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REAF Meet and Greet with Kansas visiting Fellows Nishani Frazier and Ben Chappell

REAF and the ScienceCampus cordially invite you to a Meet and Greet with our guests from the University of Kansas Prof. Dr. Nishani Frazier (Associate Professor of American Studies and History, University of Kansas – Leibniz Science Campus Regensburg Visiting Fellow) and Prof. Dr. Ben Chappell (Professor of American Studies, University of Kansas – Leibniz Science Campus Regensburg Visiting Fellow) on Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 6 p.m. (s.t.) in SG 2.14 (CITAS office)


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Lecture Series | Nishani Frazier (Kansas) - The Sounds of Blackness: How Gentrification Silences and Displaces Belonging

ScienceCampus visiting Fellow Nishani Frazier will give a talk on 27 June at 18:15 in H19 at UR discussing Black experiences of gentrification in Durham, NC. Her research draws on oral history and biographical approaches to explore experiences of home and place.

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Roundtable | Transformation Back and Forth: Feminism, Gender, and what else?

On Friday 24 June, from 4-7 pm, in H24 at UR renowned speakers from Eastern and Central Europe, together with colleagues from Regensburg with experise on North America and beyond, will discuss the intersections of the end of the Cold War and the consequences of transformation with debate over gender in both the East and West.

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Lecture Series | Attila Melegh (Budapest) - Globalization and the migration turn. Why migration has become a polarizing issue

On 20 June at 18:15 Attila Melegh, sociologist and historian. Senior advisor at the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, associate professor at Corvinus University, Budapest, will discuss how historical sociology has contributed to the development of a "migration turn" in research, placing Eastern Europe in a global context. The talk also considers how migration has shaped domestic political and social discourses in the region.

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Call for Papers | From ‘Early Access’ and ‘Open Worlds’ to Game-Cons and Clans: The Production of Spatiality and Community in Contemporary Gaming

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The third Graduate Workshop of the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies at the University Regensburg will take place from 14-16 September 2022. The deadline for proposals is 19 June

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