We invite you to join us for the free and public events during the conference:
Thursday, February 25 | 16:30–18:00 CETCharl Landvreugd (Rotterdam, NL)Notes on Ososma: Imagining Spaces
Friday, February 26 | 10:00–11:30 CETAnanya Jahanara Kabir (London, UK)Moving Material: (Un)Making Migration through Dance
Reading & Discussion
Friday, February 26 | 18:00–19:30 CETOlumide Popoola
Please register in advance via Zoom: t1p.de/im2021-zoomFor more details, see our website: imaginingmigration2020.wordpress.com
Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and organised by Jennifer Leetsch, Frederike Middelhoff and Miriam Wallraven.
This collection of critical essays anchors itself in the Indian Ocean and explores the multiple ways dynamic exchanges have shaped this multilingual region of the world, from India to the Mascarene Islands to Southern Africa. Borders, edges and third spaces are revisited through the notion of the ecotone, a transitional zone between two ecosystems. If the term has primarily been used by biologists and ecologists, the metaphorical angle proves to be fruitful as it authorizes trans-disciplinary approaches and empowers fresh perspectives. ...
We are writing to inform you about a new project we are launching called "Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces". This is a project of the Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities at the Education University of Hong Kong, led by Dr Bidisha Banerjee (Principal Investigator), by Dr Thomas Lacroix and Dr Judith Misrahi-Barak (Co-Investigators), in collaboration with EMMA (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and the Maison Française of Oxford.Here is a brief summary of the project:Shocking images ...
316 pages, ISBN 978-2-36781-291-5, Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée
French Guyane, Guyana and Suriname are not often focused on. Sometimes French Guyane is believed to be an island, and one often wonders where Guyana is situated, or Suriname. This collection of essays aims to increase the visibility of the Guyanas and more particularly of the three countries mentioned above. It also means to contribute to scholarship already published and share the knowledge across various disciplinary fields. It will question the traditional divide ...