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Forced Migration: Challenges and Prospects in the Current Global Context
Date: 20 October 2010 Time: 11.45am - 5.30pm
Venue: Lancaster University
'Forced Migration: Challenges and Prospects in the Current Global Context'.
Wednesday 20 October, 2010.
Workshop with Professor Linda Briskman (Curtin) and Associate Professor Alison Mountz (Syracuse)
Catered Lunch for Presenters: 11.45-12.45pm: County South B89.
Workshop: 1.00pm-5.30pm: Institute for Advanced Studies, MR1.
1.00pm-2.30pm: Session One
Vicky Mason (Politics, Philosophy and Religious Studies): "The discourse of pan-Arab hospitality and the mobility of refugees in the Middle East".
Georgina Firth (Law): "The Detention of Children in Asylum seeking families".
Nina Caspersen (Politics, Philosophy and Religious Studies): "The Armenian Diaspora and its effect on the Nagorno Karabakh peace process".
2.30pm-4.00pm: Session Two
Paul Baker (Linguistics and English Language): "When is an asylum seeker not an asylum seeker? Immigration in the UK press 1996-2005: a corpus-based approach".
Ruth Wodak (Linguistics and English Language): "Talking/Writing about Migrants - recent experiences from the Viennese election campaign 2010".
Julie Hearn (Politics, Philosophy and Religious Studies): "'Irregular' Latin American migrants and the struggle for employment rights in London".
4.00pm-4.15pm: Tea/Coffee Break
4.15pm-5.30pm: Session Three
Imogen Tyler (Sociology): "Naked Protest: the reproductive politics of migration".
Bruce Bennett (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts): "Michael Winterbottom and the cinema of borders".
Who can attend: Anyone
Organising departments and research centres: Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
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