Gallery Kayafas, Boston hosts a panel conversation on current global issues of immigration, migration, the search for a safe haven and the place of the arts within this context.
Guy Josif Adam
Originally a refugee from Darfur, Guy started his activism and studies in Israel and since then has worked as an advocate for social justice with Amnesty International, the UN Mine Action Office and African Union among others. He is currently a student for International Law at Harvard and an editor for Africa Policy Journal.
Dr. Tally Krtizman Amir
A current fellow at Harvard Law School, a scholar-in-residence in the Hadassah Brandeis Institute and an activist. A Senior Lecturer of immigration and international law at the College of Law and Business, Israel. She received her LLB from Tel Aviv University, Magna Cum Laude (2002). She clerked for Justice Mishael Cheshin in the Israeli Supreme Court, and she is a member of the Israeli bar since 2004. She received her PhD from Tel Aviv University after graduating from the direct PhD program, and wrote her thesis on “Socio-economic refugees” (2008). She was a Fox International Fellow at Yale University (2006-7), a Hauser Research scholar at NYU (2008-9) and Polonsky Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (2010-5).
Dr. Emilie Diouf
A Senegalese scholar and an Assistant Professor of English at Brandeis University. Her areas of research and writing are related to Anglophone and Francophone African literature and film that took place in the African continent in the 1990s, namely, the end of Apartheid in South Africa and the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda.
Dr. Noora Lori
Noora Lori’s research broadly focuses on the political economy of migration, the development of security institutions and international migration control, and the establishment and growth of national identity systems. She studies temporary migration schemes and racial hierarchies in comparative perspective and a Professor of International Relations at Boston University.
Born in Jerusalem Israel, Yoav Horesh has exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including in Germany, Italy, Israel, the United States, Russia, Hong Kong, Myanmar and also with Amnesty International. Yoav Horesh’s photographs have been dealing with conflict, human tragedy, memory and recovery in Europe, Asia and America since 2001. His projects also took place in the American South-west, Germany, Laos, Israel, the Gaza Strip and Cambodia, where history still shapes and influences current events and life. His current exhibition Serene Oasis is on view at the gallery through April 21, 2018.
More information at http://www.gallerykayafas.com/
450 Harrison Avenue #37 Boston, MA 02118 USA
April 14, 2018 to April 14, 2018