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storytelling

How the stories we tell, shape the communities we live in

24 May 2018, Newnham College, University of Cambridge

This workshop was led by Dr Jenny Mander, Fellow and Director of Studies in Modern and Medieval Languages at Newnham. In collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, the day considered the representation of minority groups, language diversity and social cohesion. Read More

Studying Saint-Domingue after the Haitian Aid Crisis

3 Sept 2018, Newnham College, University of Cambridge

This workshop was led by Dr. Rhys Jones, Research Fellow in History at Sidney Sussex College, and Dr. Jenny Mander, Fellow and Director of Studies in Modern and Medieval Language at Newnham. In collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, the day considered how scholars of colonial Haiti (Saint-Domingue) should approach their subject matter in the wake of sexual misconduct and corruption accusations made against aid workers in Haiti earlier in 2018. The attendees represented a huge diversity of experience and opinion: the Haitian diaspora, United Haitian in the UK, the Haitian Support Group, the Ethical Journalism Network, the European Union diplomatic service, the Haitian tourism industry, Christian Aid and other interested charitable organisations, and UK higher education centres, including several academics from the University of Cambridge. Read More

 

“Governing migration beyond ‘Fortress Europe’”

16-17 September 2019, Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge

This 1.5 day conference attracted over 70 abstracts during the call for papers process, 16 of which were selected for inclusion into the final program. Beside the panellists, participants included Prof. Ferruccio Pastore (FIERI, Italy), who delivered the keynote speech, and Dr. Federica Infantino (ULB, Belgium), who presented her newly published book. Speakers were from institutions based in 10 different countries in Europe, North America and Africa, and 13 participants out of 18 were women. Read More

No Place Like Home? Policy Workshop on refugees and forced displacement

20 Sept 2020, Clare Hall Cambridge

On Friday, 20 September, scholars, policymakers and participants with a refugee background gathered at Clare Hall for the workshop No Place Like Home? New Perspectives on Displacement and the Modern Refugee System.

Panel discussions saw attendees reflecting on the future of ‘durable policy options’ for refugees and on the need for a more global and comprehensive framework for responsibility sharing and support for host communities during refugee crises.  Read More