Events | What is in a Category? Telling Political Refugees and Economic Migrants Apart

Berkeley | October 17, 2018 | 11:00 AM

Please join us for our Annual Bucerius Lecture with David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, followed by a conversation with Jutta Allmendinger, President of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center.

The Bucerius Lecture is part of an annual lecture and workshop program at GHI West, funded by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, one of the major German private foundations active in the field of migration and transformation studies. This year's lecture is co-sponsored by the Thomas Mann House Los Angeles and the International Rescue Committee.

David Miliband is the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee. He oversees the agency’s relief and development operations in over 30 countries, its refugee resettlement and assistance programs throughout the United States and the IRC’s advocacy efforts in Washington and other capitals on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Prof. Dr. h.c. Jutta Allmendinger, Ph.D. is President of the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and Professor of Sociology in Education and Labor Market Research at Humboldt Universität Berlin. Currently, she is spending four months at Thomas Mann House Los Angeles as one of the first Thomas-Mann-Fellows, appointed by the German Federal Foreign Office.

Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94704

Please register by October 15 via this website

An event by the German Historical Institute in Washington DC and the ZEIT-Stiftung, co-sponsored by the International Rescue Committee and VATMH

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