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Erinnerung und Geschichte. 60 Jahre deutsch-türkisches Anwerbeabkommen

Stefan Zeppenfeld , January 16th, 2022

Zum 60. Jahrestag des deutsch-türkischen Anwerbeabkommens feierten Politik und Zivilgesellschaft die Bundesrepublik im vergangenen Jahr als „Land mit Migrationshintergrund“. Das war ein überfälliger S…

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When Anthropology Meets the Graphic Novel in Thailand

Claudio Sopranzetti, Sara Fabbri, and Chiara Natalucci , January 11th, 2022

The graphic novel The King of Bangkok follows the story of Nok, a blind man who makes his living selling lottery tickets on the streets of Bangkok. Claudio…


Jennifer Mack on her book, The Construction of Equality

| , January 10th, 2022

Interview by Lynda Chubak https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-construction-of-equality Lynda Chubak: Bringing together architecture, urban planning and anthropology, you trac…

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Maka Suarez: Thinking about debt with David Graeber and La PAH

focaal_admin , December 21st, 2021

Let me begin by saying “this is a thought experiment”; a phrase David often used, and I find useful. In this talk I’d like to propose an approach…


Ep #85 Photography Through An Ethnographer’s Lens: Image Making with Jason De León

The Familiar Strange , November 28th, 2021

The Familiar Strange · Ep #85 Photography Through An Ethnographer’s Lens: Image Making with Jason De León This week Carolyn sits down with Jason De León, anthropologist, photographer…

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Five Breakthrough Signs of Early Peoples in the Americas

Anna Goldfield , November 4th, 2021

A lot of ink has been spilled in archaeological debates about the human occupation of the continents known today as North and South America. When did people arrive?…


Kate Vieira on her book, Writing for Love and Money

| , November 1st, 2021

Interview by Amy Garey https://global.oup.com/academic/product/writing-for-love-and-money-9780190877316 Amy Garey: How does migration influence literacy practices? Kate Vieira: Unfortuna…

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West African Migration: The Dangers of a Single Story

Alice Hertzog , October 19th, 2021

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.”  Chimamanda Ngozi…


What Drove Homo Erectus Out of Africa?

Josie Glausiusz , October 14th, 2021

The ‘Ubeidiya site today is an expanse of grasses. Concealed from this view are slabs of fossilized pebbly clay, a source of ancient finds that have helped scholars…


„Rassismus verlernen“ – Kunst- und Kulturfestival // 22. – 29. November 2021

Rat für Migration , October 13th, 2021

Vom 24.-26. November 2021 findet die internationale Jahrestagung des Rats für Migration „Körper und ‚Rasse‘. Konjunkturen des Rassismus in Europa“ im Deutschen Hygiene Museum Dresden statt. Gerahmt wi…


RfM-Jahrestagung 2021. „Körper und ‚Rasse‘: Konjunkturen von Rassismus in Europa.“

Rat für Migration , October 13th, 2021

Der Rat für Migration lädt vom 24. bis 26. November 2021 zur internationalen Jahrestagung „Körper und ‚Rasse‘: Konjunkturen von Rassismus in Europa.“ in das Deutsche Hygiene-Museum Dresden ein….


Wir Barbaren. „Inneres Afrika“, „Unzivilisierte“ und „Entartete“ in der europäischen Moderne

Svenja Goltermann , October 3rd, 2021

Europäische Gesellschaften suchten im 19. Jahrhundert ihre „Zivilisation“ in alle Welt zu exportieren. Die „Fremden“, darunter auch die Armen, erschienen dem gegenüber als „Barbaren“. Ist diese Geschi…

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Lead Me to Life: Voices of the African Diaspora

Christine Weeber, Justin D. Wright, and Leah Zani , September 23rd, 2021

“Lead Me to Life” Carla Keaton In 2020, George Floyd’s murder by Derek Chauvin, a White police officer in Minneapolis, flared a global nerve. Black Lives Matter protestors…


Jacqueline Hazan takes the page 99 test

| , September 14th, 2021

The 99th page of my dissertation, “Mediating Micronesian Futures: Potentialities and Precarity in Cultural Production Among Mobile Pacific Islanders,” marks a transition in a chapter introducing how …

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How Bureaucracy Conceals Obligations to Afghan Refugees

Isabella Alexander-Nathani , September 9th, 2021

Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in early August, the world has been transfixed by images from the streets of Kabul: Taliban fighters proudly patrolling the capital atop…


Flucht erzählen. Jugendliteratur auf schwierigem Terrain

Lena Brun , September 5th, 2021

Seit das Thema der Flucht Eingang in die öffentliche Debatte gefunden hat, setzt sich auch die Jugendliteratur damit auseinander. Sie baut Brücken zwischen altbewährten Genres, zwischen Kulturen und…

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Shirley Yeung takes the page 99 test

| , August 30th, 2021

The “quality of the whole” is uncannily revealed by the concluding paragraph on page 99 of my dissertation. It reads: The institution I call The Migrant Center, then,…

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Climate Migrants Are on the Move—And the U.S. Needs Their Help

Emily Yates-Doerr , August 24th, 2021

Farmworkers till soil during this summer’s record-breaking heat wave in Oregon. Nathan Howard/AP Photo Content Warning: The materials presented below contain details of racism and violent…


Animating Stories of Global Migration

MIDEQ and PositiveNegatives , August 19th, 2021

Who gets to tell the story of human migration around the globe? And what kind of story is it? The Story of Migration, an animated short illustrated by…


Schutz von geflüchteten Frauen und Mädchen in Deutschland unzureichend

Rat für Migration , July 19th, 2021

„Schattenbericht“ unter Mitarbeit der Universität Göttingen kritisiert Umsetzung der Istanbul-Konvention durch die Bundesregierung Eine Pressemitteilung von Prof. Dr. Sabine Hess (pug) Deutschland kom…


How Migrant Filmmakers Practice Archival Activism

Megan A. Carney , June 9th, 2021

Participants of FunKino, a collaborative filmmaking laboratory in Italy, discuss ideas for storyboarding in 2019. FunKino—Cinema for Inclusion project promoted by Zabbara In the first sce…


When “Voluntary” Return Is Not a Real Option for Asylum-Seekers

Usman Mahar , June 1st, 2021

Wrestling with the themes of violence, hope, and resilience, Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi often makes delicate use of red—the color of blood. Imran Qureshi “Love Me, Love Me…


This safety asphyxiates us: The banal border in Barcelona

Corina Tulbure , May 20th, 2021

Last month, while in Spain, we woke up to the news that local residents in the Canary Islands were planning to set up patrols to attack immigrants. In…


Mediating Mobility: Migration and Brokerage at the Borders of the State

Natasha Raheja , May 17th, 2021

Natasha Raheja (Cornell University) will present on ‘Mediating mobility: Migration and brokerage at the borders of the State’. Elizabeth Challinor (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) will ac…