[2019 REM workshop] “Arriving at the household”

We are happy to announce another REM workshop on women and migration at Yale-NUS College. On Wednesday March 13, at 6.00 pm we are going to discuss a draft chapter entitled ‘Arriving at the household’ by Huey Shy Chau. It is part of her book project ‘Brokering Labour Migration’. Snacks provided. (Faculty only).

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[2019 REM Workshop] Asian Scientists on the Move: The Multiple Migrations behind the Rise of Asian Bioscience

We are going to start the new year with a workshop by Prof. Anju Paul. On Wednesday February 20, at 6.00 pm there we are going to discuss a chapter of her new book ‘Asian Scientists on the Move: The Multiple Migrations behind the Rise of Asian Bioscience’. The chapter is entitled ‘Leaving home, heading West’. Snacks provided. […]

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[2018 REM Workshop] Interrogating ‘migration’ as a conceptual language in research

Interrogating ‘migration’ as a conceptual language in research Date: October 24, 2018 We are happy to announce another REM event! On October 24, at 4.00 pm there will be an informal workshop session organised by Yi’En Cheng. The workshop focuses on the relationship between migration and mobilities. Based on Allison Hui’s (2016) paper entitled ‘Boundaries of interdisciplinary […]

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[2018 REM Workshop] Demanding a Seat at the Literary Table: Arabic’s Contested Borders across the Sahara

1) Demanding a Seat at the Literary Table: Arabic’s Contested Borders across the Sahara Date: October 10, 2018 On October 10, at 6.00 pm we discussed Gretchen Head’s bookchapter titled ‘Demanding a Seat at the Literary Table: Arabic’s contested Borders across the Sahara. The chapter is part of her work-in-progress of a book on ‘Shared Literary Communities: Reading […]

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Exhibition: Crossings

Crossings, an exhibition of photography, installation and video, considers ideas of diaspora and identity, spanning stories of lived and inherited migration from Pakistan, Hong Kong and Singapore. The artist, Wei Leng Tay draws links between desires, personal relationships and histories as they are tied to family, society and the state. Opening Reception: Thursday, 8March 2018, […]

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Workshop: Decolonizing the Social Sciences

The University of Liverpool in Singapore will be hosting a workshop on “Decolonizing the Social Sciences” on 7-8 March 2018 that will include participants from India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Puerto Rico, Nigeria, Philippines, Colombia, Iran as well as Singapore. Please note that participation is FREE but registration is essential. There are only a limited number of […]

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New Article: Unequal Networks

Anju Mary Paul’s article “Unequal Networks: Comparing the Pre-Migration Overseas Networks of Indonesian and Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers” was recently published by the journal Global Networks. Abstract: Previous studies of Asian migrant domestic workers’ pre-migration overseas networks have tended to be ethnographic, small-n case studies such that it is unclear if network differences between migrants are […]

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