Conference call: Displacement & Domesticity Since 1945

The upcoming conference on ‘Displacement & Domesticity Since 1945: Refugees, Migrants & Expats making homes‘ will take place in Brussels, Belgium, 28-29 March 2019 under the joint patronage of EAHN and KU Leuven.

The goal of this conference is to critically engage with and reflect on the ways in which concepts, practices and material expressions of domesticity have been (and still are today) employed in response to human displacement, forced or otherwise, since 1945.

The confirmed keynotes are Peter Gatrell (University of Manchester), Romola Sanyal (LSE) and Paolo Boccagni (University of Trento).

Seeking an interdisciplinary debate around these issues, contributions and insights are welcomed from a variety of fields, including but not limited to: Architecture, Geography, History, Social Studies, Anthropology and Philosophy, etc.

Abstracts of 300 words can be submitted by September 15th 2018 to:

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