Sea Prayer

Sea Prayer, a new virtual reality experience

The night before a potentially fatal journey, a father reflects with his son on their life in Syria before the war – and their unknown future. Painted with Google Tilt Brush and written by Khaled Hosseini, award-winning author of ‘The Kite Runner’ and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.

conference Istanbul Turkey

REFUGEES AND FORCED IMMIGRATION ’17 / II. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Refugee and Forced Immigration Studies in Social Sciences, Humanities and Art
SEPTEMBER 29-30, 2017
Istanbul, Turkey

All of the presented papers will be published in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the “Thomson & Reuters WOS’ Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI”.

killing fields of the Khmer Rouge

Hear survival stories of women who lived in the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge.

An expert on the Cambodian Genocide of 1975-79 will give a lecture and facilitate a student workshop April 11-12 at St. Cloud State.

Theresa de Langis is the creator of the Cambodian Women’s Oral History Project, which collects testimony about sexual- and gender-based crimes from that period.

Her visit is made possible through a partnership with the Khmer Legacy Museum in St. Paul. Her talks are sponsored by these St. Cloud State entities: Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, Women’s Center, Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies, and Department of History.

if the roles reverse

What if the roles reverse?…

Erica, one of the students in HONS 221 posted this video, as our ongoing discussion about migration and refugees in the contemporary world.

Alicia Keys made this short film to illustrate what life might be like if Americans had to face the struggles of refugees. (via We Are Here Movement)

Posted by Upworthy on Saturday, July 9, 2016

It comes on the same day, when a Bulgarian Court found NOT guilty a thug with a long rap sheet, who pride himself as a “migrant hunter”

Immigration and Crime

New Study Found No Link Between Immigration and Increased Crime in Forty Years of Data

In a study done at the University at Buffalo however, no links were found between the two. According to the findings, immigration instead appears to be linked to reductions in some types of crimes instead.