CFP: Dimensions of International Migration (1/10/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

full name / name of organization:

Why We Move: Economic, Environmental, Cultural and Political Dimensions of
International Migration

International Center
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
April 13-14, 2007

Call For Papers

California State Polytechnic University Pomona is holding an international
conference on ?Why We Move: Economic, Environmental, Cultural and
Political Dimensions of International Migration.? The event will be held
on our campus on April 13-14, 2007. The International Center at Cal Poly
Pomona is soliciting papers, panels, workshops, and creative presentations
on any topics related to the causes and consequences of migration within
and between countries. Possible topics include the international flow of
capital and labor, refugees and populations in diaspora, cultural
globalization, epidemiological and environmental issues, and related
themes. We seek contributions from scholars of the humanities and social
sciences, scientists, community activists, artists, policy and business
professionals, and development workers. Sessions will run for 90 minutes;
individual papers should be 15 to 20 minutes (followed by questions),
panels about an hour and ten minutes. Displays, interactive
demonstrations, and book promotions are welcome. We envision a discussion
forum wrap-up as the final session on Saturday.

You can submit proposals for individual papers, full sessions, or panel
presentations for review by the program committee. All proposals should
include the name and affiliation of the participant(s) with contact
information; the title of the presentation (if panel or session, the panel
title); a one-page abstract of (each of) the presentation(s); and
audiovisual needs. Please include a biodata sheet. You will receive
notification of acceptance by February 1, 2007. If you have any questions,
please contact the members of the program committee:

P?ivi Hoikkala:, or (909) 869-4574
Dorothy D. Wills:, or (909) 869-3582

Please submit your proposal electronically to no
later than January 10, 2007, or by mail c/o Betsy Kinder, Program
Committee, International Conference, International Center, Cal Poly
Pomona, 3801 W. Temple Avenue, Pomona,
CA 91768.

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