We invite papers from postgraduates working in all disciplines on any aspect of exile and/or migration. Submissions which engage theoretical or empirical approaches, or diverse methodologies, are welcome. We encourage papers employing interdisciplinary frameworks.
Topics might include, but are by no means restricted to:
- political exile
- artistic or cultural representations of exile
- inner exile, or exile within borders
- aesthetic, artistic or linguistic exile
- exile from the past
- diaspora, migration and identity
- forced migration and asylum
- internal and international migration
- historical and modern migration
- theoretical, legal, or cultural relationships between exile and migration
Papers should be up to 20 minutes long. Abstracts of 200-250 words should be submitted to Lucy.Stone@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk by 15th May 2009.
The conference is generously supported by SAGE and the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester.
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