2016–2017: Migrants, Refugees, and Displaced Persons: Resettling the Unsettled

The world today is witnessing the largest movement of human populations since the end of WWII. This year, Sidore speakers will explore various dimensions of population movements both between and within countries. As people come to know more about this controversial issue, nation-states and their citizens will be in a better position to respond.

All Sidore lectures are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. A reception follows each lecture. Lectures are presented in the Smith Recital Hall in the Silver Center for the Arts, unless otherwise noted.

For reservations or to arrange special accommodations, call (603) 535-ARTS.

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First in the (New) Nation

A Young Man’s Journey from a Nepalese Refugee Camp to the New Hampshire Polls » Southern Bhutan. Early 1990s. Members of an ethnic minority population, the Hindu Lhotshampas, began fleeing rising levels of persecution by the Bhutanese government. Denied their citizenship rights because of religious and cultural differences, the group—more than 100,000 strong—eventually sought protection […]