The geography of welcome: Refugee storytelling, cultural translation and co-performing activism

Woodrow, Nina K. (2016) The geography of welcome: Refugee storytelling, cultural translation and co-performing activism. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis expands our understanding of how narrative practices can contribute to the politics of staging a better welcome for young people from refugee backgrounds. Insights are drawn from a multi-stage, participatory action research project generating a range of aesthetic and performed outcomes. Overall, this investigation produced a model for operationalising an ethics of hospitality drawing on urban philosophy and cultural geography. It highlights the socio-spatial agency and place-making potential of creative, intercultural partnerships.

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ID Code: 98493
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Spurgeon, Christina, Banks, John, & Burgess, Jean
Keywords: refugees, youth, storytelling, social inclusion, participatory media, performed ethnography, participatory action research, urban philosophy, cosmopolitanism, activism
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Digital Media Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 11 Sep 2016 23:53
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2016 09:52

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