Seminars

Event Overview

From October 2013 to February 2017 the Uncertain Journeys project team will run nine events. These will include symposia with short presentations from invited speakers, workshops involving practical activities and conferences with longer papers. Abstracts, timetables, papers and recordings of presentations will be made available on this site.

There are a limited number of places available for each event. Please contact info@uncertainjourneys.org.uk to join our email list or to register interest for a particular event.

Funding is available to pay for travel to attend events. This funding is aimed at PhD students, early career researchers, young people who arrived in the UK as an asylum seeker and their carers. Please email info@uncertainjourneys.org.uk for an application form.

Symposium 1 (in partnership with Garden Court Chambers): A Credible Witness? Deconstructing the Narratives of Unaccompanied and Separated Children Seeking Asylum.
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Symposium 2: Moving Worlds – Identity, belonging and liminality for separated children seeking asylum.
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Symposium 3: Theorising Migration: Perspectives from research with unaccompanied and separated children seeking asylum
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Symposium 4: Appeals Rights Exhausted: Human Rights Assessments and Unknown Futures
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Symposium 5: Someone to Watch Over Me: Unaccompanied Children and the Creation of Family Life

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Symposium 6: Age Assessments of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children: Developing constructive ways forward

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Symposium 7: New strategies and initiatives for the support of unaccompanied & separated children

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Symposium 8: Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

This was an invitation-only event held on 16 December 2017 for contributors to the forthcoming edited collection Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice. This is due to be published by Policy Press in 2018.