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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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Nancy Hiemstra’s HuffPost piece on separating families at the border

Check out 2015-16 Visiting Scholar Nancy Hiemstra’s piece about Trump’s idea to separate immigrant mothers and children at the border: “What would you do to save your kids? The outrage of separating immigrant families at the border“

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Rebuilding or Relocating: How to Respond to Climate Change

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Starr Foundation Hall, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003   Our coasts are vulnerable, now more than ever. Rising sea levels are jeopardizing coastal communities, forcing them to rebuild after flooding. But a question looms: Is rebuilding the answer? In the United […]

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Architecture, War, and the Erasure of Identity @ Parsons SCE this Thursday, 3/9

This Thursday, March 9, at 6 pm, Parsons School of Constructed Environments is hosting a special screening of Architecture, War and the Erasure of Identity, about the deliberate cultural genocide through the destruction of the constructed environment – in particular, world heritage sites. Tim Slade’s film, The Destruction of Memory, based on the book by writer […]

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JONATHAN BACH’S NEW BOOK ON URBANIZATION AND MIGRATION IN SHENZHEN

Jonathan Bach, Associate Professor and Chair of the Global Studies Program, has edited a new book, Learning from Shenzhen, from the University of Chicago Press. This multidisciplinary volume, the first of its kind, presents an account of China’s contemporary transformation via one of its most important yet overlooked cities: Shenzhen, located just north of Hong […]

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The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion (new date!)

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School hosts a panel entitled “The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion.” Donald Trump has issued Executive Orders on immigration that call for increased border enforcement, construction of a wall on the southwest border and mandatory detention of persons apprehended seeking unauthorized entry […]

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PREVIEW OF “SANCTUARY” A NEW FILM BY RICHARD WARE ADAMS, MARCH 09TH, 6PM, Lecture Hall Room UL104, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School, in collaboration with African Studies and the Global Studies program, hosts a preview of “Sanctuary“, by Richard Ware Adams. The 69-minute film will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Rev. Stephen Phelps (New Sanctuary Coalition) and Mmammotsa Makhene (The New School), moderated by Miriam Ticktin (The New School). […]

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ZIMM Roundtable on Youth Deportation with Claire Thomas and Nina Siulc, March 06TH, 6PM, WOLFF ROOM 1103, 6 EAST 16TH STREET

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School hosts a roundtable with Claire R. Thomas and Nina Siulc on Youth Deportation. In this roudtable, issues related to children and youth deportation will be discussed, such as unaccompanied children in the United States, the reasons for their migration, the challenges they face upon arrival, and an overview of the legal […]

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