Roundtable Discussion: Debates on Immigration and Asylum in the US and Germany

Date and Time: November 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: Coor Hall 4403
Campus: Tempe campus
Price: Free

Alexander Aviña:Aviña is an associate professor of Latin American history in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. His book, “Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside" (Oxford University Press, 2014) won the María Elena Martínez Mexican History Book Prize. His current research project explore the links between the political economy of narcotics, drug wars and state violence in 1960s and 70s Mexico.Wolf W. Kaufmann:Kaufmann serves as honorary consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also an attorney admitted to the Supreme Court in the state of California and to the Federal Courts of the ninth and the fifth circuits and the Central District of California. His law office focuses on immigration, detention and deportation cases.Christiane Reves:Reves is an instructor in the German Department in the School of International Letters and Cultures at ASU. Her book, “From Citrus Peddlars to Wholesale Merchants? Networks and Migration Patterns of the Brentano Families in the 17th and 18th Centuries,” was published in the series "Historical Migration Research” in 2012. From 2001–2006 she worked in public relations for a congresswoman and state minister for migration and integration, Maria Boehmer, in Berlin, Germany.Moderator: Volker Benkert, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU.