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Call for Research Assistant for the Zolberg Center on Global Migration

Call for Research Assistant for the Zolberg Center on Global Migration Starting date: June 2014 The Zolberg Center is asking for applications for a Research Assistant to help with the daily running of the Center. We are looking for graduate students whose research interests coincide with the mission of the Zolberg Center in some form …

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The New School for Social Research launches Zolberg Center on Global Migration

Press Release THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH LAUNCHES ZOLBERG CENTER ON GLOBAL MIGRATION Launch Celebrated on March 5 with Address by Kenneth Prewitt: “What is Your Race? And Why Does the State Want to Know?” NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 – Building on its position as a leader in challenging contemporary thought on the …

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A Political Sociologist’s Tribute to Aristide Zolberg by Irene Bloemraad

A Political Sociologist’s Tribute to Aristide Zolberg Irene Bloemraad Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies Associate Professor, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley   As anyone who has read A Nation By Design knows, Ary Zolberg was a truly interdisciplinary writer and thinker.  He took the long historical view in order to understand the politics of …

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A Celebration of the Life of Aristide Zolberg–September 19

Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues: Please join us for a celebration of the life of Aristide R. Zolberg on Thursday, September 19, at 6:00-7:30pm with a reception following. The full program will be held at the Teresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City.  Further information is listed on our events …

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New School faculty and students featured in this Feet in Two Worlds Podcast on Mexican Youth in New York

Global Studies faculty and students featured in this Feet in Two Worlds Podcast on Mexican Youth in New York: http://fi2w.org/2013/07/29/podcast-mexican-youth-in-new-york-drop-out-in-record-numbers/   Fi2W is featuring stories by students in the Feet in 2 Worlds journalism course at The New School. Mexican students have the highest dropout rate of any major group in New York City public …

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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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