“Thinking gender and belonging through transnational, diaspora and mobility studies”
Breda Gray (University of Limerick):
Friday 29 November, 12.15-14.00.
Uni Rokkan Centre, Nygårdsgaten 5, 6th floor.
”New research topics within IMER Bergen”
Halvar A. Kjærre (University of Bergen): “Politics and mobilities”
Tarje I. Wanvik (University of Bergen): “Migration and Social Inequality”
Friday 29 November, 14.15-15.30.
Uni Rokkan Centre, Nygårdsgaten 5, 6th floor.
* IMER PHD FELLOWSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN
At the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen (UiB), a funded PhD fellowship is vacant. The total scholarship period is 4 years, 25% of which shall be dedicated to teaching, supervision and administrative tasks. The successful candidate will have his/her work place at the Department of Comparative Politics and contribute to ongoing research both at the Department and the interdisciplinary IMER-Bergen network at the Faculty of Social Sciences, UiB.
Application deadline: 24 November 2013.
* PROVIR NEWSLETTER
The research project Provision of Welfare to Irregular Migrants (PROVIR) has published its first newsletter. If you are interested in following the activities and research results of the project, you can sign up on the PROVIR website.
* ABLOOM FILMFESTIVAL: FELLESSKAP MOT ENSOMHET
Abloom er en filmfestival med fokus på økt inkludering av minoritetsspråkelige familier med barn og unge med nedsatt funksjonsevne. Årets tema: Felleskap mot ensomhet.
Dato: 21.-23. november 2013.
Sted: Saga kino, Oslo.
* ETHNOGRAPHY, DIVERSITY AND URBAN SPACE
Special issue of Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Volume 20, issue 4, 2013.
* DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRESS: SOUTH ASIANS IN THE PERSIAN GULF
Call for papers to a special issue of Journal of South Asian Diaspora to be published in 2015. The special issue will explore the importance of immigration to the Persian Gulf in the 21st century. It will focus on the themes such as gender and human trafficking; issues of return and remigration; implication of immigration to the homeland and the host society; and policy perspective. Deadline for the submission of manuscripts: 31 March 2014.
* MOBILE LIVES: MIGRATION, MIGRANTS AND MEANINGFUL LEISURE STUDIES
Call for papers to special issue of the journal Leisure Studies. Submission deadline: 20 December 2013.
The aim of this special issue is to encourage critical discussions on the role of leisure in migrants’ lives. In this special issue of Leisure Studies we aim to include theoretically and methodologically diverse articles on the topic and include a brief introduction by the three guest editors. Short reviews are also invited.
* TIER II CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR IN MIGRATION AND ETHNIC RELATIONS
The Faculty of Social Science at Western University invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in the area of Migration and Ethnic Relations.
* CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS
DET NORSKE MIGRASJONSLANDSKAPET I ENDRING – TRENDER, DEBATTER OG NYE UTFORDRINGER
Norsk Nettverk for Migrasjonsforskning sitt årlige seminar. Påmelding på nettsiden.
Dato: 13. desember 2013, 13.00-15.30.
Sted: Litteraturhuset i Oslo, Wergelandsveien 29.
NATIONALISM AND BELONGING
Call for papers to 24th Annual ASEN Conference. Abstract submission deadline: 30 November 2013.
Dates: 1-3 April 2014.
Venue: London School of Economics.
NON-HAN CHINESE DIASPORIC COMMUNITIES BEYOND CHINA
Call for papers to conference. Abstract submission deadline: 30 November 2013.
Dates: 4-5 April 2014.
Venue: The Australian National University, Canberra.
MIGRATION TRENDS OVER THE LAST QUARTER CENTURY
Call for papers to the 3rd Ruppin International Conference on Immigration and Social Integration. Abstract submission deadline: 30 November 2013.
Dates: 19-20 May 2014.
Venue: Ruppin Academic Center, Israel.
TURKISH MIGRATION CONFERENCE 2014
Dates: 30 May – 1 June 2014.
Venue: Regent’s University London.
SUPER-DIVERSITY: THEORY, METHOD AND PRACTICE IN AN ERA OF CHANGE
Call for papers to international conference. Submission deadline: 10 December 2013.
Dates: 23-24 June 2014.
Venue: Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), University of Birmingham.
FLOWS, PLACES AND BOUNDARIES – MIGRATORY CHALLENGES AND NEW AGENDAS
17th Nordic Migration Conference. Submission deadline for workshop proposals: 1 December 2013.
Dates: 13-15 August 2014.
Venue: Copenhagen University.
* MASTERS, PHDS and POST DOCS
ASEN/NATIONS AND NATIONALISM PRIZE
Call for papers for the ASEN/Nations and Nationalism Prize in the Memory of Dominique Jaquin-Berdal. The essay Prize has been established to encourage young scholars to publish original research in ethnicity and nationalism. Submissions are invited on all areas and themes in the field of nationalism studies. Submissions may be made by currently enrolled post-graduate students and those who have submitted their thesis within five years of the submission deadline. The final date for submissions for the 2014 prize award is 30 November 2013.
* NEW PUBLICATIONS
Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim (2013): Distant Love. Polity Press.
Crul, Maurice, Jens Schneider and Frans Lelie (2013): Super-diversity. TIES project.
Friberg, Jon Horgen, Olav Elgvin og Anne Britt Djuve (2013): “Innvandrerne som skulle klare seg selv: Når EØS-avtalens frie flyt av arbeidskraft møter velferdsstatens bakkebyråkrati”. Fafo-rapport 2013: 31.
Kivisto, Peter and Östen Walbeck (eds.) (2013): Debating Multiculturalism in the Nordic Welfare States. Palgrave Macmillan.
Kleist, Nauja and Simon Turner (guest eds.) (2013): Agents of Change? Staging and Governing Diasporas and the African State. Special issue of African Studies, Volume 72, Issue 2.
Lippert, Randy and Sean Rehaag (eds.) (2012): Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives – Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements. Routledge.
Meer, Nasar and Anoop Nayak (eds.) (2013): Race Ends Where? Race, Racism and Contemporary Sociology. E-Special issue of Sociology.
Sarat, Leah M. (2013): Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration and the Mexican Dream. NYU Press.
Schrover, Marlou and Deirdrem M. Moloney (eds.) (2013): Gender, Migration and Categorisation: Making Distinctions between Migrants in Western Countries, 1945-2010. Amsterdam University Press.
Valsecchi, Michele (2013): “Land Certification and International Migration: Evidence from Mexico”. SWOPEC Working Paper No. 440.
Øverland, Gwynyth Marshall (2013): Post Traumatic Survival: The Lessons of Cambodian Resilience. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.