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RETHINKING MIGRATION. NEW GLANCES ON MIGRATION/S – CALL FOR PAPERS

Posted in Conferences by Pippa on May 12, 2009

Research-Workshop, Sept, 29th and 30th 2009, Graz/Austria

The Research-group Migration at the Centre for Cultural Studies (University of Graz, Austria) invites you to submit an abstract (3000 char. incl. space) for the Research Workshop “Rethinking Migration. New glances on Migration/s”  in September 2009.

Proposals from Research-groups, PhD-Students (especially teams) as well as Post-Doc-Researchers (for presentations as well as for posters) are welcome to be submitted to stefan.benedik-karner@uni-graz.at, 
The following focusses are to be followed (among others):
-Cultural representation of migration/s (imagination/narrative invention of “migrants” and their communties, (gendered) discourses, visualisation, processes of negotiation and functions of migration discourses)
-Social practices (plural self-ascriptions, labour and migration, “global division of labour”, gendered scopes of action)    -Participation and Empowerment, bureaucratical treatment of migration/s
Deadline: June, 10th, 2009

For full details: Research-group Migration at the Centre for Cultural Studies (University of Graz, Austria) http://www.uni-graz.at/rethinkingmigration/

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