Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

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

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

Sep 16

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Room S250, CGIS South Building (1730 Cambridge Street)

“Climbing Glass Fences: Gender in Globalizing Academia”

Speaker:

Kathrin Zippel, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Northeastern University.

Discussant:

Natasha Kumar Warikoo, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu
Seminar website: http://seminars.wcfia.harvard.edu/tsi

Apr 29

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

“The Constitution of Illicit Orders: Reconfigurations of Territory, Authority and Institutions in Global Society”

Speaker:

Christopher Lilyblad, Fellow in Sociology at Harvard University; Clarendon Scholar; PhD Candidate in International Development, the University of Oxford.

Contact Charlotte at charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu to receive a copy of the paper in advance of the seminar.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

Mar 25

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K354

“Outsourcing Intimacy: Producing Global Adoptability of Special Needs Children in China”

Speaker:

Leslie Wang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston.

Contact Charlotte at charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu to receive a copy of the paper in advance of the seminar.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

Feb 25

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K354

"Dealing in Desire: The Hidden Currencies of Capitalist Ascendency in Vietnam's Global Sex Industry"

Speaker:

Kimberly Kay Hoang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Boston College.

Contact Charlotte at charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu to receive a copy of the paper in advance of the seminar.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

Nov 19

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

"Transnational Health Services Utilization among Immigrants in the United States"

Speakers:

Rocio Calvo, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, Boston College.

Mary C. Waters, M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

Marie-Laure Mallet, Fulbright Scholar and Fellow in Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu

Sep 24

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

"Unpacking the Diaspora Channel: When Do Migrants Act Politically Back Home?"

Speaker:

Katrina Burgess, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Discussant:

Deepak Lamba-Nieves, PhD candidate, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Contact:

Charlotte Lloyd
charlottelloyd@fas.harvard.edu