Meet the Start-ups
On 15 June 2016 the BGHS-colloquium Meet the Start-ups took place at the BGHS. This year’s Start-up scholars introduced themselves and their planned research projects to the local scientific community. All memebers of the BGHS were cordially invited.
Panel I: Image, Nation and Discrimination
Igor Ciobanu: Borderland People: Soviet and Romanian Images of the Bessarabian Population During World War II
Sisay Dirirsa: Ethiopia as a supra national state? An inquiry into the space of Contemporary Ethiopian History
Kornel Laszlo: Hate you more? Discrimination against Roma and refugees in the post-socialist labour market
Panel II: Labor migrants, Immobility and Retirement
Natalia Zakharchenko: A Plurality with One Sense? Embodiment and Power Among Kyrgyz Labor Migrants in Russia
Elena Borisova: Being immobile at a time of mass migration: labour migrants with re-entry bans and their families in northern Tajikistan
Mehran Haji Mohammadian: The Rise of Retirement in Iran: A movement from margin to center
Photos by Thomas Abel/BGHS
The Start-up scholars are MA graduates who successfully applied for one of the international BGHS scholarship programmes. They spend four month at the BGHS to work on their dissertation projects and will stay at the graduate school until 31 July 2016.
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