News & Events

Dr Abel Ugba (CERS) has been appointed as the Leeds partner and mentor of Dr Matthew Michael (University of Nasarawa, Nigeria) under the Africa-focused fellowship scheme launched this year by the Leeds University Centre of African Studies (LUCAS) and Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute (LAHRI). The theme of their...

Johanna Loock (CERS PGR) has written a blog post entitled ‘ An Alliance of Nationalism and Feminism: The Case of the Swiss Burqa Ban’ for the ReOrient blog https://www.criticalmuslimstudies.co.uk/an-alliance-of-nationalism-and-feminism/  It was re-published on the Northern blog .          

CERS member Professor Adrian Favell, CERS PhD students Tesfalem Yemane and Kheira Arouche take part in a conversation on ‘integration’ along with PhD students Hyab Yohannes (School of Education, University of Glasgow) and Souad Boumechaal (School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds). For more info and to watch...

Dr Roxana Barbulescu will deliver a webinar titled ‘Seasonal workers across borders: farming needs, COVID -19 pandemic and immigration after Brexit’ on Wednesday 16th June, 12:00-12:40. For more info and how to register see here.

Ipek Demir gave an invited talk and led the session on Decolonising Global Health Education at the final closing session of the University of Maryland’s (Baltimore) Global Health Summit 2021.

Roxana Barbulescu (CERS) will give a paper as part of the CMR Seminars at the University of Warsaw. Her talk will examine recent advances in theory and research on migration, and especially “ Mobility and the pandemic – a year later”. Date and Time: 13 May 2021, 2pm. To join...