The African Studies Center (ASC) sponsors conferences, lectures, exhibits, film series, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to foster understanding of Africa among members of the U-M community and the public and to advance the exchange of resources and knowledge between U-M and its partners in Africa.
In addition to our yearly programming, ASC considers funding requests to cosponsor lectures, events, performances, and activities that coincide with the our mission to promote a broad and deep understanding of the region. Request to cosponsor an event»
International Institute Conference on Migration
Monday, February 24, 2020 | 9:00 AM-6:00 PM | 1010 Weiser Hall
The International Institute Conference on Migration will feature International Institute experts in conversation with migration scholars from around the world. The conference hopes to shed light on myriad aspects of migration across the world and from differing perspectives.
Topics to be covered include migration of ideas and languages, causes and effects of migration, the socio-political implications of human movement, culture production and transferral, and countering common narratives about migration, among others. Featuring local and international scholars with expertise on the regions of East Africa, North Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, and North America, this cross-regional and interdisciplinary discussion will be of interest to faculty and students, and members of the general public engaged with issues of migration, immigration, human interaction, culture, language and politics.
Free and open to the public.
Cosponsors: African Studies Center, Armenian Studies Program, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, Department of Anthropology, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Sociology, Global Islamic Studies Center, International Institute, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies
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|Event Type:||Conference / Symposium|
|Tags:||Area Studies, Conference, International, Migration, Symposium|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Armenian Studies, Global Islamic Studies Center, African Studies Center, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Department of Anthropology, Department of Sociology|