U-M conference examines borders and migration in Pakistan

April 3, 2018
Contact: Mandira Banerjee mandirab@umich.edu


DATE: 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2018.

EVENT: “U-M – Pakistan Conference: Movement, Migration, and Borders”

This 8th annual conference, which is free to the public, explores both within and across the borders of Pakistan, the title of immigrant, citizen and refugee and how it has crafted new notions of identity and community.

This multidisciplinary conference brings together academics, activists, journalists and artists from Pakistan, Europe, Bangladesh, and the United States in a discussion of the global realities of Pakistan and its people, the histories and the trajectories of Pakistani diasporas to Aboriginal Australia, the Arabian Gulf, Europe, and North America.

PLACE: Room 1010, Weiser Hall, 500 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

SPONSORS: College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, with additional support from​​ the departments of: American Culture; Anthropology; History; History of Art; Screen Arts and Cultures; and Women’s Studies; the Islamic Studies Program; Rackham Graduate School; Residential College; Arab and Muslim American Studies; Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies; Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies; the Institute for the Humanities; and the American Institute of Pakistan Studies. This conference is funded in part by a Title VI federal grant from the US Department of Education.

INFORMATION: 8th Annual Pakistan Conference: Movement, Migration, and Borders