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Workshop 'Forced Migration: Challenges and Prospects in the Current Global Context'

Date: 20 October 2010 Time: 1.00pm - 5.30pm

Venue: Institute for Advanced Studies, Meeting Room 1.

Workshop with Professor Linda Briskman and Associate Professor Alison Mountz: 'Forced Migration: Challenges and Prospects in the Current Global Context'

Places are strictly limited so please email Vicky Mason at v.mason@lancs.ac.uk if you would like to reserve a place.

Schedule of Presenters:

1.00pm-2.30pm

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:

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".

4.00-4.15: Coffee/tea Break

4.15pm-5.30pm:

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".

*workshop being held in conjunction with funding from the FASS Visiting Scholars Fund, the Richardson Institute for Peace Studies, the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies and CeMoRe.

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Who can attend: Anyone

 

Further information

Associated staff: Paul Baker, Bruce Bennett, Nina Caspersen, Georgina Firth, Julie Hearn, Victoria Mason, Imogen Tyler, Ruth Wodak

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), Geography, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster Environment Centre LEC, Law, Politics and International Relations, Richardson Institute for Peace Studies, Sociology

Keywords: Asylum, Child maltreatment, Children, children in care, Criminal justice policy, Middle East, Migrants, Migration, Politics, Prison

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