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Symposium | Refugees, Migrants, Citizens: Political Socialization across borders

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
The European Union Center and the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Location
Levis Faculty Center
Date
Dec 6, 2019   9:00 am - 5:30 pm  
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Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

Program Schedule

9.00

Introduction

9.15

Panel 1: Paradigms Lost? Political Socialization Research in a World of Mobilities

Tawnya Adkins Covert (Western Illinois University, Sociology): Structure AND Agency: Overcoming Fragmentation in the Study of Political Socialization

Diana Owen (Georgetown University, Political Science): Media and the Political Socialization of Migrant Communities in the Digital Age

Liv Dávila (U of I, Education): "Reconceptualizing citizenship and civic engagement from the perspectives of newcomer immigrant and refugee youth"

10.45

Coffee Break

11.00

Panel 2: Migration, Citizenship, Activism

Veronica Terriquez (UC Santa Cruz, Sociology): The Political Socialization of Latinx Youth in a Conservative U.S. Political Context

Amal Fadal Fadlalla (Univ. of Michigan, African and African American Studies): Affective Violence: Diaspora, Revolution, and the Making of Global Citizens

Jonathan Xavier Inda (U of I, Latina/Latino Studies): Illegality, Organ Transplants, and Migrant Biosociality

12.30

Lunch Break

 

 

1.30

Panel 3: Human Rights and Border Regimes

Jessica Greenberg (U of I, Anthropology) Counter pedagogy, sovereignty and the challenges of migrant human rights in Europe

Lauren Aronson (U of I, Immigration Law Clinic): Portrait of a migrant

Christoph Schwarz (U of I, CSAMES Visiting Scholar): Homeland Politics, European Citizenship, Trans-Mediterranean Political Socialization: The Hirak Protests and the Diaspora

3.00

Coffee Break

3.30

Panel 4: Space, Time, Memory

Rakesh Bhatt (U of I, Linguistics): Mobility, Diasporic Morbidity, and the Chronotope of Victimhood

Dara J. Goldman (U of I, Spanish / Portuguese Studies): A Shtetl Apart: The Place of Cuban Jews in Configurations of Cuban Citizenship 

Cynthia Buckley (U of I, Sociology): Making International Migrants in Place? Migrating Borders, Identity and Security in Estonia

5.00 –

5.30

Conclusions

 

 

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