Migrant Knowledge Notes 6

Knowledge and Young Migrants

Now available at University of Chicago Press Journals: "Knowledge and Young Migrants," special issue of KNOW: A Journal on the Formation of Knowledge 3, no. 2 (Fall 2019): 191--351. Edited by Simone Lässig and Swen Steinberg.

  • "Why Young Migrants Matter in the History of Knowledge" by Simone Lässig and Swen Steinberg
  • "Child-Rearing as a Form of American Knowledge" by Paula S. Fass
  • "What Debora's Letters Do: Producing Knowledge for the Basel Mission Family" by Simone Laqua-O'Donnell
  • "Between Two Worlds: Chinese Immigrant Children and the Production of Knowledge in the Era of Chinese Exclusion" by Wendy L. Rouse
  • "African Youth on the Move in Postwar Greater France: Experiential Knowledge and Decolonial Politics at the End of the Empire" by Emily Marker
  • "The Way to School between Two Worlds": Documenting the Knowledge of Second-Generation Immigrant Children in Switzerland, 1977–1983" by Kijan Espahangizi
  • "Young People's Agency and the Production of Knowledge in Migration Processes: The Federal Republic of Germany after 1945" by Stephanie Zloch

Migrant Knowledge Notes 4

Upcoming Event: "Migrant Knowledge, Early Modern and Beyond: An Event at the Crossroads," University of Cambridge, September 15–17, 2019.

Call for Papers: "Environments of Exile: Refugees, Nature, and Representations: Biennial Conference of the North American Society for Exile Studies," September 18–20, 2020. Proposal deadline: September 30, 2019.

Exhibition: "The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement,", The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, June 22 – September 22, 2019.

Recent Events: Almost all of the conference reports in the Spring 2019 issue of the Bulletin of the German Historical Institute (Washington, DC) relate to migration and knowledge.

Article: Sören Urbansky, "A Chinese Plague: Sinophobic Discourses in Vladivostok, San Francisco, and Singapore" in the same issue is not about migrant knowledge per se, but it has implications for past knowledge about three Chinese diasporic communities on the Pacific Rim.

Article: Uwe Lübken, "Histories of the Unprecedented: Climate Change, Environmental Transformations, and Displacement in the United States" by Uwe Lübken, Open Library of Humanities 5, no. 1, January 29, 2019, <http: //doi.org/10.16995/olh.347>.

Reference: Version 2.0 of Barbara Lüthi, "Migration and History," Docupedia-Zeitgeschichte July 6, 2018, includes a section on knowledge.

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.

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.