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Conference: Visualising Migration and divided societies, Paris, Friday 5th June 2009

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Visualising Migration and Divided Societies Conference - Friday 5th June 
2009

Hosted by: l’Université Paris 8 and MSH Paris-Nord
Venue: MSH Paris-Nord, 4, rue de la Croix Faron, La Plaine Saint-Denis, 
Paris

The event is free, but prior registration is required. To register contact:
Chris Gilligan <[log in to unmask]>
Closing date for registration: Friday 29th of May 2009

Conference Programme

8.30 Conference opens and registration

9.00 Opening remarks
Susan Ball, Université Paris 8, France / Chris Gilligan, University of 
the West of Scotland, UK.

9.15 Visual methods and mediums
Chair: Carol Marley, School of Languages and Social Sciences, University 
of Aston, UK.

Olga Den Besten, Centre for Children and Youth, University of 
Northampton, UK
‘Migrant children’s “doodles” and the realities of a segregated city.’

Veronica Vierin, Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice, 
School of Media, Dublin Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland
‘Inhabiting the Cityscape of Turin : “illegal citizens” and Urban Social 
Practice.’

Nicole Dorr, Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Germany
‘Moving images: activists and migrants contest social precarity in the « 
new Europe »’.

11.00 Break

11.30 Visual methods and producers/researchers
Chair: Dirk Hoerder, North American Center for Borderland Studies and 
Department of History, Arizona State University, USA.

Vincent O’Brien, University of Cumbria, UK.
‘Presenting ourselves: refugees and migrant use of visual media for 
social change.’

Seok-Kyeong Hong Mercier, Université Bordeaux 3, France.
‘What’s visual when we answer with pictures? Visual dimension of 
reflexive photography interviewing.’

Melanie Friend, University of Sussex, UK.
‘Representing immigration detainees : the disjunction between image and 
sound in “ Border
Country ”’.

13.00 LUNCH

14.00 Visual methods and space
Chair: Petros Petsimeris, Département de géographie, Université Paris 1, 
France.

Judith Aston, School of Creative Arts, University of the West of 
England, UK.
‘Visualising migration: using spatial montage techniques to explore 
connections between past and present
among a displaced community.’

Tristan Brusle, CNRS, Milieux, Sociétés et Cultures en Himalaya, France.
‘Living in and out of the host society: aspects of Nepalese migrants’ 
life in India and Qatar.’

Caroline Knowles, Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths 
College, University of London, UK.
‘Privileged Migration and Urban Landscape in Hong Kong.’

15.30 Break

16.00 Visual methods and audience/display
Chair: Nancy Green, Centre de Recherches Historiques, l’Ecole des Hautes 
Etudes en Sciences Sociales,
France.

Anthony Haughey, Department of Media, Dublin Institute of Technology, 
Republic of Ireland.
‘Engaging audiences in different settings, using different mediums’

Roberta McGrath, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK.
‘Migrant Narratives : photography, film and the archive.’

Barbara Wolbert, Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, USA.
‘”Studio of realism”: on the need for art in exhibitions on migration 
history.’

17.30 Close of conference

18.00 Reception and presentation
“L’histoire des bidonvilles et taudis à Saint-Denis”, service du 
patrimoine culturel, DCPSL, Conseil général de la Seine-Saint-Denis.


*****
Chris Gilligan
Senior Lecturer
Politics and Sociology Division
School of Social Sciences
University of the West of Scotland (UWS)
Paisley & Hamilton Campuses


http://www.ethnopolitics.org
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/reno
http://chrisgilligan.blogspot.com
http://westscotland.academia.edu/ChrisGilligan


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