This is our reading list in preparation for the workshop.

  • Behrouzan, O. (2018) ‘Ruptures and Their Afterlife: A Cultural Critique of Trauma’, Middle East - Topics & Arguments, 11, pp. 131–144.
  • Braun, K. (2017) ‘Decolonial Perspectives on Charitable Spaces of “Welcome Culture” in Germany’, Social Inclusion, 5(3), pp. 38–48.
  • Eastmond, M. (2007) ‘Stories as Lived Experience: Narratives in Forced Migration Research’, Journal of Refugee Studies, 20(2), pp. 248–264.
  • Gayle, N. (2010) ‘Understanding Race Induced Trauma and the Black Women’s Experience Through Fanon’, in Fanon and the Counterinsurgency of Education. Brill | Sense (Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education, 54), pp. 107–132.
  • Gemignani, M. and Giliberto, M. (2019) ‘Constructions of burnout, identity, and self-care in professionals working toward the psychosocial care of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy’, Journal of Constructivist Psychology, pp. 1–23.
  • Makaremi, C. (2011) ‘The Waiting Zone’, in Creet, J. and Kitzmann, A. (eds) Memory and Migration: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Memory Studies. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 68–89.
  • Puvimanasinghe, T. et al. (2015) ‘Vicarious resilience and vicarious traumatisation: Experiences of working with refugees and asylum seekers in South Australia’, Transcultural Psychiatry, 0(0), pp. 1–23.

Presentation Posters

Most of the presentation posters of our workshop participants are available for public download.

Working Group 1 – Trauma and Ruptured Memories: Subjectivities, Experiences and Narratives

Coping Strategies of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Shortly After Arrival in Belgium
Malte Behrendt, Center for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees, Ghent University
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Intangible cultural heritage as coping resource in context of global migration
Jelena Ćuković, PhD, Research Associate, Institute of ethnology and anthropology, University of Belgrade
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Refugee Women from Myanmar living outside camps in Bangladesh
Valentina Grillo, MA, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna
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Becoming the asylum seeker for the first time: The case of Iranians in Serbia
Teodora Jovanović, M.A., Research Assistant at the Institute of Ethnography of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) and PhD Candidate at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
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(Re)living the trauma of migration
Katarina M. Mitrović, Research Assistant, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
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Babyn Yar in 1966–1991 and the Struggle for Emigration from the USSR
Yaroslav Zhuravlov, PhD, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Working Group 2 – Dealing with Trauma: Perspectives in Practice

“ migr-AI-tion”: self-representation, data & collaboration
Jie Liang Lin, media anthropologist, artist and coder, focusing on the intersections of emerging technologies and migration phenomena and the mediation of migration experiences
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Producing/ dealing with Victihood in the Field of Refugees-Support-Work
Khorshid Khodabakhshreshad, Institute for Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology, University of Göttingen
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Analyses of screening data to examine pre-treatment differences in distress levels and psychiatric symptom severity among participants of a stress-management program for refugees
Thomas Klein, M. Sc., Departmnent of Psychiatry II, Ulm University

Trauma in the vernacular songs of the immigrants from the Austro-Hungarian Empire to North America
O. Zaitseva-Herz, Music Department, University of Alberta

refuKey: Need adapted treatment for traumatized refugees in a stepped care setting
D. Finkelstein*, M. Belz*, J. Tan, B. Trilesnik, I. Özkan, A. Sultan, K. Loos, G. Penteker, A. Wühle, I.T. Graef-Callies, Project "refuKey"
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Working Group 3 – Trauma in the Context of Global Migration: Representations, Discourses and Concepts

Trauma Narratives, ruptured memories, and politics of life: an ethnographic research of Iranian Refugees and asylum-seekers in Germany
Reza Baya, Institute for Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology, University of Göttingen
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Mapping migration detention, challenging pathologizing conceptions of traumatization. A proposal for simultaneity.
Julia Manek, Department of Psychology [Department of Human Geography], Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
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Getting their trauma recognized: a form of refugees’ agency?
Mayssa Rekhis, EHESS Paris / Linköping University
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Historical trauma - shadows and cure. The case of Kurds from the Region of Kurdistan in Iraq
Magdalena Skrodzka, Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw
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From trauma to chronic crisis: Mobility and migration of the Chernobyl children from Belarus to Italy
Dr. Ekatherina Zhukova, Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden
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