Events 2016-2017


2017 Economics Alumni Conference

Friday, May 19 to Saturday, May 20, 2017
2203 SS&H (Andrews Conference Room)

Graduates from Department of Economics at UC Davis will visit and present papers from their area of research.

California Agriculture: Water, Labor, and Immigration

Friday, April 14, 2017
Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, King Hall, UC Davis

Farm labor and farm labor law have changed over the past four decades. This annual conference examines current issues in agriculture and farm labor. 

Migrant Labor and Global Health Conference

Wednesday, March 1 to Friday, March 3, 2017
Conference Center, UC Davis

The MLGH Conference brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars and scientists for two exciting days of exploration and debate on the interrelated issues of labor migration, occupational health, and economics.

IFHA Arts & Humanities Research Symposium

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Conference Center, UC Davis

The Interdisciplinary Frontiers in the Humanities and Arts (IFHA) program is in its final year and supports seven interdisciplinary teams focused on addressing critically important cultural, economic, political, and social issues.

All California Labor Economics Conference 2016

Monday, September 19, to Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Student Community Center, UC Davis

ACLEC brought together economists working in labor and related fields from across California. The 10th Annual Conference was held at UC Davis.


Immigrants and the Great Divergence

Andrew Padovani, PhD Student, Department of Economics, UC Davis 
2203 SS&H (Andrews Conference Room)

The Conveyor Belt to Nowhere: Identity and Resistance at a Western Saharan Phosphate Mine from 1973-1976

Sarah Gilkerson, PhD Student, Department of History, UC Davis
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Europe's Challenge: Integrating Low-skilled Migrants

Gurdun Biffl, Professor of Migration and Globalization, Donau University
Monday, April 17, 2017

Russian Migration Seminar

Visiting scholars from the Institute of Social-Politic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISPR RAS) will be presenting 15-minute talks regarding Russian migration topics.
Thursday, March 23, 2017

“Dolls that look like us”: An Object-Based Analysis of Latina Mothers Practicing Concerted Cultivation

Lauren Acosta, Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology, UC Davis
Thursday, February 19, 2017

The Labor Market Pathways of H-1B Workers

Robin Savinar, Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology, UC Davis
Thursday, January 19, 2017

HIP (Hiring Investment Program) Seminars

by the Department of Economics and the School of Law
January - February, 2017

Migration, Inequality, and Racialization in the United States, 1900-2010

Luis Guarnizo, Professor and Chair, Department of Human Ecology, UC Davis
Carlos Becerra, Ph.D. Student, Department of Human Ecology, UC Davis
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Spatial Wage Disparities: Workers, Firms, and Assortative Matching

Jens Suedekum, Professor of Economics, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Aging of Populations

Joseph Chamie, Director of Research, Center for Migration Studies
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Labor Supply of U.S. Agricultural Workers

Alexandra Hill, Ph.D. Student, Agricultral and Resource Economics, UC Davis
Thursday, October 27, 2016

“Released but not Free": Socioeconomic Reintegration Following Long-Term Immigration Detention

Caitlin Patler, Assistant Professor, Sociology, UC Davis
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Voting 'Here' and 'There": Integration and Transnational Political Participation Among Immigrants in Europe

Ali Chaudhary, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Other Events

Aoki Center: Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series

Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies
12:00-1:00pm | 2306 King Hall

Crisis Migration: An International Perspective

Thursday, March 16, 2017
8:30am - 4:00pm | 1301 King Hall

Feminist Approaches to Studying Migration

Monday, March 13, 2017
12:00 - 1:00pm
2203 SS&H (Andrews Conference Room)

Documenting the Immigrant: US Immigration Policy Past, Present, and Future

UC Davis Institute for Social Sciences
Friday, January 27, 2017
ARC Ballroom B, UC Davis

Global Population and Migration Challenges in the 21st Century

Joe Chamie, Ex-Director, UN Population Division
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
234 Wellman, UC Davis

The legacies of war: how conflict shape migration decisions?

Ana María Ibáñez, Professor of Economics, Universidad de Los Andes
Thursday October 20, 2016
2102 SS&H (ARE Conference Room), UC Davis

Jóvenes migrantes circulares entre Michoacán y California

Cynthia Mendoza Ríos, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, El Colegio de Michoacán
Thursday, October 13, 2016
142 Hunt Hall, UC Davis

Migration and Asylum Symposium 2016: Global Migration / Asylum Governance: Advancing the International Agenda

Monday, October 10 - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
University of Geneva

The War Against Chinese Restaurants

Gabriel "Jack" Chin, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor, UC Davis School of Law
Thursday, October 6, 2016
2100A King Hall, School of Law, UC Davis