Thursday, April 10th, 12:30pm
Social Science Building, Room 101
This event is jointly sponsored by the UCSD Sociology Department and CCIS.
Roger Waldinger is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at UCLA. He has worked on international migration throughout his career, writing on a broad set of topics, including immigrant entrepreneurship, labor markets, assimilation, the second generation, high-skilled immigration, immigration policy, and public opinion. The author of six books, most recently, How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of Labor (University of California Press, 2003), he is a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow; his research has been supported by grants from the Ford, Haines, Mellon, National Science, Sloan and Russell Sage Foundations.
The Summer Course on Refugee and Forced Migration Issues is an internationally acclaimed seven-day, non-credit course for academic and field-based practitioners working in the area of forced migration. It serves as a hub for researchers, students, practitioners, service providers and policy makers to share information and ideas. The Summer Course is housed within the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University. All participants who complete the full course receive a York University Centre for Refugee Studies Summer Course Certificate.
Dates: May 12-18, 2014
Location: York University, Toronto, Canada Course Fee: $1400 CAD +13%HST (until April 1, 2014)
2014 Summer Course topics will include:
- Forced displacement: International case studies
- Legal approaches to refugee studies
- UNHCR, the Convention and the international refugee regime
- Humanitarian aid: a comparative perspective
- Refugee resettlement policy
- Urban refugees
- Internally displaced populations
- Age, gender and diversity mainstreaming in forced migration
- Sexual minority claims
- Environmentally-induced displacement
- Externalization of asylum
- Transitional justice
- Detention practices
For more information, and to apply, please visit our website at http://crs.yorku.ca/summer/
Understanding Return Migration to Mexico:
Towards a Comprehensive Policy for the Reintegration of Returning Migrants
March 5, 2014 from 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Dr. Miryam Hazan is the author of numerous blogs, journal articles and book chapters on Latino politics, immigration and U.S.-Mexico issues, and is currently working on a book manuscript titled “Mexican Immigrant Politics in America” (Cambridge University Press).
An expert on U.S., Mexican and Central American migration policies, and Spanish immigration policies, Dr. Hazan has held research and scholarly positions at Demos, Ideas in Action, the Migration Policy Institute, the University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers, and the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin.
Dr. Hazan has media experience across the Americas, including working for six years at El Financiero in Mexico City.
The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution
February 28 – March 1, 2014
Yale Law School, Room 129
Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and with Bruce Ackerman’s We The People: The Civil Rights Revoltion (2014) as a focal point, leading scholars will gather to consider the status of the civil rights revolution in American law.
A full schedule and more information will be available at www.yalelawjournal.org/symposium
Child & Youth Migrants: Global And Interdisciplinary Perspectives
University College London, 14 June 2014
Please submit applications with a title, 1 page abstract, and CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 1 March 2014. Presentations will be about 20 minutes long. If you will require a visa to attend the conference, please consider submitting your application before the deadline to ensure you have enough time to apply for your visa.
For more information, please visit the conference website: http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-migration-conference