Navigating forced displacement: the influence of everyday informal practices on forced migrants’ human security


22-23 February 2019
Versione stampabile
Venue: Building of Sociology and Social Research, via Verdi, 26 (Trento) - meeting room


Avviso: per sopraggiunti imprevisti di alcuni relatori i lavori  si concretizzeranno nella giornata di venerdì 22.

Day 1, 22 February

14.00-14.15   Sara de Simone (University of Trento)
  • Introduction to the workshop 
14.15-14.45   Paolo Boccagni (University of Trento)
  • Opening speech: Refugees and the search for “home” as ontological security: a conceptual framework
14.45-15.45   Enes Ayasli (Migration Research Center at Koc University, Istanbul) and Duygu Ekin Simsek (Energy Policy Research Center at Bilkent University, Ankara)  
  • A quest for human security: trajectories of Syrian refugees in Turkey
15.45-16.45 Coffee break
16.15-17.15   Irene Costantini (University of Naples L’Orientale)
  • Practices of Exclusion, Narratives of Inclusion: Violence, Population Movements and Identity Politics in post-Islamic State Northern Iraq
17.15-18.15    Aurora Massa (University of Trento)
  • A precarious security? Informal dwellings of Eritrean refugees in Rome
20:00 Social dinner

Day 2, 23 February

9.00-10.00   Eria Olowo Onyango (Makerere University, Kampala)

  • Livelihood Strategies of South Sudan Refugees in Northern Uganda: Understanding the dynamics of cross border smuggling
10.00-11.00   Sara de Simone (University of Trento)
  • Becoming “more Ugandan”. Local citizenship negotiation practices among refugees from South Sudan in Adjumani town
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.30   Stevens Aguto Odongoh (Makerere University, Kampala)
  • Making use of a borderland in violent social setting: South Sudanese Irregular Mobility along the Uganda-South Sudan Border
  • Conclusions of the workshop