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Thursday, November 17, 2016

CASCA: CFPs, Events, Opportunities/Colloques, Appels à communication, évènements, opportunités

CASCA: CFPs, Events, Opportunities/Colloques, Appels à communication,
évènements, opportunités

-2017 Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity, and Transnationalism
(CCMET) Article Prize

-Comité canadien sur la migration, l'ethnicité et le transnationalisme
- Prix décerné pour un article

-APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS : «Les francophonies d'Amérique : vers la
collaboration interdisciplinaire et la comparaison interrégionale?»,
85e Congrès de l'Acfas, mai 2017, Université McGill

-50th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association: 2017
Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario May 2017

-50e réunion annuelle de l'Association canadienne d'archéologie : 2017
Ottawa-Gatineau (Ontario), mai 2017

-Call for Applications for 2017 Indigenous Writer in Residence Fellowship

-Call for abstracts - Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet)
conference 2017

-Call for Contributions: Edited book on LGBTI refugees

-Call for Papers – Spatialising the Social Sciences in Postcolonial
Contexts (May 2017)

-Call for Papers, Black Canadian Studies Association, Third Biennial

-Call for Papers: Confederation · Patriation · Reconciliation

-Call for Papers: JUA Special Issue on Promoting Social Justice and
Equity in Shrinking Cities

-Call: MIGRATION/REPRESENTATION/STEREOTYPES - University of Ottawa, April 2017

-CFP (conference): Migrations and Borders in the United States:
discourses, representations, imaginary contexts (Grenoble, March 2017)

-CFP - Societe Canadienne pour l'Etude de la Religion/Canadian Society
for the Study of Religion (CSSR/SCÉR), 2017, Toronto

-CFP: Cuba At A Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on
Contemporary Cuba at SUNY Geneseo

-Cfp: Everyday Revolutions in Southern and Eastern Europe - Manchester
- May 2016

-CFP: Spatial Bricolage

-Symposium - Children, Youth, and War

-CFP: An Tobar: Sacred Springs and Holy Wells

-MEDUSA 2017 CONFERENCE (March 2017, University of Toronto)

-Postgraduate conference: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of
the Middle East and North Africa, University of Sussex

-The Social Network: People, Places, and Communities, Department of
Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies (CNERS) 17th Annual
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, May 2017, University of
British Columbia

-The Politics of Marriage and Gender - book series with Rutgers
University Press

-Nouveau programme Samuel-De Champlain

-Mobilité des chercheurs dans les Amériques

-New Book Series: Materializing the Digital, MUP

-CFP NGM 2017: Challenges of the Green City - Policies, Practices and

-Call for Papers - "Afroeuropean modes of self-definition: Blackness,
Africanness and Europeanness in the making"

-Urban ARC 2017 | The City in Transition IIHS Annual Research
Conference, Jan, 2017

-Call for Proposals: Advanced, Research Team and Short Seminars at the
School for Advanced Research

-First Peoples' Cultural Council Aboriginal Languages Initiative -
Language Grants

-German-Canadian Studies Fellowship Competition

-CFP - Theme issue of Journal of Canadian Studies - Critical Heritage
Studies in Canada: What Does Heritage Do?

-Appel D'Articles - Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue d'études
canadiennes - Études critiques du patrimoine au Canada : un
patrimoine, ça fait quoi?

-CFP: Feminist Review Themed issue on 'Environment'

-Cfp: Religious dynamics in contemporary Egypt - Cairo - September 2017

See them and others on our website:

Consultez-les ou voyez toute la liste en visitant notre site web:


Religion, Mobility, and Urban Change in Britain and France Today

Thursday, 24th November 2016

Maison Française d'Oxford 2-10 Norham Road Oxford OX2 6SE

The event is free to attend, but places are limited so please RSVP to



10:15-10:30 Coffee

10:30-10:45 Welcome and introductory remarks: Lucine Endelstein
(CRNS- Toulouse) and Leslie Fesenmyer (University of Oxford)

10:45-12:15 Panel

Laura Vaughan (UCL) The significance of urban space in shaping
religious solidairities : London, 1685-2015

Jane Garnett (Wadham College, Oxford) History and a sense of place.
Religion in diaspora in East London

Chair: Michael Keith (COMPAS, University of Oxford)

12:15-13:00 Lunch

13:00-15:00 Panel

Claire Dwyer (UCL) Making suburban faith : Negotiating space for
worship in West London

Yannick Fer (CNRS-Paris) 'Why were all these coloured people not
there ?' : Protestant events, socio-spatial inequalities and public
visibility in Paris

Maria-Luisa Caputo (University of Paris 1) Rebuilding a community in a
suburban space: the Jewish community in Saint Brice sous Forêt

Chair: Linda McDowell (St. John's College, University of Oxford)

15:00-15:15 Coffee

15:15-16:00 Concluding remarks and discussion, John Eade
(University of Roehampton)

Participatory action research on housing and homelessness in East London

The return of the slum: participatory action research on housing and
homelessness in East London

Friday, December 2nd, 6.30-9pm

Husk Coffee & Creative Space, 649 Commercial Road, London, E14 7LW

Between October 2015 and May 2016, the Focus E15 campaign took part in
a participatory action research (PAR) project with academics from the
University of Leeds and Sheffield.

This public event will launch the report of the research which
examined people's experiences of housing and displacement in Newham,
looking specifically at the conditions in which people are living and
the response of the council to requests for support.

We invite you to join us to hear and discuss the findings:

6.30pm Arrival for (complimentary) food.
7.00pm Presentation from researchers, discussion from panellists,
questions from the floor.
8.30pm Wrap up

Kate Hardy, University of Leeds
Tom Gillespie, University of Sheffield
Jasmin Stone, Focus E15 Campaign
Emer Morris, Focus E15 Campaign

Joel Benjamin, Debt Resistance UK
Paul Watt, Birkbeck College
Elina Garrick, Focus E15 Campaign

There are a limited number of places available so please register

This event is sponsored by the University of Leeds.

Conference « Land, an interdisciplinary object of study »
November *25th and 26th *at the University of *Grenoble Alpes*.

*"Land, an interdisciplinary object of study"*

*Friday 25 November, Campus, MSH-Alpes, Main hall*

(Tramway Bibliothèques Universitaires)

10h30 *Welcome and inscription* of participants by the organisation

11h15 *Opening speech* by Nadine Vivier (Université du Mans, CERHIO)
Introduction : Irène Favier

12h30-13h30 Lunch break

*13h30- 15h30 Panel 1 : Value-creation and land commodification logics*

Discussants: Sylvie Duvillard and Jean-François Joye

Natacha Aveline (CNRS, Géographie-Cités) – Les théories foncières à
l'épreuve de la financiarisation immobilière (relations nord-sud ;

Marie Forget, Martine Guibert, Silvina Carrizo (Université Savoie Mont
Blanc) - Le foncier dessus et dessous : activités d'extraction
d'hydrocarbures et productions agricoles dans les provinces de Neuquén et
du Río negro (Patagonie – Argentine)

Karin Ahlberg (SOAS University of London) - Egypt's peripheral centres.
Tourism expansion as an integral pillar of Egyptian statecraft *[skype]*

Alain Guéringer (IRSTEA Clermont-Ferrand, Metafort) - « Profils » de
propriétaires : Le rapport propriété – usage, au cœur des problématiques
foncières agricoles

15h30-15h45 Pause-café

*15h45-17h45 Panel 2 : Codification and legal practices of property

Discussants : Emmanuelle Perez Tisserant and Ombeline Dagicour

Benjamin Gayon (Polytech Tours) - Gouvernance des terres basques : quels
outils et quelle(s) institution(s) ?

Beibit Shangirbayeva- Land issue and the rise of human rights in Kazakhstan

Marianne Palisse & Damien Davy (Université de Guyane) – La question
foncière comme support des revendications de reconnaissance des groupes
socioculturels en Guyane française : des Amérindiens aux migrants haïtiens

Gilles Bataillon et Florent Léo (EHESS, CESPRA) - Autochtonie et question
foncière en Moskitia nicaraguayenne

Karen Rignall (University of Kentucky) – Emergent value, contested
landscapes: sovereignty and development in the Sahara" (Energy et Etat ;
Maroc) *[skype]*

*18h-19h Key-note* : Alain Deneault (Université de Montreal)

Introduction : Maura Benegiamo

*Saturday 26 November, Campus, building ARSH, amphitheatre N.1*

(Tramway Bibliothèques Universitaires)

*8h45-10h45 Panel 1 : Social construction of resources and political use
of land*

Discussant: Kyra Grieco

Seema Arora Jonsson (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)- Resource
Exploitation and Protection: Contestations over Territory and Citizenship

Nicolas Donner (Paris 1, PRODIG) - Zones sous contrat : de la production
des enclaves pétrolière en Afrique Centrale

Lucas Durand (Université Grenoble Alpes, PACTE)- De l'extractivisme au
développement territorial : vers de nouvelles trajectoires de la gestion de
la ressource électrique ?

Jean-Philippe Sapinski (University of Oregon) - Nature, land, territory:
unpacking the discourse categories of environmental scholarship *[skype]*

10h45-11h Pause-café

*11h-13h Panel 2 Land reforms in Africa*

Discussant : Maura Benegiamo

Marame Cissé et Fatou Diop Sall (Université Gaston Berger, Saint Louis,
Sénégal) - Les groupements de promotion féminine : une stratégie d'accès
collectif au foncier au Sénégal

Paul-Marie Moyenga (Université de Ouagadougou) - Ennemis d'hier, compagnons
d'aujourd'hui : droit et coutumes, ensemble pour un régime de propriété
légitime au Burkina Faso

Danièle Kintz (Université Paris Ouest, LESC) - les dits et les non-dits
sur les systèmes fonciers sahéliens

13h-14h Lunch break

*14h-15h30 Round Table* : Archives, terrains : Quelles perspectives pour la
recherche sur le foncier ?

Introduction : Ombeline Dagicour and Irène Favier

15h30 Concluding remarks

DaDaFest 2016 Fat Activism: A Public Conversation
19th November 11am-2pm,
Unity Theatre,
Liverpool UK

Upcoming Event on Saturday as part of the International Disability and
Deaf Arts Festival (DaDaFest) held in Liverpool.

Fat Activism: A Public Conversation – part of DaDaFest 2016
Saturday 19th November, 2016, 11am-2pm, The Unity Theatre

You are invited to a duo of public conversations centred on fat
activism and disability activism organised by Dr Bethan Evans,
University of Liverpool, in collaboration with DaDaFest. The first
'Fat and Crip Power! A Public Conversation' with disability activist
Liz Carr and fat activist Charlotte Cooper will explore the overlaps,
shared experiences and differences between fat and disability. The
second 'Flying while Fat/Disabled' with Stacy Bias and Bethan Evans
includes the launch of a new animation on flying while fat (by Stacy
Bias) based on research part-funded by the University of Liverpool,
and discussion of this research. This event is free. This is a public
event and we encourage anyone to come along who is interested in
finding out more about fat activism or who wants to listen or share
their stories and get involved in the conversation. More information
and booking is available via this link:

You can also see the Flying While Fat animation at The Bluecoat and
The Tate throughout DaDaFest 2016 festival, find out more here:

Thank you/Merci

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