Panel Topic

The International Context of North American Migration: How Are We Faring in the International Sphere?

Start Date

30-4-2011 10:30 AM

End Date

30-4-2011 12:00 PM

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Bio:

Daniel Hiebert is a Professor of Geography at UBC and Co-Director of Metropolis British Columbia, a centre of excellence dedicated to studying immigration and diversity. His research focus on the integration of immigrants in Canadian cities, particularly on issues related to their participation in housing and labour markets. He has published this research in a series of Metropolis Working Papers and a variety of academic journals. He is also engaged in international collaborative projects on these subjects, with scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Germany, and Sweden, and occupied the position of Guest Professor of Migration Studies, in Memory of Willy Brandt, at Malmö University, in 2009-2010.


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Apr 30th, 10:30 AM Apr 30th, 12:00 PM

Focusing a Swedish Lens on Canadian Immigration Policy

The International Context of North American Migration: How Are We Faring in the International Sphere?

Bio:

Daniel Hiebert is a Professor of Geography at UBC and Co-Director of Metropolis British Columbia, a centre of excellence dedicated to studying immigration and diversity. His research focus on the integration of immigrants in Canadian cities, particularly on issues related to their participation in housing and labour markets. He has published this research in a series of Metropolis Working Papers and a variety of academic journals. He is also engaged in international collaborative projects on these subjects, with scholars in Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Germany, and Sweden, and occupied the position of Guest Professor of Migration Studies, in Memory of Willy Brandt, at Malmö University, in 2009-2010.