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EU immigration fears drive suspicion of African immigrants

Visiting scholar Hélène Neveu discussed the impact of increasingly restrictive European immigration policies on Euro-Sénégalese families.

Africans in China represent a new diaspora

Linguist Adams Bodomo described the lives of African migrants in China at a recent African Studies Center event.

Graduate student "localizes" Shanghailander exhibit at UCLA Hillel

Julie Kalmar, a UCLA graduate student in Information Studies at UCLA, seized the opportunity to add a local dimension to the “Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)" exhibit at the UCLA Hillel.

U.S. immigration policy missing a key element: The human factor

Immigration reform must shift its focus from an argument about defensive measures to one about basic human rights, contends Alvaro Heurta.

Being Danish: Paradoxes of Identity in Everyday Life

A book talk with author Richard Jenkins, University of Sheffield, Sociology. Discussant: Rogers Brubaker, UCLA, Sociology.

Scholar to bring to life migrants’ perilous crossings

This profile of African Studies Center Director Françoise Lionnet looks at her upcoming presentation on historical and present-day migration and draws attention to the current phenomenon of African "boat people" — individuals from northern and western Africa in search of a better life who try to make the dangerous trip between the two continents in small boats. Lionnet delivers UCLA’s 114th Faculty Research Lecture in Schoenberg Hall on April 15, 2013, at 3 pm.

Reveal the truth, but don’t hit people over the head with it!

Author and Los Angeles Times journalist Hector Tobar discusses immigration and the Latin American experience in his works.

Migrant Workers in the Middle East: Calling Awareness to Legalized Abuses of Human Rights

Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks on migrant worker abuse in the Middle East.

James Gelvin to Participate in Istanbul World Forum

Professor James Gelvin has been invited to the First Istanbul World Forum.

Complex Compatriots: Jews in Post-Vichy Algeria

A lecture by Sung Choi, UCLA

Expanding Horizons: Pumzi, Science Fiction and African Cinema

A Podcast by Jude G. Akudinobi, UC Santa Barbara.

Framing Biopolitics: Jo Ramaka's Cinema of Power

Dr. Akinwumi Adesokan, Indiana University

Conference broadens understanding, study of migration, ethnicity and urban inequality

UCLA, Sciences Po and the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences continue to forge ties

Migration, Ethnicity and Urban Inequality: Debates and Research Challenges

Plenary Session of the international graduate student conference, "Migration, Ethnicity, and Urban Inequality in Europe." Discussants: Rogers Brubaker, Adrian Favell, Marco Oberti, Roger Waldinger, Gokce Yurdakul.

Cultural diversity, education and civic participation focus of talk

Combination of cultures makes Los Angeles a city like no other, says L.A. Councilmember Eric Garcetti

Survivor of Cultural Revolution chronicles immigrants' lives

Childhood and immigrant experiences guide sociologist on her path to UCLA

Central American migrants experience nightmare in search of “American Dream”

Filmmaker shares documentary that exposes a perilous journey on the "train of death."

Two Premature Rumors of the Mediterraneans Death: Fishing Wars, Maritime Gentrification, and Social Anthropology of Region Formation in the Channel of Sicily Since WWII

A lecture by Naor Ben-Yehoyada, Harvard University