Sawyer Seminar Roundtable: Understanding the Drivers of Migration through Fieldwork and Field Experiments

By Humanities Center

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:00pm to 2:00pm

755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

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Introductory Remarks 12-12:20
What Do Anthropologists Know about Migration?: Personal Reflections 
Daniel Reichman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Rochester
What Can(’t) Field Experiments Teach Us about Migration?
Travis Baseler, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Rochester
Ethnographies of Migration in the "Northern Triangle" 12:20-1:00
Remittances as Rents in a Guatemalan Town: How Debt, Asylum and the U.S. Job Market Can Produce Vulnerability to Human Trafficking 
David Stoll, Professor of Anthropology, Middlebury College
Expert Framing and Slippery Statistics: Bureaucracy, Violence, and Salvadoran Emigration 
(Via Zoom)
Miranda Cady Hallett, Associate Director of Human Rights Studies and
Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology, University of Dayton

Understanding Migration Through Field Experiments  1:05-1:45
Studying the Consequences of Migration within the Global South
Yang Yang Zhou, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia
Immigrants: Pulling us Back or Pushing us Forward?
Dany Bahar, Associate Professor of Practice of International and Public Affairs, Brown University
Audience Q&A to Follow

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