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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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“Freedom From Seizure”: Law and Asylum in Conflict

Dr Simon Behrman (University of East Anglia)

26 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Indian Diaspora in the Indian Ocean Region Reflections on Migration, Settlement and Change

Professor Gijsbert Oonk (Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Netherlands)

20 November 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The UNHCR, Afghan Refugees and the Enforcement of the National Order

Dr Giulia Scalettaris (University of Lille)

12 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G52, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

'Illegal' Traveller: An Auto-Ethnography of Borders

Dr Shahram Khosravi (Stockholm University)

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

Somali Week: Identity and Diversity

22 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Normal - real stories from the sex industry

Professor Nicola Mai (London Metropolitan University)

15 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, DLT, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Beyond Situated, Everyday, Intersectional Bordering: Translocation, Transcalarity & Transtemporality in Dover-Calais Border Narratives

Dr Kathryn Cassidy (University of East London)

8 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Discretion and the Data Border

Dr Alexandra Hall (University of York)

1 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Book Launch: Borders and Margins: Cambodian Migration to Thailand

Maryann Bylander and Emmanuel Maillard

28 May 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, B104, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Nomadism as a cultural and legal category: Roma, trans-territoriality and peripheral space

Emma Patchett, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

30 April 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

Political Participation of the Ghanaian Diaspora in Accra and London

Jamilla Hamidu, International Organization for Migration

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

UNHCR’s Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Roland Schilling, UNHCR

5 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Forced or Voluntary Migration? The case for a relational approach to a theoretical divide

Maritsa Poros, University of East London

26 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Islam, Youth and Modernity in Gambia

Marloes Janson (SOAS)

19 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Displaced Populations and Regional Destabilization in the Sahel following the 2012 crisis in Malic

Bazoum Mohamed, Niger Minister of Foreign Affairs

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

5 February 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

‘We Search for Life’: mobilities within the African Great Lakes Region

Irene Binaisa IMI, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford

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

The Central African Republic Crisis: a pre-genocide situation?

Reverend Nicolas Guérékoyamé, President of Evangelical Alliance in Central African Republic and Member of the Transitional Parliament

15 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cross-cultural migrations in Eurasia since 1500: towards a global comparative method

Professor Leo Lucassen, University of Leiden

In this lecture Professor Leo Lucassen will first argue that in order to understand social, cultural, economic and political changes in human societies the movement of people over cultural boundaries is crucial. 

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

Trading worlds: Afghan merchants across modern frontiers

Dr Magnus Marsden (SOAS, University of London)

11 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Migration, informality and visions for a just city: the making of urban citizenship in Buenos Aires

Tanja Bastia (University of Manchester)

4 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Supermobility and superdiversity: is there order to migration?

Professor Richard Black

27 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tethering Diasporas: Nation-States and the Transnational Practices of South Asian Diasporas

Ishan Ashutosh (Northumbria University)

20 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Evolution of a Nascent Asylum System in Israel

Dr Yosef Joel Moss (Director, HIAS Israel)

15 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Caste and its diasporic avatar : findings from fieldwork among Sikhs in the UK

Christine Moliner (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France)

14 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On the Jugaad Image: Embodying the Mobile Phone in India

Amitabh Rai (Queen Mary)

13 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Book Launch: Coolie Woman by Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur

1 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Diasporas in Development: race, neoliberalism and "the core of smart power"

Dr Kalpana Wilson (The London School of Economics and Political Science)

30 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

An Evening with Gil Anidjar: "Semitic Vicissitudes"

Dr Gil Anidjar (Columbia University)

29 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Screening of 'Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah'

23 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizen Suspect: Muslim youth in post 9-11 America

Dr Arshad Ali (Institute of Education, University of London)

16 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The 'Witchcraft of the House' Going Global: Occult Aggression, Intimacy and Transcontinental Migrants from Africa

Prof. Peter Geschiere (University of Amsterdam)

9 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Crisis and Migration: Critical Perspectives

Anna Lindley (SOAS)

2 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Panel Discussion on the Scope and Significance of the World Disasters Report, led by Prof. Zetter

Roger Zetter (Oxford)

13 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dealing with Difference: representations of migration in European museums

Chris Whitehead (Newcastle University)

6 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Too Much, too Young? The Conceptualisation and Representation of Children and Young People Seeking Asylum in the UK

Heaven Crawley (Swansea University)

27 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Exclusive Religious Identities and Shared Spiritual Cosmologies in the British South Asian Diaspora

Virinder Kalra (University of Manchester)

20 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Flocks without Shepherds? Sovereignty, Governmentality and the Paradoxical Politics of International Policy for the Protection of Internally Displaced Persons

Simon Addison (University of Manchester)

6 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Documentary Moment (and Screening of Channel 4’s “New Model Army”)

Pratap Rughani (University of the Arts, London)

30 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Borrowing across Borders: Migration, Credit and Migra-loans in Rural Cambodia

Maryann Bylander (SOAS)

23 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Vanni. A Multimedia Graphic Novel on Asylum and Migration

Benjamin Dix

16 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Temporary Workers, Labour Exploitation & the Future of Global Migration

Immanuel Ness (Brooklyn College, CUNY)

9 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Challenge of Mobile Value-Subjects: East Asian capitalism and struggles of migrant labour

Dae-oup Chang (SOAS)

12 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Displacement in Post Independence Eritrea: causes and consequences

Gaim Kibreab (London South Bank University)

5 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transnational Connections and Development Disconnections: stories from Sylhet.

Katy Gardner (Sussex)

21 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Diasporas and Development: a marriage of convenience or true love?

Oliver Bakewell (QEH, Oxford)

14 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Transnational Links to Rural and Urban Areas in Somaliland and Puntland: Remittances and Livelihood Security

Laura Hammond (SOAS) & Abdirashid Duale (Dahabshiil)

31 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Dynamics of Diaspora among Caribbean Migrants in Manchester, 1940-1981

Laurence Brown (Manchester)

24 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A Game of Risk: boat migration and the business of bordering Europe

Ruben Andersen (LSE)

17 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Figure of the Trafficked Victim: gender, rights and representation

Rutvica Andrijasevic (Leicester)

10 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Practices of Algerian belonging: Return to Oran & Tlemcen

Sami Everett (SOAS)

14 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Shia Muslim Burials in London

Kathryn Spellman (Aga Khan University)

14 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Naturalisation and the politics of desire

Anne-Marie Fortier (Lancaster)

7 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Refugees are migrants too: rethinking refugee protection

Katy Long (LSE)

22 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The ‘developmental state’ in action: river-basin development in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

Lovise Aalen and David Turton (Oxford)

1 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Media Discourses of Chinese Integration in Prato, Italy

Kevin Latham (SOAS)

25 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Iranian Diaspora and the dynamics of Muharram rituals in Mumbai

Reza Masoudi (SOAS)

18 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Development Brokering and the Blurring of Aid and Security in Dakar

Anne-Line Rodriguez (Anthropology, SOAS)

14 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Famine Relief Diaspora-Style The Somali response to the 2011 crisis

Laura Hammond (Development Studies, SOAS)

7 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reconciliation: western Muslim religiosity and political behaviour

Justin Gest (Migration Studies Unit, LSE)

30 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Home, City and Diaspora: Anglo-Indian and Chinese attachments to Calcutta

Alison Blunt and Jayani Bonnerjee (Geography, QMUL)

23 November 2011, 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

Histories and Ecologies of Diaspora in the Bay of Bengal

Sunil Amrith (Birkbeck)

26 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Disconnected or Reconnected? The Tamil Diaspora after the end of the war in Sri Lanka

Nicholas Van Hear (Compas, Oxford)

19 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Film: ‘Living Like a Common Man’: an anthropological documentary on Indian youngsters living in London

Professor Mario Rutten (University of Amsterdam)

12 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Citizenship, autochthony and the intersected politics of belonging.

Nira Yuval-Davis (Centre on Migration, Refugees and Belong, UEL)

14 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

‘No Longer Pet Kittens’: Diaspora, cricket, belonging

Paru Raman (Department of Anthropology SOAS)

9 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Women At-Risk in Migration: Asylum-seeking and trafficked women, violence and health

Cathy Zimmerman (LSHTM)

2 March 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

Migration to Transition Societies: Chinese in Serbia

Maja Korac (Humanities and Social Sciences, UEL)

9 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Spatial Structuring of Class: capitalism and labour migration in the Gulf Arab States

Adam Hanieh (Department of Development Studies, SOAS)

2 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

From the Pristine to the Peccant: Agricultural Expansion, Migration and the Production of New Subjects in South India, 1920-70

V. J. Varghese (Centre for Development Studies, Sussex)

26 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Integration and Return: Emerging Political Narratives amongst Palestinian Refugees

Ruba Salih (Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS)

19 January 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

A Critical Analysis of Policy Responses to Somali Remittance Dynamics

Anna Lindley (Development Studies, SOAS)

8 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

"Is This Islamic Enough?" Non-Islamiosity and Religious Experience among Iranian Shia in London

Reza Gholami (Department of Anthropology, SOAS)

24 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

'On the Intersection of Ethnicity, Class and Nation in Contemporary "Progressive" Politics'

Davide Pero (Identity, Migration and Citizenship Centre, University of Nottingham)

17 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Legality and inclusion of foreign labour migrants in Kazakhstan’s urban space

Bhavna Dave (Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS)

3 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Young undocumented migrants in England: working lives and economic survival strategies

Professor Alice Bloch (Department of Sociology, City University)

27 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Muslim women and marriage in trans-jurisdictional contexts

Prakash Shah (School of Law, Queen Mary)

20 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

'Native informants and alien practices: British broadcasting and Muslim representation'.

Amina Yaqin (Department of Languages and Cultures of South Asia, SOAS)

13 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Migration, Home and Belonging: citizenship debates

Professor Barbara Einhorn (Sussex Centre for Migration Research)

6 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Does the European Common Asylum System Protect the Rights of Refugees and Migrants?

Ben Ward (Deputy Director, Europe and Central Asia Division, Human Rights Watch)

12 May 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Songs of Mobility and Belonging: gender, spatiality and the local in Southern Africa's Transfontier Conservation Development

Angela Impey (Department of Music, SOAS)

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

How Research Can Influence Migration Policy and Practice

Khalid Koser (Geneva Centre for Security Policy)

28 April 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mapping Migrancy and Familiarity through Screen Media

Lindiwe Dovey (Africa Department, SOAS)

17 March 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

How Research Can Influence Migration Policy and Practice

Khalid Koser (Geneva Centre for Security Policy)

10 March 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Economics and Politics of Migrant Rights

Martin Ruhs (Compas, Oxford)

3 March 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

‘A Very Transcendental Power’: the deprivation of citizenship in Britain in historical perspective

Mathew J. Gibney (Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford)

24 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Changing Patterns of Domestic and International Migrations from a Rajasthan Village

Howard Jones (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)

10 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

To make Live or Let Die: rural dispossession and the protection of surplus populations

Tania Li (University of Toronto)

3 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Film screening: “Messages from Paradise”

Dr Samuli Schielke (ZMO) and Daniela Swarowsky

27 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reforestation and Migration in China: The Impact of the Sloping Lands Conversion Programme

Ben Groom (Department of Economics, SOAS)

20 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Migration, ‘Home’ and Belonging: Citizenship Debates

Barbara Einhorn (University of Sussex)

13 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Migrant Women Transforming Citizenship

Umut Erel (Open University)

9 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Educational Migration to Cuba: Experiences and expectations of Muslim Middle Eastern and North African students in Havana.

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (SOAS)

2 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Transnational Flows of the Black Atlantic Post-9/11: hip-hop as the soundtrack to U.S. imperialism

Omar El-Khairy (LSE)

25 November 2009, 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

Assisted Voluntary Returns programmes. Neither assisted, nor voluntary, nor return? The case of the UK's VARRP to Sri Lanka

Michael Collyer (Sussex)

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

Remembering the city across diaspora space: Translocality and urban memory?

Shompa Lahiri (Queen Mary, University of London)

28 October 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

African home associations in Britain: between political belonging and moral conviviality

Claire Mercer (LSE)

21 October 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Why Dublin III won’t work: a case study of Afghans in Paris

Liza Shuster (City University)

14 October 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

International Migration, Remittances, and Labour Market Outcomes: An Application to the Republic of Haiti

Evans Jadotte (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona)

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

Remaking Sacred Geographies: New Age Diasporic Pilgrims

Pushpa Arabindoo (Department of Geography, UCL)

SOAS Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies Seminar Series Autumn Term

29 April 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Refugees’ Hybrid Ontologies

Paolo Novak (Development Studies, SOAS)

18 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Moving Beyond Victims and Villains: Repoliticising Migration Debates

Bridget Andersen (Compass, Oxford)

11 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

African Migration to Asia: a Forgotten Process

Shihan De Silva (ICS)

4 March 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Dream Trap: Nepali Nurses in the British Health Care System

Radha Adhikari (University of Edinburgh)

18 February 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Africans in the Diaspora: the third root of Mexico

Chege Githiora (Languages and Cultures of Africa, SOAS)

4 February 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Diaspora Pakistani Artists: interrogating traditions

Virginia Whiles (University of Arts, London)

28 January 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Making of Zimbabwe’s New Diaspora: displacement and the cultural politics of survival

JoAnn McGregor (Department of Geography, UCL)

The Making of Zimbabwe’s New Diaspora: displacement and the cultural politics of survival

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

Across the Border: Kabul’s musicians in exile

John Baily (Department of Music, Goldsmiths)

Across the Border: Kabul’s musicians in exile

26 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fathers, Sons, Aging and Changing Your Mind: Anthropology and the travel of Muslim men in the Indian Ocean

Edward Simpson (Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS)

Fathers, Sons, Aging and Changing Your Mind: Anthropology and the travel of Muslim men in the Indian Ocean

19 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Diasporic Visions, Cultural Co-ordinates and the Politics of Indo-Guyanese Locality

Atticus Narain (Department of South Asia, SOAS)

Diasporic Visions, Cultural Co-ordinates and the Politics of Indo-Guyanese Locality

12 November 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dispersal, Division and Diversification: durable solutions and Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Tania Kaiser (Development Studies, SOAS)

Dispersal, Division and Diversification: durable solutions and Sudanese refugees in Uganda

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

Between ‘Home’, ‘The Gulf’, and ‘The West’: perspectives from Malayali families

Caroline Osella (Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS)

Between ‘Home’, ‘The Gulf’, and ‘The West’: perspectives from Malayali families

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

African home associations in Britain: Between political belonging and moral conviviality

Claire Mercer (LSE)
(Joint seminar with Anthropology of Development)

21 October 2008, 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