The 2023 Shannon Lecture Series at Carlton University, Canada, titled “Rewriting Refuge,” delves into the history of sanctuary, encompassing Indigenous migrations, the efforts of migrants in activism, the creation of borders, and transnational ties. This series spans various geographies and historical periods, providing deep insights into historical and contemporary issues through the expertise of international scholars.
This series commenced on October 16, 2023, with an inaugural virtual presentation by Kate Reed, Marcia Schenck, and Gerawok Teferra. Their discussion centered on their publication, "The Right to Research," which compiles diverse historical perspectives from both refugee and host communities. The session also featured commentary by Dr. Christina Clark-Kazak, renowned for her work "Research Across Borders."
You can access the video recordings of the presentations here.