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Friday, May 6, 2016

Call for Papers/Convocatoria de Ponencias


Third International Conference of the "Local Action in Response to Migration" Network


With the conference just four months away, the academic bodies comprising the third international conference are seeking interested and relevant persons and institutions to submit papers for presentation.

This two-day conference is designed to share the experiences arising from local action with regard to migration. It will support the examination of key efforts in response to migration and migrants in the framework of the most recent challenges to the dynamics in the movement of peoples that unite Mesoamerica and North America as well as their transnational effects.



For those interested in presenting their findings or investigative work, the substantive focus should be on one of the following two topics:


  • Migration and human rights, or
  • Migration and testimonial/artistic/cultural practices

Proposals must be submitted before June 15th, 2016, to the Human Rights Program email (hrp@umn.edu) with the following information:

  • Title of paper/presentation
  • Sub-topic to which it corresponds
  • Name of author(s)
  • Affiliated institutions
  • Email address of author(s)
  • Abstract (Maximum of 200 words)
  • Curriculum vitae (Maximum of a half page for each author)

Presentations may be submitted in English or Spanish.


For more details in English, click here.

Para más detalles en español, haga click aquí