In the week of May 22nd Roger Waldinger, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at UCLA will be a visiting scholar at the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship. Roger Waldinger is one of the leading scholars working on international migration. You can find more information on him here: http://www.sociology.ucla.edu/faculty/roger-waldinger or see the short bio below.
As part of his stay Prof. Waldinger will offer a half-day masterclass / workshop where he discusses in-progress papers of graduate students working on issues related to international migration. Whether or not you will have a paper to discuss, this will be a unique opportunity to hear from one of the leading figures in the field. The masterclass will take place on May 24th, from 9AM to Noon, at Leacock-738 (McGill).
If you would like to participate in the masterclass please go to this link and fill out the registration form as soon as possible. Roger Waldinger will also be available for individual meetings on Tuesday May 23rd and May 24th. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Roger Waldinger you can also register on the form.
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Roger Waldinger, Distinguished Professor (Ph.D. Harvard, 1983) and Director of the UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration works on international migration: its social, political, and economic consequences; the policies and politics emerging in response to its advent; the links between immigrants and the countries and people they have left behind; the trajectories of newcomers and their descendants after migration. He is the author of over 100 articles and book chapters and eight books, most recently, A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and their Homeland Connections (edited with Nancy Green; University of Illinois Press, 2016) and The Cross-Border Connection: Immigrants, Emigrants, and their Homelands, (Harvard University Press, 2015).