Jennifer S. Wistrand’s online presentation on Georgia’s Migrants

“Initial Reflections on Summer Research Among Georgia’s Migrants and Displaced People”

Jennifer S. Wistrand

Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and ARISC Fellow

Friday, September 29, 2023

5:00-6:30PM Tbilisi Time / 9:00-10:30AM EDT

The talk will be held via Zoom. To register:–S6mYPmtIvK-HOPWNN

Jennifer S. Wistrand is the Deputy Director of the Kennan Institute, which is a part of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and is located in Washington, DC.  Prior to joining the Kennan Institute, and at the time of her ARISC Short Term Research Fellowship, Jennifer was an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies at Miami University in Oxford, OH.  Jennifer is an anthropologist whose interests are migration and forced displacement in the Caucasus and Central Asia and humanitarian and development approaches to managing migration and forced displacement. Funding for this fellowship is provided by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) through a grant to the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).

This talk is organized as a part of the ARISC Event Series that showcases the work of ARISC fellows. ARISC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran.