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Migrant Labor & Global Health Conference

Wednesday, March 1 (6:30am to 8:30pm) // Thursday, March 2 (8am to 8:30pm) // Friday, March 3 (8:30am to 7pm) // Conference Center
When Mar 01, 2017 06:30 AM to
Mar 03, 2017 07:00 PM
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Migration is a phenomenon that involves 244 million people worldwide (nearly one billion if internal migrants are included), most of whom move in search of work and wellbeing. Globally, immigrants face a range of health disparities and barriers to social and economic integration, and efforts to seek solutions to these problems must be coordinated and multidisciplinary.

This 2-day conference brings together a renowned group of international experts in plenary, keynote and panel sessions on the demographic, occupational, economic and policy aspects of migration.

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Mission

The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is an interdisciplinary group bringing together faculty and graduate students that focus on the study of transnational processes in the American Hemisphere.

Our Goal includes promoting research to challenge the boundaries of disciplinary specialization and culture area studies, exploring the connections throughout the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the Western Hemisphere from an array of perspective and redirecting and redefining the study of Latin America from a broadly hemispheric viewpoint.

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Chuck Walker, Director Nicole Dyer, Program Coordinator 

Phone: 530-752-3046
Fax: 530-752-5655 

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Schedule your appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Latin Amer & Hemispheric Std (Minor) (Economics, History, EAS)" 

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