Brown Bag Lunch Lecture mit Prof. Dr. James F. Hollifield

Am Donnerstag, den 20. Juni wird der amerikanische Migrationsforscher Prof. Dr. James F. Hollifield von der Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, um 12.00 Uhr in Raum 101 eine Brown Bag Lunch Lecture zum Thema "The Emerging Migration State: how states manage migration for strategic gains" halten.

Prof. Dr. James F. Hollifield is Ora Nixon Arnold Professor of International Political Economy in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He received his PhD in political science from Duke University in 1985. As member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he has worked as a consultant for a variety of governmental and intergovernmental organizations, and has published widely on international political and economic issues, including Immigrants, Markets, and States (Harvard UP, 1992), L’immigration et l’Etat Nation (L’Harmattan, 1997), Controlling Immigration (Stanford UP, 2nd Edition, 2004), Migration Theory: Talking Across Disciplines (Routledge, 2nd Edition, 2008), and International Political Economy: History, Theory and Policy (Cambridge UP, forthcoming) along with numerous other books and scientific articles. Hollifield has been the recipient of grants from private corporations and foundations as well as government agencies, including the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Social Science Research Council, the Sloan Foundation, the Raytheon Company, and the National Science Foundation. His current research looks at the rapidly evolving relationship between trade, migration, and development with a special focus on human capital and how states use migration for strategic gains. He sits on several boards and is currently Chairman of the Owens Foundation and the Dallas County His-torical Foundation, the governing body of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.