Past events

Citizens Without Frontiers

17 April 2012
The New School for Social Research, New York

Co-Sponsored by Politics and TCDS, Engin Isin will speak on  'Citizens Without Frontiers'.

Citizenship and new Orientalisms

12 April 2012 (All day)

Iker Barbero presents a paper 'Ciudadanía y nuevos orientalismos: La legitimación de los regímenes de inmigración' [Citizenship and new Orientalisms: Legitimizing border regimes] in the Seventh International Conference on Migrations in Spain which will take place  from the 11 to13 April 2012 in B

Religious devotion and the political: the honour dispute revisited

6 April 2012 (All day)
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Aya Ikegame presents her work on 'Religious devotion and the political: the honour dispute revisited' at the Annual Conference of the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth, 3-6 April 2012. The general theme of the conference is: Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world.

Seminar on Citizens Without Frontiers: of those whose acts traverse boundaries

27 March 2012
Pyramid room, 4th floor, King`s, Strand Campus

Engin Isin speaks on Citizens Without Frontiers: of those whose acts traverse boundaries at King's College, London.

Citizenship after Orientalism

8 March 2012
Goldsmiths New Academic Building (NAB) LG02

Prof Engin Isin will be outlining the theoretical premises and discussing the early findings of the Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism project at the Centre for the study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths.

The event will be held from 17:00-19:00. For more information please visit the Goldsmiths event page.

Professor Ranabir Samaddar Lecture

7 March 2012
The Open University, Camden Office, London

Professor Ranabir Samaddar will visit the Oecumene project at The Open University and will hold a public lecture on 7 March 2012 at The Open University Camden office, London. The title of his lecture is 'The Emergence of the Political Subject - Discourse of Politics after Citizenship'.

Telling Tales, Performing Justice: The Political Subject of the Hikaya

27 February 2012
Loughborough University, Room U113, 1st floor, Brockington Building, Social Sciences Department

Deena Dajani will speak on 'Telling Tales, Performing Justice: The Political Subject of the Hikaya' at the Culture and Media Analysis Research Group (CAMARG) of Loughborough University.

Queering Nationalisms? The politics of 'queer' as a migrant signifier

24 February 2012
London Metropolitan University, T1-20, Tower Building

Leticia Sabsay speaks about 'Queering Nationalisms? The politics of 'queer' as a migrant signifier' at the ISET European Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on 'Queering Migrations: orientations, rights and sexualities in motion'

Paper abstract:

Advisory Board Meeting

9 February 2012
The Open University, Milton Keynes

On 9 February 2012 the second Advisory Board meeting of the Oecumene project took place in Milton Keynes.

The First Symposium: Citizenship after Orientalism

6 February 2012 - 11 February 2012
Milton Keynes

The Open University held its  first six-day Symposium 'Citizenship after Orientalism' in February 2012. The Symposium included the Conference 'Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship', an International PhD School 'Tracing Colonialism and Orientalism in Social and Political Thought', and a series of workshops addressing specific topics on critical new ways of conceptualising citizenship.

Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).

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