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Migrant Narratives and the City Conference

The CEU Campus
Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:00 am – Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 pm

International Conference organised by Central European University and the University of Debrecen

The conference aims to focus on the role of cities and public spaces, including the ways in which cities are restructured and reimagined as a result of migration; the affective dimension of the experience as well as the affects involved in reading/watching/listening to migrant and refugee narratives; the gendering of these narratives as well as the role gender plays in the life choices and integration of migrants.

Keynote Speakers:

Carolyn Pedwell, University of Kent, UK

Dace Dzenovska, University of Oxford, UK

Lisa Blackman, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Plenary Session of Invited Respondents:

Gábor Gyáni, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

John McLeod, University of Leeds, UK

Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hungary

Prem Kumar Rajaram, Central European University, Hungary

Rosemary Wakeman, Fordham University, US