On 24 and 25 October 2019 Refugee Hosts hosted and live-streamed our Refugee Hosts International Conference, Without Exception: The Politics and Poetics of Local Responses to Displacement.  The conference included a series of keynote lectures, panels, roundtables, and artistic interventions exploring themes that are key to our project.

All key notes, panel presentations and round table discussions are now available through the individual links below:

Day 1:

Welcome and Introduction by Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

Distinguished Keynote: Homi Bhabha – The Afterlife of Migration

Panel 1: Disrupting Humanitarian Narratives

Roundtable: Writing Displacements into Literature

Panel 2: Hosting, Hospitality and Displacement

Displacement in/through Film

Day 2:

Keynote Conversation: The Politics and Ethics of Knowledge Production in Refugee Situations

Workshop: Translation, Literature and Precarity

Workshop: Locating Faith in Humanitarian Practice and Local Community Responses

Panel 3: Rethinking Community, Rights and Displacement: Theory and practice

Alternatively, full lives stream videos in English and with Arabic translation are available via the following links:

You can watch the full video of day one of the conference here.

You can watch the full video of day two of the conference, here.

Watch the video of day one of the conference with Arabic translation here and here.

Watch the video of day two of the conference with Arabic translation here.

You can give feedback on the event here. Get involved via Twitter by tagging @refugeehosts and using the hashtags #RHIC19 or #PoliticsAndPoetics


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