This page on the Refugee Archives blog will be used to maintain a current listing of conferences, seminars, workshops and associated events relating to the fields of refugee and forced migration studies and where relevent, archive administration too. Relevent events will be listed under the relevant section below:
Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
Wednesday, 5 October 2011 – Friday, 7 October 2011 : Bringing Migration and History into the Equation: Re-Imagining Nationhood and Belonging.
Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany. Organized by: Network Migration in Europe e.V.. Link:
Wednesday 13th July 2011 : Seminar – Migrants and Intellectual Life.
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm ; Venue: NAB.LG01 Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7955 6944.
Link : www.migrationmuseum.org
Tuesday. 12 July 2011 : JCWI Training Seminar
Navigating the Points-Based System – A comprehensive training on the points-based immigration system
Link: Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, (JCWI) :
Saturday, 9 July 2011 : Symposium – The Archive of Exile
From 11.30-4.30pm at : Domino Hall, Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield. Themes of the symposium will include:
- place, the creative act, and placelessness
- archives and place
- creative approaches to ‘documenting’ and ‘recording’ acts, lives, spaces, and voices
- radical possibilities of archives
- the archive as sedentary, inactive, homely; the archive as lively, energetic, exilic
- the voice and exile; voices of exile; voices in exile
- the artistic act and the archive; archives of the ephemeral
Attendance is free; there is no charge to attend this event and lunch will be provided. Numbers are limited and we are keen to achieve a broad range of participants. If interested, please send your name, email address, any affiliation, and your background (eg artist, academic, curator, archivist, etc) to Matt Collins, at email@example.com by 30th June 2011 at the latest.
Thursday, 7 July 2011: “Suspect Communities”? Counterterrorism Policy, the Press, and the impact on Irish and Muslim Communities in Britain.
Report launch to be hosted by the Rt. Hon. Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee in Committee Room 9 of the House of PArliament, Westminster, between 4.30pm and 6pm.
To register attendence, or for a copy of the policy report when published, contact : Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Further details :
Thursday, 7 July 2011 : Environmental and Social Statistics meeting: (Im)migration: attitudes, impacts and projections
From 11am-5pm at : Location: Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX
Meeting contacts: email Richard Chandler (email@example.com) for
ESS; email Jouni Kuha (J.Kuha@lse.ac.uk) for Social Statistics Section.
To RSVP, please visit:
Thursday, 30 June 2011 : Effective working with Eastern European Roma migrants. For further information please contact Gosia Strona, Strategic Migration Partnership, East of England LGA, email: firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 01284 729 433.
Link : The Network –
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 to Friday, 2 September, 2011 – Archives and Records Assoication International Conference.
Link – Archives and Records Association :
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 – Archives Hub Training Day, London.
Link – Archives Hub :
Tuesday 12 July – Saturday 16 July 2011 : International Council on Archives: Section on University and Research Institution Archives (SUV)
Conference 2011, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaLink : International Council on Archives,
Tuesday, 5 July 2011 to Wednesday, 6 July 2011 – UK-CHORA conference on ‘The Local Record Office, past, present, future’, University of Liverpool on 5-6 July 2011
Link – University of Liverpool, Centre for Archive Studies :