Perry World House Workshop: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Global Challenges of Urbanization and Migration

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Perry World House Workshop: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Global Challenges of Urbanization and Migration

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Claudia Cohen Hall 249 South 36th Street The Terrace Room (G14) Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Lunch will be available from 12:30-1:00 PM.

A reception will begin following the last panel.

This half day workshop is convened by Perry World House, Penn's new hub for global engagement and international policy research. It aims to identify and explore some of the most pressing questions in the space of urbanization and migration by showcasing the work of Penn faculty; the panels will be organized so as to highlight different methodological and disciplinary approaches to this research. The workshop will also feature external participants, including Lina Bassarsky from the UN Population Division, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for International Law and Public Policy at Temple University School of Law, and Ananya Roy, Professor and Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Inequality and Democracy and Director of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, who will present and provide feedback. The workshop will help inform the work of the Global Innovation Institute, the research component of Perry World House, which will bring rigorous interdisciplinary research to bear on pressing global policy challenges.

This workshop features panels organized by Penn faculty members Emilio Parrado (Sociology), Nancy Hirschmann (Political Science and Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies), and Stefan Al (PennDesign). This event is co-sponsored by PennDesign, the Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and Women, and Penn's School of Arts and Sciences, and the Penn Institute for Urban Research.

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This half day workshop is convened by Perry World House, Penn's new hub for global engagement and international policy research. It aims to identify and explore some of the most pressing questions in the space of urbanization and migration, highlighting interdisciplinary research being conducted at the University of Pennsylvania.

1:00-2:15 PM Sociological and Demographic Approaches to Urbanization & Migration

Michel Guillot, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Emily Hannum, Associate Professor of Sociology and Education, University of Pennsylvania and Natalie Young, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania

Lina Bassarsky, Population Affairs Officer, United Nations Population Division

Emilio Parrado (moderator), Professor and Chair of Sociology; Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania

2:30-3:45 PM Gender-based Approaches to Urbanization & Migration

Janice Madden, Professor of Regional Science, Sociology, Urban Studies, and Real Estate, University of Pennsylvania

Jaya Ramji-Nogales, I. Herman Stern Professor of Law, Co-Director, Institute for International Law and Public Policy, Temple University, Beasley School of Law

Anne Teitelman, Patricia Bleznak Silverstein and Howard A. Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women's Health Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Nancy Hirschmann (moderator), Professor of Political Science; Director, Program on Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies; Director, Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and Women, University of Pennsylvania

4:00-5:15 PM Design & Development Approaches to Urbanization & Migration

Ananya Roy, Professor and Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Inequality and Democracy; Director, Institute on Inequality and Democracy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, presenting: “Urban Color-Lines: How Poor People’s Movements are Making Territory in the Global City”

Stefan Al (discussant), Associate Professor, PennDesign

5:15-6:00 PM Reception