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Extended deadline for submissions to the WSQ “At Sea” issue

The deadline for submissions to the Women’s Studies Quarterly “At Sea” special issue has been extended to April 15th.  This special issue’s guest editors are Terri Gordon-Zolov (The New School) and Amy Sodaro (Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York). At no time since the age of piracy in the mid-17th to early 18th century has […]

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Call for Video Entries – PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Celebrating Diversity and Social Inclusion

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite you to submit original and creative videos focusing on the PLURAL+ theme of migration, celebrating diversity and social inclusion. Further information, including guidelines, rules and regulations and the entry form can be found at the PLURAL+ website at the PLURAL+ […]

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Migration, Temporality and Sexuality in India -Svati Shah- Thursday October 29th at 6pm

Migration, Temporality and Sexuality in India Thursday October 29th, 6pm, Klein Conference Room, A510 66 West 12th Street, New York City. Over the past decade, a sea change has occurred in discourses of sexuality throughout the Global South. In this presentation, I review this set of changes in South Asia, by focusing on sex worker, […]

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Miriam Ticktin Keynotes at Conferences on Humanitarianism and Care

Miriam Ticktin, co-director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, delivered the keynote address at conferences in the Fall 2014 on humanitarianism and care. During the conference “Exceptional welfare: Dilemmas in/of irregular migration” in Bergen (Norway) November 19-21, co-director Ticktin gave a talk entitled “Care Beyond Welfare?” “Humanitarianism and Beyond: the Pasts and Futures of Care” […]

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Conference on Migration and Public Health at the University of Maryland, Sept. 18-19, 2014

On September 18-19, 2014, the Center for the History of the New America and the Center for Health Equity at the University of Maryland will co-host a conference exploring the connections between migration, race, disease, and public health. Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, will be the keynote speaker. Historically, immigration has had as […]

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Politics Talk: Alison Mountz, “The Death of Asylum in the Enforcement Archipelago”

Politics Talk: Alison Mountz, “The Death of Asylum in the Enforcement Archipelago” Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Wolff Conference Room (1103) Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th Street New York, NY 10011 In this talk Professor Alison Mountz explores contemporary politics of asylum through the lens of […]

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Citizens of Memory: Citizenship Between Holocaust Remembrance and Transnational Migration

Citizens of Memory: Citizenship Between Holocaust Remembrance and Transnational Migration Organized by the Memory and Migration Research Cluster Group Co-sponsored by the Politics Department, the Zolberg Center on Global Migration and Global Studies Thursday, May 1st, 2014 6:00 – 8:00PM (followed by a reception) Wolff Conference Room (D1103) 6 East 16th Street, New York, NY […]

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THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND THE CRITIQUE OF HUMANITARIAN REASON – with Seyla Benhabib, April 10, 4 pm

THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND THE CRITIQUE OF HUMANITARIAN REASON A lecture presented by the Zolberg Center on Global Migration at The New School Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm Wolff Conference Room (Room 1103) Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East […]

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Second Generation Memories and Stories – Oral History workshop at Columbia University

“Second Generation Memories and Stories,” Oral History workshop to be held June 16-27, 2014 at Columbia University in New York City.  Sessions will explore the ways in which memories are formed and transmitted through family, cultural, political and social frames and experiences. Oral history has been a central methodology in exploring global themes of identity and post-memory through second-generation stories of […]

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Passage: Migration A performance by Ashmina Ranjit

Passage: Migration Performance Art by Ashmina Ranjit Fulbright Scholar and Internationally Recognized Artist Tuesday, Feb. 25th 5pm-6:30pm 66 W. 12th St., 5th Fl., Klein Conference Room (510) The performance aims to explore the narratives of transition and assimilation, the experiences in living in the liminal space of belonging, and the idea of prabas and prabasi, one […]

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