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Impact of Intolerance on Immigrants, Global Economic Crisis, Topics of Two-Day Conference

Friday January 28, 2011
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM • ACES Auditorium, room 2.302

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Academic scholars, political thought leaders and journalists will convene at a two-day conference titled Transatlantic Intolerance: The Rise in Anti-Islam, Anti-Immigrant and racist sentiment in Europe and the U.S.,” to discuss the impact of intolerance on immigrants and ethnic minorities in the United States and Europe.

Friday, Jan. 28: Issues of Tolerance in the U.S./Party Politics/Immigration

1 p.m.: Introduction by Terri Givens
Panelists include: Jason Casellas (Moderator), Eric McDaniel, Gary Younge, Keenan Keller, Barbara Hines

3:30 p.m.: Issues of Tolerance in Europe/Party Politics/Immigration
Panelists include: Terri Givens (Moderator), Rahsaan Maxwell, Erik Bleich, Maya Charrad, Mischa Thompson

Saturday Jan. 29: Issues of Tolerance in Europe/Party Politics/Immigration

9:15 a.m.: Keynote: Glyn Ford
Panelists include: Rokhaya Diallo, Benjamin Brower (Moderator), Ben Carrington, Federico Finchelstein

1:30 p.m.: Transatlantic Linkages
Panelists include: Terri Givens (Moderator), Glyn Ford, Gary Younge, Federico Finchelstein
3 p.m.: Concluding Remarks - Terri Givens

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The event is sponsored by The Center for European Studies, France-UT Institute, Department of Government, Department of French and Italian and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, Department of History, and the Program in British Studies.