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JC   Salyer

Assistant Professor
Anthropology Department and Human Rights Program
Barnard College, Columbia University (United States)
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J.C. Salyer is an anthropologist and a lawyer whose work focuses on law and society, immigration law, climate change, and social justice. He is also the staff attorney for the Arab-American Family Support Center, a community-based organization in Brooklyn, New York where he runs the organization’s immigration clinic. He is a co-organizer of Pacific Climate Circuits, a symposium at the Columbia University Center for the Study of Social Difference, which considers issues relating to climate change in the Pacific through the lens of the social sciences and humanities. His current research is on issues of migration, human rights, and sovereignty relating to the Australian government’s policy of placing asylum seekers in a detention center on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.
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Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO)
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