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October 2020

Encountering Difference, Embodying Boundaries, and Unsettling Borders: Middle Eastern Refugees and Immigrants in the European Union

October 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 6, 2020

This virtual conference explores how Middle Eastern refugee and immigrant experiences provide insights into the production of difference, boundaries, and borders by unsettling established understandings of identity, statehood, and territory in and on the edges of the European Union. In the context of a "fortress Europe" and growing xenophobia and anti-Muslim racism, we address questions about who refugees and immigrants are and how they position themselves (or find themselves positioned) within systems of power operating at multiple scales and across a variety of…

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