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Migration Events Fall 2020

BIMI and BIMI Co-Sponsored Events

No Safe Country for Refugees? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement Before the Canadian Courts 
September 1 | 12:30 PM | Online

 

 

15th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health - "Protecting Migrants and Refugees During Pandemics" 
September 1 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM | Online| Welcome and Overview
September 3 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM |  COVID-19 and Migrants in the United States
September 8 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM | Migrant Populations in Latin-America
September 10 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM  | Mobile Populations in a Pandemic Response Plan

"Dreamers and the Future of DACA" 
September 10 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Online 
Organized by Institute for Governmental Studies and co-sponsored by BIMI
Speakers include Prof. Shannon GleesonProf. Jennifer ChacónProf. Laura Enriquez, and BIMI-affiliate Prof. Cristina Mora

"The 'Chinese Virus' - A History of Epidemics, Violence, and Anti-Asian Racism" 
September 10 | Online 
Organized by the Center for Race and Gender and co-sponsored by BIMI | Speakers include historians Beth Lew-Williams and Nayan Shah.

 

Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop
September 14 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Virtual Workshop 
Adriana Ramirez - “La Promesa Nacional:” Young Return Migrants Negotiating Membership in Oaxaca, Mexico | Discussants: Luis Tenorio

 

 15th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health - "Protecting Migrants and Refugees During Pandemics" 
September 15 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM | Virtual Event | Climate Change, Refugees and COVID-19
September 17 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM  | Addressing Mental Health among Migrants during a Pandemic
September 22 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM | Implications of COVID-19 among Migrants to Access Healthcare and Occupational Health and Safe
 

 Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop 
September 28 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Virtual 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"

"Undocumented Students at UC Berkeley: Campus Climate and Resources" 
 
October 8 | 4:00 -5:30 PM | Online
Organized by the Center for Race and Gender and co-sponsored by BIMI 

 

Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop 
October 12 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Virtual 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?"

The 2020 Election and The Politics of Racial Justice
October 21 | 5:00 - 6:00 PM | Virtual Talk
Organized by IGS and BIMI | Register Here 

 

Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop 
October 26 |  12:00 - 1:30 PM | Virtual 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"

 "The Coercive Governance of Work: Immigrant Workers Amidst Innovation" 
October 26 (Postponed TBA) | 12:45 PM | Online
Register for Zoom Link

 

Divided by the Wall: Progressive and Conservative Immigration Politics at the U.S.-Mexico Border 
October 27 | 12:30 PM | Online 
Speaker: Emine Fidan Elcioglu (University of Toronto) 
Organized by The Center for Ethnographic Research and BIMI

Criminalization of Climate Migrants 
 
October 27 | 10:00 AM | Online
Speakers: E. Tendayi Achiume (UCLA) & Maxine Burkett ( University of Hawai'i) 
Organized by The Immigrant Justice & Climate Refugee Working Group and BIMI 

"Democracy, Civil Society, & Free and Fair Elections" 
November 2 | Online|
Organized by the CSLS at Berkeley Law

 

Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop 
November 9 |12:00 - 1:30 PM | Online  
Katherine Kunz -  "An Ethnographic Study of Asylum-Seeking and Home in Basel, Switzerland & Willow - "Transitude: Trans* Perspectives on Immigration Detention" 

"Crossing: How We Label and React to People on the Move" 
November 16 | Online
Organized by the CSLS at Berkeley Law

 

Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop 
 
November 23 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Virtual Workshop 
Johanna Schenner - "Experiences of (unlawful) Employment Conditions by Undocumented and Uuest Workers in the California Strawberry Industry & Nadia Almasalkhi - "Transnational Political Engagement in the U.S.-based Syrian Diaspora"

"Disaster and Displacement: Inequalities in Climate Migration"
December 11 | 12:00 - 2:00 PM | Virtual Panel 
Organized by the Berkeley Social Science Matrix

 

 


Berkeley Events

"Protecting Migrants and Refugees During Pandemics"
September 1-24 | Multiple Times | 
The Annual Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

 

 REI Colloquium: "Bad Apples come from Rotten Trees in Policing: The Pursuit of Racial Equity"
September 6 | 12:00  - 1:30 PM | Online
Speakers: Dr. Rashawn Ray (The Brookings Institution & the University of Maryland)
Organized by the Institute for Governmental Studies

Exit West: Immigration on Film
September 8 - November 20 | Online
Organized by BAMPFA

 

 Return: On Blackness and Belonging in North America 
September 15 | 12:00 - 2:00PM | Online
Speakers: Professor Debra Thompson (McGill University)
Organized by the Canadian Studies Program

COVID-19 and Forced Displacement in the Global South 
October 20 | 8:00  - 9:20 AM | Online
Speakers :  Dennis Egger, Economics PhD Candidate, ; Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University); Daniel Stein (IDinsight) ; Carson Christiano (Center for Effective Global Action) 

Evidence to Action (E2A) 2020: Climate Change and the Global South 
November 16 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Online 
Organized by CEGA

 

The Gay Second Generation: How Sexuality Shapes the Trajectories of Queer Sons of Immigrants 
December 1| 12:00 PM - 1:30PM | Online
Organized by IGS

 

 

Other Events

CMS Event: "The President and Immigration Law"
September 16 | 10:00 AM | Online |

 

 

 

 


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