Toward a Global History of Refugees: Past, Present, and Future

Solicited by the OAH International Committee

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Type: Roundtable Discussion

Tags: Immigration and Internal Migration; International Relations; Nationalism and Transnationalism

Abstract

This roundtable discussion will focus on both the history and present-day situation of refugees in the United States, Mexico and elsewhere, and the history and trajectory of modern refugee law from a period of formulation after World War II to the current era of record-breaking refugee migrations.

Session Participants

Chair: Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, University of Augsburg

Panelist: Kyle Romero, University of North Florida

Panelist: Yael Schacher, Refugees International

Panelist: Evan Taparata, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Panelist: Pablo Yankelovich, Centro de Estudios Históricos El Colegio de México