DISPLACEMENT & DOMESTICITY SINCE 1945. REFUGEES, MIGRANTS, EXPATS MAKING HOMES

CALL FOR PAPERS – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

ARP member Ashika Singh is co-organizing the following conference:

DISPLACEMENT & DOMESTICITY SINCE 1945. REFUGEES, MIGRANTS, EXPATS MAKING HOMES

It will take place on March 28-29th 2019 in Brussels, under the joint patronage of EAHN and KU Leuven.

The goal of this conference is to critically engage with and reflect on the ways in which concepts, practices and material expressions of domesticity have been (and still are today) employed in response to human displacement, forced or otherwise, since 1945. For more contextual and practical information, please see the conference website: www.displacementdomesticity.com

The confirmed keynotes are Peter Gatrell (University of Manchester), Romola Sanyal (LSE) and Paolo Boccagni (University of Trento).

Seeking an interdisciplinary debate around these issues, contributions and insights are welcomed from a variety of fields, including but not limited to: Architecture, Geography, History, Social Studies, Anthropology and Philosophy, etc.

Abstracts of 300 words can be submitted by September 15th 2018 to displacementdomesticity@kuleuven.be

Organising Committee: 
Hilde Heynen, Professor (KU Leuven)
Alessandra Gola, PhD Candidate (KU Leuven)
Anamica Singh, PhD Candidate (KU Leuven)
Ashika Singh, PhD Candidate (KU Leuven)
Johan Lagae, Professor (Gent University)
Els de Vos, Associate Professor (University of Antwerp)