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December 2022

MMB Reading Group – Altenreid and Bojadzijev (2017)

Wednesday 7 December at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The MMB Reading Group is back! This year we will be discussing articles as well as books that encourage new ways of thinking about migration and mobilities. The meetings are held online and the next one will be facilitated by MMB Director Bridget Anderson.   Text: Moritz Altenried and Manuela Bojadžijev (2017) ‘Virtual Migration, Racism and the Multiplication of Labour’ in Spheres no. 4, pp. 1-16.   Bridget says: ‘This is a really helpful paper to think about technological change…

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MMB Film Group: ‘Offside’ (Jafar Panahi, 2006, 85 minutes)

Thursday 15 December at 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Cinema,
5th Floor, Richmond Building,
Bristol, BS8 1LN
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Screening and discussion An Iranian comedy drama following the plight of a group of girls who disguise themselves as boys in order to sneak into the Iranian national football stadium in Tehran (where women are banned from attending matches) to watch a qualifying game between Iran and Bahrain for the World Cup. Held behind barriers outside, the film focuses on the young women’s confrontation and exchanges with young soldiers from the provinces who carry their own frustrations. A humorous, entertaining…

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January 2023

‘The UK Investor visa (1994-2022): a tumultuous history’ – an online talk by Sarah Kunz

Tuesday 24 January 2023 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Sarah Kunz will discuss her work on the UK Investor visa - Britain’s wealth-based immigration pathway that offered a straightforward route to permanent residence, and eventually citizenship, for those who could afford it. The visa category was introduced in 1994 by Conservative Home Secretary Michael Howard with an eye to wealthy Hong Kongers and white South Africans eager to leave their respective countries at the eve of political change. It was abolished in February 2022 by Conservative Home Secretary Priti…

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