Fall 2014

Date, Time, LocationEvent Details
September 18
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
SSC 5220

Program Orientation & Information Session
Dr. Stephanie Bangarth
Director of Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

October 2
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
SSC 5220   

Dr. Dan Jorgensen
Professor and Department Chair of Anthropology, Western University.
"First Phones in Last Places: Mobility and Cell Phone Use in Papua New Guinea”
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October 23
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Mandy DeVaulFetters (Psychology), Dr. Melissa Fellin (Anthropology) and
Dr. Julianna Beaudoin (Anthropology)
Life After MER

October 30
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Sarah Beth Keough
Associate Professor of Geography, Saginaw Valley State University.
“Migration into Fort McMurray, Alberta: Implications for Urban Planning and Social Capital in a Resource-Dependent Community”
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November 13
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
UCC Chambers Council

Journeys of Migration 2014 International Week Event
Collaborative MER & London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Event

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Naeema Farooqi, Joseph Jilitovich, Ola Lawal, Dr.Hongfang Yu and Marc Forrat

November 19
11:45-12:45 p.m
SSC 4161

Annika Hinze
Political Science, Fordham University.
"The Second Generation in Berlin and Istanbul: Turk-Germans Seek Their (Urban) Identity"
Collaborative Event with the Local Governance Seminar Series, Political Science, Western.
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November 27
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Chris Anderson
Associate Professor,Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University.
Telling Tales: Canadians and Asylum Seekers, Then and Now”
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December 4
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr.Beatriz Mamigonian
Professor of History, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina.
"Between Legal Reasons and Political Considerations: The Rights of Africa-Born Freedpersons to Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century Brazil in Atlantic Perspective”
Collaborative event with the Department of History, Western.

Winter 2015

Date, Time, LocationEvent Details
January 15
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Erica Lawson
Associate Professor, Women’s Studies and Feminist Research, Western University.
“The Production of Racial Knowledge in Canadian Immigration Policies: The Case of Brandon Huntley”

January 22
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Gisele Hauser
French Languages Services System Navigator,
Addiction Services of Thames Valley/Services de toxicomanie de Thames Valley.
“Mental Health and Addictions: let’s talk about it?”

February 5
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Jenna Hennebry
Director, International Migration Research Centre (IMRC), Wilfrid Laurier University.
"Re/Producing Vulnerability Post-Palermo: A Comparative International Analysis of Women Migrant Workers"
Collaborative Event with the Department of Sociology, Western.

February 26
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Andrew McLaughlin
MITACS Senior Research Intern for the Dreamcatcher Project, University of Waterloo,
PhD Candidate
Refuge amongst Friends: The Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and theUnderground Railroad”
Collaborative event with First Nations Studies, Western.

March 5
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Jennifer Long (Anthropology) and Dr. Christopher Stuart Taylor (History)
Life After MER

March 12
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
SSC 5220

Dr. Joseph Mensah
Professor,Department of Geography & Department of Social Science, York University.
“The African Presence and the Nation-Immigration Dialectic in Canada
Exploring the Intersections of Identity, Culture, and Belonging”
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March 26
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
UCC Council Chambers 

Tasneem Jamal
"Where the Air is Sweet"

April 9
8:30 a.m - 6:45p.m
UCC McKellar Theatre
Graduate Student Conference
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration and Settlement 
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