BIMI Events Spring 2021
BIMI Events Fall 2020
September 1 | 12:30 PM | Online | No Safe Country for Refugees? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement Before the Canadian Courts
September 1-10 | Online | 15th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health - "Protecting Migrants and Refugees During Pandemics"
September 10 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Online | "Dreamers and the Future of DACA"
September 10 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Online | "The 'Chinese Virus' - A History of Epidemics, Violence, and Anti-Asian Racism"
September 14 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Adriana Ramirez - “'La Promesa Nacional:' Young Return Migrants Negotiating Membership in Oaxaca, Mexico" | Discussant: Luis Tenorio
September 15-22 | Online | 15th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health - "Protecting Migrants and Refugees During Pandemics"
September 28 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Luis Tenorio - "How Legal Organizations Shape Incorporation of Central American Unaccompanied Minors" | Andy Chang - "Gender, Occupation, and the Social Organization of Labor Migration in Indonesia"
October 12 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Nallely Mejia - "Mexican Immigrant Couples and Food Negotiations Through Life Events" | Andrea Miranda-Gonzalez - "Can we use the Mexican Labor Force Survey to understand characteristics of Mexican migrants?"
October 21 | 5:00 - 6:00 PM | Online | The 2020 Election and The Politics of Racial Justice
October 26 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Alein Haro - "How Experiences and Perceptions of Immigration Policies Shape Mental Health Among Day Laborers in the East Bay" | Carlos Schmidt-Padilla - "The Returned: Repatriations, Elections, and Policy Polarization in El Salvador"
October 27 | 10:00 AM | Online | Criminalization of Climate Migrants
October 27 | 12:30 PM | Online | Divided by the Wall: Progressive and Conservative Immigration Politics at the U.S.-Mexico Border
November 2 | 12:45 - 2:00 PM | Online | "Democracy, Civil Society, & Free and Fair Elections"
November 9 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Katherine Kunz - "An Ethnographic Study of Asylum-Seeking and Home in Basel, Switzerland" | Willow Frye - "Transitude: Trans* Perspectives on Immigration Detention"
November 16 | 12:45 - 2:00 PM | Online | "Crossing: How We Label and React to People on the Move"
November 23 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop | Johanna Schenner - "Experiences of (Unlawful) Employment Conditions by Undocumented and Guest Workers in the California Strawberry Industry" | Nadia Almasalkhi - "Transnational Political Engagement in the U.S.-based Syrian Diaspora"
October 20 | 8:00 - 9:20 AM | Online | COVID-19 and Forced Displacement in the Global South
November 16 | 9 AM - 12 PM | Online | Evidence to Action (E2A) 2020: Climate Change and the Global South
December 1 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online | The Gay Second Generation: How Sexuality Shapes the Trajectories of Queer Sons of Immigrants
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?