by Gil Anidjar as a ‘remarkable auto-ethnography [that] takes upon itself […]

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Casablanca at 75: A Refugee Story

Casablanca is one of classical Hollywood’s greatest romances, but its underlying story concerns the plight of European refugees, an unusually timely, urgent theme for today. This event, which focuses on the refugee theme of the film, includes a screening of Casablanca and a conversation with Noah Isenberg, Lang professor of Culture and Media and author of We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The […]

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Check out the podcast of a panel with experts on Trump’s Executive Orders

On March 1st, the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School hosted a panel entitled “The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion” featuring Professor Alexandra Delano (Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts), Eleanor Acer (Human Rights First), and Kavita Pawria-Sanchez (NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs). Please click here to listen […]

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Director Aleinikoff publishes the piece “Travel Ban 2.0”

Check out Director Aleinikoff’s Travel Ban 2.0: “[The] changes are strategic, not principled”.

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