Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana returned to the Mexican beach where her father entered the U.S. illegally before she was born to put final touches on a mural of adults who came to the U.S. illegally as young children and were deported. The project blends Mexico’s rich history of muralists with what can loosely be called interactive or performance art on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Two nonprofit organizations have given University of California, Davis, School of Law a total of $1.15 million to help fund additional staff attorneys and further serve immigrants through its Immigration Law Clinic. “UC Davis School of Law greatly appreciates the support and confidence of Together Rising and the James Irvine Foundation,” said Professor Kevin R. Johnson. “Our amazing Immigration Law Clinic will have much-needed resources to provide legal assistance to immigrants in dire circumstances.”
The UC Berkeley Health Initiative of the Americas is collaborating with the Citizen Initiative for the Promotion of Dialogue Culture and other entities in Mexico in the implementation of an Online Certificate on Psychological First Aid for Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons. Online sessions begin on August 14 for the Spanish version and August 22 for the English version and both end on December 5, 2019.
PIMSA, a collaborative research program between Mexico and the U.S., provides opportunities for research that contributes to the development of evidence-based policies affecting migrants and their health. PIMSA is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Research Awards and grants for graduate students related to migration and health topics. Please view the full announcement for application details and timelines.
This Scholars’ Forum seeks to provide junior scholars with commentary and critique and to provide scholars at all career stages the opportunity to engage with new scholarly currents and ideas. The deadline to submit paper abstracts is August 1, 2019.
We invite you to submit a paper or express interest in attending the Bank of Italy workshop on “Labour mobility and migration: determinants and consequences”, taking place on October 4, 2019 and hosted by Banca d’Italia in Rome.
Submission deadline June 14.
HIA Noon Talk Featuring Associate Professor Fiamma Montezemolo will present a video on the border between Mexico and the USA titled Echo. It is an ethnographic research on the after life and “echoes” of 9 art works that have been part of the two-decade old public art event called inSite.
The Summer Institute provides researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations.
The Economics Department is organising two workshops on “Migration and Mobility: research findings, policy and impact” at the University of Glasgow from June 10-12, 2019. Deadline for submissions March 31.