Past Events

International workshop "The Gender Dimensions of Human Trafficking"
22 to 23 January 2016, University of Cologne
organized by Michaela Pelican and the participants of the MA seminar "Human Trafficking: academic and public debates"
workshop documentation

International conference "Ethnicity in (Pre-)Colonial Societies"
15 to 16 October 2015, University of Cologne
organized by the University of Cologne Forum Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource"
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International conference "Migration, Ethnicity, and the State"
26 to 28 March 2015 at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China
co-organized by the University of Cologne Forum Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource" and the Center of Urban Studies, Sun Yat-sen University
poster | flyer | programme

2015 Annual Reception of the Rector of the University of Cologne
Panel Discussion with Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Hofmann,
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Michaela Pelican and Dr. Patrick Honecker, 3.2.2015

Photo exhibition "KAHINA: Art, Action, and Research" and panel discussion "Melilla - on the border of Africa and Europe?"
17 to 28 November 2014, Allerweltshaus and University of Cologne
co-organized by the University of Cologne Forum Forum "Ethnicity as a Political Resource" and the participatory social action and research project 'Kahina'
programme

BAOHAN Street: An African Community in Guangzhou
Photo exhibition by Li Dong (artist) and Michaela Pelican (curator)
15 October - 15 November 2014, University of Cologne.

International Conference, 2.-4.4.2014, University of Cologne
"Conceptualizing Ethnicity as a Political Resource - across Disciplines, Regions, and Periods".
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International Workshop, 5.-7.12.2013, University of Cologne
"Mobility within and to the Global South: alternative histories, labour policies, and citizenship regimes".
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International lectures