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Smart Borders: Global Migration & Technology in the 21st Century

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
10:30 am to 3:30 pm
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Odeum C

 

Globalization has fundamentally reshaped our economies, technological innovations, social interactions, and collective security. Alongside these changes, international migration and technology have become two of the most crucial political issues of the twenty-first century. Outlining the connections between migration and technology is and will be a pressing issue for researchers and policymakers around the globe. This conference brings together social scientists, historians, engineers, students, policy scholars, and practitioners to examine the connections between migration and technology and discuss their challenges in the 21st century.  

Dr. José Jorge Mendoza, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts- Lowell and the co-editor of Radical Philosophy Review will be the guest speaker.

Our Faculty Research Panel will include:  Dr. Jennifer Rudolph (HUA), Dr. Andy Trapp (Foisie Business School), Dr. Sarah Stanlick (The Global School), Dr. John Galante (HUA), Dr.  Crystal Brown (SSPS)

Sponsors: Provost Wole Soboyejo, Dean Jean King, Social Science and Policy Studies Department, Humanities and Arts Department, Latin American Studies Program, China Hub, School of Engineering, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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Alice Clark
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