Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

2016 Apr 06

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K450

“Health Migrations: The Influence of Transnational Ties on Latin American Immigrants’ Healthcare Practices”

Speaker:

Tiffany Joseph, Research Fellow, Global Social Protections, TSI, Harvard University; Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Stony Brook University.

"Transnationalism, Social Networks, and Culture: Implications for Health"

Speaker:

Rosalyn Negrón, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Core Faculty in Transnational, Cultural, & Community Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston.

Contact:

John Arroyo
arroyojc@mit.edu

2016 Mar 02

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

"Transnational Ties, Poverty, and Identity: Latin American Immigrant Women in Public Housing"

Speaker:

Silvia Dominguez, Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Services, Northeastern University.

"Navigating the Education Migration Infrastructure"

Speaker:

Mindelyn Buford II, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Northeastern University.

"Daring to Migrate: Legal Status, Networks and Senegalese Migration to Europe"

Speaker:

Mao-Mei Liu, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University.

Contact:

John Arroyo
arroyojc@mit.edu

2016 Feb 01

Joint Culture and Social Analysis Workshop and Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

"Give the People What They [Ought to] Want: The Federal Writers’ Project, Provincial Diversity, and Global Uniformity in American Literature”

Speaker:

Wendy Griswold, Bergen Evans Professor of Humanities; Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University.

Discussant:

Michèle Lamont, Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Laura Adler
laurackadler@g.harvard.edu

John Arroyo
arroyojc@mit.edu

2015 Dec 02

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

"Creating the Global: Lessons from Worlds of Art, Literature, Music, and Museums”

Panelists:

Peggy Levitt, Associate. Chair; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Wellesley College.

Martin Puchner, Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature, Harvard University.

Larissa Buchholz, Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows.

Discussants:

Maure Aronson, Executive Director of World Music/CRASHarts.

Mary Sherman, Artist, Curator, and Director, TransCultural Exchange.

Moderator:

Sara E. K. Smith, Postdoctoral Fellow. Affiliated Faculty, Department of Art History and Art Conservation, and Cultural Studies Program, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.

Contact:

John Arroyo
arroyojc@mit.edu

2015 Nov 04

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S001

"The Economic Side of Social Remittances: the Circulation of Money and Ideas between New York, Paris, and Dakar”

Speaker:

Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI), University of Pennsylvania.

"Chicano Spirituality in the Construction of an Imagined Nation: Aztlán"

Speaker:

Renee de la Torre, Professor, CIESAS Occidente-University of Guadalajara, Mexico.

Discussant:

Peggy Levitt, Associate. Chair; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Wellesley College.

Contact:

John Arroyo
arroyojc@mit.edu

2015 Oct 14

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

“Making Medicines in East Africa: Cost, Quality, and Compromises”

Speaker:

Nitsan Chorev, Harmon Family Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Brown University.

Discussant:

Jocelyn Viterna, Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

John Arroyo
arroyojc@mit.edu

2015 Mar 11

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, S450

"Negative Social Remittances, Civic Engagement, and 'Gray Zones of Politics'"

Speaker:

Clarisa Perez-Armendariz, Assistant Professor, Politics Department, Bates College.

Discussant:

Mao-Mei Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

2015 Mar 05

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Goldman Room

"Immigration and the Republican Model in France"

Speaker:

James Hollifield, Professor and Director, the Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University.

Co-sponsored by the Transnational Studies Initiative and the Contemporary European Politics Group, with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

2015 Apr 28

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

"Violence and State Capacity in the Global South: From Shifting Territorialities to Competing Sovereignties"

Speaker:

Diane Davis, Professor of Urbanism and Development, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

Discussant:

Bart Bonikowski, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

2014 Nov 19

CANCELLED: Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S450

Note: this event has been cancelled.

TBA

Speaker:

Lisa Berkman, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and of Epidemiology at Harvard University and Director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.

Discussant:

Jason Beckfield, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

2014 Oct 22

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Room K106, CGIS Knafel Building (1737 Cambridge Street)

"Actualizing Social Citizenship for Migrant Workers: The Systemic interdependence between Health Insurance and the Hukou System in the PRC"

Speaker:

Armin Müller, TSI Research Fellow in Global Social Protections for 2014-2015 and Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

2014 Oct 22

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S450

"When Fear Disrupts Care: 'Illegality', Rurality and Daily Life"

Speaker:

Leah Schmalzbauer, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Montana State University.

“Corn, Coffins and Cosmopolitans: Explorations of Self-Alienation and Social Status among Migrants in Southern Africa"

Speaker:

Loren Landau, Director of the African Center for Migration and Society, Wits University.

"From Passports to Pennies: How Does Country-of-Origin Citizenship Affect Migrants' Remittances?"

Speaker:

Daniel Naujoks, Principal Investigator/Research Consultant, United Nations Development Programme's Bureau for Development Policy and Research Coordinator at the Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives in New Delhi.

Discussant:

Deepak Lamba-Nieves, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Watson Institute and the Churchill G. Carey Jr. Chair in Economic Development Research at the Center for the New Economy in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

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