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Architecture, War, and the Erasure of Identity @ Parsons SCE this Thursday, 3/9

This Thursday, March 9, at 6 pm, Parsons School of Constructed Environments is hosting a special screening of Architecture, War and the Erasure of Identity, about the deliberate cultural genocide through the destruction of the constructed environment – in particular, world heritage sites. Tim Slade’s film, The Destruction of Memory, based on the book by writer …

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Reimagine Belonging – With Wings and Roots – September 19th at 5.30pm

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility proudly announces “Reimagine Belonging.” The event co-sponsored by the Zolberg Institute is organized by With Wings and Roots, and marks the launch of the interactive website ReimagineBelonging.org. Visitors will attend a panel discussion on the intersections of immigrant rights, racial justice, and visions of citizenship; explore an installation of …

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Immigration, Identity, and Islam: Making sense of Europe’s Public Debates in the light of Charlie Hebdo and the “Islamization of Europe” – March 12th at 6.30pm

The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility co-sponsors with the Conflict and Security Concentration of the Graduate Program in International Affairs and Global Studies the panel discussion Immigration, Identity, and Islam: Making sense of Europe’s Public Debates in the light of Charlie Hebdo and the “Islamization of Europe.” The Charlie Hebdo events in Paris led to heated arguments about …

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Oxford Diasporas Programme Photography Competition

Diasporas: Connecting, Contesting, Converging Diasporas are one of the most prominent and controversial manifestations of increased globalization. The connection between migrants and people who have stayed at home has profound effects on societies in the country of origin and the country of destination, as well as on the diasporas themselves. We are particularly looking for …

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THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND THE CRITIQUE OF HUMANITARIAN REASON – with Seyla Benhabib, April 10, 4 pm

THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND THE CRITIQUE OF HUMANITARIAN REASON A lecture presented by the Zolberg Center on Global Migration at The New School Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm Wolff Conference Room (Room 1103) Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East …

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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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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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Food and Immigrant Life Conference

April 18-19, 2013 The Center for Public Scholarship and the Food Studies Program at The New School are pleased to present the 29th Social Research conference, “Food and Immigrant Life: The Role of Food in Forced Migration, Migrant Labor, and Re-creating Home,” on Thursday and Friday April 18 and 19, 2013, at The New School …

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