"Using Critical, Qualitative Tools to Study Youth Development in Sociocultural Context"

Events 2024
Racism and intersecting systems of inequity shape daily life in the United States and around the globe. The form such inequity takes, as well as how young people navigate this context as they form identity related beliefs and behaviors, has implications for their own development and for the society around them. [more]

AGENET 2024 conference "Kinning, Moving, and Growing in Later Life"

Events 2024
jointly organized by AGENET and Piera Rossetto from the Uni’s Department of Asian and North African Studies, in collaboration with Swetlana Torno (MPI-MMG), Francesco Diodati (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) and Simone Anna Fielding (German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases - DZNE) [more]
Raymund Vitorio is an Associate Professor at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines. [more]

"Migration, Ageing and Translocal Social Protection"

Events 2024
In a global context of population ageing, migration and forced displacement, questions of transnational and translocal social protection remain paramount. Migrants and refugees at different stages of the life course seek social protection through a variety of channels: from formal state-based pension and social security schemes; cash transfers and humanitarian initiatives; to informal forms of social protection through kinship, religious networks, neighbourhood support groups, co-operatives and civil society organizations. Cutting across these different spaces are financial institutions and markets in promoting ideas and products around individualized future security. Piecing together these different forms of social protection is far from seamless and there are numerous inequalities that migrants and refugees confront in securing social protection and wellbeing, where some are eligible for formal support and others are excluded. [more]
The workshop is organised by Ulrike Bialas and Johanna M. Lukate, who are guest editing two special issues on the contestation of legal and social categories in the context of migration. [more]
Dana Schmalz is a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. Her work sits at the intersection of international law and legal theory, with a focus on refugee law and human rights. Dana holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Frankfurt and an LL.M. in Comparative Legal Thought from Cardozo Law School, New York. Her book “Refugees, Democracy and the Law. Political Rights at the Margins of the State” was published in 2020. Her book “Das Bevölkerungsargument” (the population argument) is forthcoming with Suhrkamp in 2024. [more]

6th International ART and the CITY Conference

Workshops, conferences 2024
The International Art and the City Conference was initiated in 2019 and has been hosted in different cities around the world every year. The 6th Conference sponsor is the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG) Göttingen and it will take place at the Institute’s facilities 03-05 June 2024. [more]

“Researching Gender & Race”

Workshops, conferences 2024
This workshop aims to facilitate the exchange of recent results as well as to encourage future collaborations between the “Gender, Migration, and Social Mobility among West African Women in Europe” Research Group situated at the MPI for Social Anthropology (Halle) and the “Migration, Identity and Blackness in Europe” Research Group based at the MPI for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Göttingen). The workshop is jointly organized by both groups. [more]
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