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Center for Italian Studies Conference

The Challenges of Migration in North America and Europe:
Comparing Policies and Models of Reception

November, 2, 3 & 4 2017

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The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University will host the U.S. component of a two-series international conference, "The Challenge of Migration in Europe and the United States: Comparing Policies and Models of Reception," November 2 through November 4 at various locations on campus.

The conference is being offered with support from Richard T. Nasti, chairperson for the Center for Italian Studies Advisory Council.

The program includes presentations by judges, prosecutors, journalists, religious and labor representatives, and scholars. Discussions will continue on the causes, behavior and effects of both voluntary and forced migration across Europe and North American that were analyzed in the European counterpart of this conference, held in Agrigento, Sicily, in June 2017.

All are welcome to attend this free event. Call the Center for Italian Studies at (631) 632-7444 for a detailed program with locations, times, and information about the presenters.


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