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SEMINAR CANCELLED

Due to planned UCU strike action taking place from Monday 25 November to Wednesday 4 December, this seminar has been cancelled.

 

Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas term 2019

Series convenors: Professor Matthew J Gibney, Professor Cathryn Costello, Professor Tom Scott-Smith

About the speaker

Dr Andreas Hackl is Lecturer in the Anthropology of Development at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. He currently leads a two-year research project on digital refugee livelihoods and digital labour, which can be found online at: refugeework.net. Andreas has previously worked intensively in Israel/Palestine, both as an anthropologist and as a journalist. His anthropological research in the Middle East included work on cross-border solidarity activists in civil resistance struggles; on labour mobility and economic dispossession; on Palestinian citizenship and urban inclusion in Israel; on displacement and exile; on settler colonialism; and on the role of social mobility and migration in the global sustainable development agenda. As a journalist based in the Middle East, Andreas wrote regularly for The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN News) and served as Jerusalem-based correspondent for Austrian, Swiss and German newspapers.

Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture

The Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture is named in honour of Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, the founding Director of the Refugee Studies Centre. It is held each year in Michaelmas term.

Past Annual Harrell-Bond Lectures

Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

The Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture is held in Trinity term. It is named after Professor Elizabeth Colson, a renowned anthropologist.

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