CFP: Young People’sMigration Within and Throughout Asia

Call for Papers: Young People’s Migration Within and Throughout Asia
*International Workshop Series: The Emotions of Migration*

*Workshop 2
Young People¹s Migration Within and Throughout Asia: Managing Emotions,
Identities and Relationships *

Date: 19 August 2014 to 20 August 2014

York Centre for Asian Research and the Children¹s Studies Program
(Department of Humanities) York University, Toronto Canada

*Call for papers*: Workshop 2 calls for empirical research papers ­
historical and contemporary- on children and young people¹s emotional
experiences of migration within and throughout Asia. Papers should focus on
mixed feelings of (but not limited to) elation, loneliness, hope,
frustration, confusion, relief, fear, freedom and disappointment in the
migration process.

There is a preference for participant-centred research in South and
Southeast Asia prioritizing the following themes:

1. Migration for work and marriage in a historical context (especially
in plantations and estates)
2. Contemporary experiences of moving for work, marriage and school ­
managing mixed feelings
3. Left Behind ­ adjusting to absence and creating and maintaining

*Submission and Funding: *Please submit contact details and paper abstract
(maximum of 300 words) by*April 4th 2014 to *Dr. Kabita <>.

Successful applicants will be notified by late-April and are required to
send in a complete draft paper (6000 ­ 8000 words) by July 8, 2014. Partial
or full funding will be granted to successful applicants. Participants are
encouraged to seek alternate funds for travel from their home institutions