Join the Zolberg Institute in an online series of short discussions with scholars and activists on the nexus of race, black mobility, and migration-related issues. These short discussions, held over Zoom, will inform and engage the public through live and recorded conversations.
Discussions are held on Tuesdays at 1:00pm ET/12:00CT/11:00amMT/10:00amPT.
Register for upcoming Short-Takes below.
Short-Take with Jennifer A. Jones, PhD
Jennifer A. Jones, PhD is Assistant Professor of Sociology & Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Short-Take with Natsu Taylor Saito
September 29, 2020
Natsu Taylor Saito is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. This discussion will focus on her recently published paper “Why Xenophobia?“, zooming in on the relationship between xenophobia and racism.
Short-Take with Nicole Waligora-Davis
October 13, 2020
Nicole A. Waligora-Davis is an Associate Professor of English at Rice University, specializing in late-nineteenth and 20th century African American and American literary and cultural criticism.
Short-Take with A. Naomi Paik
October 20, 2020
A. Naomi Paik is an associate professor of Asian American studies with appointments in Gender & Women’s studies and History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. This discussion will be about abolitionist approaches to sanctuary.
Immigration Short-Takes: Mobility in the Time of COVID-19 is an online series of short discussions on the nexus of migration-related issues and COVID-19. Scholars and activists on migration and mobility will join the Zolberg Institute in an online series of short discussions on the nexus of migration-related issues and COVID-19, during the worldwide pandemic. These short discussions, held over Zoom, will inform and engage the public through live and recorded conversations.
Immigration Policy in the Time of COVID-19
With Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar, Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Penn State Law
The Impact of COVID-19: Time to End Immigration Detention?
With César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, Associate Professor of Law, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver
The End of Asylum? The New COVID-19 Border Rules
With Yael Schacher, Senior US Advocate, Refugees International
DACA Litigation and Advocacy in the Face of COVID-19
With Muneer Ahmad, Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, Sol Goldman Professor of Law, Director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, Yale Law School; and Marisol Orihuela, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Why Immigrant Workers are Vulnerable to COVID-19
With Julia Gelatt, Senior Policy Analyst, US Immigration Policy Program, Migration Policy Institute
The 1918 Pandemic and US Immigration Policy
With Alan Kraut, University Professor of History and International Service, American University
COVID-19 and Refugee Camps
With Paul Spiegel, MD, Director, Center for Humanitarian Health, Professor of the Practice, Johns Hopkins
The Legality of the Trump Immigration Bans
With Lucas Guttentag, Professor of the Practice, Stanford Law; Martin R. Flug Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School
Coronavirus as the 'Invasive Other'
With Miriam Ticktin, Associate Professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research
Principles of Protection for Refugees, Migrants, and Other Displaced Persons
With Ian M. Kysel, Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School; and Monette Zard, Allan Rosenfield Associate Professor of Forced Migration and Health, Director of the Forced Migration and Health Program, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
The Impact of COVID-19 in India
With Mukta Naik, Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India
Canada, BioStaus, and COVID19
With Audrey Macklin, Professor and Chair in Human Rights Law, University of Toronto
EU Border Closures, Asylum, and COVID-19
With Didier Bigo, Professor of International Relations, King’s College London; MCU Research Professor, Sciences-Po Paris; and Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad Personam, Queen Mary University of London; Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Remittances during COVID-19
With Dilip Ratha, Lead Economist, Migration and Remittances, Head of KNOMAD, The World Bank
Impact of COVID-19 on International Migration
With Gregory Maniatis, Director, International Migration Initiative, Open Society Foundation
International Migration and Mobility in the Age of COVID-19
With Demetrios Papademetriou, PhD, Convener, Transatlantic Council on Migration; Distinguished Transatlantic Fellow and President Emeritus, Migration Policy Institute
The Supply Chain and the Virus
With Victoria Hattam, Professor of Politics, The New School for Social Research