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In recent decades, there has been a great deal of attention given to modern sanctuary practices, ranging from the sanctuary offered to asylum seekers from Central America in the 1980s to recent efforts to declare university campuses, cities and states sanctuary spaces. Although much of the focus has been on contemporary activities in the United States, sanctuary is a global, and deeply historic phenomenon.
THE 2018 FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN HOMELANDS AND SOCIAL THEORY
Topics of consideration for the proposals will include, but not be limited to:
- Shifting nationalities and passports
- Consuls, vice-consuls and consular agents / dragomans
- Transnational families; transnational companies
- Trade networks and legal institutions
- Religion and identity; languages; education
- Shipping lines, agencies, and family networks
- Western European national clubs, sports and cafes
- Levantine architecture: influences and styles
The Congress is organized by Prof. Dr. Susanne Schröter, Director of the Frankfurt Research Centre on Global Islam (FFGI) at the Cluster of Excellence “Normative Orders”. Papers and panels are invited from all disciplines in social sciences and humanities which are related to the MENA region or its relations to other parts of the world.
Taking worldwide perspectives, this unique and prestigious conference brings together international specialists including Jay Winter, Nicolas Offenstadt, Carole Fink, Stefan Berger, Bruce Scates, Pieter Lagrou, Piet Chielens and many others. They will discuss and reflect upon the consequences of the new geopolitical order that came into being after the First World War, and how that war and its legacy have been remembered up to the present day.