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Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS


The Centre on Global Migration, together with the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, invites scholars from many disciplines and all parts of the globe to the Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies Conference, 6-8 November, 2019, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Growth in international migration has prompted a diversity of efforts to manage global migratory flows as well as improve and streamline the economic, social and political integration of migrants into the host countries.

Migration and integration today involve a myriad of actors such as international and regional bodies, state agencies and municipalities, companies, interest groups, community-embedded, civil society organizations as well as individuals, including migrants, who design, implement reproduce, participate in, and replicate individual or collaborative initiatives aimed at facilitating migration and integration.

Some efforts are planned and involve years of preparation and the engagement of large coalition of actors; others are ephemeral and ad hoc, emerging from one day to the next only to disappear again quickly.

Some efforts aim at facilitating transnational migration others at improving migrants' health, at supporting migrants' inclusion into the host countries' education system or the labour market, at preventing radicalization, or securing migrants' civic, social and legal inclusion in the new country.

From a coordination and organizing perspective, this myriad of actors and activities separated in time and space poses not only far-reaching challenges, but also great opportunities.

These challenges and opportunities demand novel and critical research and interdisciplinary approaches from a range of disciplines, such as anthropology, educational sciences, health sciences, information technology, international studies, law and human rights, management and organization studies, migration studies, political science, social work and sociology.

This to rethink how migration shapes and produces inclusion and exclusion around the world - from welfare states in the Global North to the states of the Global South.

More information, call for papers, keynote speakers and registration at the link below.

Date & hour: 11/6/2019 at 12:00 PM till 11/8/2019 at 6:00 PM

Categories: Diversity, Medicine, Media/Journalistik, Equal value & equal opportunities, International, Social Sciences , Language, Interdisciplinary, Research, Cooperation, Genusvetenskap, Socialt arbete, Environment, Economics and Law , Kulturstudier, Etnologi, Humanities, Health and Care Sciences

Organizer: CGM, GRI; School of Business Economics and Law

Location: School of Business, Economics and Law, Vasagatan 1

Event URL: Read more about Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS

Contact person: Centrum för Global Migration


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