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GIDEST Seminar with Laura Y. Liu Friday, April 1, 2016 at 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm University Center, 411 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

This seminar is a discussion of a pre-circulated paper. It can be found on the GIDEST site for attendees to read in advance. Laura Y. Liu presents “Sweatshop City.” Laura Y. Liu is Associate Professor of Urban Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts. Her research focuses on community organizing, urban social movements, and …

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Creative Tensions HOME at Live Ideas 2016, March 26th The Studio at New York Live Arts 219 W 19th Street, NYC

What is home? Is it a place, a feeling, an identity? Is it safety or belonging? Does it come with us when we move or do we leave it behind? When you are compelled to leave your home for reasons you cannot control, or you are raised far from the only home your family has ever known, where is your …

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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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Muslim Being/Being Muslim: Mobilities and Practices Colloquium at Sarah Lawrence College April 8

A colloquium exploring the complex evolution and multifaceted nature of Islam will be held at Sarah Lawrence College on April 8. The colloquium brings together speakers whose work addresses the multiplicity of lived human experiences and practices of Muslims, past and present. The all-day event on the College’s campus in southern Westchester is free and …

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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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The European Academy Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management – Focus 2016: “Integration / Disintegration”

The European Academy Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC) Summer School is an interdisciplinary, two-week programme for all those interested in minority rights and diversity management. The 2016 edition explores the theme of “Integration/Disintegration” through a wide range of perspectives and case studies. In seminars and workshops led by international experts from both inside and outside academia, participants will …

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Volunteer Opportunity with Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights provides Child Advocates for unaccompanied immigrant children in federal custody. The Young Center’s model uses volunteer Child Advocates who undergo a Young Center training, meet with a child on a weekly basis, and learn the child’s story, all supervised and supported by Young Center staff. Please click on the …

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Zolberg Institute Receives Donation from Trustee Henry Arnhold for the Study of Migration and Mobility

As thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing violence and poverty arrived in Europe last year, many policy makers and media outlets portrayed thousands of desperate, traumatized people—many of them children—as “criminals” and “terrorists” who threatened Western security and values. Not only does such inflammatory and dehumanizing rhetoric hamper efforts at addressing a pressing humanitarian issue, it …

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Postdoctoral Fellowship at SMU in immigration, immigrant and Latino politics at SMU

The Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University invites applications for a non-tenure track post-doctoral teaching fellowship in The Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University invites applications for a non-tenure track post-doctoral teaching fellowship in immigration, immigrant policy, and Latino politics.  Proficiency in Spanish is desirable. The post-doctoral fellow will …

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