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"Transforming a Broken Refugee System"
Start Date: 10/31/2017Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 10/31/2017End Time: 5:30 PM
Event Description:

Professor Alexander Betts (University of Oxford)
Tuesday, October 31 
4:00-5:30 PM 
Science Center 199

Alexander Betts is Leopold Muller Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs and a Fellow of Green-Templeton College at the University of Oxford.

A leading expert on refugee policy, Professor Betts’ research focuses on the international politics of asylum, migration and humanitarianism with a geographical focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.

He is the author of numerous books, including: Protection by Persuasion (2009); Global Migration Governance (2011); Survival Migration (2013); Refugee Economies (2016); and Mobilizing the Diaspora: How Refugees Challenge Authoritarianism (2016).

In addition to his academic publications, Betts has written for Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, and the Guardian. He has been named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Global Thinkers of 2016, and one of Thinkers50’s top 30 emerging business influencers. His talk will be based on his most recent book Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System (with Paul Collier, 2017).
Location Information:
*Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

*Swarthmore College - Science Center
Room: Science Center 199 - Cunniff Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Emily Paddon Rhoads
Phone: x8689
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