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.

Keynote Speakers:

Carolyn Pedwell, University of Kent, UK

Dace Dzenovska, University of Oxford, UK

Lisa Blackman, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Roundtable Respondents:

Gábor Gyáni, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hungary

Prem Kumar Rajaram, Central European University, Hungary

Rosemary Wakeman, Fordham University, USA

Organizing committee:
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)

Check the details of CALL FOR PAPERS and send abstracts of 300-350 words to migrantnarrativesconference@gmail.com before 15 December 2017.

Partial registration fee waivers are available to participants from low and middle-income countries.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us!