- The situation of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
- Transglobal sounds: Music, identity and migrant descendants
- Congolese migration to Belgium and post-colonial perspectives
- Conferences and seminars
- Masters, PhDs and post docs
- New publications
* Christophersen, Mona, Jing Liu, Cathrine Moe Thorleifsson and Åge A. Tiltnes: “Lebanese attitudes towards Syrian refugees and the Syrian crisis: Results from a national opinion poll implemented 15–21 May, 2013”. Fafo-paper 2013:13.
* Christophersen, Mona and Cathrine Thorleifsson: “Lebanese Contradictory Responses to Syrian Refugees Include Stress, Hospitality, Resentment”. Fafo policy brief.
Access the papers, and other texts on Syrian refugees:
TRANSGLOBAL SOUNDS: MUSIC, IDENTITY AND MIGRANT DESCENDANTS
Call for chapters. Papers from authors from around the world and from various disciplines are welcome to present chapters on any of the following themes (but need not be limited to):
– Music production and cultural hybridism
– Music and national/ethnic identity
– Music and translocal politics
– Music creativity
– Music and youth ethnic cultures/subcultures
– Music industries and ethnic imaginaries
– Music and diaspora
– New media and ethnic/diasporic music
Proposals of up to 500 words in English should be submitted by 16 September 2013.
HVA SKJER NÅR ARBEIDSINNVANDRERNE GÅR TIL NAV?
Fafo-seminar med lansering av rapporten ”Innvandrerne som skulle klare seg selv: Når EØS-avtalens frie flyt av arbeidskraft møter velferdsstatens bakkebyråkrati” (Jon Horgen Friberg, Olav Elgvin og Anne Britt Djuve).
Dato: 17. September 2013, 14:00-16:00.
Sted: Fafos lokaler, Borggata 2B, Grønland, Oslo.
MIGRATION AND DISPLACEMENT IN AND FROM AFGHANISTAN
International Conference. Open to the public.
Dates: 20-21 September 2013.
Venue: Nordenskiöldsalen, Geovetenskapens Hus, Stockholm University.
RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS IN EUROPE – A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
EMN (European Migration Network) Conference. Registration required.
Date: 30 September 2013, 08:30-15:45.
Venue: Oslo Kongressenter, Youngsgate 11, Oslo.
DISCIPLINING THE TRANSNATIONAL MOBILITY OF PEOPLE – NEW ACTORS AND APPROACHES IN MIGRATION GOVERNANCE
Call for papers to the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting. Submission deadline: 26 September 2013.
Dates: 8-12 April 2014.
Venue: Tampa, Florida.
TECHNOLOGIES AT THE BORDER: CORPORATIONS, STATES AND THE PRODUCTION OF “SMART” BORDERS
Call for papers to session at the AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. Organisers: Martin Geiger and Emily Gilbert. Potential participants should contact Martin Geiger by 29 September 2013.
Dates: 8-12 April 2014.
Venue: Tampa, Florida.
TURKISH MIGRATION CONFERENCE: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES AND CONTINUITIES
Call for papers. Abstract submission deadline: 24 September 2013.
Dates: 30 May – 1 June 2014.
Venue: Regent’s University London, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, London.
MASTERS, PHDS AND POST DOCS
RESEARCH COURSE: EDUCATION AND THE REPRODUCTION OF MARGINALITY
The Nordic research network involved in the project: Interculturalism and Diversities: Developing intercultural models and thinking in the Nordic countries (IDIN), invites PhD candidates working with topics related to immigration and cultural diversity, to a course about Inclusion and exclusion: Understanding and developing regimes of integration in the Nordic countries in relation to the Post-industrial City, Education and the Reproduction of Marginality.
Dates: 25-29 September 2013.
Venue: University of Gothenburg.
PHD PARTNERSHIP IN GLOBAL SOCIAL PROTECTION
Starting in January 2014, TSI (Transnational Studies Initiative – Harvard University) will host one or two PhD or post-doctoral students working on migration and social protection who would like to partner with us on this intellectual journey. These individuals will work with Professors Peggy Levitt and Jocelyn Viterna on developing these ideas, participate in all TSI activities, and be welcome to take part in all open University seminars and public conferences.
Application deadline: 15 October 2013.
MORE OR LESS EUROPEAN; DISCOURSES ON CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN MIGRATION, INTEGRATION AND OTHERING
International PhD conference. It is no longer possible to present papers, but attendance is free for interested participants.
Dates: 7-8 November 2013.
Venue: Blindern campus, Lucy Smiths Hus, Rådsalen, Oslo.
THE PAST AND PRESENT OF MINORITY RIGHTS IN THE CONTEXT OF MIGRATION AND MULTICULTURALISM
Research seminar organized by the Network for Research on Multiculturalism and Societal Interaction (McNet) and Mcgen-network. PhD students are encouraged to send an abstract that can be based on an article/chapter draft of a PhD dissertation, or other scholarly paper in progress. Abstract submission deadline: 4 October 2013.
Dates: 25-26 November 2013.
Venue: University of Turku, Finland.
PROFESJON OG ETNISITET
PhD-kurs i regi av Senter for profesjonsstudier ved høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus.
10 studiepoeng. Søknadsfrist: 20. oktober 2013.
Dato: 9.-13. desember 2013.
Sted: Høyskolen I Oslo og Akershus, Pilestredet 46.
Babic, Bojana (2013): “The migration–development nexus in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Center for Local Development and Diaspora seen ‘from below’”. Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Volume 13, Issue 2.
Baldassar, Loretta and Laura Merla (2013) (eds.): Transnational families, migration and the circulation of care: Understanding mobility and absence in family life. Routledge.
Behnken, Brian D. and Simon Wendt (2013) (eds.): Crossing Boundaries: Ethnicity, Race, and National Belonging in a Transnational World. Lexington Books.
Dobbernack, Jan and Tariq Modood (2013) (eds.): Tolerance, Intolerance and Respect: Hard to Accept? Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series. Palgrave Macmillan.
Eldring, Line og Jon Horgen Friberg (2013): “Europeisk arbeidsmobilitet: Utfordringer for de nordiske arbeidsmarkedene”. Søkelys på arbeidslivet 01-02/2013.
Eliassi, Barzoo (2013): Contesting Kurdish Identities in Sweden: Quest for Belonging among Middle Eastern Youth. Palgrave Macmillan.
Elmarsafy, Ziad, Anna Bernard and David Attwell (2013) (eds.): Debating Orientalism. Palgrave Macmillan.
Fox, Jon E. and Demelza Jones (2013): “Migration, everyday life and the ethnicity bias”. Ethnicities, 13(4): 385-400.
Geiger, Martin and Antoine Pécoud (forthcoming November 2013) (eds.): Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of People. Palgrave Macmillan.
Grødem, Anne Skevik og Tove Mogstad Aspøy (2013): ”Konkurranseutsatt kompetanse: Om NAVs arbeid med AMO-kurs for minoritetsspråklige”. Fafo-rapport 2013: 26.
Guy, Will (ed.) (2013): From Victimhood to Citizenship: The Path of Roma Integration. With A. Bíró, N. Gheorghe, M. Kovats and Ž. Jovanović. Budapest: Kossuth Kiadó.
Haynes, Jo (2013): Music, Difference and the Residue of race. New York: Routledge.
Mabry, Tristan James, John McGarry, Margaret Moore, and Brendan O’Leary (2013) (eds.): Divided Nations and European Integration. University of Pennsylvania Press.
Moroşanu, Laura and Jon E. Fox (2013): ‘“No smoke without fire’: strategies of coping with stigmatised migrant identities”. Ethnicities, 13(4): 438-56.
O’Toole, Therese & Richard Gale (2013): Political Engagement amongst Ethnic Minority Young People: Making a Difference. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Pullan, Wendy and Britt Baillie (2013) (eds.): Locating Urban Conflicts: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Everyday. Palgrave Macmillan.
Quayson, Ato and Girish Daswani (2013) (eds.): A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism. Online publication. Blackwell.
Rahman, Md Mizanur and AKM Ahsan Ullah (2012) (eds.): Asian Migration Policy: South, Southeast and East Asia. Nova Science Pub Inc.
Yong, Tan Tai and Md Mizanur Rahman (forthcoming October 2013): Diaspora Engagement and Development in South Asia. Palgrave Macmillan.