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Diasporic Europe: Working Lunch with Fiona B. Adamson

27.11.2017

“Diasporic Europe: Migration, Assemblage Theory and Disaggregated Sovereignty" is the topic of our Working Lunch with Dr. Fiona B. Adamson (SOAS, University of London). The event takes place on December 5, 2017, at 12:15pm in the Seminar Room of the Institute for European Global Studies.

Fiona B. Adamson is a Reader (Associate Professor) of International Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London. Her research interests are in migration, transnationalism, diaspora politics, international relations theory, and global peace and security. Adamson’s work has appeared in outlets such as European Journal of International Relations, International Migration Review, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, International Security, International Studies Review, Political Science Quarterly, Journal of Global Security Studies, Cambridge Review of International Affairs and numerous edited volumes.

At SOAS, Adamson co-convenes the London Migration Research Group (LMRG) and leads a research cluster on Migration, Mobility and Membership. She was Head of the SOAS Department of Politics and International Studies 2010-2013. Adamson serves on the governing councils of the Migration and Citizenship and International History and Politics sections of the American Political Science Association, and on the editorial board of the American Political Science Review. She received her MA, MPhil and PhD at Columbia University and her BA from Stanford University.

Working Lunches are regular events at the Institute for European Global Studies. They serve as a platform of communication between the researchers of the institute, visiting scholars and associated members.

In the next Working Lunch, Fiona B. Adamson will give insights into her current project on “Diasporic Europe: Migration, Assemblage Theory and Disaggregated Sovereignty.” The event takes place on December 5, 2017, at 12:15pm in the Seminar Room of the Institute for European Global Studies (Gellertstrasse 27, CH-4052 Basel).

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