War, Identity and their Impact on Citizenship

Conference and workshop organized by the  Syrian Cultural Institute in Denmark  on 21 & 22 January 2017 at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Nicol Savinetti presented at the workshop on Identity Before and After the War

Living With Others: Fostering Cultural Pluralism Through Citizenship Politics

A five-year research study funded by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) conducted by Dr. Kim Rygiel (Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University) and Dr. Feyzi Baban (Departments of International Development Studies and Political Studies, Trent University). To read more about the project click here.

  • Nicol Savinetti was interviewed by Kim and Feyzi in July 2017. Part of the research involves interviewing leaders and members of civil society organizations, community activist groups and local government officials regarding their experiences and input with respect to policies and projects related to integration of newcomers into local communities.
  • Nicol Savinetti will attend a workshop to be held at Humbolt University (Unter den Linden 6, Berlin) and Stiftung Mercator, (Neue Promenade 6, Berlin) on 15 & 16 March 2018. Nicol will give a 15-20 minute presentation (prepared together with Sarah Jayne Kristiansen and Sacramento Rosello). The presentation shall be a brief description of Immigrant Art’s work and details of some specific project(s), addressing themes relating to both civil society and academia.
  • Nicol Savinetti, Sarah Jayne Kristiansen and Sacramento Rosello will write a joint paper for a future publication in connection with the broader research project.