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    • March 07, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Loma Linda University, 3rd fl. Centennial Complex -
    Register

    World Affairs Council Inland Southern California is proud to bring a
    critical discussion on a topic that impacts our region and our world.


    Human Migration
    A Politically Charged Global Issue

    featuring a discussion with Dr. Selin Yildiz Nielsen



     Dr. Selin Nielsen

    March 7, 2019
    5:30 - 7:30 pm

    Reception & Sign-in: 5:30 - 6:00 pm
    Talk & Discussion: 6:00 to 7:30 pm

    Loma Linda University
    3rd fl.
    Centennial Complex
    24760 Stewart St., Loma Linda CA 92354
    Free Parking in Lot X at Centennial Complex

    Event Cost: Reception and Talk
    Preregistered Current Members = $15
    Preregistered Non members/Former members = $20
    Walk-ins not preregistered = $20
    Pre-registered - Talk Only

    Members/nonmembers = $10
    University Students & HS Students with  teacher = free

    Register at:

    https://www.wacinlandsocal.org

     

    Human migration is taking place all over the world as wars, political upheaval, climate change, terrorism, trafficking, and extreme poverty displace people or make survival in one’s home region tenuous. As we have seen from anthropology and new DNA based ancestry analysis, global migration has been happening since the beginning of humankind. It has always shaped communities, economies and cultures. What is rarely discussed are the different categories of migrants and the legal systems that protect both local communities and migrants themselves.


    Selin Yildiz Nielsen
    , Co-founder and President of Glocally Connected, has worked in international education  for the last 20 years in California, Iowa, Washington D.C., and the Republic of Turkey. Dr. Yildiz Nielsen’s work with refugees started in a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating migrant and refugee integration in Iowa. She has also led projects providing educational assistance to teachers in Syrian refugee camps in Southeast Turkey during her time as a visiting professor in the region.

    Please download and share the attached flier attached with friends and colleagues.
    Human MigrationFlierFinal.pdf


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