Workshops, Conferences 2018

11-12 January 2018
The Ethics of Migration Beyond the Immigrant-Host State Nexus
Conference at the European University Institute, EUI in Florence. Organised by Rutger Birnie (EUI), Rainer Bauböck (EUI), Bouke de Vries (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).
5 February 2018
"Digital Media and Chinese Aspirations in Global Capitalism"
Symposium at Janskerkhof 13, Stijlkamer, Utrecht
22-23 March 2018
Migration, citizenship, and democracy contemporary ethical challenges - Part II
Workshop in Cambridge organized in collaboration with the Freie Universität in Berlin, the MPI-MMG - Department of Ethics, Law, and Politics, and the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School
3-4 May 2018
Fantasies, anxiety, difference. The figure of the other in the aftermaths of a violent political transformation
Workshop organized by AbdouMaliq Simone (MPI-MMG) & Sabine Mohamed (MPI-MMG)
18 May 2018
"Labor Migration: Global and Comparative Dimensions"
Workshop organized by Ayelet Shachar Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and Olaf Deinert Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Göttingen
28 May 2018
Roundtable Discussion - BETWEEN DYSTOPIA AND UTOPIA: ETHNOGRAPHIES, KNOWLEDGE, DIVERSITIES IN AND FROM AFRICA
with Loren Landau (University of Witwatersrand), Richard Rottenburg (University of Halle-Wittenberg), Hewan Semon (University of Hamburg), MPI-MMG colleagues and various colleagues from the University of Göttingen
6-7 June 2018
“Chinese Religions in the Age of Massive Urbanization”
Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG), Library Hall, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11
28-29 June 2018
Ask the ‘experts’? Positionalities of researchers and public figures of migrant background in European debates about immigration
Workshop organized by Sonja Moghaddari (MPI-MMG) and Sara de Jong (The Open University)
14 September 2018
14. September – Max-Planck-Tag – Fragen verändern die Welt
Forschen ist Neugier – #wonachsuchstdu
27-28 September 2018
Conference "Refugees and Religion"
Conference organized by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University, and the Department of Religious Diversity, MPI-MMG
12 October 2018
Welcoming Refugees: The Role of Religion
Conference organized by the Department of Ethics, Law and Politics at the MPI-MMG ▪ Additional support is provided by the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship in Comparative Constitutionalism
16-17 October 2018
Reactions to exclusion
Workshop and meeting of the Max Planck Research Initiative “The Challenges of Migration, Integration and Exclusion” [on invitation only]
23-24 October 2018
Ageing Across Borders: Care, Generations, Citizenship
Workshop “Ageing Across Borders: Care, Generations, Citizenship”
1-2 November 2018
The Sociopolitical Lives of the Dead
International workshop Co-sponsored by Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany Center for Thanatology, Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2 November 2018
Conference "The Family, Human Rights and Internationalism"
Conference organized by Dr Julia Moses (Dept. of History, University of Sheffield & Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen) & Prof Matthias Koenig (Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen & MPI-MMG)