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Event: Bridging Research, Policy, & Practice: Introducing the UBC Cluster on Migration

March 22, 2018
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The UBC Migration Research Excellence Cluster is hosting a three-part symposium featuring keynote addresses, roundtables, and lively and engaging conversations with academics, policymakers, and service providers on immigration.  All are welcome to attend.

Date: Thursday. April 5 – Friday. April 6, 2018

Keynote Speakers:

  • Research: Rahsaan Maxwell (UNC), “The Urban-Rural Divide over Globalization in Europe: Cosmopolitans versus Nationalists”
  • Practice: John Biles, Asst. Director Integration Programs (Prairies and N. Territories) (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada), "This is Not Your Grandparents' Settlement
    System"
  • Policy: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Deputy Minister, Marta Morgan, "Canadian Immigration Policy Today: Challenges and Priorities"

Location: Sage East, Peter Wall Institute, 6331 Crescent Rd., UBC

Learn more and RSVP

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