Fung Global Fellows Cohort Returns for Conference on "Boundary Matters"

Conference on Boundary Matters: Interdisciplinary Engagements with Ethnic Difference
Friday, April 21, 2017

Last year's cohort of Fung Global Fellows, who worked on the topic of "Ethnic Politics and Identities" returned to campus this week for a conference on "Boundary Matters: Interdisciplinary Engagements With Ethnic Difference" which they planned after leaving campus late last spring. The conference was convened by Deborah Yashar, professor of politics and international affairs, who served as the faculty director last year. 

Discussion topics for the two-day conference include: 

  • Perspectives on Ethnic Identity and Boundary Research
  • Ethnic Identities, Relationality and  Urban Sociabilities 
  • History and Identity in Times of Crisis
  • The Politics of  “Reaching Out”: Campaigning, Voting, and Organizing Across Ethnic Lines
  • Boundaries Below and Beyond the Ethnic: Comparative Perspectives
  • Multiculturalism and the New Politics of Ethnic Difference in Latin America

Read the entire agenda.