2014

Humanities Action Lab Launch – January 05 and 06

As part of a two-day launch of its Humanities Action Lab (HAL), The New School initiates the HAL: Global Dialogues project, co-sponsored by the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility. “Global Dialogues: Mass Incarceration and Public Memory” will happen January 05 at 6pm. This is a moderated conversation between Glenn E. Martin (JustLeadershipUSA), Marc Mauer (Sentencing Project) and Tyrone …

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The Camp as a Space of Political Membership – Nando Sigona – February 17 at 6pm

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility hosts a lecture by Nando Sigona entitled “The Camp as a Space of Political Membership.” The lecture is going to be followed by a discussion by prof. Michel Agier, Professor of Anthropology at l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Director of Research at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, and a Visiting …

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Alexandra Délano Writes on Obama’s Deferred Action Programs

Alexandra Délano, co-director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, writes on the role of the origin country in Obama’s deferred action programs. The post is published on the London School of Economics and Political Science’s daily blog on American Politics and Policy. Please click here to read the the full article “Migrants’ countries of …

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Call for Applications – Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) – Two Vacant Research Positions

The London based Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has announced 2 research positions on migration. The open positions are (1) Senior Research Fellow: Migration and Integration and (2) Researcher: Migration and Communities. For more information on both positions and their application deadlines please visit their site here.

Child Migrants and Zones of Exception – ZIMM Speaker Series Talk by Prof. Jacqueline Bhabha

Child Migrants and Zones of Exception: A Talk by Jacqueline Bhabha By M. Belén Arce Terceros Child migrants occupy a zone between law and custom, reception and rejection; their position in this distinctive twilight space explains why they are the most vulnerable of migrants. That is the reading Jacqueline Bhabha, attorney and professor of health …

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Post-doc Offer on Return Migration to Senegal – Projet TEMPER

The Institut National d’Études Démographiques (INED) in France offers a post-doc position to work on a specific research project, Projet TEMPER. The post-doc will be in charge of doing an investigation on the return migration to Senegal. The position starts January 05, 2015 and lasts for 12 months. Interested candidates should submit the application by November 24, …

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CfP: Indian Diaspora in Development of Home and Host Countries | 10-11 January 2015

The Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI) hosts an international conference on Indian Diaspora in Development of Home and Host Countries: A Comparative Perspective in Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India January 10-11, 2015. Organizers welcome conference papers that focus on, but are not confined to, the following sub-themes: India and its Global diaspora: Historical Linkages and Modern migration Contribution of the Indian Diaspora …

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Spatial Ordering of Exile: The Architecture of Palestinian Refugee Camps – Alessandro Petti and Sandi Hilal – Nov 17th at 6pm

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility hosts a lecture by Alessandro Petti and Sandi Hilal entitled “Spatial Ordering of Exile: The Architecture of Palestinian Refugee Camps.” The lecture is followed by a roundtable discussion with Ilana Feldman (Associate Professor of Anthropology, History and International Affairs at George Washington University), Carin Kuoni (Director of Vera List Center for Art and Politics at …

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A Conversation with David Miliband

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility is launched at The New School by M. Belén Arce Terceros MA Candidate, Graduate Program in International Affairs The humanitarian system faces growing and complex challenges today, especially in aiding refugees. This was one of the reasons for hosting a dialogue with David Miliband, president and CEO of …

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