Migrant Knowledge Notes 3

Call: Migration and Racism in the United States and Germany in the Twentieth Century

  • Workshop, April 23–24, 2020, German Historical Institute Washington (GHI), Washington, DC
  • CFP Deadline: June 15, 2019

Program: In Global Transit: Forced Migration of Jews and other Refugees (1940s–1960s)

  • May 20–22, 2019, Pacific Regional Office of GHI Washington and the MAGNES Collection of Jewish Art and Life, both at the University of California, Berkeley

Crowdsourced Project: German Heritage in Letters

  • Digital project to find and share historic German-American correspondence
  • Managed by GHI Washington

Migrant Knowledge Notes 2

Call for Summer School Applications: Challenging the Sites of Knowledge: Medial and Pluri-Medial Configurations and Transformations

  • September 3–7, 2019, Graduate School of the Humanities, Universität Bern
  • Deadline: April 30, 2019

Grant in Aid Awards for Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) at the University of Minnesota

  • Deadline: June 1, 2019

Call for Papers: Extraction, Expropriation, Erasure? Knowledge Production in International Relations. Millenium: Journal of International Studies

  • October 19–20, 2019, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Deadline: June 30, 2019

Migrant Knowledge Notes 1

  • Call Deadline: March 31, 2019, for Material Cultures in Migration (conference), University of Birmingham, June 21, 2019.

  • Call Deadline: April 20, 2019, for Imagining Migration, Knowing Migration: Intermedial Perspectives (conference), Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, March 19–21, 2020.

Migration and Knowledge Transfer

Charlotte Mueller points out that "migrants can be knowledge senders and knowledge receivers simultaneously, in their country of destination as well as in their country of origin." Knowledge transfer and human migration can both be "circular."
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History of Knowledge

Reading Tip: Simone Lässig, “The History of Knowledge and the Expansion of the Historical Research Agenda,” Bulletin of the German Historical Institute 59 (Fall 2016): 29–59.
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