Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Asian immigrant and immigration debates and the 2017 New Zealand General Election

Guest Speaker: Dr Kate McMillan
Senior Lecturer, Politics in the Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington

Event Date: Tuesday 27th June 2017
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Bell Gully
Level 21, 171 Featherston Street, Wellington.

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Kate McMillan

Kate McMillan

Dr Kate McMillan is a Senior Lecturer in Politics in the Political Science and International Relations Programme at Victoria University of Wellington. She researches and teaches on immigration and citizenship politics, and New Zealand media and politics. Her current research projects focus on non-citizen voting in New Zealand, the electoral participation of Asian immigrants in New Zealand, and regional attempts to manage migration in South East Asia.  Recent publications include ‘Affective integration and access to the rights of permanent residency: New Zealanders resident in Australia post-2001’, in Ethnicities, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2017; Kemp, Bahador,  McMillan and Rudd (eds), Politics and the Media, (2nd ed.), Auckland University Press, 2016;  ‘Relations and Relationships : 40 years of people movements from ASEAN countries to New Zealand’, Asia NZ Foundation, 2016; and ‘Black Ops, Glove Puppets and Textual Relations: The media’s election campaign 2014’, in Levine, S. and Johansson, J., Moments of Truth: The 2014 New Zealand Election, Victoria University Press, 2015.

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