Taking part in the art exhibition at IASFM’19 Conference
Our design collective work was featured at the 19th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration Conference's first online art exhibition. The event is hosted by the Universidade Catolica de Santos, Santos, São Paulo, August 1-5, 2022.
La Terre and Partners Produce Reports on Violations in Migrant Centers
In 2020, La Terre and its partners wrote three reports about the violations in the centers and they were sent to the Spanish and Tunisian institutions, international organizations, and parliamentary representatives in Spain
Public Demonstration Series for Releasing Imprisoned Migrants and Improved Camp Conditions
From January 2020 - November 2020, La Terre pour Tous organized a series of demonstrations in front of the Embassy of Spain in Tunisia to ask for better living conditions inside the migrant's camp of Melilla and finally to release the 800 Tunisian migrants imprisoned there for a long time, preventing their expulsion
La Terre Succeeds in Bringing Migrants’ Remains Home
In May 2021, La Terre successfully brought back to Tunisia two migrants' bodies through a complaint filed in Agrigento and the Red Cross and Italian civil society organizations
Dr. Gonzales Benson presents our paper "‘Wledna’/ ‘Our boys’: Design, digital space & social justice for missing migrants of the Mediterranean" at the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration Conference, July 26-30 2021, University of Ghana, Accra
“Missing Migrants” featured in the Forced Migration Review (UK)
FMR issue 66 includes three features, with authors exploring a range of topics relating to "Mental health and psychosocial support," "Data and displacement," and "Missing Migrants"
We present at the Live UNHCR-MMC Policy Workshop
Our presentation "A telling and an illustrating of loss, hope, action: Families of missing migrants of the Mediterranean" is a part of the Policy Workshop on Protection Challenges on the Central (CMR) & Western Mediterranean Routes (WMR).
U-M Institute for Social Change Invited Speaker Event
Dr. Odessa Gonzalez Benson presents on the "Missing Migrants" project
Faculty Voices on Public Scholarship Panel
Professor Gonzalez talks about the exhibit, Missing Migrants of the Mediterranean, as public-facing work for action research with a migrant advocacy organization based in Tunisia and an interdisciplinary team
Presentation at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, 2020
Bader AlBader presents our paper "At a Loss at the Loss at Sea: The Missing Migrants of the Mediterranean and the (Bermuda) Triangle of Space, Communication, and Justice"