Dr Paul Hodge is currently being hosted at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo,Ontario, Canada by Professor Alison Mountz Canada Research Chair in Global Migration, Geography and Environmental Studies, Balsillie School of International Affairs (27/3-30/3). Paul presented in their seminar series on Monday 27/3 and co-facilitated a workshop with Alison and colleagues working in the area of migration geographies, asylum seeker resistances and embodied politics (photo below, Alison second from the right back row). Paul will be a guest in Alison’s undergraduate 3rd year political geography course (28/3).
Later in the week Paul is off to Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario where he is a panellist and session presenter at an international research symposium on ‘Managing Migration in World Society’. He will present recent work with UoN Geography colleague Faith Curtis on Strengths-based approaches and asylum seeker support organizations.
While in Waterloo Paul is also conducting participant observation with more-than-human kin.
This post was kindly written and coordinated by Dr Paul Hodge.