Shadows of the Dawn: Migration and the Indeterminacy of Community and Immu...

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Brunel University

Artaud performance centre

Uxbridge, England UB8 3PQ

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Symposium 1 - Wednesday 18 April 2018

Please find below the draft programme subject to change

13:30 Welcome - Artaud Performance Center, Brunel University London

14:oo Opening Address

  • Johannes Birringer, DAP-Lab, Theatre, Brunel University London
  • Maria Kastrinou, Anthropology, Brunel University London

14:15 – 16:oo Workshop 1

  • Yohai Hakak (Social Works, Brunel University): Muslim Parenting Discourses in the West: Democracy and Psychology for Maintaining Communal Boundaries
  • Emma Wainwright (Education, Brunel University) on Welfare Provision and Social Housing
  • Mariza Dima (Film/TV/Media/Games Design, Brunel University) Draw My Life is a volunteer run project that provides a set of tools for field workers, the humanitarian community, and the public to understand, visualise and share the experience of refugee children. It started as a spin off from the Empowerhack hackathon that aimed to generate creative responses to the refugee challenges particularly the ones faced by females.

16:oo – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 -18:15 Workshop 2

Anders Kreuger (Senior Curator, MHKA Antwerp) “Ethno-Futurism”

  • Goran Sergei Pristas, BADco., Zagreb (Croatia) “Institutions need to be constructed”
  • Tomislav Medak, BADco. (Zagreb (Croatia) “Institutions need to be constructed”
  • Daniele Rugo (Brunel) film project on refugees (both Syrians and Palestinians in Shatila and Bourj Hammoud)
  • [Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (Law, Westminster University) “Ruptures of Spatial Justice”][not confirmed]

18:15 Refreshments

18:45 -21:oo Workshop 3 and Performance

workshop: conducted by IraqiBodies


Rite of Exile by Iraqi Bodies, directed by Anmar Taha and Josephine Gray (Gothenburg, Sweden)

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Brunel University

Artaud performance centre

Uxbridge, England UB8 3PQ

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