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Alex Aleinikoff Keynote at “Borders, Fences & Firewalls” Conference

View the keynote on the future of the protection of displaced persons by Alex Aleinikoff at the “Borders, Fences, Firewalls: Assessing the Changing Relationship of Territory and Institutions,” Conference at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Ethics, Law and Politics. The conference was held from Oct 19-20 in

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Statue of Liberty: Changing and Contested Meanings (Event recap)

The panel was moderated by James Miller (Professor of Liberal Studies and Politics, and Faculty Director of Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism, The New School). Featured speakers included: Alex Aleinikoff, Director, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, The New School Julia Foulkes, Professor of History, The New School Roberto Suro, Professor, Annenberg School for Communication

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Director Aleinikoff Speaks on International Law and the Trump Administration: U.S. Obligations towards Refugees [ASIL Webinar]

Recently, Director Alex Aleinikoff joined an online briefing with the American Society of International Law, the fifth on the Society’s series on “International Law and the Trump Administration”. This webinar featured former senior U.S. officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations who were responsible for formulating policy and advising the Executive Branch on the United States’

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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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