News & Upcoming Events

Lecture series 2017 – world literature

TheBachelor en Cultures Européennes, together with the Key Area MIS, is organising an interdisciplinary lecture series on comparative literature. The lectures given by established researchers from Europe and other continents will cover theoretical and analytical perspectives on world literature. This lecture series at the University of Luxembourg is open to the public and begins in February 2017.

Call for papers – Multilingualism as Migration

The.fourth Key Area MIS symposium discusses multilingualism as cross-border movement. Texts and the historical and cultural contexts to which they refer are examined as settings for interaction between various linguistic processes.
The symposium will take place on 3-4 July 2017 and is aimed at scholars in literature, linguistic, social sciences and cultural studies. Presentation proposals may be submitted up until 31/03/2017.

Conference – Afghanistan/EU – News article and photos

The recently established agreement between Afghanistan and the EU has brought about a public debate in Luxembourg and other EU member states. The Key Area MIS contributes to these debates by organizing with the platform “Afghanistan is not safe, Luxembourg” on 31 January 2017 the conference “Afghanistan/EU – Ethno-religious conflicts and asylum policy”. The conference brought together scholarly reflections, political reasoning, public claims and individual experiences.
Photos of the event
News article (Luxemburger Wort)

Film screening: Wallah – Je te jure

The.Key Area MIS invites you to attend a film screening and discussion with one of the filmmakers. On 1 March 2017 we will be screening a documentary film on the often tragic journey of the men and women who travel the West African migratory routes to Italy. The film was roduced by the International Organisation for Migration and last screened at the Global Migration Film Festival.

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Conference – Afghanistan/EU – Ethno-religious conflicts and asylum policy

The recently established agreement between Afghanistan and the EU has brought about a public debate in Luxembourg and other EU member states. The Key Area MIS contributes to these debates by co-organizing on 31 January 2017 the evening conference “Afghanistan/EU – Ethno-religious conflicts and asylum policy”. The conference comprises two lectures followed by a roundtable discussion bringing together scholarly reflections, political reasoning, public claims and individual experiences.

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