The Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI) and the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) are excited to announce the BIMI - IRLE Graduate Lightning Talks Symposium: Inequalities and Inclusion." This event will provide a platform for graduate students to present their research and practice their conference presentations before the start of the conference season, receive valuable feedback from experts in their field and connect with fellow graduate students from different disciplines working on similar themes.
The talks will be held on May 11, 2018 from 9:00am - 5:00 pm at IRLE conference room.
Selected students will be grouped in panels and get 10 minutes of time to present the paper and 20 minutes of feedback from experts. Coffee and lunch will be provided. A detailed agenda will be circulated a week before the symposium.
Students can apply to participate via our online application portal. The symposium is open to students working on projects that address inequality and inclusion through research on immigration or labor. The deadline to submit the application is Monday, April 9. Accepted students will be informed by Friday, April 27.
For any questions, contact:
Dr. Jasmijn Slootjes, Executive Director, BIMI: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Harpreet Zoglauer, Education Program Manager, IRLE: email@example.com