Konferenzen – Tagung/Konferenz

Migration and Socio-political Innovation

International conference at the University of Freiburg, Switzerland on 2nd of March 2018. Conceptualized and organized by Francesca Falk (University of Freiburg) & infoclio.ch the professional portal of the historical sciences in Switzerland. In cooperation with the PhD-Program «Migration and Postcoloniality in Switzerland».

  • Zeitraum: 02.03.2018 – 02.03.2018
  • Institution: Universität Fribourg
  • Ort: Freiburg / Schweiz
  • Anmeldung bis: 21. Februar 2018 Anmeldungstermin beachten
  • Anmeldung bei: info[at]infoclio.ch.
  • Veranstaltungsbeitrag: Attendance is free

What role does migration play in establishing new ways of living and in the organization of societies? Socio-political innovation means the emergence, implementation and dissemination of new social and political practices in different areas of society. The conference aims to identify and analyze such societal transformations, which happen in relation to migration, and to explain their underlying conditions.

The conference will be simultaneously translated into English


Programme

9.00-9.05:     Welcoming address – Francesca Falk & Enrico Natale
9.05-9.15:     Introduction – Francesca Falk

Session 1

9.15-9.45:     

João de Athayde (Université Aix-Marseille): Les Agudàs, les esclaves du Brésil retournés au Bénin et au Togo: des innovations sociales à l’engagement dans la décolonisation

9.45-10.15:     

Norris Jacob (University of Sussex): Return migration and the rise of the Palestinian nouveaux riches, 1870-1925
Chair: Matthieu Gillabert     

10.15-10.45     

Coffee break
    

Session 2

10.45-11.15:     

Badino Anna (Université Aix-Marseille): Mobilité géographique et changements familiaux. Regards sur la société italienne des années 1960 au prisme des migrations internes

11.15-11.45:     

Di Giusto Anna (Italian Society of Women Historians): Riace. The Laboratory of a New European Identity?

11.45-12.15:     

Ricciardi Toni (Université de Genève): Brücken und Vermengungen. Migration und die italienische Kultur und Gesellschaft
Chair: Sarah Baumann     

12.15-13.30     

Lunch break
    
Keynote lecture

13.30-14.15:     

Michael Goebel (Freie Universität Berlin): Migration as a Motor of Change: Colonial Subjects in Interwar France and Decolonization
Chair: Damir Skenderovic     
    

Session 3

14.15-14.45:     

Rhoden Nancy L. & Laurel Clark Shire (University of Western Ontario): Migration and Toleration: Opportunities for Redefining Insiders and Outsiders in Late Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia

14.45-15.15:     

Saibu Israel Abayomi & Clement Cecilia Titilayo (Anchor University Lagos & Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria): The Dynamics of Migration and Societal Changes in African Cities: ‘Lagos from Farmstead and Fishing Settlement to a Mega City’
Chair: Pauline Milani     

15.15-15.30:     

Coffee break
    

Session 4

15.30-16.00:     

Albakko Abduhalim (Koç University): The Syrian Community in Fatih and Mechanisms of Survival Employed by them

16.00-16.30:   

Kijan Malte Espahangiz (Universität/ETH Zürich): Frauen in der Emigration. Partizipative Aktionsforschung und sozio-politische Innovation in der Schweiz der 1970er Jahre

16.30-17.00:     

Kafehsy Sylvia (Universitätspital Zürich): The Politics of Trauma: Neue Lernformen im Umgang mit Gewaltbeziehungen
Chair: Marina Richter  

   
17.00:     

End of the conference & Aperitif

Registration

Attendance is free. Please register by sending a mail to info[at]infoclio.ch.
Registration deadline: February 21, 2018.

Location

University of Freiburg, Switzerland (Avenue de l’Europe 20, 1700 Freiburg), room MIS 3016

Organized by:

Francesca Falk (Université de Fribourg), infoclio.ch

Contact

info[at]infoclio.ch

Venue

University of Freiburg, Switzerland, room MIS 3016
Avenue de l’Europe 20
1700
Freiburg
Fribourg

Weiterführende Links:

https://www.infoclio.ch/en/migration-and-socio-political-innovation

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