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Crossing Borders: Migration, Law, and Global Politics

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  • UserMae Ngai (Columbia University) and Ian Sanjay Patel (London School of Economics)
  • ClockThursday 03 February 2022, 17:00-18:00
  • House Via Zoom.

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The seminar puts a spotlight on exciting new research that brings sustained conceptual, analytical, and historical attention to the causes and consequences of constructing (or reconstructing) barriers and borders.

Each seminar consists of a conversation between two scholars. The seminar will take place online via Zoom. Register for a Zoom link here. The introductions to the books discussed in this seminar will be sent upon registration.

Mae Ngai (Columbia University) The Chinese Question. The Gold Rushes and Global Politics (New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2021)

Ian Sanjay Patel (London School of Economics) We’re Here Because You Were There: Immigration and the End of Empire (London: Verso Books, 2021)

Moderators: Franziska Exeler (Cambridge/FU Berlin) and Kalyani Ramnath (Harvard)

This talk is part of the Barriers and Borders series.

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