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Migration and Wellbeing: Lecture Series at the British Museum

Part of the UCL Public Engagement Beacon programme, Migration and Wellbeing is a series of public seminars and lectures developed by UCL Anthropology in cooperation with, and hosted by, the British Museum. Held over the academic year 2009-10, the series opens up a space for a broader conversation that incorporates not only UCL staff and students, but also local communities' knowledge, experience and opinions.

All lectures take place at the Stevenson / BP lecture theatres, British Museum.

5 November 2009
"Migration and Religion" - Ehsan Masoon (The British Council's "British Muslims: Media Guide") in conversation with Wendy Kristiansen (Le Monde Diplomatique)

3 December 2009
"Migration, Climate Change and Indigenous Rights" - Mary May Simon (President, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami)

14 January 2010
"Migration and Social Suffering" - Richard Rechtman (Medical Director, Institute Marcel Rivière, Paris)

28 January 2010
"Migration and Human Trafficking" - Sophie Day (Goldsmiths College, London)

11 February 2010
"Migration and Democracy" - David Nugent (Emory University; President, American Ethnological Association)

25 February 2010
"Migration and the Clinic" - Dr Sushrut Jadhav (UCL and Camden / Islington Foundation Trust)

12 March 2010
"Migration and the Body" - Professor Nancy Scheper-Hughes (Organs Watch, University of California Berkeley)

The event is supported by the Beacon Fellowship of the UCL Public Engagement Unit, by the Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction and the Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing.

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