Migrant Narratives and the City
International Conference organised by
Central European University and the University of Debrecen
27-28 April 2018, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Deadline: 15 December 2017
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.
Carolyn Pedwell, University of Kent, UK
Dace Dzenovska, University of Oxford, UK
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
Rosemary Wakeman, Fordham University, USA
Further respondents TBA
Imola Bülgözdi (Institute of English and American Studies, UD)
Ágnes Györke (Institute of English and American Studies, UD)
Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group
Eszter Timár (Department of Gender Studies, CEU)
Partial registration fee waivers are available to participants from low and middle-income countries.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us!