MINELRES: Citizenship, Democracy and Ethnocultural Diversity Newsletter No 39, December 2005

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       Citizenship, Democracy and Ethnocultural Diversity
   Newsletter of the Queen's Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy
                        No. 39, December 2005

Contents
1. Introduction
2. Upcoming Conferences
3. Recent Publications
4. Call for Papers
5. Related Research Projects


1. INTRODUCTION

The Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy at Queen's University is organizing 
a multi-year, research project on citizenship, democracy and minority rights in 
multiethnic states, under the direction of Prof. Will Kymlicka. As part of this 
project, the Forum distributes a quarterly newsletter updating recent 
developments in the field, of which this is the thirty-ninth issue. We hope 
that it will be of interest to anyone working in the field, whether in 
academia, public service, or non-governmental organizations.
If you would like to be added to the mailing list for this newsletter, please 
contact us at cded@post.queensu.ca. Back-issues of the newsletter are posted on 
the Web on Will Kymlicka's home-page: 
http://www.queensu.ca/cded/news.html


2. UPCOMING CONFERENCES

In recognition of International Human Rights Day, the Human Rights Division of 
Ramat-Gan College of Law (Israel) held its first international human rights 
conference on "Multiculturalism and Antidiscrimination Law" from December 10-
12, 2005. Participants included; Nancy Rosenblum, Steve Macedo, Rajeev 
Bhargava, Chaim Gans, Alon Harel, Jeff Halev-Spinner, Yoav Peled and Ruth 
Gavison. Information on participants, paper abstracts and commentaries can be 
viewed on the conference's web-site: 
http://www.rg-law.ac.il/conference05/

The Centre of Policy and Practice will host the 4th International Conference on 
Civic Education: Research and Practice from January 19-21, 2006, at the Hilton 
Orlando/Altamonte Springs, in Florida, USA. This interdisciplinary conference 
will bring together educators, university faculty, researchers and 
administrators, policy makers and members of youth-serving community based 
organizations to discuss the civic skills and commitments necessary for 
flourishing democracy. Topics to be discussed include service-learning, moral 
education, character education, democratic education, violence prevention and 
substance abuse prevention. For further information, visit the following 
conference website: 
http://www.civicedconf.org/civiced.html

A conference on the "Role of Social Partners and Civil Society in the 
Integration of New Migrants" will be held by the University of Oxford's Centre 
on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) on February 22, 2006. This event will 
investigate ways to provide support to the non-governmental sector for its 
economic, social, cultural and political contributions to migrant integration. 
Speakers will include Rt. Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State for the Home 
Office. Additional information will be posted prior to the event on the COMPAS 
website: 
http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/events/future_conferences_events.shtml

The 16th Annual Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASEN) Conference is 
dedicated to the theme: "Nations and their Pasts: Representing the Past, 
Building the Future". The event will take place at the London School of 
Economics from March 28-30, 2006. The first day will involve general discussion 
of the conference theme by leaders in the field, and the second will offer 
participants a chance to examine the significance of nations' pasts through a 
series of panel sessions on topics such as constructing and changing national 
pasts, myths and memories of nations, new nations and their pasts, and present 
representations of the national past. Send inquiries to: asen@lse.ac.uk or look 
for updates on the conference website: 
http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ASEN/conference2006.htm

An interdisciplinary conference entitled "Human Rights: A Growing World without 
Them" will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, 
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia (USA), from March 30-31, 2006. 
This conference will bring together scholars/researchers from a variety of 
disciplines to address the principle of universal human rights. Faculty, 
students and independent researchers in fields such as English and foreign 
literatures, history, art history, the sciences, philosophy and religion, 
music, theater and dance, political science, psychology, sociology and others 
are invited to submit abstracts and/or proposals for panels and workshops prior 
to February 28, 2006. For more information, contact: Giuliana Fazzion, 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, James Madison University, 800 
S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA; tel: +1 (540) 568-6068 or 6128; 
fax:  +1 (540) 568-6904; email: fazziogx@jmu.edu Submission guidelines are 
posted on the conference call for papers: 
http://www.jmu.edu/jmuweb/fs/news/fs6288.shtml

A conference on "Global Feminisms: The Role of Women in Building States and 
Societies" will be hosted by the Women and Gender Studies Program at Washington 
University in St. Louis, Missouri, from March 30-April 1, 2006. Session titles 
will include; "Feminism and Governance", "Conflict, Gender Violence", "Memory 
in Social and State Reconstruction", and "Feminism, Citizenship and Diversity." 
Participants have been drawn internationally from numerous disciplines. 
Speakers will include; Kawango Agot (Social Geographer, Kenya), Akosua Ampofo 
(Sociologist, Ghana), Agnieszka Graff (Cultural Studies, Poland), Vesna Kesic 
(Sociologist, Croatia), Mona Krook (Political Scientist, USA), and Lakshmi 
Lingam (Health Sociologist, India). For additional information, contact: Mary 
Ann Dzuback (email: madzubac@artsci.wustl.edu).

A workshop on "Migrations between East and West: Normalizing the Periphery" 
will be hosted by the Research School for Southeast Asian Studies, Xiamen 
University (China), from April 2-5, 2006, with the support of the Institute for 
Ethnic and Migration Studies, University of Amsterdam, and other partners. 
Panels will be dedicated to past and present forms of East-West migration, 
Diaspora, the formation of satellite communities, the politics of migration, 
and issues surrounding security and diplomacy. For further details, contact: 
Jan Rath, Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam 
(email: j.c.rath@uva.nl) or Zhuang Guotu, Research School, for Southeast Asian 
Studies, Xiamen University (email: gtzhuang@jingxian.xmu.edu.cn).

The Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ACSANZ) will 
host its biennial conference at the University of Otago, in Dunedin, from April 
11-13, 2006. Designed to reflect the theme "Canada and Australasia: 
Globalization, Nations, Cultures, and Borders", the event will feature 
dialogues, panel presentations, and paper presentations. Those wishing to 
present at the conference (both graduate students and academics are welcome) 
should email a one page abstract (indicate "ACSANZ Abstract" in the subject 
line) prior to January 27, 2006, to: David B. MacDonald, Political Studies 
Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ; email: 
david.macdonald@stonebow.otago.ac.nz Some additional information is posted on 
ACSANZ's website:  http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~acsanz/

A conference entitled "Naming Race, Naming Racism" will be held by the 
University of Memphis from April 20-21, 2006, as the first annual colloquium of 
the Scholars in Critical Race Studies (SCRS) at University of Memphis. 
Inquiries or proposals to: jjudaken@memphis.edu

An international conference entitled ""What is Global Ethics and How to 
Research it?" will be held in Ghent (Belgium), from April 27-29, 2006. The 
conference will be hosted by the Center for Ethics & Value Inquiry, Ghent 
University, Belgium. The aim of the conference is to create a forum where 
approaches and issues in researching global ethics can be discussed by scholars 
with various academic backgrounds (philosophy, ethics, sociology, geography, 
international relations, anthropology, political science, others). Keynote 
speakers will include: Carol Gould, Christien van den Anker, and Gerald 
Berthoud. For more, look for conference updates on the CEVI website: 
http://www.cevi-globalethics.be/page.php?FILE=subject&LAN=E&ID=265&PAGE=1

The 4th International Conference of the Danish Network on Political Theory will 
be held at Aalborg University, Denmark, from May 4-6, 2006. 
Entitled "Globalisation and the Political Theory of the Welfare State and 
Citizenship", this event will explore tensions between transnational politics, 
equality, social rights, universalism and particularism, welfare solidarity and 
migration, and citizenship rights and migration. Keynote speakers will include: 
Jorgen Goulo Anderson, Will Kymlicka, Ruth Lister and Bryan Turner. Potential 
presenters should submit a 300-word abstract prior to February 1, 2006 using 
the on-line application system found on the conference website: 
http://www.ihis.aau.dk/freia/ocs/index.php?cf=2 
For additional information, contact: Birte Siim (email: siim@ihis.aau.dk).

The 5th Annual Conference of Researchers and Academics of Colour for Equality 
(R.A.C.E.), in conjunction with the Centre for Social Justice and Anti-
Oppressive Education at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, will 
take place from May 4-6, 2006. The theme of this year's event is "The 
Race/Culture Divide in Education, Law and the Helping Professions". Keynote 
speakers will include: Emma LaRocque and Andrea Smith. Inquiries should be 
directed to conference organizers; Verna St. Denis (verna.stdenis@usask.ca), 
Sherene Razack (srazack@oise.utoronto.ca) or Carol Schick 
(carol.schick@uregina.ca). Additional information is available on the following 
website: 
http://www.sasktelwebsite.net/coggd/pages/conference.html

The 6th International University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Philosophy 
will explore the theme "Freedom and Law". The event will be held at the 
University of Toronto, from May 12-14, 2006. The objective is to explore 
largely unexplored links and rifts between epistemological, metaphysical and 
normative relationships between freedom and law. The submission deadline is 
January 30, 2006. Inquiries and questions should be sent to: 
freedom.and.law@hotmail.com Conference information is posted at: 
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/gpsu/conf/

The 7th Biennial Conference of the European Community Studies Association - 
Canada (ECSA-C) will explore the theme "What Kind of Europe? Multiculturalism, 
Migration, Political Community and Lessons from Canada". Held in Victoria, 
Canada, from May 19-20, 2006, the event will examine Europe's constitutional 
convention, the 2004 enlargement, and challenges emerging from the negotiation 
process with four new prospective EU members. Those wishing to participate 
should email a one-page summary of the paper proposed and a brief CV to both 
program chairs: Edelgard Mahant (Mahant@glendon.yorku.ca) and Emmanuel Brunet-
Jailly (ebrunetj@uvic.ca). The submission deadline is January 31, 2006. 
Information is posted on the following website: http://web.uvic.ca/ecsac/

The XXIV Session of the International Varna Philosophical School, held between 
June 3-6, 2006, at the Residence of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Varna, 
will explore international philosophical research discussing the relationship 
between diversity and unity in integrating and enlarging Europe. The Varna 
International Philosophical School is a forum organized by the Institute for 
Philosophical Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Scientists. This year's 
event, entitled "Challenges facing Philosophy in United Europe", will include 
sections on correlations between national and continental philosophies, 
constructing a European identity, Europe and the "clash of civilizations", and 
epistemic cultures and identities in universal, national and local Europe. 
Working languages will be Bulgarian, Russian and English. Proposals should be 
sent prior to April, 2006, to: Organizing Committee of the International Varna 
Philosophical School, Sofia 1000, Institute for Philosophical Research, 6 
Patriarch Evtimiy Blvd; email: philosophybulgaria@abv.bg; tel: 359 2 9810791. 
Other inquiries should be sent to the to conference organizers at the following 
email addresses: ambareva@yahoo.com or julvadi@abv.bg

An international workshop on "Sovereignty, Secession and the Right to Self-
determination" will take place from June 15-16, 2006, at the International 
Institute for the Sociology of Law (IISJ) in Onati (Basque Country, Spain). 
Keynote speakers will be Margaret Moore and Michael Keating. Suggested themes 
for contributions include; cases of self-determination, secession and 
constitutionalism, sovereignty and foreign intervention, the evolution in 
international law of the right to self-determination, self-determination as a 
tool for conflict prevention, self-determination and minority protection, the 
ethics of secession, and the Basque case. The submission deadline is January 
31, 2006. Submissions should include a 150-word abstract and be edited to a 30-
minute presentation time. Papers should be submitted electronically to the 
address below (using the email subject heading "SSRS Workshop Submission"). The 
official languages of the conference are English and Basque. For more 
information or general inquiries, please email: ekai@berkeley.edu or consult 
the conference website: http://www.iisj.es

The 6th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and 
Nations will take place in the Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, USA, from June 12-
15, 2006. The typical issues discussed at this event, which include human 
rights, diversity and social justice, loom larger than ever in the aftermath of 
Hurricane Katrina. For this reason, this conference will include a specific 
focus on New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina and its effects. The conference was 
originally scheduled to be held at Xavier University, a historically black 
institution seriously damaged by the hurricane. Xavier plans to reopen in 
January 2006, but the conference nonetheless had to be re-scheduled at the New 
Orleans Sheraton. For additional information, go to the following website: 
http://www.Diversity-Conference.com

An International Conference organized by the Universidade Fernando Pessoa 
(Portugal) will concentrate on the theme "Citizenship(s): International 
Congress on Discourses and Practices". This event, which will take place from 
June 20-July 1, 2006, in Porto, Portugal, will approach citizenship as a 
concept and practice that covers many aspects of social and individual life, 
sometimes requiring citizens' active and responsible participation in a 
democratic social order. The deadline for submission of abstracts/proposals is 
January 31, 2006. Inquiries should be sent to: toldy@ufp.pt Further information 
is posted on the following conference website: http://www.ufp.pt/page.php?
intPageObjId=14469

The theme of the 2006 COMPAS (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society) Annual 
Conference will be "International Labour Migration: In Whose Interests?". The 
event will be held at Oxford University from July 5-6, 2006. Key questions to 
be explored include: what are the processes driving and shaping international 
labour migration? What are the impacts of international labour migration on 
receiving countries, migrants and their countries of origin? What should be the 
objectives of labour migration policies? How should the interests of the 
receiving countries be balanced with those of migrants and their countries of 
origin? What policies and governance arrangements are best suited to 
effectively manage international labour migration? Inquiries to: Emma Newcombe, 
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, 58 Banbury Road, 
Oxford, OX2 6QS, UK; email: emma.newcombe@compas.ox.ac.uk Additional 
information is posted at: 
http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/events/AC_call_for_papers.shtml


3. RECENT PUBLICATIONS (all prices in U.S. dollars).

BOOKS

Alcoff, Linda Martin (2005) Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self 
(Oxford UP) $29.95

Barany, Zoltan & Robert Moser (eds) (2005) Ethnic Politics After Communism 
(Cornell UP) $19.95

Browne, Donald (2005) Ethnic Minorities, Electronic Media, and the Public 
Sphere (Hampton) $24.95

Dodson, Howard & Sylviane A. Dique (2005) In Motion: The African American 
Migration Experience (National Geographic) $23.10

Grosby, Steven (2005) Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford UP) $9.95

Horton, Carol (2005) Race and the Making of American Liberalism (Oxford) $39.95

Huntington, Samuel P. (2005) Who Are We: The Challenges to America's National 
Identity (Simon and Schuster) $10.88

Jackson-Preece, Jennifer (2005) Minority Rights (Polity) $22.95

Koopmans, Ruud et. al. (2005) Contested Citizenship: Immigration and Cultural 
Diversity in Europe (U Minnesota Press) $29.95

Maiz, Ramon & Ferran Requejo (eds) (2005) Democracy, Nationalism, And 
Multiculturalism (Routledge) $125.00

O'Flynn, Ian & David Russell (eds) (2005) Power Sharing: New Challenges for 
Divided Societies (Pluto Press) $32.50

Ostrom, Elinor (2005) Understanding Institutional Diversity (Princeton UP) 
$27.95

Swaine, Lucas (2005) The Liberal Conscience: Politics and Principle in a World 
of Religious Pluralism (Columbia UP) $35.00

Torpey, John (2006) Making Whole What has been Smashed: On Reparations Politics 
(Harvard UP) $35.00

Valls, Andrew (ed) (2005) Race and Racism in Modern Philosophy (Cornell UP) 
$21.95

Weller, Marc (ed) (2005) The Rights of Minorities: A Commentary on the European 
Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (Oxford UP) 
$185.00

Weller, Marc & Stefan Wolff (2005) Autonomy, Self-governance and Conflict 
Resolution. Innovative Approaches to Institutional Design In Divided Societies 
(Routledge) $115.00


Journal Special Issues

The current issue of the journal Hagar: Studies in Culture, Polities and 
Identities is dedicated to the topic "Muslims in Europe" (Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 
2005). The issue includes articles on secularity and public reason, forms of 
Muslim self-perception, the history and memory of discrimination, and other 
topics related to Muslims' experiences in Europe.

A recent issue of PS: Politics Science and Politics (journal of the American 
Political Science Association) contains a symposium on "Changing Citizenship 
Theory and Practice: Comparative Perspectives in a Democratic Framework" (Vol. 
XXXVIII, No. 4, October 2005). Articles by Martin Heisler, Seyla Benhabib, 
Rogers M. Smith, Rainer Baubock and Aihwa Ong are included.

A recent issue of Cultural Survival Quarterly (Vol. 28/3, 2004) examines "The 
International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples". Articles discuss the 
role of indigenous peoples and states at the UN, as well as case studies of the 
impact of international advocacy in local settings. The issue is introduced 
with an article by Ellen L. Lutz, and is available on-line at: 
http://209.200.101.189/publications/csq/index.cfm?id=28.3

A special issue of the journal Patterns of Prejudice is dedicated to issues of 
culture, diversity and multiculturalism (Vol. 39, No., 4, December 2005). 
Contributions by Kenan Malik, Alana Lentin, Paul Gilroy, Jude Davies are 
included.

A recent issue of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research has 
a debate on Migration, Diversity, Multiculturalism, Citizenship: Challenges for 
Cities in Europe and North America (Vol. 29, No. 3, September 2005). Articles 
by Roger Keil & Kurt Hubner, Detlev Ipsen and Patricia K. Wood & Liette Gilbert 
are included.

A recent issue of Ethnopolitics is dedicated to the theme "The Ethnopolitics of 
Elections" (Vol. 4, No. 4, November 2005). This issue includes articles by 
Renske Doorenspleet, Eben Friedman and Sarah Abraham, along with a thematic 
introduction written by Florian Bieber and Stefan Wolff.

The current issue of The Journal of Social Philosophy contains an "author meets 
critics" section featuring J. Angelo Corlett's book Race, Racism and 
Reparations (Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 2005). Linda Alcoff, Charles Mills and Paul 
Taylor contribute articles, followed with a response from Corlett.

A recent issue of the journal People and Place explores policies and attitudes 
surrounding immigration and multiculturalism in Australia (Vol. 13, No. 3, 
2005). 

The Journal of Common Market Studies recently published a special issue 
on "Migrants and Minorities in Europe", guest-edited by Gwendolyn Sasse and 
Eiko Thielemann (Vol. 43/3, 2005). Contributors include Ryszard Cholewinski, 
Gabriel Toggenburg, James Hughes, Andrew Geddes, Gary Freeman, Paul Statham and 
others.

Educational Review recently published a special issue on "Global Citizenship 
Education" (Vol. 58, No. 1, February 2006). Articles by Mary Joy Pigozzi, Lynn 
Davies, Hiromi Yamashita, and Michele Schweisfurth are included.

A symposium contained in a recent issue of the journal Higher Education Policy 
explores issues surrounding higher education and intercultural learning (Vol. 
18, No. 4, December 1005). Contributions take up such issues as identity, 
culture and cosmopolitan futures, interculturality in relation to education and 
work, and religion, theology and multiculturalism in European universities.

The current issue of UNESCO's International Journal on Multicultural Societies 
(IJMS) is dedicated to the theme "National Identity and Attitudes towards 
Migrants - Findings from the International Social Survey Program (ISSP)" (Vol. 
7, No. 2, 2005). An editorial introduction is provided by Juan-Diez Medrano and 
Matthias Koenig. Complete articles are accessible at: 
http://www.unesco.org/shs/ijms/vol7/issue2

The Journal of Moral Philosophy: An international journal of moral, political 
and legal philosophy recently published a special issue on "Global Justice" 
(Vol. 2, No. 3, 2005). Complete articles are accessible on the WWW: 
http://mpj.sagepub.com/current.dtl

A recent issue of the International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 
contains several articles on the OSCE's Lund Recommendations for the Effective 
Participation of National Minorities in Public Life (Vol. 12, Nos. 2-3, 2005). 
Guest Editor for this issue is Krzysztof Drzewicki. Contributors include 
Kristin Henrard, Sally Holt, Markku Suksi, Mark Lattimer and Gillian Brock.


4. CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals are now being accepted to contribute to a new series called "Issues 
in Nationalism" to be published by Ashgate. This series will examine renewed 
attention on nationalism, focusing on topics such as cultural identity, group 
boundaries, and their political, social and historical implications, 
emphasizing contributions from multiple disciplines and theoretical traditions. 
Proposals should include a statement of aims and rationale, chapter details, 
author CV, two sample chapters, possible anticipated market and likely 
completion. For further information or advice on proposal submission, please 
contact either the Series Commissioning Editor, Kirstin Howgate: 
khowgate@ashgatepublishing.com) or Series Editor Hudson Meadwell, McGill 
University (email: hudson.meadwell@mcgill.ca).

Manuscripts are being sought for a Canadian Journal of Education special issue 
on "Coalition Work in Indigenous Education Contexts" The aim of this special 
issue is to create an interdisciplinary, intercultural dialogue 
about "Indigenous history, epistemologies and ontologies". Topics of particular 
interest include: literary critique, negotiating difference in university 
classrooms, Indigenous perspectives on curriculum and issues of equity, 
diversity and politics of difference in educational institutions. Guest editors 
for this special issue are Delores van der Wey (email: deloresv@ualberta.ca) 
and Rosemary Foster (ryfoster@ualberta.ca), Department of Educational Policy 
Studies, University of Alberta. Potential contributors should contact a guest 
editor to obtain submission requirements. Further information is contained in 
the following on-line document: 
http://www.csse.ca/CJE/Announcements/CJE_Indigenous_2006.pdf

Status of Women Canada's Policy Research Fund (PRF) seeks proposals for 
research projects on urban migration and gender equality. Research projects 
will be completed within one calendar year. The deadline for research proposals 
is January 16, 2006. For more information, visit the following website: 
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/funding/prf/prfcfp-051104call_e.html


5. RELATED RESEARCH PROJECTS

The APSA task force on Difference and Inequality in the Developing World co-
sponsored a conference on Difference and Inequality in Developing Societies in 
April, 2005, at the University of Virginia. The aim of this conference was to 
discuss inequality and difference in developing societies, inequalities and 
differences in the development of international governance, trajectories of 
inequality in Latin America and the Middle East, growth and inequality in the 
world's rapidly expanding economies, and related issues. Complete conference 
papers and a conference "podcast" are now accessible on the APSA website. 
http://www.apsanet.org/section_557.cfm

The Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics at the Catholic University of 
Louvain (UCL) annually hosts a number of post-doctoral fellows. The fellowship 
is intended for scholars from outside Belgium who hold doctorates or equivalent 
qualifications and are active in the field of economic or social ethics, 
particularly in one or more of the main research themes of the members of the 
Hoover Chair:  the ethical critique of capitalism, the tension between cultural 
diversity and economic solidarity, linguistic justice, the future of European 
welfare states, global distributive justice, migration, corporate social 
responsibility and representative democracy as instruments for the achievement 
of ethical goals. General information about the University and its Faculties 
can be found on: http://www.etes.ucl.ac.be/ Inquiries about the fellowship 
should be sent to: Therese Davio, Universite catholique de Louvain, Chaire 
Hoover d'ethique economique et sociale, 3 Place Montesquieu, B-1348 
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; fax : +32 10 473952; email : 
davio@etes.ucl.ac.be

The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program has announced a special competition for the 
Canada-U.S. Fulbright/Migration Policy Institute Award. The award is for 
Canadian students and young professionals researching topics relevant to 
Canadian and U.S. migration policy. The award is tenable at the Migration 
Policy Institute in Washington D.C. for a period of eight to ten months and 
includes a stipend of $15,000 (US). The competition deadline is January 5, 2005 
for an award to be taken up in September 2006. For application instructions, 
access the following document: 
http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/Student_Modified.pdf or go directly to the 
Fulbright website: http://www.fulbright.ca. For inquiries, contact: 
Michelle Emond memond@fulbright.ca

The Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA) and Centre on 
Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) of the University of Oxford offer a two 
year taught MPhil degree in Migration Studies: This MPhil program offers 
advanced training in migration theory, policy and practice, particularly by way 
of an anthropological approach offering students from a range of disciplinary 
backgrounds an opportunity to be trained in theory and methods related to the 
field of migration. For further information or details about the application 
process, find the link on the ISCA webpage: 
http://www.isca.ox.ac.uk/

The 4th Annual Summer Institute on International Migration will be held at the 
University of California, San Diego, from June 19-23, 2006. The Summer 
Institute is meant to expose junior scholars to cutting-edge research and 
training in the field of international migration through a five-day program of 
workshops and conferences. Twenty leading immigration scholars from social 
science disciplines will serve as Institute faculty by running training 
workshops and participating in conference sessions. The 2006 Institute is a 
collaborative project of UC-San Diego's Center for Comparative Immigration 
Studies and the Social Science Research Council's International Migration 
Program. Possible topics include transnational migrant behavior; gender 
differences in international migration and integration patterns; diasporas; 
ethnicity, citizenship, and nationalism; emigration policies of migrant-sending 
countries; immigration and refugee policy-making in cross-national perspective; 
outcomes of immigration control policies; the functioning of immigrant-
dominated labor markets; immigrant political participation in sending and 
receiving countries; determinants of public opinion toward immigrants; the 
education of immigrant children; and integration of second-generation immigrant 
minorities. The Institute will also include an extensive tour of the U.S.-
Mexico border by the U.S. Border Patrol. Applicants must be advanced graduate 
students working on their dissertations or recent postdoctoral scholars (Ph.D. 
in the past 4 years). Applications should be received prior to January 6, 2006. 
For further details,visit the Centre's website: 
http://www.ccis-ucsd.org/Programs/SummerInst.htm

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
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papers, or upcoming conference in a future issue of this newsletter, please 
contact us at cded@post.queensu.ca, or you can write to the Forum for 
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Watson Hall 313, Kingston Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada. Fax: 
613-533-6545.
Special thanks to Michael Kocsis for research help, and to Lise Charlebois for 
help with the distribution of the newsletter.



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