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Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies Seminar Series

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For further details please contact Paru Raman pr1@soas.ac.uk

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Making Home

A community heritage project involving SOAS MA in Migration and Diaspora Studies students has collected a series of oral histories of Ugandan Asians and will exhibit its findings in the Wolfson Gallery at SOAS, University of London later this month.

31 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Wolfson Gallery, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Conceiving statelessness from diaspora: The case of Kurds in Europe

Barzoo Eliassi, International Migration Institute, Oxford

Barzoo Eliassi has a PhD in social work and social policy. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University before joining International Migration Institute at Oxford University.

19 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Weddings among Kenyan Pentecostals: The making of a moral community in London

Leslie Fesenmyer, COMPAS, Oxford

Leslie Fesenmyer finished her D.Phil. in Social Anthropology at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, in 2013. In January 2014 she began a three-year research project, funded by a ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellowship, which examines the religious identification and incorporation of Kenyan Pentecostal migrants in London.

29 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Remapping Migration

Paolo Novak (Development Studies, SOAS)
16 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Autonomy of Migration

Dimitris Papadopoulos (University of Leicester)
23 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Autonomy of Migration

Dimitris Papadopoulos (University of Leicester)
15 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Making Mela in Brick Lane

Nicola Frost (Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies and Centre for Food Studies, SOAS)

(Joint seminar with Department of Anthropology and Sociology)

1 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Refugee Academics in the UK: past, present and future

Shula Marks (SOAS), Sawsan al-Assaf (SOAS), Jeremy Seabrook (CARA)

In this seminar, we will be looking at the history of refugee academics in the UK, whilst assessing the role of UK universities in welcoming refugee academics, and raising awareness of the issues involved, including questions of academic freedom.

18 November 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tracing Absent Presence in the Wake of Atrocity

Malathi de Alwis (International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo)

Tracing Absent Presence in the Wake of Atrocity

15 October 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transnational Life in Pakistan

Magnus Marsden (Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS)

Transnational Life in Pakistan

8 October 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM