Migration and Mobility Research Day

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1pm – 2 pm COMPAS potluck lunch and informal introductions

2:00 – 2:15 Welcome and setting the scene: Ilka Vari-Lavoisier (U. of Trento/COMPAS/IC Migrations) and Nick Van Hear (COMPAS)

2:15 – 3:15 Giorgia Donà (Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging -- University of East London) and Marie Godin (Refugee Studies Center, Oxford) ‘Mobile digital technologies and migrants in transit: negotiating techno-borderscapes’ Discussant: Marie Mallet-Garcia (COMPAS, Oxford)

3:30 – 4:30 Anna Tsalapatanis (Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford) ‘Where are you really from? Normative Schemes of Intelligibility and Encounters of Address’ Rebecca Buxton (ODID, Oxford) ‘When temporary protection is a moral harm’

4:45 – 5.45 Elsa Gomis (School of Art, Media, and American Studies, University of East Anglia) ‘Visual motifs of migration and imaginary. Presentation of a creative-critical Ph.D through filmmaking’ Screening and discussion of extracts from her film The People Behind the Scenes

Feel free to join for all or part of the afternoon. 

To help us to keep track of numbers, it would be very helpful if you could let Nick Van Hear (nicholas.vanhear@compas.ox.ac.uk) or Ilka Vari-Lavoisier (ilka.vari-lavoisier@compas.ox.ac.uk) know if you intend to come.