Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Community Calendar

'An International Migrant Crossroads: The Circulation of People and Money in Puerto Rico'

Jorge Duany, Ph.D.
Chair & Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Puerto Rico

Tuesday, Sept. 11
6 - 8 p.m.
Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
99 Hudson Street
14th Floor, Manhattan

This is a presentation of the Center for the New Economy latest research report.

Cocktail reception to follow

Please RSVP to:
salome_galib@prldef.org or 212.739.7511

This report, funded by the Ford Foundation, presents the results of the first field study of remittance activity in Puerto Rico and the flow of people and money between the island, the Dominican Republic and the United States.

About the author

Dr. Jorge Duany is Chair and Professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras. He earned his Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, with a concentration in anthropology, at the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds an M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University. Dr. Duany has published extensively on Caribbean migration, ethnicity, race, nationalism, and transnationalism in major academic journals and professional books in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

About the Center for the New Economy (CNE)

CNE is a San Juan, Puerto Rico-based private, non-profit, non-partisan, organization dedicated to designing innovative economic development strategies.

source: PRLDEF
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