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DIMECCE team visit ‘Europe’s headquarters’: CCME event in Brussels, July 2015

by Marta Wozniak When we arrived in Brussels, we were welcomed not only with tropical weather as part of the heatwave affecting Europe but also some rather interesting ironic cartoons in the magazines on the hotel’s coffee table. It was … Continue reading

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Joining DIMECCE for the BRISMES conference in London – a guest blog from Austria

by Andreas Schmoller, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Salzburg One month after the superb DIMECCE conference in St Andrews, I had the very welcome opportunity to meet the DIMECCE team again at the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science) … Continue reading

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A personal take on a gathering of specialists on Middle Eastern Christians in the Diaspora

by Quinn Coffey In late May, I was fortunate enough to attend the DIMECCE project conference, ‘Middle Eastern Christians in Diaspora: Past and Present, Continuity and Change’, at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. This conference was designed to not … Continue reading

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Lodz as a milestone – an intern’s perspective on the second DIMECCE project workshop

by Anne Rosenlund Jørgensen In-mid October I was delighted to be able to join the DIMECCE team in Lodz, Poland, for their second project workshop followed by two days of project meetings. I work as an intern on the project … Continue reading

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Our man in Madrid: representing DIMECCE at the IMISCOE Annual Conference

by Alistair Hunter Due to being on paternity leave, I was not able to join the other DIMECCE colleagues on their visit to Ankara for the WOCMES congress (see previous blog post). Instead, two weeks later, I represented the DIMECCE … Continue reading

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DIMECCE attendance at WOCMES at EDTÜ University in Ankara

by Lise Paulsen Galal In August part of the DIMECCE team headed for Ankara and the World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) to present some project findings. WOCMES is a huge five-day conference that attracts scholars from all over … Continue reading

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Nordic views on migration: a report on the 17th Nordic Migration Conference in Copenhagen ‘Flows, places and boundaries – migratory challenges and new agendas’

by Marta Wozniak Polish and Danish members of the DIMECCE team met once more to participate in the 17th Nordic Migration Conference which was held on Copenhagen University’s campus, Emil Holms Kanal, between 13th and 15th August, 2014. The conference … Continue reading

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What can faith bring to discussion on migration? A report on an Oxford conference ‘Migration, Faith & Action: Shifting the Discourse’

by Fiona McCallum On 8th – 9th May, I headed to Oxford to present the first DIMECCE conference paper based upon fieldwork conducted by the UK team. Arriving in ‘the city of dreaming spires’, I was slightly disappointed to discover … Continue reading

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A minority within a minority – Middle Eastern Christians in Denmark

by Marta Wozniak Alistair’s January wish for more sun in Denmark has been heard and granted – we had the most pleasant weather you can imagine for our fieldsite exchange visit in Copenhagen (25-27 April), followed by our third project … Continue reading

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Easter among Middle Eastern Christians: field visit to London

by Sara Lei Sparre For four sunny days in April, all three research teams met again in London. Like the meeting in Sweden, these days offered an opportunity for the researchers to discuss and compare fieldwork experiences and, not least, … Continue reading

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