2016

Vicki Squire: “The violence of border security: Migrant deaths across deserts and seas”, March 14th, @ 6pm, THE BOB AND SHEILA HOERLE LECTURE HALL/HOERLE LECTURE HALL, UL105, UNIVERSITY CENTER

ZIMM Lecture Series 2015-2016 Presents:   Vicki Squire: “The Violence of Border Security: Migrant Deaths Across Deserts and Seas” March 14th, 6pm-8pm, The Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall/Hoerle Lecture Hall, UL105, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Lower Level.  The violence of border security practices is no more evident than in the phenomena of migrant deaths …

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Religion, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Israel Workshop Horit Peled & Yoav Peled, March 10th, Wolff Room (1103), 6 East 16 Street, @ 2pm

The Zolberg Institute in Migration and Mobility and the Sociology Department Present: Religion, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Israel Workshop Horit Peled & Yoav Peled The Religionization of Israeli Society An examination of the growing saliency of religious personalities, religious themes, and the religious outlook in Jewish Israeli society, in order to test the argument that …

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How Did We Get Here? The Historical Roots of the U.S. Immigration Debate, March 4th, 10 am-4:30pm, @ 80 Fifth av., Room 529

HOW DID WE GET HERE? THE HISTORICAL ROOTS OF THE U.S. IMMIGRATION DEBATE A one-day conference sponsored by the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility of the New School for Social Research, and the Department of Historical Studies of Eugene Lang College, The New School. FRIDAY, MARCH 4TH 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM The New School …

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The Invasive Others Conference – April 21 and 22 – Theresa Lang Community and Student Center

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School are pleased to present the 34th Social Research conference, “The Invasive Other,” on Wednesday, April 20, and Thursday April 21, at The New School in New York City. This conference is grounded in the premise that while seemingly of different orders, invasive others — whether …

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Michael Walzer: “Secular Revolutions and Religious Counter-revolutions.” February 22nd @ 6pm, Wolff Room 1103, 6 East 16 Street.

As a professor, author, editor, and lecturer, Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, has addressed a wide variety of topics in political theory and moral philosophy: political obligation, just and unjust war, nationalism and ethnicity, economic justice and the welfare state. His books (among themJust and Unjust Wars, Spheres of Justice, The Company …

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Zolberg Institute 2016-2017 Visiting Scholar Application Form and Guidelines

Visiting Scholar Application Guidelines The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility (ZIMM) welcomes applications for the position of Visiting Scholar for the 2016-2017 academic year, from individuals whose research, teaching and work intersects the fields of migration studies and mobility, broadly construed. With that, we are accepting applications from scholars who are committed to the …

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Summer Institute on Conflict Transformation across Borders in Ecuador: Call for Applications

The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies of the University of Massachusetts-Boston, FLACSO-Ecuador, and the Center for Mediation, Peace, and Resolution of Conflict (CEMPROC) are pleased to announce: The second annual Summer Institute on Conflict Transformation Across Borders will take place from June 5-24, 2016 in  Quito, Ecuador at FLACSO, with graduate-level credit issued …

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STAIR Journal CFP – “Home, Displacement and Belonging”

The St. Antony’s International Review (STAIR) Journal’s Issue 12.2 is receiving submission. The issue is titled “Home, Displacement and Belonging,” and seeks submissions from diverse disciplines like Anthropology, Area Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Geography, International Relations, Migration and Refugee Studies, Political Science, Sociology, and Religious Studies and others. Abstracts of 500 words should be submitted no later than …

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Neil Postman Graduate Conference on “Boundary Condition”

The 2016 Neil Postman Graduate Conference is themed Boundary Condition and features Prof. Achille Mbembe as keynote speaker. This year’s conference is introduced by screening of films that ethnographically address the issue of boundary formations. The New School student Daryl Meador’s film “Heroica Matamoros: Cycling, Affectivity and Film on the US-Mexico Border” will be shown. For detailed schedule and …

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