The African Studies Center (ASC) sponsors conferences, lectures, exhibits, film series, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to foster understanding of Africa among members of the U-M community and the public and to advance the exchange of resources and knowledge between U-M and its partners in Africa.
CREES Noon Lecture. "They Treat Us Like Animals Here": Romani and Egyptian Belonging in Albania
Chelsi West Ohueri is a sociocultural anthropologist and postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Population Health at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. Her research interests include race and racialization, belonging, marginalization, health disparities, and global health. She has conducted extensive ethnographic research in Albania, southeastern Europe, and Central Texas. West Ohueri is a native of Jackson, MS and completed her Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2016. Her dissertation analyzed racialization and belonging in Romani, Egyptian, and Albanian communities of Albania.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Albania, Anthropology, European, immigration, International, Multicultural|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, International Institute, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, African Studies Center, Department of Anthropology|