Migrant Cross-Cultural Encounters: A Multidisciplinary Conference
24-26 November 2014
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Historical and contemporary global migration involves a range of cross-cultural encounters, but how are these interactions discussed, debated, and defined? This three-day multidisciplinary conference seeks to examine past and present migrant encounters with other peoples in a diverse range of locations. We welcome papers from all disciplinary angles from both academics and independent researchers concerned with this issue.
The conference is sponsored by four key multidisciplinary research hubs in the Division of Humanities at the University of Otago:
- Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies
- Centre for Research on Colonial Culture
- Asian Migrations Research Theme
- Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies Research Theme
The conference organisers are: Professor Angela McCarthy, Dr Angela Wanhalla, and Associate Professor Jacqui Leckie.
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Banner Image: Michael Jensen (photographer), Customs Officer Frank Dalton holding a Vietnamese refugee child, Xye Than Hue, Darwin, November 1977, National Library of Australia, PIC-VN3209920-V.