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British refugee integration expert returning to Dunedin for lecture series

Tuesday, 9 July 2019 11:30am

The University of Otago’s Centre for Global Migrations says having Professor Alison Phipps, OBE, return to Dunedin as the prestigious De Carle Distinguished Lecturer for 2019 will promote wide-ranging and insightful discussion on a host of refugee integration issues and trends.

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Events provide insider’s perspective of brutality of Manus Island prison

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 10:04am

When Manus Island detainee and award-winning novelist Behrouz Boochani is interviewed at the Dunedin Public Library on 23 June, he hopes his harrowing story will increase awareness of the inhumane Australian border regime.

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Ex-refugees explain difficulties faced, resettlement rewards

Wednesday, 7 November 2018 7:41am

Coverage of the opening session of our Refuge in the City: Former Refugees in Urban New Zealand conference appears in the Otago Daily Times, 7 November 2018.

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Dunedin Refugee Conference

Thursday, 18 October 2018 7:13am

Coverage of our forthcoming Refuge in the City: Former Refugees in Urban New Zealand conference appears in the Otago Daily Times, 17 Octobber 2018.

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Associate Director, Professor Henry Johnson, performs Japanese drumming at cultural diversity festival

Tuesday, 7 August 2018 9:29am

Our Associate Director Professor Henry Johnson performs Japanese drumming at a cultural festival in Queenstown.

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Centre's 2018 Visiting Scholar, Dr Tiffany Cone, explores international student experiences

Monday, 6 August 2018 12:45pm

Dr Tiffany Cone, the 2018 Centre for Global Migrations Visiting Scholar, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 4 August 2018, discussing a comparative study on the experiences of international students at Otago and at her institution in Bangladesh.

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Graves give up secrets: Our seminar speaker Professor Hallie Buckley

Friday, 6 April 2018 8:10am

Coverage in the Otago Daily Times, 27 March 2018, of Professor Hallie Buckley's seminar, jointly hosted by the Centre for Global Migrations and Department of History and Art History.

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Benefits outweigh challenges in receiving migrants

Monday, 12 February 2018 8:35am

Our Centre member Dr Dennis Wesselbaum's opinion piece on Dunedin's opportunity to benefit from climate change migrants.

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On the Move: Feature on Centre for Global Migrations

Monday, 12 February 2018 8:18am

The Centre for Global Migrations features in the University of Otago magazine (October 2017). 

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New Zealand 'Amazing' to Refugees

Tuesday, 5 December 2017 6:59am

Professor Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 5 December 2017, ahead of her public talk in Dunedin.

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Climate Change a 'key' factor in Migration

Monday, 6 November 2017 8:57am

Our member Dr Dennis Wesselbaum appears in the New Zealand Herald, 11 October 2017, examining climate change as a key driver for migration.

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Report on Geopolitics of Migration conference

Friday, 14 July 2017 8:47am

Our Associate Director, Associate Professor Jacqui Leckie, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 3 July 2017, discussing the 52nd Otago Foreign Policy School on the Geopolitics of Migration.

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Centre's 2017 Visiting Scholar, Dr Yassir Morsi, on Muslims, migration, belonging and becoming

Friday, 30 June 2017 2:09pm

Dr Yassir Morsi, the 2017 Centre for Global Migrations Visiting Scholar, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 30 June 2017, in relation to his public talk on Muslims, migration, belonging and becoming.

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DNA tests in schools to study global human migration

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 6:47am

Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith, member of the Centre for Global Migrations, brings DNA tests to schools to encourage the study of global human migration.

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Artefacts from early Chinese goldminers in Otago may exhibit in China

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 6:53am

Professor Richard Walter, member of the Centre for Global Migrations, appears in the Otago Daily Times, 21 June 2017, discussing artefacts from early Chinese goldminers in Otago, which may travel to China for exhibition.

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Studying global migrations with an eye to history

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 6:09am

Professor Angela McCarthy, Director of the Centre for Global Migrations, explains the importance of studying global migrations with an eye to history while remaining alert to contemporary contexts in an opinion piece for the New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2017.

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Launch of Centre for Global Migrations

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:15am

The Centre for Global Migrations at the University of Otago held its launch on Wednesday 26 April 2017. The event also paid tribute to our friend and colleague, Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie.