Archive: Forced Migration.
Stories of Armed Conflict & Violence, Pandemic and Human Trafficking
I. ARMED CONFLICT & VIOLENCE
1. Identity Crisis & Reconstruction: Consequence of Migration due to Partition
The issue of identity fragmentation encountered by the people who migrate during partition; and their attempt to reconstruct a new identity after resettlement.
SPEAKERS: Anindita Ghoshal Binod Khadria Anjali Enjeti Pippa Virdee
2. Psychological Trauma: A Scarring Aftermath of Forced Migration
The traumatic psychological effects that befall migrants who are forced to leave their homeland during war or conflict situations.
SPEAKERS: Giorgia Doná Ankur Datta Khushboo Mattoo
3. Conflict and Relocation: A Menace for Women and Children
The effects of forced migration on the lives of women and children.
SPEAKERS: Tazreena Sajjad Anna Ball Margaret Ravenscroft
4. Forced Migration and its Impact on Host Communities
The effects of war, partition and forced migration on the host country and the resultant response of the host communities.
SPEAKERS: Sekhar Bandyopadhyay Somjyoti Mridha
5. Violence and Exodus: Representation of Migration in Literature and Cinema
How successfully literature and cinema have illustrated partition and exodus, migration and their effects on people and culture.
SPEAKERS: Ira Bhaskar Pranjal Borah Siddhartha Gigoo
6. War and Resettlement: The Strenuous Journey of Disabled Refugees
The effects of war and forced migration on disabled refugees and the barriers faced by them while resettling in a new land.
SPEAKERS: Jill Rosenthal Pankaj Jyoti Ron McCallum Mansha Mirza
II. THE PANDEMIC
How the pandemic has uprooted and dislocated millions of people - be it the migrant labourers, or white collar professionals.
SPEAKERS: Arup Mitra Archana Patnaik Kota Neelima
How children from low-income families are being compelled to make a reverse journey from the path to progress and how dangerous it is for a society, an economy, a country and a civilization.
SPEAKERS: Samina Hadi-Tabassum Tabassum Barnagarwala Saurabh Taneja
The psychological repercussions of the sudden displacement caused by the loss of lives, livelihoods, or standards of living.
SPEAKER: Rahul Patley Puneet Srivastava Soumitra Shankar Datta
Men's migration to embrace the domestic, and to what extent and for how long has it happened.
SPEAKERS: Niladri R. Chatterjee Sourav Banerjee Protim Sharma
How loss of employment is contributing to a surge in prostitution and other such alternate employments.
SPEAKERS: Sharvari Karandikar Taha Yasseri
Physical and psychological migration of the medical fraternity, retail delivery professionals, and others to work around the clock during the pandemic, and how they were subjected to 'social distancing'.
SPEAKERS: Ramaswamy Giridharan Puja Changoiwala Dr. Roshan R. Dr. Niranjan Setty
III. HUMAN TRAFFICKING
1. Anti-trafficking Legislations - A Review of Intervention & Prevention Programs.
The disparity between governmental laws and policies for the safeguarding of victims of trafficking and their implementation on ground.
SPEAKERS: P.M. Nair Veerendra Mishra Kaushik Gupta
2. Sexual Slavery - Exploitation of Female & Minors in Trafficking
The issue of sex trafficking, its surrounding abolitionist discourse and the double exploitation of women and children.
SPEAKERS: Ruchira Gupta Rekha Pande Biswajit Ghosh
3. Human Trafficking and Mental Health - Consequences of Trauma and Beyond.
The psychological consequences of significant human rights violations and mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, panic disorder, suicidal tendencies, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
SPEAKERS: Andreas Hamburger Cornelius Katona Uma Chatterjee
4. Child Trafficking - Investigating the Complex Cycle of Abuse.
The aspects of child trafficking, its causes, prevention, and laws especially keeping India’s north-east in focus.
SPEAKERS: Ajailiu Niumai Satya Prakash Hasina Kharbhih
5. Profits and Poverty - Understanding the Economics of Labour Trafficking
The idea behind trafficking for coerced labour, also known as ‘modern day slavery’ from an economic perspective.
SPEAKERS: William Gois Jill Hanley Julia N O’Connell Davidson Susan Kneebone
6. LGBTQ+ Communities & Trafficking - Victim Vulnerabilities and Discrimination.
LGBTQ+ vulnerabilities to human trafficking from a socio-cultural perspective and understanding how trafficking legislations disproportionately prosecute the queer community.
SPEAKER: Rachana Mudraboyina
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