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Jan28

Social Movement Workshop: Jeff Feng and Marisa Allison

An intercampus exchange of advanced social movement scholarship

Center for Social Science Research

Friday, January 28, 2022 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Online Platform (Zoom)

Join us as we hear about and discuss research carried out by advanced PhD students, faculty, postdocs, and movement based activist scholars. This workshop is a new collaborative exchange between academic institutions with specialties in disciplined social movement research.

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Feb1
A Comparative Analysis of Good Samaritan Laws: Toward a Global Duty to Rescue

A Comparative Analysis of Good Samaritan Laws

Toward a Global Duty to Rescue

Center for Social Science Research

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Register at https://gmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpc-Cprz0iG9fy8ViZG485SOI13e0poGd_

Prof. Renteln will provide a comparative analysis of policies requiring individuals to render assistance to those in distress. Although the conventional wisdom is that civil law systems generally include this mandate and common law systems do not, there appears to be a trend toward greater legal compulsion for rescue in both. Prof. Renteln will also discuss the implications of finding a cross-cultural consensus supporting a legal duty to rescue for global justice.

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Feb1
Virtual Panel Discussion: Migration During Global Change

Virtual Panel Discussion: Migration During Global Change

Institute for Immigration Research

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
REGISTER HERE: https://gmu.zoom.us/webinar/register/4616420998044/WN_E5A8AVe_SVKtDt3YIidqJw

Climate change and extreme weather events are already forcing millions of people to move, but current migration laws were not designed with climate migration in mind. On this webinar, experts will discuss how climate change creates migration, what steps the United States can take to respond to this new challenge, and how immigrants are part of the solution.

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