29 January 2014

WORKSHOP: Hybridity - Power, social structures,and institutions beyond the liberal west

Hybridity:Power, social structures,and institutions beyond...Hybridity: Power, social structures,and institutions beyond the liberal west

Institute of Advanced Studies, The University of Birmingham

Thursday, 13 March 2014 from 09:30 to 13:00 (GMT)

Birmingham , United Kingdom

Led by Dr Rosa Freedman and Dr Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, this Institute of Advanced Studies workshop will bridge the theoretical gap that divides the different disciplines by bringing together scholars and practitioners to focus on hybridity and its potential impact and challenges over the coming years. The workshop will provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussions that will fuse the theory and practice of hybridity during this embryonic phase.
Speakers include:
Professor François Crépeau (McGill University) United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Professor Eric Heinze (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Professor Fiona De Londras (Durham University)
  • Professor Paul Jackson (University of Birmingham)
  • Dr Gareth Sears (University of Birmingham)
  • Dr Diana Spencer (University of Birmingham)

Provisional Programme:
09.00 Coffee
09.30 Panels: Hybrid peace; Culture and Hybridity; Identity and Hybridity
13.00 Open session ends
If you would like to attend lunch and Roundtable session in the afternoon (13.00-18.15)Please send Expressions of Interest of no more than 200 words to Dr Rosa Freedman (r.a.freedman@bham.ac.uk) or Dr Nicolas Lemay-Hébert (n.lemayhebert@bham.ac.uk).

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