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17:30 - 19:00 10 March 2010

Globalisation and cosmopolitan citizenship: migrating bodies, practices and ideas


Roberts Lecture Theatre 106 | Roberts Building (link Map)
Malet Place | London | WC1E 7JE | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Professor Peggy Levitt, Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College (US), Peggy Levitt is a Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College and a Research Fellow at The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and The Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University where she co-directs The Transnational Studies Initiative. Her books include God Needs No Passport: Immigrants and the Changing American Religious Landscape (New Press 2007), The Transnational Studies Reader (Routledge 2007), The Changing Face of Home: The Transnational Lives of the Second Generation (Russell Sage 2002), and The Transnational Villagers (UC Press, 2001).

As part of the UCL Global Migration Symposia Series, this lecture will use a transnational optic to understand migration and social life across borders. It will discuss the rights and responsibilities of global citizenship and ask how we may imagine a community that extends beyond national borders.


Dr Claire Dwyer
+44 (0) 207 679 5526 | claire.dwyer@ucl.ac.uk


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