Building Bridges and Institutions: A Conversation with Bridget Anderson, Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 2:00-4:00pm, Humanities 1, Room 210

July 23, 2016

By , Director, Chicano Latino Research Center 

Bridget Anderson, Deputy Director of the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford, discusses her vision and hopes for COMPAS, the relationship between COMPAS and other institutions (for example, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and other academic units), and the relationship between research and society.  

This event is open to UC Santa Cruz faculty, students, and staff, particularly those with an interest in developing a field of inquiry or unit.  Attendees are kindly asked to register in advance here by Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

Other Events about/with Bridget Anderson 


Bridget Anderson headshotBridget Anderson is Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Deputy Director at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society at the University of Oxford.  She is the author of numerous publications, including Us and Them?  The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Controls (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Doing the Dirty Work?  The Global Politics of Domestic Labour (Zed Books, 2000).  Exploring the tension between labor market flexibilities and citizenship rights, she has pioneered an understanding of the functions of immigration in key labor market sectors.  Her interest in labor demand has meant an engagement with debates about trafficking, modern day slavery, state enforcement, and deportation.  She is particularly concerned with the ways immigration controls increasingly impact citizens and migrants alike. 


This event is co-sponsored by the Chicano Latino Research Center and Institute for Humanities Research, with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.