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Seminar Series, Fall 1999

Tuesdays 4:30-6PM, E38-714
(except Wednesday OCT 13)

Tuesday, September 28:
Jenifer Otsea, Executive Assistant and Policy Advisor, Americas Bureau, UNHCR, Geneva and Helena Olea, Colombian Commission of Jurists: "Conflict and Displacement in Colombia: The Case of the Magdalena Medio Region - Caught in the Crossfire"

Wednesday, October 13:
Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago: "Globalization: Implications for Immigration Policy and Reality"

Tuesday, October 19:
Yossi Shain, Visiting Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University: "Who's Israel? The Transnational Battle for Jewish Identity"

Tuesday, November 2:
Philip A. Kuhn, Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History, Harvard University: "Contemporary Chinese Emigration"

Tuesday, November 9:
John Friedmann, Former Chairman, Department of Planning, UCLA and Visiting Scholar, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning: "Transnational Migration and the Spaces of Incorporation"

Tuesday, December 7:
Michael Ermarth, Professor of History, Dartmouth College: "The Ledger of Acculturation and De-culturation: the German Self-Understanding of German-American Migration"

Tuesday, December 14:
Heikki S. Mattila, Research Officer, International Organization for Migration: "Human Trafficking: Recent Perspectives from IOM"


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