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International Institute Conference on Migration

Featuring local and international experts on migration
Monday, February 24, 2020
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Suite 1010, 10th Floor Weiser Hall Map
University of Michigan International Institute areas studies centers have collaborated to present the International Institute Conference on Migration, to take place on February 24th, 2020. This conference will feature 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. This conference will feature 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 University of Michigan’s faculty and students and members of the general public engaged with issues of migration, immigration, human interaction, culture, language and politics.

The conference will be held in 1010 Weiser Hall, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This conference is free and open to the public.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to us at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange. Contact:
Building: Weiser Hall
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, Armenian Studies Program, 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