Registration Open! — Reimagining Migration in(out) of Africa Conference

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 ASG Conference titled, ‘Reimagining Migration in(out) of Africa: Taking Stock and Building Resilience.’ This 3-day conference will bring together scholars, advocates, practitioners, policymakers, and community members within and outside Australia for a conversation on the increasing politicisation of mobility in and out of the African continent and the experiences of migrant communities and their resilient cultures.

In-person Venue: Room 230 (Theatre) and Room 219 in Kwong Lee Dow Building, 234 Queensberry Street Carlton VIC 3053, The University of Melbourne

Register to attend here!

The conference features:

Thursday 29 September

Friday 30 September

  • Academic Presentations
  • By the Fireside Conversation: ‘Rethinking Refuge for Refugees in and from Africa’ with Mireille (Mimi) Kayeye, PhD Researcher, University of Melbourne; Atem Atem, Graduate Researcher, Australian National University; Dr Louise Olliff, Senior Policy Advisor, Refugee Council of Australia and Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian National University; Professor Patricia Daley, Professor of the Human Geography of Africa, University of Oxford; and facilitated by Franka Vaughan, ASG President and PhD Researcher, University of Melbourne.

Saturday 01 October

  • Community Presentations
  • The realities of migrant life: an informal discussion facilitated by Stephen Ho.
  • ‘Little Africa in Australia’ Dinner

Key dates and deadlines:

  • Authors/Presenters notified of results: Monday, 1 August 2022
  • Early Bird registration deadline: Monday, 22 August 2022
  • Final registration deadline: Monday, 26 September 2022

Tickets are between $50 and $200 (click the registration link for details). We encourage ASG student members and our partner community organisations interested in attending to reach out to the organising committee at africanstudiesgroup@gmail.com for coupons.

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We hope you are able to join us!

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