Panel at the ECAS in Paris

This week, I am attending the European Conference on African Studies in Paris where Susanne Buckley-Zistel and I convene a Panel on Gender, Violence and Refugee Communities. Speakers on our panel: • Betts Alexander, Refugee Studies Centre/University of Oxford (Will Jones presented his paper) Violence, Gender, and Deportation: Angola’s Treatment…

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First Meeting of the DFG-Network, 4-5/June

The first meeting of the newly established DFG-Network ‘Grundlagen der Flüchtlingsforschung’ (Foudations of Refugee Studies) [more information: Projects and website) will take place at the Institut für Migrationsforschung und Interkulturelle Studien, University of Osnabrück, June 4-5, 2015. Guiding theme: What is a refugee? Program: Link

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Development policy discussion in Berlin

On 06 May 2015, I will participate in the panel discussion about Responsibilities without borders at the Seminar für Ländliche Entwicklung (SLE) in Berlin which is part of the Development Policy Discussion Days 2015. Further information via https://www.sle-berlin.de/index.php/de/studium/entwicklungspolitische-diskussionstage/epdt-2015

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Interdisciplinary Lecture Series

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series On 08 May 2014, I participate in the interdisciplinary lecture series “Natur-Räume: Aneignungen, Transformationen und Neuinterpretationen in Religion, Kultur und Gesellschaft” (Nature-Spaces: Adoptions, Transformations and Reinterpretations in Religion, Culture and Society) at the University of Marburg, doing a presentation about “Refugee Settlements as Living and Protection Spaces? Based on the Example…

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