Date(s) - 12/09/14
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
On 12 September 2014 dr. Lies Wesseling accepted the special “Opzij” chair “Cultural Memory, Gender and Diversity” at Maastricht University. Her Inaugural lecture was entitled “Verwantschap weven: Vertelpraktijken en culturele herinnering in transnationale adoptie” (The Weaving of Family: Narrative Practices and Cultural Remembrance in Transnational Adoption).
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The lecture was preceded by the international symposium The Personal is Geopolitical: Story-telling and Familial Belonging in a Globalizing World.