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A series of three events on the notions of race and diaspora is being organised by EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3, France), in partnership with IMI and several other institutions worldwide. From IMI, Robin Cohen and Thomas Lacroix will be attending

Over the last decade ‘Diaspora Studies’ has become a fully-fledged discipline: numerous conferences have taken place, specialised publications have emerged and research centres have been created. The aim of the three meetings planned by EMMA is to assess these different evolutions to better understand how socio-economic and political changes have affected diasporic communities, as well as the way in which literature and the arts have seized upon that question. This reflection entails a redefinition of the terms and concepts, at times used in a loose way, and the confrontation of different, but not necessarily divergent, perspectives.

The planned events are:

Preparatory Symposium: Diasporas and Cultures of Migrations, 20-23 June 2011, Université Paul-Valéry - Montpellier 3

International conference: Diasporas and ‘Race’, Autumn 2012, Wake Forest University (North Carolina, USA)

International conference: African Americans and Diaspora, 2013, University Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3

Download further information about the Diasporas and Cultures of Migration events.

Visit the Oxford Diasporas Programme web page.

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