|Debating Immigration in the American and French 2012 Presidential Elections|
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 6-8 p.m.
Roundtable on the debates around immigration laws and policies in the 2012 presidential elections in France and the U.S. with Eric Fassin, Michel Feher, Julie Saada, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Jose Moya, Rodolfo de la Garza and Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia.
Eric Fassin is a Professor of Sociology at the Ecole Normale Superieure who has written on issues of sexuality and race in contemporary France and the U.S.
Michel Feher is a philosopher, the editor of Zone Books (in New York), and President of the association Cette France-là.
Julie Saada is a Maître de Conférences in Philosophy at the Université d'Artois, and program director at the Collège International de Philosophie.
Souleymane Bachir Diagne is Professor of French and Philosophy at Columbia.
Jose Moya is Professor of Latin American History at Barnard and director of the Barnard Forum on Migration.
Rodolfo de la Garza is Eaton Professor of Administrative Law and Municipal Science and Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia.
Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia is Senior Researcher at the Center for Political Research, Sciences Po Paris and is currently visiting Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers.
Roundtable discussion organized in partnership with the Collège International de Philosophie, in conjunction with a related event which took place on April 10 at Columbia's Reid Hall in Paris, La question migratoire dans les campagnes présidentielles française et américaine, as part of their series of conferences on Politique au Temps Présent.
For more information and to listen to an audio recording of the April 10 Reid Hall conference, please click here.
Co-sponsored by the Alliance Program, the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Department of Political Science. Partial support provided by Air France.
To read an article about this event published in France-Amerique, please click here.
To watch the video recording of this event, please click here.