The Frontline of the Migration Crisis
Experiences of Syrian Refugees and Community Support in Turkey and Leeds
Yasemin Somuncu Refugee Commission, ‘All Children are Ours’ Association, Turkey
Sawsan Zaza Syrian community in Leeds
22nd November 2016, Tuesday 16.30-18.30
Michael Sadler Building rom SR (LG.19)
The Migration Research Network seminar series will have a work in progress feel, with network members presenting their current research, to facilitate ongoing discussion and sharing among network members from varied disciplinary backgrounds. Others not currently involved with the network but interested in migration issues are warmly invited to attend. Seminars will either be held lunchtimes or late afternoon, two or three each semester. Occasional external speakers will be invited. All welcome. Confirmed speakers 2015-2016:
James Souter, POLIS
Special Responsibilities and the Ethics of Immigration
Wednesday 18th November 2015, 1pm – 2pm
7.70, E.C.Stoner Building.
Ian Law, Sociology and Social Policy
Mapping and Theorising Global Racialisation
Thursday 10th December 2015, 12noon – 1pm
Seminar Room 1 (1.06), House 20, Lyddon Terrace.
Nick Mai, Kingston University.
Assembling ‘Samira’: understanding sexual humanitarianism through experimental ethnofictional filmmaking
Thursday 4th February 2016, 4.30pm – 6pm
Baines Wing, 3.06.
Jane Wills (external), QMUL.
Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 12noon – 1pm
Seminar Room 1 Garstang 7.36.
Louise Waite, Geography
Modern slavery and human trafficking’: The re-emergence of the intersection of faith and slavery in postsecular contexts.
Wednesday 27th April 2016, 1pm – 2pm
Please contact Mike Baynham (M.Baynham@education.leeds.ac.uk) or Jessica Bradley (J.M.Bradley@leeds.ac.uk) for more information.
Speculative Seminar – Who/What is a Good/Bad “Migrant”?
Monday, 25th April between 3-3.45pm
Venue: LHRI Seminar Room 2
The recent refugee crisis in Europe has once again posed starkly a semantic issue about international migration and mobilities concerning the denomination and image of anomalous populations on the move across nation-state lines. This seminar will seek to connect interdisciplinary approaches to the variable, yet hugely political ways in which “migration”, “migrants” and “mobility” are being categorised and classified for state control and exclusion purposes in Europe and beyond.
Limited spaces are available on a ‘first come first served’ basis for this event. To reserve a place, or for more information, please contact Adrian Favell email@example.com. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/events/event/3243/whowhat_is_a_goodbad_migrant