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Imaginative and Agile Practices of Albanian Migrants
Institute of Albanology, Prishtina



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Monday, 30th August 2021




Welcoming words by

Hysen Matoshi (IAP) & Christian Voss (HU)


12.30-13.30 (each presentation 15-20 minutes)

Literature of Diaspora and Migration Narratives

Moderated by: Arbnora Dushi (IAP)


Hysen Matoshi (IAP)

Albanian Literature and Migration


Christian Voss (HU) and Belfjore Qose (UiT)

National and Gender Identities in Pajtim Statovci's literature


Arben Hoxha (IAP)

The two models of the relationship with the world:

Literature of Albanian diaspora yesterday and today


13.30- 14.30

Lunch break


14.30-15.30 (each presentation 15-20 minutes)

Spatiality, periodic and everyday practice

of Albanian migrants

Moderated by Agata Rogos (HU)


Lumnije Kadriu (IAP)

Diaspora Holidays - beach as a third place

and a transnational space


Agata Rogos (HU)

Patterns of Albanian occupation of space

in Neuk lln (Berlin) and Bronx (NYC)


Arbnora Dushi (IAP)

The folk song that curses the gurbet

as the migrant’s “travelling memory"



Final comments and discussion

Video documentation of the workshop in Albanian language