Outreach Event: Global Migration Discussion Group

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September 30, 2017
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Location
Enarson Classroom Building 160

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2017-09-30 10:00:00 2017-09-30 12:00:00 Outreach Event: Global Migration Discussion Group The year 2015 saw the highest numbers ever recorded of international migrants worldwide. Over 244 million people live outside their countries of origin, making one and seven humans on earth a migrant. Of this number, 65.3 million people have been forcibly moved due to war or persecution.  With more people on the move than ever before, and with our own government reducing immigrant and refugee quotas, it is crucial that we understand human mobility from a global perspective.The five area studies centers in the Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University have collaborated to create the Global Migration Discussion Group for K12 teachers. The group will meet on Saturdays five times throughout the 2017-2018 school year. The group will explore trends in migration in Africa, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Each meeting will host a migration expert whose presentation will focus on themes in migration in one of the five world regions.Following the presentation there will be time for a discussion based on a pre-assigned reading covering the topic presented. Teachers are invited to attend as many sessions as they’d like and are eligible to earn a contact hours’ certificate for each session attended, and one C.E.U. for attending all five sessions.   April 7: East Asian Studies Center presents*:"People on the Move: Migration in China" by Stanley Toops (Miami University)Following the film, there will be a screening of Last Train Home at 3:00pm*Please note this group will meet in Hagerty Hall (1775 College Rd.) at 1:00pm ​Contact Kathryn Metz if you would like to participate in the Global Migration Discussion Group.  Enarson Classroom Building 160 Center for Slavic and East European Studies cseees@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Location
Enarson Classroom Building 160

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All Day
Location
Enarson Classroom Building 160

February 17, 2018
All Day
Location
Enarson Classroom Building 160

April 7, 2018
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Location
Enarson Classroom Building 160

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2018-04-07 13:00:00 2018-04-07 15:00:00 Outreach Event: Global Migration Discussion Group The year 2015 saw the highest numbers ever recorded of international migrants worldwide. Over 244 million people live outside their countries of origin, making one and seven humans on earth a migrant. Of this number, 65.3 million people have been forcibly moved due to war or persecution.  With more people on the move than ever before, and with our own government reducing immigrant and refugee quotas, it is crucial that we understand human mobility from a global perspective.The five area studies centers in the Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University have collaborated to create the Global Migration Discussion Group for K12 teachers. The group will meet on Saturdays five times throughout the 2017-2018 school year. The group will explore trends in migration in Africa, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Each meeting will host a migration expert whose presentation will focus on themes in migration in one of the five world regions.Following the presentation there will be time for a discussion based on a pre-assigned reading covering the topic presented. Teachers are invited to attend as many sessions as they’d like and are eligible to earn a contact hours’ certificate for each session attended, and one C.E.U. for attending all five sessions.   April 7: East Asian Studies Center presents*:"People on the Move: Migration in China" by Stanley Toops (Miami University)Following the film, there will be a screening of Last Train Home at 3:00pm*Please note this group will meet in Hagerty Hall (1775 College Rd.) at 1:00pm ​Contact Kathryn Metz if you would like to participate in the Global Migration Discussion Group.  Enarson Classroom Building 160 Center for Slavic and East European Studies cseees@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The year 2015 saw the highest numbers ever recorded of international migrants worldwide. Over 244 million people live outside their countries of origin, making one and seven humans on earth a migrant. Of this number, 65.3 million people have been forcibly moved due to war or persecution.  With more people on the move than ever before, and with our own government reducing immigrant and refugee quotas, it is crucial that we understand human mobility from a global perspective.

The five area studies centers in the Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University have collaborated to create the Global Migration Discussion Group for K12 teachers. The group will meet on Saturdays five times throughout the 2017-2018 school year. The group will explore trends in migration in Africa, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Each meeting will host a migration expert whose presentation will focus on themes in migration in one of the five world regions.

Following the presentation there will be time for a discussion based on a pre-assigned reading covering the topic presented. Teachers are invited to attend as many sessions as they’d like and are eligible to earn a contact hours’ certificate for each session attended, and one C.E.U. for attending all five sessions.   

April 7: East Asian Studies Center presents*:

  • "People on the Move: Migration in China" by Stanley Toops (Miami University)

*Please note this group will meet in Hagerty Hall (1775 College Rd.) at 1:00pm 

Contact Kathryn Metz if you would like to participate in the Global Migration Discussion Group.