Refugees

Refugee Policy in the Biden Administration

On April 23, 2021, T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Director of the Zolberg Institute and University Professor at The New School, Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS, and Kayly Ober, Senior Advocate and Program Manager, Climate Displacement Program at Refugees International discussed the Biden Administration’s refugee policies and proposed actions. NPR’s Deborah Amos moderated. Watch the …

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“I will tell you the story of belatedness”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peVs-Bmh6WI “I will tell you the story of belatedness. We migrants, we refugees, we foreigners.We are always seen as delayed people.We arrive [at] the right time.And it is always too late.”Shahram Khosravi It is mid-June when we video chat with Dagmawi Yimer, an Ethiopian refugee and filmmaker living in Italy, for the first time. Dagmawi is …

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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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Ann Stoler Introduces the “Spatial Ordering of Exile: The Architecture of Palestinian Refugee Camps” – Watch the Video!

  by Ann Stoler Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies, New School for Social Research Alessandro Petti and Sandi Hilal are a team of two extraordinary architects who live permanently at Beit Sahour on the outskirts of Bethelem in Palestine. They have worked since 2007 to revitalize, reconstruct, take apart, and reconceive both …

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Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS) Summer School – York University (Toronto, Canada)

Centre for Refugee Studies, York University Annual Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration May 4-8, 2015 EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: January 31, 2015 The 2015 Summer Course on Refugees and Forced Migration is an internationally acclaimed, non-credit course for academic and field-based practitioners working in the area of forced migration. It serves as a hub for …

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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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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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UNA Queens Event: The Refugee Crisis – Oct 25th

The Queens Chapter United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA Queens) hosts the panel discussion “The Refugee Crisis.” The discussants are John Solecki (Senior Policy Advisor, UNHCR), Francis Madi (Founder, Voices of Silence), Rosemarie Pace (Pax Christi Metro NY) and Megan Casey (Queens College). The event will take place Saturday October 25, 2014 …

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