Mobility tag

Call for Panelists: “Saharawi Mobility and Change,” 59th Annual African Studies Association Meeting December 1-3, 2016 Washington DC

Monday, February 29th, 2016

What are the contours of mobility and change in Saharawi culture and society, and how has the practice and meaning of these contours changed over time? This panel seeks to explore this topic of mobility and change as it pertains to difference in Saharawi daily lives that are enacted and/or highlighted via processes of socialization, acculturation, adaptation, co-construction, and/or environmental, educational, economic, political, military, social, legal and mediated opportunities and constraints that have and continue to alter local and transnational contexts, and in turn, prospects, preferences and projections for the future of Saharawi praxis, being, and meaning.

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Call for Papers — Extended deadline: Migrants and Development in Western Africa: Migration Experiences, Migratory Capital and Development (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, June 19-21, 2012)

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

This Symposium aims at documenting the multiple implications of migration in Africa and more specifically in western Africa from the following lines: a) Migration flows: countries of origin, host countries, situation of generations born during the period of migration, return migration; b) Migrations and capital accumulation, social and economic development; c) Migration and construction of community and identity spaces; d) Migrations from Africa to Western countries; e) National migration policies in countries of origin and management of social crises; f) Migrations and environment

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