Immigration today: Are we abandoning our values?

Featuring Susan Gzesh and Alma Begicevic, MA'99

Susan Gzesh, Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at UC, will discuss the difference between migrants and refugees, and she will explain the history of why there is such a large undocumented Mexican population in the US, based on changes in US law.


Alma Begicevic, MA’99 (Human Rights) currently teaches Sociology at Loyola University Chicago and previously taught international law at the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Alma will give an overview of the most recent migrant crisis from a global perspective, focusing on Eastern Europe, and will discuss the responses to this crisis.


There will be plenty of time for questions and a discussion.

April 9, 2019, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
5:30-6:30 p.m. Registration, buffet, and networking
6:00-7:00 p.m. Presentation and questions
7:00-7:30 p.m. Buffet and networking


Cost: $35 per person


For questions about this program, please contact the UChicago Alumni Association at alumniassociation@uchicago.edu.



Event Information


5:30PM - 7:30PM Tue 9 Apr 2019 ( Timezone: Central )


Conference Chicago
525 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605 USA

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Look Who's Coming:

Anne Petersen
Cheryl Cohen
Elizabeth Bleakley
Adrienne Naumann
Elizabeth Stefanski
Sarah Zimmerman
  (Guest of Elizabeth Johnson)
Elizabeth Johnson
Anne Osterman
  University of Chicago Press
Wende Fox
Betty Rivera
Robert Devendorf
Karin Janowski
Sigrid Schmidt
Ginny Davis
Leslie Recht
Hazel Vespa
Tom Robb
Phyllis Robb
Marilyn Krogh
Patricia Pittsford
Liliana Fargo
... a total of 23 guests.
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