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David Miliband (President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee) addresses the audience at Alumni House

by Alison Spencer

On October 17th, 2018, IES and GHI West welcomed David Miliband (former UK Foreign Secretary and current President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee) to the Berkeley campus for the Annual Bucerius Lecture, “What is in a Category? Telling Political Refugees and Economic Migrants Apart.”  Addressing an audience of over 150 at the Alumni House, Miliband discussed the work of the IRC, an organization devoted to global humanitarian aid and development, and offered his perspective on the current state of the global refugee crisis.

Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann
Associate Professor of History
Professor of Scandinavian Studies and Film & Media Studies
Jackson H. Ralston Professor of International Law (Em.)
Professor Emerita of Political Science and Political Economy
Associate Professor of Economics
Professor of German and Film & Media Studies
Robinson Chair Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Professor of French
Professor of Political Science
Robert Gordon Sproul Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Assistant Professor of Italian Studies
Associate Professor of Political Science
Professor of German
C. William Maxeiner Distinguished Professor of Law
Associate Professor of German Studies
Marion Fourcade
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Scandinavian Studies
Marie M. Burns Distinguished Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Professor of Economics
Katerina Linos
Professor of Law
Professor of Anthropology
Queen Beatrix Professor of Dutch Studies
Assistant Professor of Economics
Vinod K. Aggarwal
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Systematic Entomology
Professor of Scandinavian Studies
Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Sidney and Margaret Ancker Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Barry Eichengreen
Professor of Economics and Political Science
Clinical Professor of Law
Associate Professor of French Studies
Associate Director of International and Area Studies
Assistant Professor of History of Art
Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Culture
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Assistant Professor in Economics
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Assistant Professor, Energy and Resources Group
Associate Professor of Political Science
Associate Professor of English
Adjunct Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Associate Professor of Architecture
Professor of Sociology
Il Han New Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science
Associate Professor of French
E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science
Dean of Social Sciences and Peder Sather Professor of History
Professor of German
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Romance Linguistics
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Linguistics
Professor of Sociology
Professor of History
Professor of Linguistics
William and Trudy Ausfahl Professor of Philosophy
Associate Professor of Italian Studies
Professor of History
Professor of Economics and S.K. Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Winnie Wong
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Soloman P. Lee Emeritus Professor in Business Ethics
Professor of Spanish
Professor of Environmental Planning
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Assistant Professor of English

In November 2018, former IES visiting scholar Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson (Univ. of Akureyri) published a new book entitled The Economic Crisis and its Aftermath in the Nordic and Baltic Countries - Do As We Say and Not As We Do. You can read more about it here.

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