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Seminar Series, Spring 2001

Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm
(except Monday, Feb. 5)

Center for International Studies, MIT
292 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, 6th Floor conference Room


Monday, February 5: (**This session only: 12:00 to 2:00 PM (Buffet lunch; RSVP required))
Professor Rainer Münz, Chair of Demography, Social Science Department, Humboldt University
"Germany's Migration and Citizenship Policies at a Crossroads: From Exclusion to Reluctant Inclusion?"

Tuesday, February 27 (**Cancelled**): Robert Warren, Senior Demographic Advisor, Office of Policy and Planning, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
"A New Methodological Approach: Annual Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population, 1987 to 1996"
Discussant: George J. Borjas, Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Tuesday, March 6: Gilbert Holleufer, Head of People on War Project, International Committee of the Red Cross and Visiting Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health
"How do People Think about the Norms of War? Insights from a 1999 Survey in Core Conflict Areas"

Tuesday, March 20: Manolo Abella, Chief, International Migration Branch, International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva
"Unintended Consequences of Migration Policies: Cases and Lessons"

Tuesday, April 24: Professor Karen Jacobsen, Director, Refugees and Forced Migration Program, Feinstein International Famine Center and Visiting Assistant Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; and Professor Peggy Levitt, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College and Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
"Transnational Political Activities of Migrant Groups: Some Comparisons from Refugee Camps and the Boston Area"

Tuesday, May 22: Christian Mahr, Protection Officer, UNHCR Branch Office, Warsaw, Poland and UNHCR Visiting Fellow at MIT
"North Korea Scenarios from the Perspective of Refugee Protection"

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