Migration and migrants are ‘hot topics’ in the news, media and policy. Most people think they have a good idea about the issue and many have strong opinions. However, the topic area is plagued by myths and misconceptions about who a migrant is, the effects of migration, how we can manage it, and so on.
This lecture by Professor Melissa Siegel will discuss some of the most common myths, misconceptions and realities in the area of migration, including where policy often goes wrong (lecture in English).
This lecture is part of traditional series of lectures for alumni: the UM Star Lectures. The other 13 lectures are organised in 13 different cities and 5 countries on the same day, at the same time. This event is organised to reach out to and inspire alumni, share academic insights, experiences and memories, and to create an interconnected UM Alumni Community.
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