2015

Call for Papers Critical Approaches to Irregular Migration Facilitation: Dismantling the Human Smuggler Narrative European University Institute Florence, Italy April 5-6, 2016

Call for Papers Critical Approaches to Irregular Migration Facilitation: Dismantling the Human Smuggler Narrative European University Institute Florence, Italy April 5-6, 2016 In contemporary mainstream narratives of migration, the human smuggler has earned a privileged if infamous spot as one of the most widely recognized and despised global predators. Smugglers are often referred to as orchestrators …

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Student support for 2016 post-graduate studies of Migration and the Politics of Difference

Post-graduate fellowships are available for post-graduate students enrolled in a degree programme interested in the politics of human mobility. This includes topics related to, among others, urbanization; xenophobia; immigration and migration policy; and the governance of diversity. Newly enrolled and continuing students at the Masters and Doctoral levels are eligible. Students will be expected to work …

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Watch the Video: Jason de León’s talk “The Land of Open Graves”

When death is not the end By Ever Osorio, M.A. candidate in the Politics Department at The New School for Social Research. Sometimes death is not the end. This is not a religious or metaphysical predicament, but a material reality for thousands of families whose fathers, brothers, mothers and sisters have migrated “illegally”, and “irregularly” …

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The Janey Program in Latin American Studies Presents 2015 Fall Lecture Series – Daniel M. Goldstein on “Securitized Immigration and the Electronic Surveillance of Workers in the U.S.”

The border surrounding the territory of the United States has been interiorized. As efforts intensify to police immigration in the name of creating “Secure Communities” (until recently a centerpiece of the Obama administration’s immigration policy), the locus of securitization has become the spaces within national borders, including states and local municipalities. The workplace, too, has …

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CALL FOR PAPERS:University of Minnesota International African Studies Conference “Fault Lines: Rethinking Temporal and Disciplinary Traditions in African Studies” University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus April 21-23, 2016

Call For Papers The inaugural University of Minnesota International African Studies Conference, “Fault Lines” will bring together graduate students, junior and senior scholars concerned with how existing systems of knowledge production have shaped the contours and limits of the varying disciplines that cohere around African Studies. This international conference aims to encourage dialogues and debates …

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JANEY PROGRAM IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES FALL 2015 LECTURE: SECURITIZED IMMIGRATION AND THE ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE OF WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES BY PROF. DANIEL GOLDSTEIN 10/15 at 4pm

Securitized Immigration and the Electronic Surveillance of Workers in the United States Daniel M. Goldstein Department of Anthropology Rutgers University   The border surrounding the territory of the United States has been interiorized. As efforts intensify to police immigration in the name of creating “Secure Communities” (until recently a centerpiece of the Obama administration’s immigration …

JANEY PROGRAM IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES FALL 2015 LECTURE: SECURITIZED IMMIGRATION AND THE ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE OF WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES BY PROF. DANIEL GOLDSTEIN 10/15 at 4pm Read More »

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