Zolberg Institute

“Illegality, youth and belonging”: Call for Papers, Deadline 15 July (Harvard)

‘Illegality, youth and belonging’ conference to be held at the University of Harvard on 25-26 October http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/college-social-sciences/social-policy/iris/2013/call-for-papers-illegality-youth-and-belonging.pdf The event is jointly organised by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with the Oxford Institute of Social Policy and the Centre …

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform: An Update

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: An Update May 14, 2013 New York, NY   Last month, the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators introduced the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, outlining a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S., establishing new border security and enforcement measures, and reforming …

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Aristide Zolberg and African Studies – by Jon Soske

Among scholars of sub-Saharan Africa, Zolberg will be remembered primarily for two ground breaking books on West Africa politics, One Party Government in the Ivory Coast (1964) and Creating Political Order (1966). It’s not just that these works remain engaging and thought-provoking almost half a century after their publication—no small feat as several schools of African …

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Food and Immigrant Life Conference

April 18-19, 2013 The Center for Public Scholarship and the Food Studies Program at The New School are pleased to present the 29th Social Research conference, “Food and Immigrant Life: The Role of Food in Forced Migration, Migrant Labor, and Re-creating Home,” on Thursday and Friday April 18 and 19, 2013, at The New School …

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