Colloquium 2021 (summer term)

organized by the Research Platform Mobile Cultures and Societies

The Research Platform Mobile Cultures and Societies organizes its Colloquium 2021 (summer
 term) and invites interested persons to participate online on Mondays between 09:30 and 11:30 a.m.


April 12, Key researcher series: Bridging African Studies and Mobility Studies - Attempts from HipHop to Travel Writing by Birgit Englert, Professor of African Studies; Reading: forthcoming

April 19, Associated member presentations: 
Books on the Move. Collecting, Documenting and Writing Displacement and Persecution after the Shoah by 
Marianne Windsperger, Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (09:30 a.m.), and Galicia as an Archive. Travels to Post-Galicia in Contemporary Literature by Magdalena Baran-Szołtys, Research Center for the History of Transformations (10:30 a.m.)

April 26, Key researcher series: Positionality and Reflectivity in a North-South Project by Petra Dannecker, Professor of Development Studies; Reading: forthcoming

May 10, Key researcher series: Translocal Resilience by Patrick Sakdapolrak, Professor of Geography & Regional Research
; Readings:
 see programme overview

May 31, Doctoral project presentation: African Routes and Regimes of Im/Mobility to and from Trade Union Colleges in East, West, and South
 by Immanuel Harisch, doctoral student in African Studies

June 7, Key researcher series: Outer Space (Im)mobilities by Alexandra Ganser, Professor of English & American Studies
; Reading: see programme overview

June 21, Doctoral project presentation: 'They Were Home. They Were Far From Home': Imaginative Mobilities in Caribbean Diaspora Literature
 by Sigrid Thomsen, doctoral student in Comparative Literature


further information as well as readings can be found in the programme overview