International Migration

Iberia, the Mediterranean, and the World in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

This conference will center on different historical themes (culture, religiosity, languages, politics, encounters) as well as address the “connectivity” between Iberia, North Africa and other Mediterranean lands and the nature of the global Mediterranean. Organized by Thomas Barton (USD), Marie Kelleher (CSULB), Antonio Zaldivar (CSUSM), Teofilo Ruiz (UCLA), and Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA).

China and India Comparative Entrepreneurship Forum: Global Dynamics of Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Changing Trends, Ethnonational Variations, and Reconceptualizations

Part of the series on Entrepreneurship in a Global Era: Chinese & Indian Immigrants in the US: A collaborative project of the UCLA Asia Pacific Center and the Center for India and South Asia

Indigenous Maya Families from Yucatan in San Francisco: Mobilities and Pedagogies of Diaspora

Patricia Baquedano-López examines the intersection of language, race, and immigration in her research and work in schools. A recent strand of her research focuses on indigenous students from Latin America in U.S. public schools. Her current project is funded by a grant from UC MEXUS-CONACyT (with Adriana Cruz-Manjarrez, University of Colima) and centers on return migration, transnational families, and education in the Maya diaspora Yucatan-California.

Water in the Middle East & Africa: A Nexus of Cooperation and Conflict

Water experts from around the world will gather at UCLA to discuss the shared resource challenges facing Africa and the Middle East as well as the cutting-edge policy and technology solutions being used and developed to overcome them.
Complete information on the conference and speakers is available on the conference website MidEastAfrica-Water.org

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