Smith College’s Greg White to Speak on 2015 Mediterranean Migration Tragedy

Professor Greg White of Smith College

Professor Greg White of Smith College


Dr. Greg White, Mary Huggins Gamble Professor of Government at Smith College, will speak on The 2015 Mediterranean Migration Tragedy: The European Union’s History of ‘Migration Management’  at an Instant Issues event on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room at One Financial Plaza  (1350 Main Street) 3rd Floor, downtown Springfield.

A longtime member and friend of the Council, Greg White teaches on global environmental politics, international relations, migration and refugee politics, North African politics, and international political economy at Smith.   Recent publications include Climate Change and Migration: Security and Borders in a Warming World (2011) and a co-edited volume with Yahia Zoubir on North African Politics: Change and Continuity (forthcoming 2015). His research and publications focus on Moroccan politics, environmental politics, and international security. He is currently co-editor of the Journal of North African Studies.

The cost for members is $5 without a lunch and $15 with a lunch provided.  Nonmembers cost is $10 without a lunch and $20 with a lunch provided.  To reserve a sandwich–tuna, turkey or vegetarian–reply by email or call the World Affairs Council office at 413-733-0110.  Register online with a credit card here.

RSVP deadline for this event is Friday, May 22, 2015.

The Instant Issues series is generously sponsored by Wilbraham & Monson Academy, Bacon & Wilson PC, Charista Construction,  Cignoli & Company, Prosperity Candle and Sir Speedy  Our media sponsor is BusinessWest

About Cynthia Melcher

Cynthia Melcher is Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts
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