Diaspora Engagements: Landscape, Politics and Place in Migrant Transnational Practices

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Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Marriott Ballroom Salon 2, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Geraldine Pratt, Vanessa Banta
Chairs: Geraldine Pratt


This session aims to explore the multi-layered dimensions of diasporic engagements and migrant transnational practices, focusing on ‘remittance landscapes’ broadly conceived, including both the economic and political remittances of diasporic communities.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Philip Kelly*, York University, Duterte and the Diaspora: Filipino-Canadian Media Representations and Political-Economic Imaginaries of the Homeland 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Rachel Silvey*, U. of Toronto, Remitting Precarity: Landscapes of Transnational Gendered Poverty 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Shae Frydenlund*, University of Colorado Boulder, Support from the South: Rohingya refugees and relational urban (re)development 20 8:40 AM
Presenter Aaron Malone*, University of Colorado, Diaspora policy and the landscapes of transnational engagement 20 9:00 AM
Presenter Kimberly Marie Carlson*, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Lisa C Kelley, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Nancy Lee Peluso, University of California, Berkeley, Surya Afiff, University of Indonesia, Large-scale commodity concessions and labor migration in Indonesia 20 9:20 AM

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