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Boston College Global Migration Conference: Inclusion and Exclusion

APR
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Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 - Friday, Apr 12, 2019
All Day
Law School East Wing classroomsMap Location

The Boston College Global Migration Conference will provide a forum to explore the synergy between law and social work research, policy, and practice in the area of global migration.

Presentations and roundtable discussions featuring academics, legal and social work practitioners, and policy makers will examine policies, programs, and practices related to immigration in the current geopolitical climate, and consider social, legal, and policy solutions.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Opening Keynote: Marcelo Suárez-OrozcoWasserman Dean, UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies; Member, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, The Holy See
     
  • Luncheon Keynote: E. Tendayi AchiumeAssistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law; United Nations Special Rapporteur on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance
     
  • Breakfast Speaker: Thomas H. Smolich, S.J.International Director, Jesuit Refugee Service

The conference will be of particular interest to those who work with immigrants, refugees, detainees, and their families. 

Co-sponsored by Boston College School of Social Work, Law School, and Continuing Education.