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Labor Migration in Eurasia: Links to Global Migration and Human Security Trends

Using a comparative approach to incorporate research initiatives into a global context can make a significant contribution to the current understanding of migration. In partnership with the Social Science Research Council, the Kennan Institute will host leading specialists on migration issues from Russia and the United States to discuss their most recent work, as well as share preliminary findings from research supported by the National Science Foundation. This research was conducted as part of the MINERVA initiative grant “People, Power, and Conflict in the Eurasian Migration System,” led by Cynthia Buckley, Beth Mitchneck, and Blair Ruble.

Date & Time

Sep. 21, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Labor Migration in Eurasia: Links to Global Migration and Human Security Trends

Using a comparative approach to incorporate research initiatives into a global context can make a significant contribution to the current understanding of migration. In partnership with the Social Science Research Council, the Kennan Institute will host leading specialists on migration issues from Russia and the United States to discuss their most recent work, as well as share preliminary findings from research supported by the National Science Foundation. This research was conducted as part of the MINERVA initiative grant “People, Power, and Conflict in the Eurasian Migration System,” led by Cynthia Buckley, Beth Mitchneck, and Blair Ruble. 

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Speakers

Cynthia Buckley

Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; Senior Adviser, Eurasia Program, Social Science Research Council; and former Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Research Scholar
Blair A. Ruble

Blair A. Ruble

Distinguished Fellow;
Former Wilson Center Vice President for Programs (2014-2017); Director of the Comparative Urban Studies Program/Urban Sustainability Laboratory (1992-2017); Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) and Director of the Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience (2012-2014)

Ellen Percy Kraly

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Geography, Colgate University, and Editor, International Migration Review

Andrew Robarts

Lecturer in Middle Eastern and Russian History, University of California, Riverside
Nida Gelazis

Nida Gelazis

Former Senior Associate
Andrew Selee

Andrew Selee

Former Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute;
President, Migration Policy Institute

Beth A. Mitchneck

Program Director, National Science Foundation, and Professor of Geography, University of Arizona

Jesse Quinn

M.A. Student, University of Arizona School of Geography and Development

Andrei Korobkov

Former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Research Scholar;
Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University

Sergei Riazantsev

Head of the Center for Social Demography and Economic Sociology, Institute of Social-Political Research, Russian Academy of Sciences

Tatiana Merzlyakova

Ombudsman, City of Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

Yulia Florinskaya

Expert, Center for Migration Studies

Erin Trouth Hofmann

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology, Utah State University

Alexander Gasparishvili

Head of the Laboratory for Public Opinion Research, Moscow State University

Julia Carboni

Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Nicole Butkovich Kraus

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Mary Elizabeth Malinkin

Mary Elizabeth Malinkin

Program Associate;
Kennan Institute

Alexandra Vasileva

Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences - Urals Branch

Mikhail Savva

Professor of Political Science, Kuban State University, and Grant Manager, Southern Russia Resource Center

Oliver Bevan

Ph.D Candidate, Harvard University

Susan Martin

Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Tatiana Bogdasarova

Project Coordinator, Russian International Affairs Council

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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region though research and exchange.  Read more

Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) explores the connections between environmental, health, and population dynamics and their links to conflict, human insecurity, and foreign policy.  Read more

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