Integration and citizenship in North America and Europe: Different paths, similar outcomes?
Thomas Faist and Irene Bloemraad
Join Irene Bloemraad, Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Senior Scholar with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and Thomas Faist, Dean of the Faculty of Sociology and Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld University, Germany for an armchair conversation on immigration and belonging in North America and Europe. They will discuss and compare insights across borders on issues such as multiple membership, citizenship, national identities and social inequalities.
This event will take place in English, with simultaneous interpretation available.
Complimentary refreshments will be served.
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The Big Thinking lecture series is held throughout Congress and is open to all attendees and members of the public. This series brings together leading scholars and public figures who can present forward-thinking research, ideas and solutions to the critical questions and issues of our time. The 2015 Big Thinking lecture series is organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the University of Ottawa.