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BIMI Events Spring 2020

February 5 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Paco Martin del Campo - Dissertation Intro | Mao-Mei Liu - Professionalization: Survey Questionnaire Design

February 19 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Andy Scott Chang - "Stratification of Gender and Occupation in International Migration from Indonesia" | Luis Tenorio -  "Navigating Time and Shifting Immigration Contexts: The Legal Cases of Central American Unaccompanied Minors under the Obama and Trump Administrations"

March 4 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Julia Glathe - Social Constructions of Immigration as Political Object in Russian Expert Discourse | Michelle Phillips - Dissertation Chapter 

March 18 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Claudia S. Wilopo - Bordering Practices in Switzerland | Adriana Ramirez - “La Promesa Nacional:” Returning Migrant Youth and Young Adults Negotiating Membership in Oaxaca, Mexico

April 1 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Salomé Ragot - Media Representation of Detention Facilities | Andrea  - Using Longitudinal Surveys in Mexico with a Focus on Migrants' Gender

April 15 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Kevin Lee - Social Policy and Immigrant Worker Health | Nalley Mejia - TBA

April 29 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Alein Haro - Health and Policy | Nalley Mejia - Empirical Chapter in the Dissertation how Refuges Understand Home

May 1 | Zoom Webinar | Who Counts? Civic Engagement and COVID-19 Services for Immigrants in the Bay Area

May 14 | 10:00 - 11:30 AM | Zoom Webinar | Health Care Access, Service Delivery, and Youth Civic Engagement in the Central Valley during the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 26 - June 5 | UC Berkeley Campus | Summer Institute in Migration Research Methods

Migration-Related Berkeley Events Spring 2020

February 6 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | 119 Moses Hall | REI Colloquium "Interior Immigration Enforcement Under the Trump Administration" by Tom Wong

February 12 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | 223 Moses Hall | If You Can't Pay You Should Go! Solidarity and Crisis Politics in the EU 

February 19 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center | Lessons Learned from Community Organizing in Puerto Rico

February 20 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM | 370 Dwinelle Hall | Does cultural interaction foment cultural change?: A case study from the proto-Silk Road in Northwestern China

February 27 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | 270 Stephens Hall | Talk: The Symbolic Politics of Out-Migration in Socialist Yugoslavia

February 28 | 1:00 - 7:00 PM | Berkeley Law School - Booth Auditorium | Borderline: Problems and Perspectives in Global Migration

March 3 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM | 223 Moses Hall | Knowledge Borders: Temporary Labor Mobility and the Canada- U.S. Border Region

March 5 | 4:00 - 8:00 PM | Alumni House | 50 Years of Igniting the Future: Celebrating Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley

March 6 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Social Science Matrix, 8th Floor Barrows Hall | Book Talk: "Immigration and the American Ethos"

March 6 | 2:00 - 5:00 PM| 223 Moses Hall | Spring 2020 IES Undergraduate Research Conference: European Identities: Past, Present, Future

March 10 | 5:00 - 7:30 PM | Brower Center - Goldman Theater | Fighting Anti-Immigrant Policies and Narratives

March 12 | 2:00 - 6:00 PM | March 13 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM | Social Science Matrix, 8th Floor Barrows Hall | Native/ Immigrant/ Refugee: Movements Across Contested Grounds

March 13 | 4:00 PM | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street | Closing the Door - Cutting Off Avenues to Asylum & Migration: The Impact on Central America & Central American Immigrants

March 16 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | 201 Moses Hall | Violent Borderlands. The EU Border Regime in Global Comparative Approach

March 17 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM | 223 Moses Hall | Framing Deservingness in Canadian News Media

March 18 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM | 180 Doe Library | Nomadic Identity: The Development of a Multiethnic Empire in Mongolia

March 31 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM | 223 Moses Hall | Who Belongs? Multiculturalism in Canada

May 27 | 2:00 PM | Virtual Event | California Poll Findings and What They Mean for Our Future

May 29 | 3:00 PM | Virtual Event | Migration, the US-Mexico Border, and COVID-19

June 12 | 3:00 PM | Virtual Event | Job Seeking in Times of COVID-19

June 15 - July 24 | UC Berkeley Campus | Center for Ethnographic Research (CER) Summer Workshop

June 16 - July 26 | UC Berkeley Campus | San Francisco Bay Area Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (BAY-SICSS)

June 17 | 5:00 - 6:00 PM | Virtual Event | Berkeley Conversations: Structural Racism and COVID-19: The Political Divide, Re-Opening the Society and Health Impacts on People of Color

June 19 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Virtual Event | "Measuring Hate Speech"

July 10 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | "Job-Seeking in the Times or COVID-19"

August 14 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Virtual Event | "Job-Seeking in the Times of COVID-19: Real World, Beyond Higher Ed"

BIMI Events Fall 2019

August 26 | 12:45 - 2:00 PM | Selznick Seminar Room | 2240 Piedmont Avenue | 'The Line Must Be Drawn Somewhere' The Rise of Legal Status Restrictions in State Welfare Policy in the 1970s

September 3 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | 201 Moses Hall | Boris, Brexit and Europe: An Interpretation

September 4 | 5:00 PM | Maude Fife Room | 315 Wheeler Hall | Panel Discussion Central American Migrations and the U.S. Border A Moral and Political Issue of Our Time

September 6 | 4:30 PM | 128 Morrison Hall | Music Studies Colloquium: Alejandro Madrid (Cornell): “‘The Other Side’: Music, Border Studies, and the Limits of Identity Politics"

September 9 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Angela S. Garcia: Enduring Immigrant “Illegality”: Time, Waiting, and the State in Cross-Border Perspective

September 10 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM | Shorb House, Latinx Research Center | Angela S. Garcia: Legal Passing: Navigating Undocumented Life and Local Immigration Law | Watch the Lecture here

September 16 | 12:45 - 2:00 PM | Selznick Seminar Room | 2240 Piedmont Avenue | Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire

Various Dates Until October 13 | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive | Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

September 23 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Mao-Mei Liu: "Migrant Family Networks" | Ivón Padilla-Rodriquez: "Domestic and International Child Migration, Mexican Agricultural Child Labor, and the Legal Right to Education, 1940-1960"

September 24 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | 2547 Channing Way | Socioemotional Development of Dual Language Learners and Children of Immigrant Families: The Roles of Culture, Language, and Parenting

September 26 | 4:30 - 6:30 PM | 3335 Dwinelle Hall | What Shapes Labor Migration Paths from Nepal to the World?: Differential Resources of Migrant Households and Differential Accessibility of Destination Countries

October 7 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Rocio Rosales: Fruteros: Street Vending, Illegality, and Transforming Ethnic Communities in Los Angeles | Alicia Sheares: Attitudes on Undocumented Immigrants

October 7 | Georgetown University, Washington D.C. | 16th Annual Immigration and Law Conference

October 17 - 20 | Various Times | Zellerbach Playhouse | Theather, Dance, and Performance | TDPS presents Who Shot La Miguelito? by Sean San José

October 17 | NYC, NY | Forced Migration, Protection, and Border Control Symposium

October 20 - 22 | Detroit, Michigan | National Immigrant Integration Conference 2019

October 21 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Luis: Law and Society Piece on Unaccompanied Minors and Detention | Kevin Lee: Employer-Sponsored Insurance Among Immigrant Workers

October 21 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM | 8th floor, Barrows Hall | Urban Refuge - California App Launch | Opening Speaker: Andrea Vidal (International Rescue Committee)

October 22 | 5:00 - 7:00 PM | 370 Dwinelle Hall | Life at the Border: Farmers and Nomads at the Edges of the Bukhara Oasis during Antiquity

October 23 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, UCSF | Second Annual Colloquium on Population Health and Health Equity: Immigrant Health

November 4 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Nadia Almasalkhi: Research Plan | Katherine Kunz - Church-Based Refugee Programs and Swiss Integration Policy

November 4 | 12:45 - 2:00 PM | Selznick Seminar Room | 2240 Piedmont Avenue | The Organizational Bases of Racial Discrimination

November 4 - 5 | San Francisco State University Campus | Conference: Medias Migrations Movements

November 18 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Willow and Maddy Kane: Resilience Narratives: Mutual Support Groups and Healing Post-Release from ICE Detention | Nallely Mejia - TBD

November 19 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 119 Moses Hall | REI Colloquium: Sophia Jordán Wallace

November 25 | 12:45 - 2:00 PM | Selznick Seminar Room | 2240 Piedmont Avenue | Making Claims on Behalf of Noncitizens: What works and What Does Not

December 2 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 420 Barrows | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Pauline White Meeusen: Social media | Isabel Garcia - The Effects of Legal Status on Older Mexican Migrants in the U.S. and Mexico

December 6 | 9:00 AM  - 12:00 PM | 109 Moses | Responding to Challenging Times: Immigrant Well-being and Access to Services

December 11 | 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM | 223 Moses Hall | Seminar: New American Narrative on the Peopling of America | Speakers: John R. Weeks, Héctor Tobar 

December 11 | 5:00 - 8:00 PM | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater | Toward a New American Narrative on the Peopling of America | Speakers: John R. Weeks, Héctor Tobar 

BIMI Events Spring 2019

February 19 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 2121 Berkeley Way | Citizenship Health Inequalities Across the U.S.

February 21 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Faculty Club (Lewis-Latimer Room) | Migrants in the Making: Invisible Agricultural Child Labor and the Limits of Citizenship, 1938-1965

February 26 | 3:00 - 4:30 PM | 2538 Channing Way | Immigrant Sanctuary as the “Old Normal”: A Brief History of Police Federalism

February 28 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | 691 Barrows Hall | Border Surveillance and the Black Mediterranean: Alternative Imaginaries of Refugees, Race and Rights

March 11 | 2:00 - 3:30 PM | 402 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley | De-unionization, Labor Degradation and the Immigrant Threat Narrative 

March 18 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | Anthony Hall, UC Berkeley | Spring 2019 Distinguished Guest Lecture: Renisa Mawani, Across Oceans of Law

March 19 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley | American Opinion on Immigration: Implications for Policy

June 4-8 | March 1 | Clark Kerr Conference Center UC Berkeley Campus | Annual Workshop On Formal Demography

BIMI Events Fall 2018

August 27 | 2:00 - 3:30 PM | 402 Barrows Hall | The Importance of Community Contexts in Immigration Detention

September 13 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | 691 Barrows Hall | Histories of Empire and Transcolonial Circuits of Freedom

September 20 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | Social Science Matrix, 820 Barrows Hall | Navigating Borders and Violence: Indigenous Maya Families and Central American Children in Migration

September 27 | 4:00 - 5:30 PM | 691 Barrows Hall | The Place of Paris in Vietnamese Diasporic Fiction

October 12 | 3:30 - 4:30 PM | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall | Why Canadians Love Immigration and Americans Aren't So Sure?

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