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Schedule of Events

Thursday, February 20, 2014 (The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development)

5:00 p.m. Check In
5:30 p.m.

Reception

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

Zadora M. Hightower, Executive Editor, Michigan State International Law Review

Bruce W. Bean, Professor and Michigan State International Law Review Faculty Advisor, Michigan State University College of Law

7:15 p.m.

Keynote Address

Demetrios Papademetriou, “Thinking about the Future: Migration and Mobility in the Age of Uncertainty,” Abstract (PDF)

8:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Friday, February 21, 2014 (Michigan State Law, Castle Board Room)

8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

David B. Thronson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

9:15 a.m.

Adolescent Migrants

Moderator: David B. Thronson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Jacqueline Bhabha, “Adolescent Migrants: Addressing an Unresolved Human Rights Lacuna,” Abstract (PDF)

Pamela Goldberg, “The Need for Refugee Protection of Children Fleeing Central America and Mexico,” Abstract (PDF) 

 
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.

Climate Migration

Moderator: Noga Morag-Levine, Professor of Law and The George Roumell Faculty Scholar, Michigan State University College of Law

Alice Thomas, Title TBD

Robin Bronen, “Climate-Induced Community Relocations,” Abstract (PDF)

11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m.

Migration Protection and Integration

Moderator: Sammy M. Mansour, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Jeff Crisp, “From Durable Solutions to Inconclusive Outcomes: The Role of Mobility, Irregularity and Transnationalism in the Search for Refugee Protection”

P.W.A. Scholten, “Recent Trends in Migrant Integration Governance: A European Perspective,” Abstract (PDF)

1:30 p.m.

Immigration and Migration Management

Moderator: Michael D. Sant'Ambrogio, Assistant Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Valsamis Mitsilegas, “Immigration Control and the Rule of Law in the 21st Century,” Abstract (PDF)

Christopher Rudolph, “Managing Migration: The Politics of International Cooperation,” Abstract (PDF)

2:30 p.m. Coffee Break
2:50 p.m.

Keynote Address

Alejandro Portes, “The Permanent Disconnect: Public Beliefs and Actual Realities of U.S.-Bound Immigration,” Abstract (PDF)

3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks

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