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Thursday, April 5 • 10:50am - 12:15pm
TH10.50.06 City for All: Integration and Reintegration of Refugees and Immigrants

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The unprecedented influx of refugees in many European and American cities created a sense of “crisis” for government officials and agencies as well as public and private human service organizations. This panel bring together researchers and practitioners from several countries who are studying responses to the new challenges cities face as they try to integrate newcomers into their communities as well as the lessons learned from experiences with previous waves of immigrants.

Moderator: Gordana Rabrenovic, Northeastern University

Starting All Over Again. Struggles, Victories and Resilience Among Highly Educated Syrian Refugees in Dutch Big Cities 
Maurice Crul, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Frans Lelie, Free University Amsterdam

Refugee Students in Urban Schools in Sweden 
Nihad Bunar, Stockholm University

Massive Refugee Influxes: How to settle Refugees and Promote an Inclusive City? A Norwegian Perspective
Susanne Soholt, Norwegian Institute of Urban and Rural Research

Globalization and Localized Politics of Language: A Story of Haitian Creole English Dual Language Bilingual Program 
Mirna Lascano, National Coalition for Independent Scholars; Gordana Rabrenovic, Northeastern University

Thursday April 5, 2018 10:50am - 12:15pm EDT
Kenora (2nd Floor)