CFP: Migrant Narratives and the City

Published on 27 November par Heta Rundgren

International Conference organised by the Central European University and the University of Debrecen, 27-28 April 2018, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. Abstracts before 15 December 2017.

More information on the conference website.

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

Roundtable Respondents:

Lisa Blackman, Goldsmith College, UK
Gábor Gyáni, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hungary
Prem Kumar Rayaram, Central European University, Hungary
Rosemary Wakeman, Fordham University, USA
Further respondents TBA

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 deatils of CALL FOR PAPERS and send abstracts of 300-350 words to migrantnarrativesconference [at] 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!