"Sanctuary and Asylum: A Social and Political History" with Linda Rabben

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September 29, 2016
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Social Sciences, Public Policy

The Center for Global Migration Studies 


 "Sanctuary and Asylum: A Social and Political History"


Linda Rabben

A lecture in our Migration Exchanges Series


Thursday, September 29th at 4 pm

Francis Scott Key Hall, Room 2120 


Linda Rabben is an author, human rights activist and associate research professor of anthropology at the University of

Maryland. She did field research in Brazil over a 25-year period and worked for Amnesty International, the Rainforest Foundation, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and other NGOs on human rights, migration, environmental and international development issues. Her eighth book, Sanctuary and Asylum: A Social and Political History, will be

published by University of Washington Press in September 2016. She has spoken about migration issues to diverse

audiences in the US and UK.


Refreshments will be served.  RSVP to globalmigration@umd.edu

For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/events/1751125551766362/

Contact Info: 

Allison Gunn and Julie McVey

Graduate Assistants
Center for Global Migration Studies
University of Maryland, College Park
2133 Francis Scott Key Hall


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