Book Talk: 'Migration: past, present and future' with Prof Ian Goldin

30 May 2024

Portrait of Professor Ian Goldin

with Professor Ian Goldin
Professor of Globalisation and Development

Professor Ian Goldin was the founding Director of the Oxford Martin School from September 2006 to September 2016. He is currently Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development, Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, a Professorial...

This was the Oxford launch of Professor Ian Goldin’s latest book - The Shortest History of Migration.

You can pre-order the book here:

Prof Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development, shows how migration since the emergence of early humans has shaped human progress, and been at the catalyst for the development of knowledge and civilisations. Migration is seldom totally voluntary, and leads to profound changes in the sending and destination countries, and to the migrants themselves.

Prof Goldin provides historical perspectives on current debates regarding the scale, implications and future of migration.

This talk was co-hosted by the Oxford Literary Festival