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Citizenship, Democracy and Ethnocultural Diversity
Newsletter of the Queen's Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy
No. 39, December 2005

Contents


1. Introduction
2. Upcoming Conferences
3. Recent Publications
4. Call for Papers
5. Related Research Projects

1. INTRODUCTION


The Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy at Queen's University is organizing a multi-year, research project on citizenship, democracy and minority rights in multiethnic states, under the direction of Prof. Will Kymlicka. As part of this project, the Forum distributes a quarterly newsletter updating recent developments in the field, of which this is the thirty-ninth issue. We hope that it will be of interest to anyone working in the field, whether in academia, public service, or non-governmental organizations.


If you would like to be added to the mailing list for this newsletter, please contact us at cded@post.queensu.ca. Back-issues of the newsletter are posted on the Web on Will Kymlicka's home-page: http://www.queensu.ca/cded/news.html

2. UPCOMING CONFERENCES


In recognition of International Human Rights Day, the Human Rights Division of Ramat-Gan College of Law (Israel) held its first international human rights conference on "Multiculturalism and Antidiscrimination Law" from December 10-12, 2005. Participants included; Nancy Rosenblum, Steve Macedo, Rajeev Bhargava, Chaim Gans, Alon Harel, Jeff Halev-Spinner, Yoav Peled and Ruth Gavison. Information on participants, paper abstracts and commentaries can be viewed on the conference's web-site: http://www.rg-law.ac.il/conference05/


The Centre of Policy and Practice will host the 4th International Conference on Civic Education: Research and Practice from January 19-21, 2006, at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs, in Florida, USA. This interdisciplinary conference will bring together educators, university faculty, researchers and administrators, policy makers and members of youth-serving community based organizations to discuss the civic skills and commitments necessary for flourishing democracy. Topics to be discussed include service-learning, moral education, character education, democratic education, violence prevention and substance abuse prevention. For further information, visit the following conference website: http://www.civicedconf.org/civiced.html


A conference on the "Role of Social Partners and Civil Society in the Integration of New Migrants" will be held by the University of Oxford's Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) on February 22, 2006. This event will investigate ways to provide support to the non-governmental sector for its economic, social, cultural and political contributions to migrant integration. Speakers will include Rt. Hon Charles Clarke, Secretary of State for the Home Office. Additional information will be posted prior to the event on the COMPAS website: http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/events/future_conferences_events.shtml


The 16th Annual Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASEN) Conference is dedicated to the theme: "Nations and their Pasts: Representing the Past, Building the Future". The event will take place at the London School of Economics from March 28-30, 2006. The first day will involve general discussion of the conference theme by leaders in the field, and the second will offer participants a chance to examine the significance of nations' pasts through a series of panel sessions on topics such as constructing and changing national pasts, myths and memories of nations, new nations and their pasts, and present representations of the national past. Send inquiries to: asen@lse.ac.uk or look for updates on the conference website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ASEN/conference2006.htm


An interdisciplinary conference entitled "Human Rights: A Growing World without Them" will be hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia (USA), from March 30-31, 2006. This conference will bring together scholars/researchers from a variety of disciplines to address the principle of universal human rights. Faculty, students and independent researchers in fields such as English and foreign literatures, history, art history, the sciences, philosophy and religion, music, theater and dance, political science, psychology, sociology and others are invited to submit abstracts and/or proposals for panels and workshops prior to February 28, 2006. For more information, contact: Giuliana Fazzion, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, James Madison University, 800 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, USA; tel: +1 (540) 568-6068 or 6128; fax: +1 (540) 568-6904; email: fazziogx@jmu.edu Submission guidelines are posted on the conference call for papers: http://www.jmu.edu/jmuweb/fs/news/fs6288.shtml


A conference on "Global Feminisms: The Role of Women in Building States and Societies" will be hosted by the Women and Gender Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, from March 30-April 1, 2006. Session titles will include; "Feminism and Governance", "Conflict, Gender Violence", "Memory in Social and State Reconstruction", and "Feminism, Citizenship and Diversity." Participants have been drawn internationally from numerous disciplines. Speakers will include; Kawango Agot (Social Geographer, Kenya), Akosua Ampofo (Sociologist, Ghana), Agnieszka Graff (Cultural Studies, Poland), Vesna Kesic (Sociologist, Croatia), Mona Krook (Political Scientist, USA), and Lakshmi Lingam (Health Sociologist, India). For additional information, contact: Mary Ann Dzuback (email: madzubac@artsci.wustl.edu).


A workshop on "Migrations between East and West: Normalizing the Periphery" will be hosted by the Research School for Southeast Asian Studies, Xiamen University (China), from April 2-5, 2006, with the support of the Institute for Ethnic and Migration Studies, University of Amsterdam, and other partners. Panels will be dedicated to past and present forms of East-West migration, Diaspora, the formation of satellite communities, the politics of migration, and issues surrounding security and diplomacy. For further details, contact: Jan Rath, Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies, University of Amsterdam (email: j.c.rath@uva.nl) or Zhuang Guotu, Research School, for Southeast Asian Studies, Xiamen University (email: gtzhuang@jingxian.xmu.edu.cn).


The Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ACSANZ) will host its biennial conference at the University of Otago, in Dunedin, from April 11-13, 2006. Designed to reflect the theme "Canada and Australasia: Globalization, Nations, Cultures, and Borders", the event will feature dialogues, panel presentations, and paper presentations. Those wishing to present at the conference (both graduate students and academics are welcome) should email a one page abstract (indicate "ACSANZ Abstract" in the subject line) prior to January 27, 2006, to: David B. MacDonald, Political Studies Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ; email: david.macdonald@stonebow.otago.ac.nz Some additional information is posted on ACSANZ's website: http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~acsanz/


A conference entitled "Naming Race, Naming Racism" will be held by the University of Memphis from April 20-21, 2006, as the first annual colloquium of the Scholars in Critical Race Studies (SCRS) at University of Memphis. Inquiries or proposals to: jjudaken@memphis.edu


An international conference entitled ""What is Global Ethics and How to Research it?" will be held in Ghent (Belgium), from April 27-29, 2006. The conference will be hosted by the Center for Ethics & Value Inquiry, Ghent University, Belgium. The aim of the conference is to create a forum where approaches and issues in researching global ethics can be discussed by scholars with various academic backgrounds (philosophy, ethics, sociology, geography, international relations, anthropology, political science, others). Keynote speakers will include: Carol Gould, Christien van den Anker, and Gérald Berthoud. For more, look for conference updates on the CEVI website: http://www.cevi-globalethics.be/page.php?FILE=subject&LAN=E&ID=265&PAGE=1


The 4th International Conference of the Danish Network on Political Theory will be held at Aalborg University, Denmark, from May 4-6, 2006. Entitled "Globalisation and the Political Theory of the Welfare State and Citizenship", this event will explore tensions between transnational politics, equality, social rights, universalism and particularism, welfare solidarity and migration, and citizenship rights and migration. Keynote speakers will include: Jorgen Goulo Anderson, Will Kymlicka, Ruth Lister and Bryan Turner. Potential presenters should submit a 300-word abstract prior to February 1, 2006 using the on-line application system found on the conference website: http://www.ihis.aau.dk/freia/ocs/index.php?cf=2 For additional information, contact: Birte Siim (email: siim@ihis.aau.dk).


The 5th Annual Conference of Researchers and Academics of Colour for Equality (R.A.C.E.), in conjunction with the Centre for Social Justice and Anti-Oppressive Education at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, will take place from May 4-6, 2006. The theme of this year's event is "The Race/Culture Divide in Education, Law and the Helping Professions". Keynote speakers will include: Emma LaRocque and Andrea Smith. Inquiries should be directed to conference organizers; Verna St. Denis (verna.stdenis@usask.ca), Sherene Razack (srazack@oise.utoronto.ca) or Carol Schick (carol.schick@uregina.ca). Additional information is available on the following website: http://www.sasktelwebsite.net/coggd/pages/conference.html


The 6th International University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Philosophy will explore the theme "Freedom and Law". The event will be held at the University of Toronto, from May 12-14, 2006. The objective is to explore largely unexplored links and rifts between epistemological, metaphysical and normative relationships between freedom and law. The submission deadline is January 30, 2006. Inquiries and questions should be sent to: freedom.and.law@hotmail.com Conference information is posted at: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/gpsu/conf/


The 7th Biennial Conference of the European Community Studies Association - Canada (ECSA-C) will explore the theme "What Kind of Europe? Multiculturalism, Migration, Political Community and Lessons from Canada". Held in Victoria, Canada, from May 19-20, 2006, the event will examine Europe's constitutional convention, the 2004 enlargement, and challenges emerging from the negotiation process with four new prospective EU members. Those wishing to participate should email a one-page summary of the paper proposed and a brief CV to both program chairs: Edelgard Mahant (Mahant@glendon.yorku.ca) and Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly (ebrunetj@uvic.ca). The submission deadline is January 31, 2006. Information is posted on the following website: http://web.uvic.ca/ecsac/


The XXIV Session of the International Varna Philosophical School, held between June 3-6, 2006, at the Residence of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Varna, will explore international philosophical research discussing the relationship between diversity and unity in integrating and enlarging Europe. The Varna International Philosophical School is a forum organized by the Institute for Philosophical Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Scientists. This year's event, entitled "Challenges facing Philosophy in United Europe", will include sections on correlations between national and continental philosophies, constructing a European identity, Europe and the "clash of civilizations", and epistemic cultures and identities in universal, national and local Europe. Working languages will be Bulgarian, Russian and English. Proposals should be sent prior to April, 2006, to: Organizing Committee of the International Varna Philosophical School, Sofia 1000, Institute for Philosophical Research, 6 Patriarch Evtimiy Blvd; email: philosophybulgaria@abv.bg; tel: 359 2 9810791. Other inquiries should be sent to the to conference organizers at the following email addresses: ambareva@yahoo.com or julvadi@abv.bg


An international workshop on "Sovereignty, Secession and the Right to Self-determination" will take place from June 15-16, 2006, at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law (IISJ) in Oñati (Basque Country, Spain). Keynote speakers will be Margaret Moore and Michael Keating. Suggested themes for contributions include; cases of self-determination, secession and constitutionalism, sovereignty and foreign intervention, the evolution in international law of the right to self-determination, self-determination as a tool for conflict prevention, self-determination and minority protection, the ethics of secession, and the Basque case. The submission deadline is January 31, 2006. Submissions should include a 150-word abstract and be edited to a 30-minute presentation time. Papers should be submitted electronically to the address below (using the email subject heading "SSRS Workshop Submission"). The official languages of the conference are English and Basque. For more information or general inquiries, please email: ekai@berkeley.edu or consult the conference website: http://www.iisj.es


The 6th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations will take place in the Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, USA, from June 12-15, 2006. The typical issues discussed at this event, which include human rights, diversity and social justice, loom larger than ever in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. For this reason, this conference will include a specific focus on New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina and its effects. The conference was originally scheduled to be held at Xavier University, a historically black institution seriously damaged by the hurricane. Xavier plans to reopen in January 2006, but the conference nonetheless had to be re-scheduled at the New Orleans Sheraton. For additional information, go to the following website: http://www.Diversity-Conference.com


An International Conference organized by the Universidade Fernando Pessoa (Portugal) will concentrate on the theme "Citizenship(s): International Congress on Discourses and Practices". This event, which will take place from June 20-July 1, 2006, in Porto, Portugal, will approach citizenship as a concept and practice that covers many aspects of social and individual life, sometimes requiring citizens' active and responsible participation in a democratic social order. The deadline for submission of abstracts/proposals is January 31, 2006. Inquiries should be sent to: toldy@ufp.pt Further information is posted on the following conference website: http://www.ufp.pt/page.php?intPageObjId=14469


The theme of the 2006 COMPAS (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society) Annual Conference will be "International Labour Migration: In Whose Interests?". The event will be held at Oxford University from July 5-6, 2006. Key questions to be explored include: what are the processes driving and shaping international labour migration? What are the impacts of international labour migration on receiving countries, migrants and their countries of origin? What should be the objectives of labour migration policies? How should the interests of the receiving countries be balanced with those of migrants and their countries of origin? What policies and governance arrangements are best suited to effectively manage international labour migration? Inquiries to: Emma Newcombe, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, 58 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6QS, UK; email: emma.newcombe@compas.ox.ac.uk Additional information is posted at: http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/events/AC_call_for_papers.shtml

3. RECENT PUBLICATIONS (all prices in U.S. dollars).


BOOKS


Alcoff, Linda Martin (2005) Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self (Oxford UP) $29.95


Barany, Zoltan & Robert Moser (eds) (2005) Ethnic Politics After Communism (Cornell UP) $19.95


Browne, Donald (2005) Ethnic Minorities, Electronic Media, and the Public Sphere (Hampton) $24.95


Dodson, Howard & Sylviane A. Dique (2005) In Motion: The African American Migration Experience (National Geographic) $23.10


Grosby, Steven (2005) Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford UP) $9.95


Horton, Carol (2005) Race and the Making of American Liberalism (Oxford) $39.95


Huntington, Samuel P. (2005) Who Are We: The Challenges to America's National Identity (Simon and Schuster) $10.88


Jackson-Preece, Jennifer (2005) Minority Rights (Polity) $22.95


Koopmans, Ruud et. al. (2005) Contested Citizenship: Immigration and Cultural Diversity in Europe (U Minnesota Press) $29.95


Maiz, Ramon & Ferran Requejo (eds) (2005) Democracy, Nationalism, And Multiculturalism (Routledge) $125.00


O'Flynn, Ian & David Russell (eds) (2005) Power Sharing: New Challenges for Divided Societies (Pluto Press) $32.50


Ostrom, Elinor (2005) Understanding Institutional Diversity (Princeton UP) $27.95


Swaine, Lucas (2005) The Liberal Conscience: Politics and Principle in a World of Religious Pluralism (Columbia UP) $35.00


Torpey, John (2006) Making Whole What has been Smashed: On Reparations Politics (Harvard UP) $35.00


Valls, Andrew (ed) (2005) Race and Racism in Modern Philosophy (Cornell UP) $21.95


Weller, Marc (ed) (2005) The Rights of Minorities: A Commentary on the European Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (Oxford UP) $185.00


Weller, Marc & Stefan Wolff (2005) Autonomy, Self-governance and Conflict Resolution. Innovative Approaches to Institutional Design In Divided Societies (Routledge) $115.00

Journal Special Issues


The current issue of the journal Hagar: Studies in Culture, Polities and Identities is dedicated to the topic "Muslims in Europe" (Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 2005). The issue includes articles on secularity and public reason, forms of Muslim self-perception, the history and memory of discrimination, and other topics related to Muslims' experiences in Europe.


A recent issue of PS: Politics Science and Politics (journal of the American Political Science Association) contains a symposium on "Changing Citizenship Theory and Practice: Comparative Perspectives in a Democratic Framework" (Vol. XXXVIII, No. 4, October 2005). Articles by Martin Heisler, Seyla Benhabib, Rogers M. Smith, Rainer Bauböck and Aihwa Ong are included.


A recent issue of Cultural Survival Quarterly (Vol. 28/3, 2004) examines "The International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples". Articles discuss the role of indigenous peoples and states at the UN, as well as case studies of the impact of international advocacy in local settings. The issue is introduced with an article by Ellen L. Lutz, and is available on-line at: http://209.200.101.189/publications/csq/index.cfm?id=28.3


A special issue of the journal Patterns of Prejudice is dedicated to issues of culture, diversity and multiculturalism (Vol. 39, No., 4, December 2005). Contributions by Kenan Malik, Alana Lentin, Paul Gilroy, Jude Davies are included.


A recent issue of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research has a debate on Migration, Diversity, Multiculturalism, Citizenship: Challenges for Cities in Europe and North America (Vol. 29, No. 3, September 2005). Articles by Roger Keil & Kurt Hübner, Detlev Ipsen and Patricia K. Wood & Liette Gilbert are included.


A recent issue of Ethnopolitics is dedicated to the theme "The Ethnopolitics of Elections" (Vol. 4, No. 4, November 2005). This issue includes articles by Renske Doorenspleet, Eben Friedman and Sarah Abraham, along with a thematic introduction written by Florian Bieber and Stefan Wolff.


The current issue of The Journal of Social Philosophy contains an "author meets critics" section featuring J. Angelo Corlett's book Race, Racism and Reparations (Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 2005). Linda Alcoff, Charles Mills and Paul Taylor contribute articles, followed with a response from Corlett.


A recent issue of the journal People and Place explores policies and attitudes surrounding immigration and multiculturalism in Australia (Vol. 13, No. 3, 2005). The Journal of Common Market Studies recently published a special issue on "Migrants and Minorities in Europe", guest-edited by Gwendolyn Sasse and Eiko Thielemann (Vol. 43/3, 2005). Contributors include Ryszard Cholewinski, Gabriel Toggenburg, James Hughes, Andrew Geddes, Gary Freeman, Paul Statham and others.


Educational Review recently published a special issue on "Global Citizenship Education" (Vol. 58, No. 1, February 2006). Articles by Mary Joy Pigozzi, Lynn Davies, Hiromi Yamashita, and Michele Schweisfurth are included.


A symposium contained in a recent issue of the journal Higher Education Policy explores issues surrounding higher education and intercultural learning (Vol. 18, No. 4, December 1005). Contributions take up such issues as identity, culture and cosmopolitan futures, interculturality in relation to education and work, and religion, theology and multiculturalism in European universities.


The current issue of UNESCO's International Journal on Multicultural Societies (IJMS) is dedicated to the theme "National Identity and Attitudes towards Migrants - Findings from the International Social Survey Program (ISSP)" (Vol. 7, No. 2, 2005). An editorial introduction is provided by Juan-Díez Medrano and Matthias Koenig. Complete articles are accessible at: http://www.unesco.org/shs/ijms/vol7/issue2


The Journal of Moral Philosophy: An international journal of moral, political and legal philosophy recently published a special issue on "Global Justice" (Vol. 2, No. 3, 2005). Complete articles are accessible on the WWW: http://mpj.sagepub.com/current.dtl


A recent issue of the International Journal on Minority and Group Rights contains several articles on the OSCE's Lund Recommendations for the Effective Participation of National Minorities in Public Life (Vol. 12, Nos. 2-3, 2005). Guest Editor for this issue is Krzysztof Drzewicki. Contributors include Kristin Henrard, Sally Holt, Markku Suksi, Mark Lattimer and Gillian Brock.

4. CALL FOR PAPERS


Proposals are now being accepted to contribute to a new series called "Issues in Nationalism" to be published by Ashgate. This series will examine renewed attention on nationalism, focusing on topics such as cultural identity, group boundaries, and their political, social and historical implications, emphasizing contributions from multiple disciplines and theoretical traditions. Proposals should include a statement of aims and rationale, chapter details, author CV, two sample chapters, possible anticipated market and likely completion. For further information or advice on proposal submission, please contact either the Series Commissioning Editor, Kirstin Howgate: khowgate@ashgatepublishing.com) or Series Editor Hudson Meadwell, McGill University (email: hudson.meadwell@mcgill.ca).


Manuscripts are being sought for a Canadian Journal of Education special issue on "Coalition Work in Indigenous Education Contexts" The aim of this special issue is to create an interdisciplinary, intercultural dialogue about "Indigenous history, epistemologies and ontologies". Topics of particular interest include: literary critique, negotiating difference in university classrooms, Indigenous perspectives on curriculum and issues of equity, diversity and politics of difference in educational institutions. Guest editors for this special issue are Delores van der Wey (email: deloresv@ualberta.ca) and Rosemary Foster (ryfoster@ualberta.ca), Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta. Potential contributors should contact a guest editor to obtain submission requirements. Further information is contained in the following on-line document: http://www.csse.ca/CJE/Announcements/CJE_Indigenous_2006.pdf


Status of Women Canada's Policy Research Fund (PRF) seeks proposals for research projects on urban migration and gender equality. Research projects will be completed within one calendar year. The deadline for research proposals is January 16, 2006. For more information, visit the following website: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/funding/prf/prfcfp-051104call_e.html

5. RELATED RESEARCH PROJECTS


The APSA task force on Difference and Inequality in the Developing World co-sponsored a conference on Difference and Inequality in Developing Societies in April, 2005, at the University of Virginia. The aim of this conference was to discuss inequality and difference in developing societies, inequalities and differences in the development of international governance, trajectories of inequality in Latin America and the Middle East, growth and inequality in the world's rapidly expanding economies, and related issues. Complete conference papers and a conference "podcast" are now accessible on the APSA website. http://www.apsanet.org/section_557.cfm


The Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) annually hosts a number of post-doctoral fellows. The fellowship is intended for scholars from outside Belgium who hold doctorates or equivalent qualifications and are active in the field of economic or social ethics, particularly in one or more of the main research themes of the members of the Hoover Chair: the ethical critique of capitalism, the tension between cultural diversity and economic solidarity, linguistic justice, the future of European welfare states, global distributive justice, migration, corporate social responsibility and representative democracy as instruments for the achievement of ethical goals. General information about the University and its Faculties can be found on: http://www.etes.ucl.ac.be/ Inquiries about the fellowship should be sent to: Thérèse Davio, Université catholique de Louvain, Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale, 3 Place Montesquieu, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; fax : +32 10 473952; email : davio@etes.ucl.ac.be


The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program has announced a special competition for the Canada-U.S. Fulbright/Migration Policy Institute Award. The award is for Canadian students and young professionals researching topics relevant to Canadian and U.S. migration policy. The award is tenable at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington D.C. for a period of eight to ten months and includes a stipend of $15,000 (US). The competition deadline is January 5, 2005 for an award to be taken up in September 2006. For application instructions, access the following document: http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/Student_Modified.pdf or go directly to the Fulbright website: http://www.fulbright.ca. For inquiries, contact: Michelle Emond memond@fulbright.ca


The Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA) and Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) of the University of Oxford offer a two year taught MPhil degree in Migration Studies: This MPhil program offers advanced training in migration theory, policy and practice, particularly by way of an anthropological approach offering students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds an opportunity to be trained in theory and methods related to the field of migration. For further information or details about the application process, find the link on the ISCA webpage: http://www.isca.ox.ac.uk/


The 4th Annual Summer Institute on International Migration will be held at the University of California, San Diego, from June 19-23, 2006. The Summer Institute is meant to expose junior scholars to cutting-edge research and training in the field of international migration through a five-day program of workshops and conferences. Twenty leading immigration scholars from social science disciplines will serve as Institute faculty by running training workshops and participating in conference sessions. The 2006 Institute is a collaborative project of UC-San Diego's Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and the Social Science Research Council's International Migration Program. Possible topics include transnational migrant behavior; gender differences in international migration and integration patterns; diasporas; ethnicity, citizenship, and nationalism; emigration policies of migrant-sending countries; immigration and refugee policy-making in cross-national perspective; outcomes of immigration control policies; the functioning of immigrant-dominated labor markets; immigrant political participation in sending and receiving countries; determinants of public opinion toward immigrants; the education of immigrant children; and integration of second-generation immigrant minorities. The Institute will also include an extensive tour of the U.S.-Mexico border by the U.S. Border Patrol. Applicants must be advanced graduate students working on their dissertations or recent postdoctoral scholars (Ph.D. in the past 4 years). Applications should be received prior to January 6, 2006. For further details,visit the Centre's website: http://www.ccis-ucsd.org/Programs/SummerInst.htm

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