João J. Reis, professor of history at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, discusses the ethnic origins, geographical distribution, and cultural contributions of Africans in Brazil.
Shanna Lorenz, professor of music and Latino/a and Latin American Studies at Occidental College, explores how circular migration between Brazil and Japan has impacted Brazilian society.
Jeffrey Lesser, chair of the department of history at Emory University, examines the unique role of Arabs and Jews in Brazilian society.
Roger Waldinger, distinguished professor of sociology at UCLA, examines the role of new and proliferating technologies in communications between migrants and their loved ones.
This two-day conference brings together leading scholars from Russia, Israel, Germany, and the U.S. to explore a wealth of topics related to Russian migration of the past and present.
Barnard Forum on Migration director appears on ABC's Tiempo.
Jan Willem Duyvendak, professor of sociology at University of Amsterdam, examines national identity and nostalgia, migration and integration, gender relations and “caring communities” and how they relate to the ability to “feel at home.”
Dana Velasco Murillo explores migration trends and what they reveal about interethnic relations, indigenous identities, and gender roles.
Jennifer Hirsch explores changes in the ideals and practices of love, sexuality, and marriage in rural Mexico.