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IRTG Diversity Success Stories: Lisa Johnson Defended her Thesis

13 July 2020, University of Trier
On July 13, 2020, the IRTG Diversity's PhD researcher Lisa Johnson defended her thesis on "On the Move: Migratory Practices, Intergenerational Narratives and Aspirations of Return in the Mobile Life Pathways of Jamaican Women in Montréal" (Supervisors: Michael Schönhuth, Universität Trier). The IRTG Diversity wholeheartedly congratulates Lisa Johnson on her achievement.

IRTG Doctoral Candidate Giti Hatef-Rossa appointed member of Jury for the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Competition

Doctoral Researcher Giti Hatef-Rossa has been invited to be a member of the commissioning juries of The International Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation. Between July 22 and August 12 she will be part of the 2020 Jury for the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Competition: https://www.iemmys.tv/international-emmy-awards/other-awards/sir-peter-ustinov-scriptwriting-award/ The ...

The IRTG Welcomes Michela Baldo

IRTG Visiting Scholar in June 2020
Michela Baldo is an honorary fellow in Translation Studies at the University of Hull and holds a PhD in Translation Studies from the University of Manchester. Her research revolves around two strands. One is the written and audio-visual translation into Italian of Italian-Canadian works. On the topic she has published various articles and authored a book, Italian-Canadian Narratives of Return: Analysing ...

IRTG Diversity Success Stories: Lisa Schaub Defended her Thesis

20 May 2020, University of Trier
On May 20, 2020, the IRTG Diversity's PhD researcher Lisa Schaub defended her thesis on "Métis Communities in the Red River Settlement: Territory, Identity, and Racialization, 1821-1926 " (Supervisors: Ursula Lehmkuhl, Universität Trier/ Wolfgang Klooß, Universität Trier). The IRTG Diversity wholeheartedly congratulates Lisa Schaub on her achievement.

Forum: Digitales Lehren – Interview mit Ursula Lehmkuhl

Prof. Dr. Ursula Lehmkuhl im Interview mit H/SOZ/KULT über die digitale Lehre
Aufgrund der aktuellen Situation und Beschränkungen, mit denen die Ausbreitung des Coronavirus verlangsamt werden sollen, werden digitale Lehrangebote für das kommende Semester in größerem Umfang an Universitäten eingesetzt werden müssen. Mit H/SOZ/KULT hat die Sprecherin des IRTG-Diversity, Ursula Lehmkuhl, auch über ihre Erfahrungen und Lehren mit digitalen Lösungen bei der Arbeit mit dem Graduiertenkolleg ...

Révolutions tranquilles… ou sans lendemains ? Le Québec entre progressisme et paralysie

Conférence de Laurence McFalls à l'Université de Brême maintenant en ligne
Le 16 mai 2018, Laurence McFalls (Département de science politique, Université de Montréal) a donné la conférence Révolutions tranquilles… ou sans lendemains ? Le Québec entre progressisme et paralysie dans le cadre d'une Journée d'études canadiennes et québécoises à l'Université de Brême en Allemagne. Résumé : Depuis la défaite des Patriotes en 1837-38, le Québec a connu plusieurs moments d’élan ...

150 Years of Canada

IRTG Diversity Publication Series: New Essay Collection
On July 1, 2017, Canada celebrated the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The nation-wide festivities prompted ambiguous reactions and contradictory responses since they officially proclaimed to celebrate “what it means to be Canadian.” Drawing on the analytical perspectives of Diversity Studies, this fifth volume of the “Diversity / Diversité / Diversität” series explores the repercussions of “Canada ...

Translating Diversity

IRTG Diversity Publication Series: New Essay Collection
Translating Diversity, the fourth volume in the IRTG Diversity's publication series, invites the reader to participate in a discussion about how to conceptualize the mediation of difference in localities of diversity and transcultural spaces via the analytical lenses of ‘translation’ as a social practice. The contributions to the volume explore, discuss, and theorize ‘translation’ as a pre-institutionalized ...

Of 'Contact Zones' and 'Liminal Spaces'. Mapping the Everyday Life of Cultural Translation

IRTG Diversity Publication Series
The IRTG Diversity was established in April 2013 and its members have since cooperated in research on cultural and social diversity in Canada, Québec, and Europe. To document this research and to continue our exchanges with the broader academic public, we have now started a new publication series called “Diversity – Diversité – Diversität”. The first volume of the IRTG Diversity’s publication series, ...

IRTG Diversity SSHRC funding continued

The Midterm Review of our International Research Training Group by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has been completed and SSHRC will continue its funding through the remaining years of the project. Our IRTG exceeds expectations based on the initial goals of the project and SSHRC's evaluation criteria in the majority of evaluation categories! For more information on the IRTG Diversity: ...

IRTG Diversity wird weiter durch die DFG gefördert

Kulturelle Vielfalt in europäischen und nordamerikanischen Gesellschaften ist Thema des deutsch-kanadischen Graduiertenkollegs „Diversität“, das seit 2013 von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) finanziert wird. Mit ihrem Antrag auf Verlängerung des Programms waren nun Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftler der Universität Trier, der Universität des Saarlandes und der Université de Montréal (Québec) ...

Meet Us in Person: IRTG Video Clip

If we were to describe the IRTG Diversity in one word, which word would it be? And what makes the IRTG Diversity special? Find out in our introductory video, produced in the summer of 2015. To learn more about the IRTG Diversity in general, see "About the IRTG" and "Research Program" on the left-hand side. To get in touch with us, go to http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=contact (Film: ...
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