Sunday, November 24 /
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Representations and Receptions of Refugees
Chair: Carl Lindskoog, Raritan Valley Community College
Discussant: Carl Lindskoog, Raritan Valley Community College
Canada and the “Boat People,” 1978–1983: Policy and Public Debate •
Sylvie Taschereau, Universite du Quebec à Trois-Rivieres.
The Remixing of Peoples: Varying Receptions of Muslim Refugees in the Last Decades of the Ottoman Empire •
Alex Schweig, University of Arizona.
Threatening Imagery without Visual Features of Threat: Media Images of Refugees since WWII beyond the Threat or Victim Divide •
Noora Kotilainen, University of Helsinki; Saara Pellander, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR), Tampere University, Finland.
Politics, Ethics, and Practices of Humanitarianism: NGOs Assisting Syrian Refugees in Turkey •
Dolunay Ugur, Yale University.
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