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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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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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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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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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Fonna Forman and Teddy Cruz “Cross-Border Community Stations: Co-Producing Knowledge at the US-Mexico Border”, february 13TH, 6PM, klein conference ROOM A510, 66 WEST 12TH STREET

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School hosts a lecture by Fonna Forman and Teddy Cruz, entitled “Cross-Broder Community Stations: Co-Producing Knowledge at the US-Mexico Border.” In this talk, Forman and Cruz will discuss the Cross-Border Community Stations, a platform of knowledge exchange that links the University of California-San Diego with marginalized communities on both sides of […]

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ZIMM LECTURE: Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho “Conceptualising ‘Contemporaneous Migration’ through China’s Global Connections”, April 10TH, 6PM, WOLFF ROOM 1103, 6 EAST 16TH STREET

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the India China Institute at The New School host a lecture by Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho, entitled “Conceptualising ‘Contemporaneous Migration’ through China’s Global Connections.” What might reimagining citizenship and state spaces look like if we examine emigration, immigration and re-migration under the same analytical lens? This presentation develops the concept of ‘contemporaneous […]

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