Please join the Eritrea Research Network for the first in a series of research seminars on Eritrea. The first seminar will mark Eritrea's silver Jubilee. 25 years into independence, thousands of Eritreans cross into neighboring Sudan and Ethiopia each month. Many continue through the Sahara desert and across the Mediterranean to seek asylum in Europe. The seminar will explore the experiences of Eritrean asylum seekers and refugees from various perspectives.
Professor Gaim Kibreab (Southbank University) - The Impact of Indefinite National Service Dr. John Campbell (SOAS, London University) - Assessing Evidence about the Risk of Returning Asylum Seekers to Eritrea
Followed by a Panel of Researchers:
Mesghina A Tedla (SOAS, London University) - Social Media and Contemporary Irregular Migration Georgia Cole (Oxford University) - The Cessation Clause for Eritrean
Refugees: How and Why Did it Happen?
Ruth van Dyke (Southbank University) - Human Trafficking Selam Kidane (Leiden University) - Mental HealthLaurie Lijnders (SOAS, London
University) - Motherhood in Exile
The research seminar will be concluded with a reception.
The objective of the seminar series and the Eritrea Research Network is to bring researchers working on Eritrea together to share experiences and findings and provide an opportunity to present these to a wider audience.
When: London Southbank University, London Road Lecture Theatre (LR10)
Where: May 27th 2016, 1-5PM
The event is free of charge, but a booking is required. You can RSVP by emailing Eritrea Research Network: [log in to unmask]
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