Department of Informatics and Media

U4 conference: Panel on mediation of refugeedom

2017-05-31

Nico Carpentier, Cecilia Strand, Vaia Doudaki and Göran Svensson presented their work in the conference panel “The Mediation of Refugeedom: Europe’s refugee crisis through different lenses” at the U4 conference in Uppsala.

The panel, a collaborative initiative of the Department of Informatics and Media, was convened by Nico Carpentier, Ylva Ekström and Jakob Svensson and took place 29-30 May 2017.

Nico Carpentier presented the paper “Remembering and forgetting Cyprus - Cultural trauma, the Cypriot refugee crisis and its memorialisations”. Cecilia Strand presented a paper on “The European refugee crises through the lens of 'the others'”. Vaia Doudaki’s paper was entitled “Discourses of identity, discourses of the Other” and Göran Svensson talked about “Blaming the Media. Cultures of Criticism and Accountability in Discussions over Refugees, Immigration and Integration”.

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Nico Carpentier is professor in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University. Cecilia Strand, Vaia Doudaki, Göran Svensson and Ylva Ekström are senior lecturers in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University.