Migrant Narratives and the City

CEU Community + Invited Guests
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Popper, Nádor 13 412/A, 307/A, 516/A,
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00am
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Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

International Conference organised by Central European University and the University of Debrecen

27-28 April 2018, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

The conference aims to focus on the role of cities and public spaces, including the ways in which cities are restructured and reimagined as a result of migration; the affective dimension of the experience as well as the affects involved in reading/watching/listening to migrant and refugee narratives; the gendering of these narratives as well as the role gender plays in the life choices and integration of migrants.

Keynote Speakers:

Carolyn Pedwell, University of Kent, UK

Dace Dzenovska, University of Oxford, UK

Lisa Blackman, Goldsmith College, UK

Plenary Session of Invited Respondents:

Gábor Gyáni, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

John McLeod, University of Leeds, UK

Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hungary

Prem Kumar Rajaram, Central European University, Hungary

Rosemary Wakeman, Fordham University, US