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Climate and Migration

Wed, November 9, 2022 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Migration and Climate

The Center for Global Migration Studies will be hosting a half-day symposium on Migration and Climate on November 9th at the Stamp Student Union. We hope you would consider joining us. The event is free and open to the public.  The first panel begins at 12:30 pm; the keynote address will begin at 3:00 pm.

Speakers at the event will consider how climate change has contributed to migration around the globe in the past and in our contemporary world. A flyer is attached.

Todd Miller, an independent journalist and the author of Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security, will offer a keynote address. The event will also include a conversation among policymakers and scholars including:

  • Alice Bullard, author of Human Rights in Crisis (lawyer and historian)
  • Sarah Cameron, author of The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan and a forthcoming book on the Aral Sea (History, UMD)
  • Deb Niemeier, Clark Distinguished Professor, Director of the Center for Disaster Resilience
  • Lauren Herzer Risi, Program Director of the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center
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