Monday, April 24, 2017

April 27: Migration and European Border Politics; and Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870-1940



The Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota is pleased to present events as part of its Spring 2017 Program Calendar, the beginning of our 40th anniversary celebrations! 
Events on immigration as part of the Seeking Refuge in a Changing World series.

Thursday, April 27, 11:15 AM
Blegen Hall, Room #10
Verena Stern (Political Science, University of Vienna)

Thursday, April 27, 12:30 PM
Social Sciences, Room #710
Annemarie Steidl (History, University of Vienna), and James Oberly (History, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire):
seekingrefugeSeeking Refuge in a Changing World is a collaborative project that investigates a world of people in flux. In a series of multidisciplinary explorations, we investigate the global developments forcing people to seek refuge, the motivations and experiences of the refugees themselves, the impact of these migrations on sending and receiving communities, and the political, social, environmental and cultural responses to the mass migrations around the globe.  This is a joint effort of the Institute for Global Studies, Center for Austrian Studies, Center for German and European Studies, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Human Rights Program, and Immigration History Research Center.
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