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Seminar Series, Fall 2001

Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm


Tuesday, October 2 (Migration Seminar Series, MIT)
Jeanne Penvenne, Associate Professor of History, Tufts University:
"Two Tales of a City: Urbanization and Labor Migration in Mozambique, Southern Africa"

Tuesday, October 23 (Rosemarie Rogers Seminar Series, Tufts)
Josh De Wind, Director, International Migration Program, Social Science Research Council:
"Forced Migration and Human Rights: Collaboration Between Scholars and Practitioners in West Africa"

Tuesday, October 30 (Rosemarie Rogers Seminar Series, Tufts)
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE as of 10/22/01
Chuck Setchell, Shelter Specialist, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA):
"Natural Hazard Mitigation, Shelter, and Livelihoods in Rapidly Growing Urban Areas"

Tuesday, November 6 (Migration Seminar Series, MIT) special time - 4:45-6:15 p.m.
Ayesha Jalal, Professor of History, Tufts University:
"Separating at Close Quarters: The Role of Religion in the Partition of the Punjab"

Thursday, November 15 (Rosemarie Rogers Seminar Series, Tufts)
Jeff Meer, Executive Director, USA for UNHCR, Washington, DC:
"Movie Stars and Others: US Private Sector Contributions to Refugee Resettlement and Relief"

Tuesday, November 27 (Rosemarie Rogers Seminar Series, Tufts)
Westy Egmont, Executive Director, International Institute of Boston:
"From Lapens to Dinkas: A Humanitarian Response to Statelessness via Resettlement"

Tuesday, December 4
(co-sponsored with MIT Program on Human Rights and Justice and the Women’s Studies Program at MIT)
Deborah Anker, Director, Harvard Law School Refugee and Immigration Clinic, and Research Director, Refugee Law Center, Inc.:
“Mainstreaming Gender in Refugee Law: US and International Transformations”

Tuesday, December 11 (Migration Seminar Series, MIT)
Jerome Rothenberg, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, MIT:
"International Migration: Surprising Influences on Global Growth and Development"
 


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