Migration and Citizenship

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SPICE Webinar: "Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University"

June 26, 2020

Upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 individual migrant Chinese laborers performed the bulk of the work constructing the Central Pacific span of the Transcontinental Railroad.

SPICE Webinar: “Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce”

May 16, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/FLKbADCk1o8 During multiple periods of economic crises, the U.S. economy has depended on Mexican labor.

Egypt’s Exiles: Repression, Polarization and Politics

January 28, 2020

ABSTRACTWhile the phenomenon of Egyptians leaving their homeland in search for work abroad has been ongoing for decades, a new trend has emerged since 2011, namely thousands have expatriated for...

Hostile Environments: Immigration Enforcement and State Infrastructural Power in Western Europe

December 16, 2019

The phrase “immigration enforcement” often calls to mind efforts to detain and deport undocumented migrants.

Return Migrants as Skilled Labor: The Case of Transnational Korean New Zealander Returnees

February 12, 2018

Transferring knowledge and skills through skilled labor has become a critical topic in contemporary migration studies.

We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

January 9, 2018

This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. ABSTRACTHow can we make sense of the tragedy in Syria?

From Emigration to Post-Migration and the “Refugee Crisis”: Historical Perspectives on Migration in Austria and Germany

April 27, 2017

Please note that this workshop is open to Stanford faculty, students, visiting scholars, and staff only.Migration is obviously the single biggest challenge for European countries and the European...

(New Date) Immigration Attitudes and the Politics of Globalization

October 11, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:  This event has been moved from the original date of Nov. 3rd and is now being held on Nov. 4th.

Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan

September 26, 2016

AbstractThe existence of two Chinese states—one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan—is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war...

Brexit: What's next for the UK and Europe?

August 16, 2016

  The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union this summer promises to fundamentally alter the political and economic future of the UK and the rest of the European Union.

**Cancelled** Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?

July 12, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** With the backdrop of the Brexit vote in the UK, Nick Clegg will explore the factors behind the rise of the politics of identity, populism and nationalism in the UK...

Oil and Urban Life in Kuwait

April 20, 2016

AbstractIn this talk Farah Al-Nakib will discuss her recently released book Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life (Stanford University Press, 2016), in which she traces the...

Baghdad's Deep Dilemma: Sectarianism and Urban Segregation under Occupation

February 3, 2016

AbstractThe sectarian-based segregation that has shaped urbanism in Baghdad is a direct outcome of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Causes and Dynamics of the Syrian Uprising: From Civil Protests to the Implications of the Russian Intervention

January 22, 2016

AbstractAfter nearly five years since the start of the uprising, Syria finds itself divided and embattled, with no end in sight.

SGS Summer Film Festival: “Rabbit-Proof Fence” (2002; dir. Phillip Noyce; English/Aboriginal)

August 27, 2015

"Rabbit-Proof Fence" is a 2002 film based on the book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara.

* New Title * Global Migration System: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities

May 19, 2015

Demetrios G. Papademetriou is Distinguished Senior Fellow, Co-Founder and President Emeritus of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), and President of MPI Europe. Dr.

SAID Conference: Forced Migration

April 11, 2015

Join the Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) on Saturday, April 11th for their 2015 conference centered on the theme of forced migration.

Book Workshop: "Dilemmas of Inclusion: Votes, Values, and the Political Representation of Muslims in Europe" by Rafaela Dancygier

April 10, 2015

Workshop on Rafaela Dancygier's latest book manuscript titled "Dilemmas of Inclusion: Votes, Values, and the Political Representation of Muslims in Europe." Discussants:Chapter 1: David Laitin ...

K–5 Teachers Workshop: Exploring Immigration and Identity Using Children's Literature

February 6, 2015

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) are offering an exciting K–5 workshop focusing on strategies to...

The Politics of Polarization: Taiwan in Comparative Perspective

October 17, 2014

Over the past year and more, Taiwan’s political elite has been deadlocked over the question of deepening economic relations with the People’s Republic of China.

War, Revolution and Freedom: the Baltic Countries in the 20th Century (Conference Day 2)

October 9, 2014

Conference Agenda for Day 2, October 9, 2014:9:00-10:45 AM Chair: Magnus Ilmjärv, Тallinn UniversityIneta Lipša, Institute of History of Latvia.

War, Revolution and Freedom: the Baltic Countries in the 20th Century (Conference Day 1)

October 8, 2014

Conference Agenda for Day 1, October 8, 2014:   9:00 AM Welcome Remarks – Eric T. Wakin, Robert H.

Human Welfare, War and Sanctions in Iraq under Saddam Hussein

June 5, 2014

This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN). Abstract: Who bears the costs associated with the foreign policy decisions of dictators?

Social Science Seminar: Saumitra Jha

May 8, 2014

This event is co-sponsored by the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN)

People

James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
Chaim Braun Chaim Braun Affiliate
Robert Carlin Affiliate
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor