Dr Abel Ugba will give an online talk, “Healing in the Diaspora: Untangling African Pentecostals’ Complex Ideologies about Divine Healing”, as part of the Sadler Seminar Series ‘African Knowledges for Global Challenges’.
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Professor Ipek Demir will give a keynote at the online Launch Event for the Research Centre for Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX) at the University of Central Lancashire on 15 January 2021. The event runs from 10:40 until 17:00.
In his latest post for the School of Sociology & Social Policy's Northern Notes blog, Dr Paul Bagguley explores the acronym 'BAME' and how it is used in UK media and institutions.
A new blog post by postgraduate student Johanna Loocke responds to the discussions held CERS' ‘Decolonising Human Rights’ event, co-organised with Leeds Human Rights Journal.
Professor Salman Sayyid will be giving a lecture to mark Islamophobia Awareness Month on Thursday 19th November, 4 - 5pm.
Congratulations to Dr Abel Ugba who has won the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies Fellowship. He will be investigating the innovative and reflexive practice of divine healing by Pentecostal Africans in Germany’s transnational and ‘secular’ context. You can read more about Dr Ugba’s project, “Faith and Secularism in a...
Professor Adrian Favell gave an online lecture for the new Talking Heads series at the Sussex Centre of Migration Research, University of Sussex, on his most recent work on ‘integration’, drawing on his recent article Integration: twelve propositions after Schinkel.
CERS Postgraduate Researcher Tesfalem H. Yemane will co-lead an event marking 75 years of UNESCO with an online sensory experience of the Asmara UNESCO World Heritage Site in Eritrea on Monday 16 November 2020. The online event will be hosted by the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, and...
A PGR-led seminar series, “Decolonising Forced Migration: Political (Un)-Intelligibility, Reflexivity, & ‘Epistemological Agency’", begins 24 November 2020 and runs until July 2021. Organisers include CERS members Tesfalem Yemane and Kheira Arrouche.
Dr Maria Rovisco hosted an online conversation with Alex Chisholm of Freedom Studios, Bradford, on 28 October 2020, about the ways in which theatre can positively transform the lives of people seeking sanctuary. The conversation was part of InterCultured Festival’s InterCommunity Talks. Watch a recording of the conversation on the Intercultured Festival...