Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Colloquium Series 2012-2013

Fall 2012


Zenaida Ravanera

Research Associate, Centre For Population and Aging, Western University.
"Developing Measures of Ability and Willingness of Communities to Welcome Newcomers"
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Jonathan Crush 
Director, Southern African Migration Program, Queen's University and CIGI Chair in
Global Migration and Development, Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo.
"Disengaged Diaspora:The Case of South African Health Professionals in Canada"

Mike Molloy
Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs,University of Ottawa.
Former Director General, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Former Ambassador of Canada to Jordan. 
"Ugandan Asian Refugee Movement 1972"
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Luis Fernando Restrepo
Professor of Spanish and Latin American & Latino Studies
Associate Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
"The Cultural Politics of U.S Latino Education Reflections From The New South"
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Cathy Kolar

Legal Assistance of Windsor
"Notes From The Field" 
Please note: selected portions of the talk are available on DVD through the MER library

Abdie Kazemipur
Professor of Sociology, and Stephen Jarilosky Chair in Culture Change and Immigration at Memorial University.
"A Life in Paradox: The Socio-Economic Experiences of Muslims in Canada"
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Winter 2013

Kate Choi
Associate Professor of Sociology, Western University.
"Mexican Migration to the United States and Contraceptive Use"

Richard Vengroff
Professor Emeritus, University of Connecticut.
Fullbright Visiting Research Chair in North American Integration Carleton University, Ottawa Canada.
"Para-diplomacy and Immigration Policy in North America: Quebec and Georgia in Comparative Perspective"
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Lynne Taylor
Associate Professor of History, University of Waterloo.
"Displaced Persons in Post-WWII Germany: Stalemate - the battle over the child search operation between the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) and the American MilitaryOccupation Government (OMGUS)"
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Stacey Wilson Forseberg
Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Human Diversity at Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus.
"Getting Used To The Quiet: Immigrant Adolescents Journey To Belonging In New Brunswick, Canada"
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Jason Brown, Mohamed Al-Ademi, Paul Tarc and Nicole Hamel
Jason Brown - Ph.D. Psychology, R.S.W., Counselling Psychology Faculty of Education, Western University. 
Mohamed Al- Adeimi – Ph.D, Coordinator, Newcomer Settlement Services, South London Neighbourhood
Resource Center. Member of the Central Council of the London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership
and Chair of the Settlement Sub-Council.
Paul Tarc – Ph.D, Faculty of Education, Western University.
Nicole Hamel – M.Ed Student in Counselling Psychology, Western University.
"Toward Healthy Welcoming Communities: Newcomer Youth and Parents Speak Out"
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2013 Graduate Student Symposium