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Call for papers : ”Entangled Kinship Spaces”, 20-21 October 2016, University of Liege, Belgium

(L’appel à communication est téléchargeable en bas de l’article, en français ET en anaglais)

ATTENTION DEADLINE IS APPROACHING : MAY 25TH IS COMING SOON!

Call for proposals – “Entangled Kinship Spaces”, 20-21 October 2016, University of Liege, Belgium

Dear colleagues,
Please find attached the call for proposals for the international conference “Entangled Kinship Spaces. Ethnographic approaches of contemporary public and intimate (re)configurations” which will take place on the 20-21 October 2016 at the University of Liege, Belgium.
Scholars in human and social sciences from every discipline, theme, and fieldwork working on contemporary (re)configurations of kinship are warmly invited to submit proposals. Abstracts in French or English of 500 words maximum, including information about academic status, affiliation, and contact details, must be sent to kinship.ulg.2016@gmail.com. The deadline for abstract submission is on the May 25th, 2016.
Do not hesitate to contact us for any further questions.
Sincerely,

The organizing committee

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Parution : Children on the Move in Africa. Past and Present Experiences of Migration

Vous trouverez dans cet article la publication de Elodie Razy et Marie Rodet

Children on the Move in Africa. Past and Present Experiences of Migration (James Currey, 2016).

https://boydellandbrewer.com/children-on-the-move-in-africa-hb.html

Preface by Benjamin N. Lawrance – Benjamin N. Lawrance

Introduction: Child Migration in Africa: Key Issues and New Perspectives by Marie Rodet and Elodie Razy

PART I: CHILD MIGRANTS: BETWEEN VULNERABILITY AND AGENCY? -
1. « An Ardent Desire to be Useful »: Senegalese Students, Religious Sisters and Migration for Schooling in France, 1824-1840 by Kelly Duke Bryant
2. Girl Pawns, Brides and Slaves: Child Trafficking in Southeastern Nigeria, 1920s by Robin P. Chapdelaine

PART II: BEING A CHILD AND BECOMING A GENDERED ADULT: THE CHALLENGES OF MIGRATIONS IN CHILDHOOD
3. « Bringing a Girl from the Village »: Gender, Child Migration and Domestic Service in Post-colonial Zambia by Sacha Hepburn
4. « I Will Never Become a Crocodile but I am Happy if I Eat Enough »: A Psychological Analysis of Child Fosterage and Resilience in Contemporary Mali by Paola Porcelli
5. Working as a « Boy »: Labour, Age and Masculinities in Togo, c. 1975-2005 by Marco Gardini – Marco Gardini

PART III: MOBILITY, IMAGINATION AND MAKING NATIONS
6. Childhood, Space and Memory: Migrations of the Métis in Central Highland Madagascar by Violaine Tisseau
7. « We Were Mixed with all Types »: Educational Migration in the Northern Territories of Colonial Ghana by Lacy S. Ferrell
8. India-South Africa Mobilities in the First Half of the Twentieth Century: Minors, Immigration Encounters in Cape Town and Becoming South African by Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie
9. Education, Migration and Nationalism: Mapping the School Days of the First Genderation of Southern Sudanese Nationalist Leaders, c. 1948-1972 by Hannah Whittaker with Harjyot Hayer
10. Child Narration as Device for Negotiation for Space and Identity Formation in Recent Nigerian Migrant Fiction by Oluwole Coker – Oluwole Coker