A double major in global studies and anthropology with a minor in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, Powers was in Istanbul networking, scouring the city, making contacts with LGBTI refugees and activists, finding people to share their stories as part of a project at Colby, the Insurgent Mobilities Lab. The lab, involving more than a dozen students, is researching the dynamics of migration along the Balkan Route that hundreds of thousands of refugees have traveled in a grave effort to seek a better life in Northern Europe.
"No Going Back: Ground-Breaking Lab Sends Students to Balkan Route to Learn About Refugees--and Themselves,"
Colby Magazine: Vol. 106:
3, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.colby.edu/colbymagazine/vol106/iss3/6