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GPS Seminar: Refugee Documentation project and further research on the reception of refugees, activist engagement, and refugee experiences in Sweden

Tid: 2017-11-15 13:15 -- 2017-11-15 15:00
Plats: Department of Global Political Studies (GPS), Lounge room, 9th floor, Niagara building, Malmö University, Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, Malmö
Målgrupp: Alla intresserade

Maja Povrzanović Frykman (Professor, GPS), Dragan Nikolić (PhD, Project leader, Refugee Documentation project, Head of Research and Documentation, Regional Museum in Kristianstad) and Isabel Rescala (MA, Curator, Refugee Documentation project)

Discussant: Christina Johansson (Senior Lecturer, GPS)

Refugee Documentation project and further research on the reception of refugees, activist engagement, and refugee experiences in Sweden

This seminar is devoted to Flyktingdokumentation (Refugee Documentation) project – an ongoing collaboration between Regionmuseet Kristianstad, Malmö Museums, Kulturen in Lund, and ALM (Archive, Library and Museum) programme at the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences at Lund University. It documented the reception of refugees in Skåne in 2015, with a long-term goal of creating a large national touring exhibition, organizing a scientific conference, and producing a documentary film. Several lines of current research within the project will be presented in the seminar, the ideas for further scientific uses of the collected material, as well as the plans for situating a new project at GPS, related to Flyktingdokumentation.

Information on Maja Povrzanović Frykman research is available at: http://forskning.mah.se/en/id/immafr.

Dragan Nikolić, PhD in Ethnology, authored the book Tre städer, två broar och ett museum. Minne, politik och världsarv i Bosnien och Hercegovina (http://www.ht.lu.se/serie/2535209/) and contributed, with the chapter on Refugee Documentation project, to the upcoming book Museums in a Time of Migration: Rethinking Museums’ Roles, Representations, Collections, and Collaborations (eds. C. Johansson & P. Bevelander).

Isabel Rescala’s, MA in Applied Cultural Analysis, MACA programme, Lund University. Her MA thesis Why do volunteers help? A qualitative study of volunteer’s reasons to help in the reception of refugees in Malmö 2015 is available at: https://lup.lub.lu.se/student-papers/search/publication/8906097.

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