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
The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University hosted 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 was offered with support from Richard T. Nasti, chairperson for the Center for Italian Studies Advisory Council.
The program included presentations by judges, prosecutors, journalists, religious and labor representatives, and scholars. Discussions continued 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 were welcomed to attend this free event.