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Portugal: Congress calling for papers on refugee world(s)

The Center for English Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) of the New University of Lisbon and the National Library of Portugal will hold a two-day conference on 14-15 October 2019. To plan the discussions about past and present experiences of displaced populations, they are calling for papers covering the real and imagined universes of refugees in the following areas:

  • Translation and intercultural dialogue
  • Education and training
  • Labour market and financial integration
  • Social inclusion
  • Belonging, transnationalism, isolation and nationalism
  • Democratic co-existence, (imagined) communities and citizenship
  • Etc. See the complete list of themes

Participants are invited to send 20 min. proposals (abstract of 300 words and short biography of the speaker) addressing various topics in an interdisciplinary way to Rogério Miguel Puga, with the subject "Crusoe". Participation to the congress will be free for selected speakers.

Deadline for submission: 15 April 2019

Accepted languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English