The Global Migration Crisis

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Call for Papers
November 15, 2016
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political Science

A joint symposium co-sponsored by the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, the Center for Presidential History, and the Tower Center for Political Studies at SMU. 

Our symposium on the Global Migration Crisis will look at the rapidly evolving trends in international migration in the 21st century, the root causes and the challenges that mass movements of people present for states and regions, including the exodus from the Middle East and Africa to Europe; Mexican immigration and the surge in child migration from Central America through Mexico to the United States; the fluid populations and boundaries of south and southeast Asia; and the displacement of populations in Africa resulting from climate change, failed states, and other natural and man-made disasters.

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Neil Foley ( and James Hollifield (

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