2014

WHAT IS YOUR RACE? AND WHY THE STATE WANTS TO KNOW with Kenneth Prewitt, March 5, 4pm

WHAT IS YOUR RACE? AND WHY THE STATE WANTS TO KNOW A lecture presented by the Zolberg Center on Global Migration at The New School Kenneth Prewitt, Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs and Director of The Scholarly Knowledge Project, Columbia University   Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 4pm Wolff Conference Room (Room 1103) Albert and …

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Screening of “The Desert Eats Us”, March 19, 5pm

New Venue: 66 W. 12th St, 4th Fl, Rm. 404   Screening of “The Desert Eats Us” Presented by Kesang Tseten Award-winning filmmaker and writer from Nepal The earnings of Nepali labour sustain one out of every three households of Nepal’s 28 million; remittances prop up the country, but at a high cost. The film …

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Second Generation Memories and Stories – Oral History workshop at Columbia University

“Second Generation Memories and Stories,” Oral History workshop to be held June 16-27, 2014 at Columbia University in New York City.  Sessions will explore the ways in which memories are formed and transmitted through family, cultural, political and social frames and experiences. Oral history has been a central methodology in exploring global themes of identity and post-memory through second-generation stories of …

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Passage: Migration A performance by Ashmina Ranjit

Passage: Migration Performance Art by Ashmina Ranjit Fulbright Scholar and Internationally Recognized Artist Tuesday, Feb. 25th 5pm-6:30pm 66 W. 12th St., 5th Fl., Klein Conference Room (510) The performance aims to explore the narratives of transition and assimilation, the experiences in living in the liminal space of belonging, and the idea of prabas and prabasi, one …

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APSA Section on Migration and Citizenship AWARDS

The APSA Section on Migration and Citizenship welcomes nominations and self-nominations for awards for best (1) book, (2) dissertation, (3) chapter, (4) article, and (5) APSA paper.  Section membership is not required for consideration (but we encourage you to become a Section member if you aren’t one already)!   Details are below; this information will be added …

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CfP Noncitizenship in theory and practice – ECPR conference

Together with Dr. Tendayi Bloom of the United Nations University Institute on Globalisation, Culture and Mobility, I am putting together a panel proposal on noncitizenship for the forthcoming ECPR general conference in September. We welcome proposals for papers – please see our call below, which we hope will be of interest. The deadline to get …

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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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CfP: Clandestine Migration Routes and Human Insecurity (Brown University, May 17-18, 2014)

Call for Papers Clandestine Migration Routes and Human Insecurity   We invite abstracts on the theme of Clandestine Migration Routes and Human Insecurity for a cross-regional comparative workshop to be held on May 17-18, 2014 at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Please send 200-word abstracts to …

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2014 Urban Affairs Association: “Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization”

2014 UAA Annual Conference San Antonio, Texas March 19-22, 2014 Call for Participation Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization (With a special track on Urban Issues in Central & South America and the Caribbean)   Abstract/Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2013   Urban areas have grown at an unprecedented rate in the last …

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