Multilocality and refugee-nomad interchange in northern Mauritania
Matthew Porges, RSC Student Visitor
Work-in-Progress Seminar Series
Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1pm to 2pm
Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, OX1 3TB
Hosted by Refugee Studies Centre
About the Speaker
Matthew Porges is a PhD student in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews. His research explores the relationship between mobility, ecology, and state power in northern Mauritania and the Sahrawi refugee camps in southwestern Algeria. Prior to starting his PhD, he worked at Independent Diplomat in Brussels, Belgium. His writing has appeared in the London Review of Books, Jadaliyya, Current Anthropology, and elsewhere.