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Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 15:32:53 +1000
Subject: [postanarchism] Fwd: Writing Refugee Lives




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    Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 12:06:27 +1000
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> Subject: CFP: Writing Refugee Lives'
>
>
> >
> > 'Writing Refugee Lives'
> > Proposed Special Issue of
> > Social Analysis: The International Journal of Cultural & Social Practice
> > www.berghahnbooksonline.com/journals/sa/index.html
> >
> > Editors:
> > Greg Gow
> > Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney
> > & Amanda Wise
> > Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australain National University
> >
> > Political and academic debates about refugees are increasing in
> > Australia and beyond. So far, what is missing, however, are detailed
> > studies of how refugees (individually and collectively) make meaning of
> > and respond to their situations of forced migration and settlement. This
> > proposed special issue of Social Analysis aims to address this oversight
> > by exploring how researchers in fields such as cultural studies,
> > anthropology, sociology, geography and history might productively
> > contribute to more interdisciplinary and grounded approaches to refugee
> > studies.
> >
> > We are looking for proposed contributions from researchers working among
> > refugee groups in Australia who are exploring themes such as:
> >
> >         collective identity and memory;
> >         life narratives;
> >         media consumption;
> >         symbolic production;
> >         representational regimes;
> >         transnational relationships;
> >         belonging to homeland, host society and kin elsewhere;
> >         relationships to nation-states;
> >         bodies and affect
> >         intercommunal relations.
> >
> > We are interested in essays which explore one or more of these themes in
> > terms of what it means to live as a refugee in particular socio-cultural
> > environments; and as members of various kinds of social, religious,
> > national and diasporic groupings. Equally, we are interested in essays
> > exploring what it means to be excluded from or subjected to such
> > groupings through racist,
> > xenophobic or bureaucratic mechanisms.
> >
> > The proposed issue takes its cue from a workshop on cultural research
> > and refugees studies conducted in Sydney on 4 July 2003. Like the
> > workshop, the essays in the proposed issue will offer case studies
> > applying cultural research to refugee communities which implicitly or
> > explicitly develop connections to broader methodological and theoretical
> > concerns.
> >
> > We invite researchers to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to
> > Amanda Wise (amanda.wise-AT-anu.edu.au) or Greg Gow (g.gow-AT-uws.edu.au) by
> > 29th July 2003. If accepted, final papers of 7-8000 words will be due by
> > end November 2003.
> >
> > _____________________________________________
> >
> > Amanda Wise
> > Postdoctoral Research Fellow
> > Centre for Cross-Cultural Research
> > Australian National University
> > Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA, 0200
> > Office Phone:+61(0)2 6125-0090
> > Mobile: 0412-497-206
> > Fax: +61(0)2 6125-2438
> > Home: (02) 9798-9817
> > Web site: http://www.anu.edu.au/culture
> >
> > --
> > Professor Andrew Milner
> > Director
> > Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
> > School of Literary, Visual and Performance Studies
> > Monash University
> > Melbourne
> > Victoria 3800
> > AUSTRALIA
> >
> > Phone: (61) (3) 9905 2979
> > Fax: (61) (3) 9905 5593
> > Email: Andrew.Milner-AT-arts.monash.edu.au
> > Homepage:
> >   http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/cclcs/about/staff_info/milner.html
> >
> >
>
>
>


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