Seminar Series Trinity 2010

Anthropological Approaches to Migration & Mobility

Tuesdays 12.30 - 13.30 (except first seminar, which will be 13:00 - 14:00)
Lecture Room, 64 Banbury Road, Oxford

Convened by: Iain Walker

This term’s seminar series brings a anthropological perspective to migration with a particular focus on migrations and mobilities outside Europe. Religion and identity, the concept of home, issues arising from globalisation, and the emotional aspects of migratory movements are just some of the themes that this terms speakers addressed, presenting the qualitative aspects of COMPAS interests and collaborations.

Seminars

29 April

Surfing on the Waves of Globalization. Reflections on the Hadrami

Leif Manger, University of Bergen

06 May

Rehoused but homeless. Forced migration and resettlement on Sri Lanka's

Cathrine Brun, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

13 May

Permanently impermanent: Dubai's migrant workers

Syed Ali, Long Island University

20 May

Muslim Women and the emergence of counter public spheres in Italy

Ruba Salih, University of Exeter

27 May

Time for the pen, not the sword. Khat and consumption among diaspora

Peter Hansen, Danish Institute for International Studies

03 June

Religion in the Nepali Diaspora

Sondra Hausner and David Gellner, ISCA, University of Oxford

10 June

Why focus on emotions when analysing migration? Concepts, methods, analysis

Maruska Svasek, Queen’s University Belfast

17 June

Caribbean Nurses in Britain: Victims, Heroines or Dutiful Daughters?

Karen Fog Olwig, University of Copenhagen

Four one-off seminars

Trinity Term 2018

Beyond Impact?

Hilary Term 2018

Refugees and the Economy

Michaelmas Term 2017

Talking Oxford

Trinity Term 2017

Migration Research – where next?

Michaelmas Term 2016

Wellbeing and Migration in the UK

Michaelmas Term 2015

Arrival Cities

Michaelmas term 2014

Borders of the welfare state

Trinity term 2014

Boundaries of Freedom

Hilary term 2014

Rethinking Migration

Trinity term 2013

Migration Journeys

Seminar Series Michaelmas 2012

Everyday multiculturalism

Seminar Series Trinity 2012

Gender, Migration and Citizenship

Gender, Migration and Citizenship

Seminar Series Michaelmas 2009

Immigration and Low-wage Labour Markets

Immigration and Low-wage Labour Markets

Seminar Series Hilary Term 2009

Migration, Welfare and Inequalities

Migration, Welfare and Inequalities

Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2008

Migration and Cultural Production

Migration and Cultural Production

Seminar Series Trinity Term 2008

Critical Epistemologies of Migration

Critical Epistemologies of Migration

Seminar Series Hilary Term 2008

New Trends in Contemporary Migration

New Trends in Contemporary Migration

Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2007

Perspectives on African Migration

Perspectives on African Migration

Seminar Series Trinity Term 2007

States and Emigrants

States and Emigrants

Seminar Series Trinity Term 2006

Racism and the new immigration: theories and practices

Racism and the new immigration: theories and practices

Seminar Series Michaelmas Term 2005

The Anthropology of Migration and Multiculturalism

The Anthropology of Migration and Multiculturalism

Seminar Series Trinity Term 2005

Contemporary International Migration – Key Issues

Contemporary International Migration – Key Issues

Seminar Series Hilary Term 2005