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Summercourse| Honours Class

Migration and the Family in the Globalising World Summercourse

Date
Monday 20 June 2016 - Friday 1 July 2016
Room
KOG

In the globalising world, it increasingly occurs that families have ties with more than one state. What implications does migration have for the family, and what role does the family play in migration? These issues are addressed from an interdisciplinary perspective in this summer course.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights positions the family as the core unit of society. In the globalising world, it increasingly occurs that families have ties with more than one state. In admission policies, family unification has become one of the largest regularised immigration flows. The internationalisation of the family brings about specific challenges and opportunities. In this Honours Class, the students will explore the theme by attending lectures by leading experts in the field on several current topics.

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