The Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies presents:
Border Protests and Transnational Solidarities
UC Davis Shrem Museum
February 14, 2017, 3-5.30 pm
Roundtable, followed by a reception
This roundtable will bring together activists and scholars from around the world to explore how are borders
conceived of in different sites of struggles against racialized border violence, militarization, occupation, displacement, partition, and colonization.
Nayrouz Abu Hatoum: Visual anthropologist from Palestine and visiting fellow in the Department of History and Art History in Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
Christine Ahn: International Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ and co-founder of the Korea Peace Network.
Azza Falfoul: Activist from Tunisia involved with Alarm Phone/Watch the Med, which organizes in solidarity with migrants crossing the Mediterranean, as well as with Tun’up, a social justice organization promoting education.
Ingrid Vaca: an immigrant rights activist from Bolivia and cofounder of DREAMers Moms USA International who has been involved with the campaigns A World Without Borders and Sea for Bolivia.
Ather Zia: Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Gender Studies, University of Northern Colorado-Greeley and co-founder of Critical Kashmir Studies.
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Also see: http://borderstudies.ucdavis.edu/