WEBINAR – Mobilities, migrants and minorities in dialogue



Posted: 31 May, 2021

HERA is delighted to announce the fifth webinar hosted by three JRP Public Spaces projects: Cemeteries and Crematoria (CEMI), Young refugees and asylum seekers (EEYRASPS) and Moving Marketplaces (MMP). Please join us on Tuesday 8th June at 14:00 CEST / 13:00 GMT.

To register, please visit:

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/mobilities-migrants-and-minorities-in-dialogue-tickets-157229649113

This webinar includes an ‘in conversation’ panel with Dr Yasminah Beebeejaun, Professor Peter Hopkins and Professor Avril Maddrell; a quickfire round of ‘research insights through images’ and 3 short presentations from the three participating HERA projects. This will be followed by an open discussion exploring the theme of mobilities, minorities and public space.

The varied contributions will address the following questions:

• What does the mobilities framework bring to our understanding of public space and migrant and minorities experience?

• Public space and cultural integration: key challenges and opportunities

• How has the pandemic shaped mobilities, migrant and minority experience, and public space?

The webinar will include:

I) Introductory conversation: Yasminah Beebeejaun, Peter Hopkins, Avril Maddrell

II) Quickfire Insights through an Image presentatons x 6

1. Maria Lindmae, Univerity Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Moving Marketplaces: Following the Everyday Production of Inclusive Public Spaces)

2. Emil van Eck, Radboud University (Moving Marketplaces: Following the Everyday Production of Inclusive Public Spaces)

3. Helena Nordh, SLU, Uppsala (Cemeteries and Crematoria as public spaces of belonging in Europe)

4. Vevila Dornelles, University of Reading (Cemeteries and Crematoria as public spaces of belonging in Europe)

5. Robin Finlay, Newcastle University (The everyday experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers in public spaces)

6. Elisabeth Kindorfer, University of Bonn (The everyday experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers in public spaces )

III) Short papers

• ‘Moving Marketplaces: Following the Everyday Production of Inclusive Public Spaces’, Joris Schapendonk (Radboud University)

• ‘The everyday experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers in public spaces’ , Ilse van Liempt (Utrecht University)

• ‘Cemeteries and Crematoria as public spaces of belonging in Europe: a study of migrant and minority cultural inclusion, exclusion and integration’, Sonja Kmec (University of Luxembourg)

Webinar 8th June poster

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