Sunday, November 24 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 243
Representations and Receptions of Refugees

Chair: Carl Lindskoog, Raritan Valley Community College
Discussant: Carl Lindskoog, Raritan Valley Community College

1. Canada and the “Boat People,” 1978–1983: Policy and Public DebateSylvie Taschereau, Universite du Quebec à Trois-Rivieres.

2. The Remixing of Peoples: Varying Receptions of Muslim Refugees in the Last Decades of the Ottoman EmpireAlex Schweig, University of Arizona.

3. Threatening Imagery without Visual Features of Threat: Media Images of Refugees since WWII beyond the Threat or Victim DivideNoora Kotilainen, University of Helsinki; Saara Pellander, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR), Tampere University, Finland.

4. Politics, Ethics, and Practices of Humanitarianism: NGOs Assisting Syrian Refugees in TurkeyDolunay Ugur, Yale University.

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