When:19 Apr 2017, 10am - 3:15pm
Venue:Morven Brown 209 (map ref C20)
Who:Greg Burgess, Deakin University
Syrians and Iraq refugees arrive at Skala Sykamias Lesvos Greece

A Workshop Sponsored by the Research Cluster on Imperial, Colonial and Transnational Histories

With Distinguished Speaker Greg Burgess, Deakin University


9:30 - 10:00AM - Morning tea/coffee provided

10:00 - 10:45AM - Morning Session - Chair: Martyn Lyons

Greg Burgess, “Refugees and the Crisis of Asylum in Mitterrand’s France: 1981 to 1995”

10:45 - 11:45AM - Round Table Discussion: with the participants of the workshop

11:45 - 12:45PM - Lunch provided

12:45 - 3:15PM - Afternoon Session - Chair: Mina Roces

Claudia Tazreiter, “Reconsidering Lifeboat Politics Through the Lens of Crisis Migration”

Ruth Balint, “The “Unaccompanied child” in postwar Europe”

Ludmila Stern, “Paris – Moscow. From a ‘Political Pilgrim’ to a WWII Refugee”

Discussant: Greg Burgess

Round Table Discussion: with participants of the workshop

3:15 PM - Afternoon tea and close

Those interested in attending must register by emailing Mina Roces (, by April 3, 2017. Papers will be circulated to participants two weeks before the event.

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