[URBANTH-L]Call for submissions - New blog on migration
ucfalbw at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Apr 17 18:43:11 EDT 2007
apologies for cross postings.
a new blog on migration, past and present, in all its forms -
refugee, diaspora, exile, return, temporary, labour, tourist - and
related issues of identity and community organisation
Our mission: to provide a moderated forum for sharing ideas,
impressions, commentaries, reactions, and announcements from scholars
alongside community voices. Submissions to Inter-sections might
include text, sound, images or video and can be any length from one
paragraph to a working paper (suggested length: 1000-1500 words). The
site is intended not as a peer-reviewed journal, but as a community
resource and space for dialogue.
For our inaugural edition, we are inviting Submissions that offer
reflections on and reactions to Recent Public Events on migration.
Subjects might include:
- 'Belonging: Voices of London's Refugees', exhibition at the Museum
of London, 26 October 2006 - 25 February 2007 http://
- 'Diaspora, Migration and Identities' postgraduate conference in
Leeds, 13-14 December 2006 http://www.diasporas.ac.uk/Postgrad%
- Exhibitions about the slave trade and its abolition (eg. Slave
Britain Exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral, 'Uncomfortable Truths' at
the V&A, Re-opening of the Wilberforce House Museum in Hull) http://
- 'Neo-colonial Mentalities in Contemporary Europe? Language and
Discourse in the Construction of Identities' conference, 23-24
February 2007, University of London http://igrs.sas.ac.uk/events/
- Refugee Council conference on the future of asylum in the UK, 7
March 2007 http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/news/press/2007/march/
- 'Identity Formation', postgraduate conference, 4 April 2007, School
of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester
- Symposium on Refugee Narratives, 20 April 2007 http://www.uel.ac.uk/
Please send all work to intersectionsblog at gmail.com no later than
Friday 4 May 2007.
If you are submitting larger media files, please compress as much as
possible or provide a link for viewing.
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