“The Intersection of Climate and Migration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.”
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is partnering with the Department of Modern Languages and the School of Global Integrative Studies to host an interdisciplinary panel exploring the many complexities at the intersection of climate change and migration as part of the University Global Coalition's Sustainable Development Goals Action & Awareness Week. All are welcome to join this virtual panel discussion. Panelists will include Tsegaye Tadesse, climatologist and research professor with the School of Natural Resources and the National Drought Mitigation Center, Julia Frengs, Associate Professor of French, who focuses her teaching and research in the French-speaking world and looks at social-linguistic dynamics of climate and the environment, both of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and Florencio Venté, a Colombian migrant and social impact entrepreneur residing in Brazil. He is the founder of the Glocals, which connects migrants living in Brazil with local people through the cultural and social exchange to combat xenophobia and discrimination.
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