Organized by the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center
During the long nineteenth century, the people of the Middle East lived through a tremendous amount of social, economic, and cultural change. Although every individual society experienced this change in a different way, their geographical, cultural, and economic connections meant that certain common effects could be seen across the region.
Why have countries increasingly restricted immigration even when they have opened their markets to foreign competition through trade or allowed their firms to move jobs overseas? In Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization, Dr. Margaret Peters argues that the increased ability of firms to produce anywhere in the world combined with growing international competition due to lowered trade barriers has led to greater limits on immigration.
Join us for a special lecture presented by Professor David Chang, Department of History at the University of Minnesota. David Chang is a historian of indigenous people, global history, and migration, focusing especially on the histories of Native Hawaiian and Native American people.
Refreshments will be available.
UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.
Maboula Soumahoro will be the second speaker in the Emancipation and Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies Workshop Series.
Maboula Soumahoro’s work focuses on US and African-American studies, the African diaspora, and Atlantic black nationalisms.
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