Migrant Knowledge

Migrant Knowledge at the #AHA23

Migrant Knowledge, and especially sessions related to issues of migration and mobility, will be featured in several panels at the 136th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Philadelphia from January 5-8, 2023. If you’ll be attending, please check out some of the sessions below. The topic is so hot that this list is not comprehensive. Two of this blog’s editors, Andreas Greiner and Swen Steinberg, are also presenting, so feel free to find them at their talks on Friday afternoon and Thursday afternoon, respectively, to talk about submitting a contribution for the blog! For more information on the specific papers, please follow the link to the AHA Annual Meeting Program.

Highlighting the German Historical Institute Washington

Above all, don’t miss the session this (Thursday) afternoon, January 5, 3:30-5 PM, Lowes – Regency Ballroom A (2nd Floor Mezzanine)

Session 30: In Global Transit: Refugees and Other Forced Migrants Coping with Contingency on the Move, chaired by Simone Laessig of the GHI, with Swen Steinberg, Natalie Eppelsheimer, Carolin Liebisch-Gümüş, and Tatjana Louis.

For Andreas Greiner’s talk, don’t miss

Friday, January 6, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown – Grand Ballroom Salon B (5th Floor)

Session 128: Infrastructure, Knowledge, and US Imperialism in the America, c. 1890-1970,” also with Christine Keiner, Caroline Lifers, Julie Velásquez Runk, and Mario Peters.

Saturday, January 7, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown – Franklin Hall Prefunction (4th Floor)

Session 180, Poster Session #2: with Jana Keck, “Migrant Connections: A Digital Research Infrastructure for German American History.”

See also our sister blog History of Knowledge for a list of presentations related specifically to knowledge themes.

Other Migration and Mobility Panels and Presentations:

Thursday, January 5, 2023, 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Loews – Washington Room B (3rd Floor)

Session 13: Teaching European Migration History with Open Access Sources, with Dominique K. Reill, Sarah C. Davis-Secord, Bee R. Lehman, Carline Sequin, and Brian Van Wick

Friday, January 6, 2023 , 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM , Philadelphia Marriott Downtown – Liberty Ballroom C (3rd Floor Headhouse Tower)

Session 110: Mobility and Labor in the Postabolition Atlantic World, Part 2, with Ndubueze Leonard Mbah, Catherine Peters, Robert Saba, and Padraic Scanlan

Saturday, January 7, 2023 , 8:30 – 10:00 AM, Loews – Washington Room B (3rd floor)

Session 145: Regions and Scales in the Expansion of Migration Systems across Five Centuries: Selections from the Cambridge History of Global Migrations, Round Table with Madeline Y. Hsu and Catia Antunes, Filipa Ribeiro da Silva, Monique Laney, and Laura Madokoro

Saturday, January 7, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Loews Philadelphia Hotel – Regency Ballroom B (2nd Floor Mezzanine)

Session 166: Key Concepts from Pre-1900 Africa: Africa’s Place in Global and Diaspora History, specifically the presentation by C. Cymone Fourshey of Bucknell University, on “Migration.”

Saturday, January 7, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Marriott – Room 307 (3rd Floor)

Session 9: Nonobvious Sources for Migration History, with

Joanna Wojdon and Adam Walaszek, Anna Fiń, Anna Rudek-Śmiechowska, and Anna Rudek-Śmiechowska.

Saturday, January 7, 2023, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM , Marriott – Room 307 (3rd Floor)

Session 10 Transatlantic Migrations of Goods, Ideas, and Practices, with Natalie Cornett, Bożena Popiołek, Anna Penkała-Jastrzębska, and Urszula Kicińska, Pawel Grajnert, Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, and Kristina Kwacz

Saturday, January 7, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Loews – Regency Ballroom C1 (2nd Floor Mezzanine)

Session 212: Crossing Boundaries: Global Perspectives on Labor and Mobility, with Colleen Woods, Erik Bernardino, Stephanie Quinn, Alena Alamgir, and Sarah/Shu Chang

Sunday, January 8, 2023, 9:00 – 10:30 AM, Marriott – Independence Ballroom II (3rd Floor Headhouse Tower)

Session 241: Rethinking Histories of State Formation, Community, and Resistance through Ethnic Mexican Transborder Migration and Labor, with Verónica Muñoz-Castillo, Maria Andrea Ramirez, Maria Quintana, Irvin Ibarguën, and Michael Damien Aguirre

Sunday, January 8, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Loews – Regency Ballroom A (2nd Foor Mezzanine)

Session 250: Slavery and Law: New Histories of American Immigration, with Samantha M. Seeley, Hardeep Dhillon, Katherine Carper, and Michael Alan Schoeppner.

Sunday, January 8, 2023, 11:00 – 12:30 PM , Marriott – Independence Ballroom I (3rd Floor Headhouse Tower)

Session 259: Engaging Policymakers and the Public on US–Mexico Border and Migration History, with S. Deborah Kang, Eladio Bobadilla, Kevan Q. Malone, Lina-Maria Murillo, and Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez

Thank you, Jonathan Batz, for helping to compile this list!