“Mexico and Its Diaspora in the United States” Book Launch

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | 6 p.m. 66 West 12th Street, 7th floor, Orozco Room *Updated: Watch the video of this event above! Join us In celebrating a new book by Alexandra Delano, assistant professor of Global Studies, Mexico and Its Diaspora in the United States: Policies of Emigration Since 1848. The author is joined … Continue reading “Mexico and Its Diaspora in the United States” Book Launch

The Impact of Intellectuals Abroad: Transnational Influences Since World War II

May 25-26, 2011 This workshop, organized by Middlebury College and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, focuses on the dispersal, exile, and other movement of intellectuals (broadly defined) across national borders since World War II. Topics of discussion include ways in which migrant or exiled intellectuals from particular nations or regions have met the … Continue reading The Impact of Intellectuals Abroad: Transnational Influences Since World War II

To Protect and Promote? Sending States and Diasporas in Comparative Perspective

May 6-7, 2011 This event, co-sponsored by ICMEC and Global Studies, brings together leading scholars, students, and practitioners focusing on the relation between sending states and their diaspora populations with particular focus on state-led promotion and protection of citizens abroad. Keynote Panel | May 6 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue Diasporas, Democracy, … Continue reading To Protect and Promote? Sending States and Diasporas in Comparative Perspective

Workshops: Spring 2011

March 25, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Cristina Dragomir, "BEING A FOREIGNER, A SOLDIER AND AN AMERICAN-The life story of an immigrant." April 28, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Marina Kaneti, "RISC: Migrants' Game of Rights, Identity, Security, and Choice." May 16, 3:00-4:30 p.m, Ernesto Castañeda (Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso), "Immigrant Integration in New York, Paris and … Continue reading Workshops: Spring 2011

Global Migration Governance

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The New School 80 Fifth Avenue, room 802 In the context of the growing politicization of migration, a debate has emerged within policy and academia on the need to develop global governance on migration to facilitate better inter-state cooperation. However, this debate is taking place in the absence of … Continue reading Global Migration Governance

Development and Migration: Historical Patterns and Future Research Questions with Josh DeWind

Thursday, February 3, 2011, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The New School, New York City Henry Cohen Room, 72 Fifth Avenue, 3rd floor Participants: Aristide R. Zolberg, Walter Eberstadt Professor, The New School for Social Research Manuel F. Montes, chief of development strategy and policy analysis, UNDESA Moderated by Ronald Kassimir, associate provost for research and Special Projects … Continue reading Development and Migration: Historical Patterns and Future Research Questions with Josh DeWind

Workshops: Fall 2010

October 1 - Andrea Carlá, "Re-Reading the History: Support and Opposition to Migration in the USA and Spain," from his dissertation "Victim or Threat? Terrorists and Migrants in the USA and Spain." November 12 - Aristide Zolberg, ""Wanted but not Welcome: a Theoretical Analysis of Labor Migrations." December 10 - Andreas Kalyvas, "The Stateless Citizen: … Continue reading Workshops: Fall 2010

Refugees, the State and the Politics of Asylum in Africa

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 4:00-6:00 p.m. List Academic Center, 6 East 16th Street (at Fifth Avenue), New Wolff Conference Room (1103) What explains the different responses of African states to the mass arrival and prolonged presence of refugees? What challenges do African states face in addressing forced migration? Refugee scholar James Milner of Carleton University … Continue reading Refugees, the State and the Politics of Asylum in Africa

Workshops: Spring 2010

March 22 - Victoria Quiroz-Becerra: "Immigrant Participation in Public Institutions: Mexican Women in Sunset Park." April 16 - Eric Eingold: "Immigrant Labor in the Global City: Latino Restaurant Workers in New York." May 7 - Samantha Morales: "Exploring Immigrant Integration in the Contemporary U.S.: What Can the IME and Worker Center Models Teach Us?"