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New Narratives on the Peopling of America: Mae Ngai and Jack Tchen – 3/11/2020

We believe that there is an urgent need for a richer and better-informed discussion of the American past, present and future in order to construct a new narrative that can be true to enduring values of welcome, human dignity and equality.

With guidance from Professor Ngai and Professor Tchen, we will continue the journey.

A Need for Control? Political Trust and Public Preferences for Asylum – 3/4/2020

Discussion with Dr. Martin Ruhs, Chair in Migration Studies and Deputy Director of the Migration Policy Centre  at the European University Institute.Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 6:00PM to 7:30PM (EST)Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, I 202, Arnold Hall55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011 Europeans want to protect refugees, but they prefer a policy approach that sets limits and conditions. This …

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The Shifting Border: Dialogue with Ayelet Schacher – 3/24/2020

Ayelet Shacher is Professor of Law, Political Science, and Global Affairs at Toronto University. Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 6:00PM to 7:30PM (EDT)Starr Foundation Hall, U L102, University Center63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 We tend to think of a border as a static line, but recent bordering techniques have broken away from the map, as governments have developed legal tools to …

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Searching for Cosmopolis: Living Together, Apart – 2/11/2020

Professor Joseph Heathcott’s Laboratories of the Global City examines spaces of encounter and the people who inhabit and shape them.  Using six neighborhoods remade by immigration over the last century (Jackson Heights in New York; Peckham in London; St. Gilles in Brussels; Belleville in Paris; San Telmo in Buenos Aires; and Beyoglu in Istanbul), he …

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‘Great Walls’ Film Screening and Discussion – 11/6

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, the Politics Department at New School for Social Research, and the Julien J. Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs is pleased to invite you to the Screening of “Great Walls” followed by a discussion with filmmaker Bill Callahan moderated by Associate Professor of Politics at The New School for Social Research Anne McNevin. Description Why do …

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Photo: Bruno Catalano, Le Grand Van Gogh, Marseilles, France, 2013, source: Pinterest

2019 Open Borders Conference – 10/19

Join Free Migration Project this fall at the second Open Borders Conference in New York City. Complete event information is available here. Update – Reserve your tickets by Wednesday, October 16, for a discounted price – $30 for general admission and $10 for students. (Fee waivers are available upon request.) The one-day 2019 Open Borders Conference will be a …

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Cities and Human Mobility Research Collaborative Launch Conference – 10/30-10/31

On October 30-31 2019, the Cities, Migration and Membership Research Collaborative will hold a two-day symposium focusing on the topic of cities and mobility. This event brings together scholars, practitioners and policy-makers from around the globe with the objective of advancing empirical and normative research to understand and meet the challenges posed by human mobility …

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‘The Greek Refugee Crisis’: Talk by Kate Schoenbach – 10/22

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility is excited to announce The Greek Refugee Crisis: Talk by Kate Schoenbach, followed by a Q&A with Kate and Noemi Mena Montes as part of the Zolberg Institute’s Film Series. Kate Schoenbach is a multimedia journalist and BBC contributor who focuses on global humanitarian issues. Through video, photography, and text she creates compelling …

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Book Launch – ‘Detain and Deport: The Chaotic U.S. Immigration Enforcement Regime’ – 10/17

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and Global Studies at The New School are pleased to invite you to the book launch and discussion for Detain and Deport: The Chaotic U.S. Immigration Enforcement Regime by Nancy Hiemstra. The discussion will be moderated by Professor of Global Studies at The New School, Alexandra Delano. Nancy Hiemstra is an Associate Professor in the Department of Women’s, …

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‘The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime’

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, and Leah Zamore, director of NYU’s Center for International Cooperation’s Humanitarian Crises program, have co-authored a new book on reforming the international refugee regime.   The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime, published by Stanford University Press, argues that the international refugee regime is …

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