Migrations and Identities Interdisciplinary Research Group Report 2010
Languages 12 March 2010
Migrations and Identities Interdisciplinary Research Group (MIIR)
This one-day interdisciplinary conference explored how migrations and their representations have shaped London in the past decade, and current debates around multiculturalism and the construction of new identities.
In 2009- 2010 a seminar series was launched in collaboration with Area Studies in MAL. Speakers included
Jo Borrill, Dept. of Psychology, on ‘Foreign National Prisoners: experiences of life and causes of deaths’ (December 2009)
Iain Noble, University of Westminster Research and Enterprise Service, on ‘Do you know who I am? Some methodological queries about identity questions’(January 2010)
Dina Mehmedbegovic, Institute of Education, research at the London Education Research Unit on questions of social and cultural identities within the education system (March 2010)
Cangbai Wang, Modern Languages (Chinese), on ‘ Border, place and identities in the remaking of expatriate communities in Hong Kong’ (April 2010)
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