Migrant Narratives and the City

Type: 
Conference
Audience: 
CEU Community + Invited Guests
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
Popper, Nádor 13 412/A, 307/A, 516/A,
Category: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00am
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Date: 
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

Roundtable Respondents:

Lisa Blackman, Goldsmith College, UK

Gábor Gyáni, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hungary

Prem Kumar Rayaram, Central European University, Hungary

Further respondents TBA

See related Call for papers HERE and send abstracts of 300-350 words to migrantnarrativesconferece@gmail.com before 15 December 2017. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us!