Monthly Archives: March 2016

Legacy of slavery, citizenship and ethnic identity. The struggles of slave descendants in Sahelian Africa

Valerio Colosio //SCMR & Geography// Wednesday 16th March 2016//1-2pm//Arts C133 Slavery is the harshest and most enduring form of social subjugation in global history. Although now officially abolished everywhere, it still represents a current issue and has left a social legacy that represents … Continue reading

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Irregular Migrants in London and Barcelona: Between Local Integration and State Policies of Internal Immigration Control

Reinhard Schweitzer //SCMR & Geography// Wednesday 9th March 2016//1-2pm//Arts C133 Irregular migrants are defined as people who live in a country where they have no formal right of residence. My research does not look at how (or why) they got there, but how … Continue reading

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Loonjorin: a Samburu community living and herding in the shadow of the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, Marsabit County, Kenya. An Entanglement of ethics

James Drew //Geography & Anthropology// Wednesday 2nd March 2016//1-2pm//Arts C133 Africa’s largest wind-farm is under construction in northern Kenya.  Samburu, Turkana and Rendile pastoralists have grazed livestock in this landscape for generations.  This presentation will explore how Samburu living around Mt. … Continue reading

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