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Seminars 2014

REMESO seminars are either work seminars for the researchers at the Institute or guests presenting their research for discussion.  Most of our seminars are open for interested visitors from outside of the Institute, contact us for information and texts. PhD Anna Bredström (anna.bredstrom@liu.se) and Associate Professor Branka Likic-Brboric (branka.likic-brboric@liu.se ) are in charge of the seminars.

REMESO seminars are always held at 10-12 am om Wednesdays in room B533 ("Bomull"), unless otherwise is noted.

2014-09-10

Guest Seminar Kira Kosnick: "Ethnic Leisure Publics: Postmigrant Socialities in European Metropolitan Centres"

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Kira Kosnick is a Professor of Sociology at Goethe University Frankfurt. Kosnick's research interests focus on transnational migration (especially between Turkey and Germany), intersectional dimensions of gender, sexuality and ethnicity, and the politics of multiculturalism and diversity. The seminar will be in English.
10:15 - 12:00
Location: B533

2014-09-24

Guest Seminar with Sofia Näsström (Uppsala University) and Sara Kalm (Lund University): "Right to Citizenship: The Problem, Principle and Politics of a New Law"

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Sofia Näsström (Uppsala University) and Sara Kalm (Lund University)present a new project financed by the Swedish Research Council on the right to citizenship. The seminar will be in English.
10:15 - 12:00
Location: B 533

2014-10-01

REMESO Guest Seminar with Malin Wieslander: ”Enforcement Forces in Law Enforcement: Discursive Conflict, Dilemma and Resistance in Police Trainees’ Discourse on Diversity”

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Malin Wieslander presents her doctoral thesis on diversity discourses in the police force, with a focus on culture, religion and ethnicity, as follows: In her thesis I show how different meanings are ascribed to diversity in the police force and that there is a battle over how social diversity should be understood in relation to the composition of the police force, professional conduct and crime prevention.
10:15 - 12:00
Location: B 533

2014-11-05

REMESO Guest Seminar with Simone Scarpa: "Looking Beyond the Neighbourhood. Income Inequality and Economic Residential Segregation in Swedish Metropolitan Areas, 1991–2010"

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Simone Scarpa presens his research/PhD thesis. He describes how income inequality has evolved in the period 1990-2010 in Swedish metropolitan areas and analyzes how much of this change can be explained by changes in the distribution of labour market earnings and welfare benefit transfers, or by changes in the ethnic composition of the population as a consequence of increased immigration.
10:15 - 12:00
Location: B533

2014-11-12

Dissertation seminar (pre-defense): Christophe Foultier

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
10:15 - 12:00

2014-11-19

REMESO Seminar Anna Bredström: TBA

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
10:15 - 12:00

2014-11-26

REMESO Guest Seminar with Professor Susanne Lundin, Lund University: "The valuable body. Global trade with body parts"

Seminar - REMESO - Department of Social and Welfare Studies
Ethnologist Susanne Lundin travels through the murky world of organ trade to exploited dump workers in Brazil, prosecutor in Israel and surgeons in the Philippines. She depicts a rapidly growing organ market characterized by both advanced medical technology and human trafficking. Susanne Lundin is Professor of Ethnology at Lund University. Her research focuses mainly on medical issues and its social consequences.
10:15 - 12:00


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