GenSeM Migration Dialogue: Book Launch: Migrant Narratives: Storytelling as Agency, Belonging and Community

We are excited to extend an invitation to you for our upcoming book launch event:

‘Migrant Narratives: Storytelling as Agency, Belonging and Community’, Edited By: Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich, Anastasia Christou, Silke Meyer, Marie Johanna Karner, Anton Jakob Escher


Date: Monday, 15th July 2024

Time: 14:00 – 15.00 (CEST)

Location: Online


The book launch will feature the discussant Professor Loretta Baldassar (brief bio below) exploring some of the critical issues and themes illuminated in the book, and in discussion with members of the Editorial Collective.

The aim of the book launch is to foster wider dialogue on migrant narratives and storytelling through which elements of agency, belonging and community which are exemplified in the chapter case studies.

If you are interested in more information on the book, including Open Access content, please visit the publisher page here

If you would like to attend the book launch, please kindly register here


Thank you for your attention, and we look forward to your participation!

Warm regards,



Professor Loretta Baldassar is one of Australia’s leading Social Scientists and Internationally recognised leaders in migration and diversity studies. She is Director of the Social Ageing (SAGE) Futures Lab at School of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the TRACS Migration Research Network at ECU. Professor Baldassar’s research focuses on social care and ageing across the life course, family and community relations, culture and linguistic diversity, transnational migration and mobility, and the role of new technologies in supporting wellbeing.

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