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"Visualizing Migration and Diversity: What can we see?"

Workshops, conferences 2023
At this workshop, a small group of invited participants will present recently created data visualizations surrounding migration and diversity. We will learn of their reasons for, and processes of, creating such tools and will discuss a variety of matters concerning the potential impacts (and drawbacks?) of such modalities for understanding dynamics of international migration and the diversification of societies. [more]

ALUMNI HOUR | Sahana Udupa (University of Munich): “Surviving or thriving? Work and life in Germany as an ‘international’ scholar”

  • Date: Feb 14, 2023
  • Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Sahana Udupa (University of Munich)
  • Sahana Udupa is Professor of Media Anthropology at the University of Munich (LMU München) and Principal Investigator of the For Digital Dignity Research Network. She teaches and researches online extreme speech, politics of artificial intelligence, critical digital studies, news and journalism, and media policy. Her latest publications include the research paper on digital technology and extreme speech commissioned by the United Nations (2021), co-authored monograph, Digital Unsettling: Decoloniality and Dispossession in the Age of Social Media (New York University Press, 2023, with E.G. Dattatreyan), co-edited volume, Digital Hate: The Global Conjuncture of Extreme Speech (Indiana University Press, 2021). Udupa is the recipient of Joan Shorenstein Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School, European Research Council Grant Awards and Francqui Chair (Belgium).
  • Location: Zoom Meeting
HANNAH POHL is a Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies. Her research interests lie at the intersection between economic sociology and critical migration studies with a particular focus on migration trajectories and bordering processes. For her PhD thesis she conducted a multi-sited ethnography on Afghan migration trajectories in Iran, Turkey, Greece, and along the so-called Balkan route. She has been a visiting researcher at COMPAS Oxford University, Columbia University, and the Berlin Centre for Social Science. [more]

ALUMNI HOUR | Anna Cieslik (University of Cambridge): “Research Funding Opportunities and Applications”

  • Date: Sep 28, 2022
  • Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Anna Cieslik (University of Cambridge)
  • Anna Cieslik received her PhD in Human Geography from Clark University. From 2011 to 2013 she worked as a postdoc at the MMG-MPG and then as an assistant professor at New Jersey City University. Currently she is a Research Facilitator for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Anna is involved in analyzing funding trends and seeking funding opportunities. She provides advice and feedback on grant applications. Her work includes supporting research strategy development, running workshops and training sessions, and helping researchers develop their projects. She is a Course Director for a Postgraduate Certificate Course on Research and Innovation Leadership.
  • Location: Zoom Meeting

MPI-MMG in Dialogue "Can advocacy organisations be intersectional?"

Events 2022
The panel will discuss the results of the ZOMiDi research project, which investigated how and why civil society organizations change in response to migration and societal diversity. Do organizations that focus on differences respond in similar ways to the challenges linked with migration? What ‘best practices’ for organizational change can they offer? [more]

ALUMNI HOUR | Marian Burchardt (Leipzig University): “Configuring Diversity: Infrastructures and Affinities in Pandemic Spaces”

  • Date: Jun 9, 2022
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Marian Burchardt (Leipzig University)
  • Marian Burchardt is Professor of Sociology at Leipzig University. Previously, he worked as research fellow at MMG from 2012 to 2017 and published extensively on “Diversity”. Moreover, he was a senior researcher at the Centre “Multiple Secularities - Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities”. He is the author of Regulating Difference: Religious Diversity and Nationhood in the Secular West (Rutgers UP, 2020) and Faith in the Time of AIDS: Religion, Biopolitics and Modernity in South Africa (Palgrave Macmillan 2015).
  • Location: Zoom Meeting

"Psychological Anthropology Today: Theoretical and Practical Interventions in an Interconnected World"

Workshops, conferences 2022
  • Start: Jun 2, 2022
  • End: Jun 3, 2022
  • Location: Hybrid
Workshop of the psychological anthropology network of the German Anthropological Association (DGSKA), co-hosted by the Research Group Ageing in a Time of Mobility, MPI-MMG [more]
- by invitation only - [more]
Co-Sponsored by the Frances Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design and Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity [more]
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