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Workshop with Professor Linda Briskman and Associate Professor Alison Mountz

Date: 20 October 2010 Time: 1.00-5.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Institute of Advanced Studies

Workshop with Professor Linda Briskman and Associate Professor Alison Mountz

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

1.00pm-5.30pm, Institute for Advanced Studies, MR1.

Attendance is free, but 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 Religion): "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 Religion): "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 Religion): "'Irregular' Latin American migrants and the struggle for employment rights in London".

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

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Who can attend: Anyone

 

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