Shoreline Community College Global Affairs Center Event of November 2 Rescheduled

Friday, October 29, 2010

In deference to widespread interest in the election results the evening of November 2, the following event has been rescheduled.

Immigrants: Assets or Liabilities? The politics of immigration in Europe and their parallels in the U.S. Steven Pfaff, Sociology, University of Washington. This presentation is part of GAC’s Human Migration Symposium.

New date: Tuesday, November 23, 7:00 p.m.

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Previously scheduled events for November 9 and 16 are unchanged.

Tuesday, November 9
Internal Migration in China. Population shifts in this country of 1.3 billion people; why the Chinese government is anxious. James Simpson, Affiliate Professor, Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service Professor, Washington State University; and Wendy Liu, Freelance Writer, Seattle, WA.

Tuesday, November 16
Political Asylum in an Age of Clashing Cultures. Current laws and practices in the U.S. Bruce Lamb, Attorney, Merrick, Hofstedt & Lindsey, P.S., Seattle, Berhane Gebremichael Tewolde, formerly from Eritrea, recently granted political asylum in the U.S.

For more information, go to the Global Affairs website


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