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October 2020

Virtual: Unsettling Borders 2020 Conference

October 9 at 8:00 am - November 6 at 5:00 pm

UNSETTLING BORDERS 2020 CONFERENCE 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, it will address questions about who refugees and immigrants are and how they position themselves (or find themselves positioned) within systems of power operating…

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Virtual: Study Abroad Week

October 19 - October 23

Study Abroad Week: Oct. 19-23 During Study Abroad Week, students can get a taste for the variety of global opportunities available through UNC-Chapel Hill! - Mid-day info sessions will include the following topics: research, internships, academic credit and funding. - Evening sessions will provide an overview of programs in a particular region or academic discipline. - On Friday, Oct. 23 hear from students at panel events! Register and receive login details to view the meeting details for the study abroad…

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Virtual: Unsettling Borders 2020 Conference: Racialization of Refugees in the EU

October 23 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Racialization of Refugees in the EU This panel focuses broadly on the ways that refugees and other migrants from the Middle East to Europe experience and/or respond to discrimination and exclusion. The panel hopes to better understand how both new and old forms of racism, Islamophobia, Orientalism, and other processes of differentiation shape the experiences of migrants, and we are especially interested in new perspectives that the lens of race brings to the study of Middle Eastern migrants in the…

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November 2020

Virtual: Unsettling Borders 2020 Conference: Learning, Teaching & Community-Building with Refugees

November 6 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learning, Teaching and Community-Building with Refugees This roundtable brings together scholars, activists, and NGO volunteers to discuss how to learn from and with refugees, teach about refugees, and engage with refugee communities. What are the strategies for resisting the racialization and marginalization of refugees and for developing an appreciation of refugee experiences, knowledge, and contributions to societies? What interventions in research, in the classroom, and in community organizing are required to promote ethical engagements with refugees and to maximize benefits…

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