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Symposium on Borders and Human Rights, March 7-9

The University community is invited to a Symposium on Borders and Human Rights, March 7-9, 2018, in Gailor Auditorium.

March 7, 4:30 p.m.: Keynote address: "Democratizing Access to Legal Migration: A human rights approach," by Jacqueline Bhabha, Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University
(reception to follow)
 
March 8, 4:30-6 p.m.: Conceptual Issues and Public Health Challenges 
Paper presentations by Mila Dragojevic, Sewanee, and Jalaa' Abdelwahab, UNICEF 
(refreshments to follow)
 
March 8, 7-8:30 p.m.: International Refugee Relief Efforts 
Paper presentations by Britton Buckner, Catholic Relief Services, and Bret Windhauser, Sewanee
 
March 9, 3-4:30 p.m.: Human Trafficking, Tennessee Refugees, and Narratives of Migration
Paper presentations by Neha Misra, Solidarity Center, Holly Johnson, Catholic Charities of Tennessee, and Manuel Chinchilla, Sewanee
 
March 9, 4:30-6 p.m.: Labor and Environmental Impacts of Market Processes
Paper presentations by Tao Song, Sewanee, and Jon Evans, Sewanee; Will Evans, Dept. of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University; and Geanina Fripp, Sewanee
 
March 9, 6-6:15 p.m.: Closing remarks
 
The symposium organizing committee: Nick Roberts, Lucia Garcia-Santana, Shana Minkin, and Mila Dragojevic.