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2019 II Conference

Presented by the International Institute area studies centers: 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, Global Islamic Studies Center, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies

This year's conference features International Institute experts in conversation with migration scholars from around the world. This 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, 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.
This conference is funded in part by five (5) Title VI National Resource Center grants from the U.S. Department of Education