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This symposium brings together scholars from sociology, anthropology, geography, and critical migration studies around the theme of the “local” as a vantage point to research and theorize issues of migration-related diversity and social interaction. [mehr]
Encounters’ final event in Berlin brings to a close a 3-year ORA Joint Research Project on intercultural, interethnic and interreligious encounters of Muslims and Jews in urban Europe. Researchers from Germany, France and UK, will share the results of their analysis and fieldwork on the specificities of and commonalities between Muslim-Jewish encounters in Berlin and Frankfurt, Paris and Strasbourg, London and Manchester, shaped by different national histories of integration including the place of religion in social and political life. [mehr]
Invited scholars discuss cutting-edge research and new ideas with the institute’s scientists [mehr]

ALUMNI HOUR | Maria Schiller (Erasmus University Rotterdam): “Ideas, networks and power in European local diversity policymaking: a personal account of my research trajectory"

  • Datum: 05.10.2023
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Vortragende: Maria Schiller (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Maria Schiller is Associate Professor of Public policy, Migration, and Diversity at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her work is motivated by the desire to understand and capture public policymaking on migration and diversity, with a focus on Europe, often comparing across countries and cities. In her research, she is interested in the practices and networks involved in governing migration-related diversity and investigates the role of officials, civil society, and private actors therein. Previously, she was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, a Substitute Assistant Professor at the University of Tübingen, a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Kent, and a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Vienna. She holds a Ph.D. in Migration Studies (2014) from the University of Kent.
  • Ort: Zoom Meeting
This workshop is part of a seed funding project awarded equally to Co-PIs Dr Xiang Ren and Dr Victoria Sakti by the British Academy and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for a UK-Germany cooperation project on ‘Home-coming and Home-making: Linking Spatio-temporal Heritages and Experiences of South-East Asian Diasporas in Europe’. The School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences of The University of Sheffield and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity are the cooperating institutes, and the Max Planck Research Group ‘Ageing in a Time of Mobility’ is co-hosting the workshop. [mehr]
Invited scholars discuss cutting-edge research and new ideas with the institute’s scientists [mehr]

Encounters Project International Meeting

Workshops, conferences 2023
  • Beginn: 05.06.2023
  • Ende: 07.06.2023
  • Ort: Strasbourg
The Encounters Project meeting in Strasbourg is taking place between 5-7th of June 2023. The Encounters project studies everyday interactions between Jews and Muslims in different urban contexts; aiming to restore these relations in their complexity and promoting dialogues with different actors of civil society. Strasbourg, one of the six cities in the scope of this project, will host international research team, bringing together multiple disciplines: sociology, anthropology, urban planning, and migration studies. [mehr]
Workshop participants (from left to right, bottom to top): Mira Burmeister-Rudolph (bottom left), Ángel A. Escamilla Garcia, Heike Drotbohm, Steven Vertovec, Adrian Favell (middle left), Amanda Cheong, Johanna M Lukate, Ulrike Bialas, Kiya Gezahegne (top left), Carolyn Choi, Gabriela Mezzanotti, Cecilia Menjívar [mehr]
A joint initiative by: Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen · Diversity Studies Centre Oslo (DISCO), Oslo Metropolitan University · Indigenous Values Initiative, Syracuse University Henry Luce Project, American Indian Law Alliance [mehr]

ALUMNI HOUR | Benjamin Boudou (University of Rennes): “On academic hope”

  • Datum: 09.05.2023
  • Uhrzeit: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Vortragender: Benjamin Boudou (University of Rennes)
  • Benjamin Boudou is a professor of political science at the University of Rennes. He is the editor of the political theory journal Raisons Politiques and a fellow at the French Collaborative Institute on Migration. He is the author of Politique de l'hospitalité: Une généalogie conceptuelle [Politics of hospitality: A conceptual genealogy] (CNRS Éditions, 2017) and Le dilemme des frontières [The Border Dilemma: Ethics and politics of immigration] (EHSS Editions, 2018). He has recently published in Social Research, European Journal of Political Theory, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Migration and Society, and Essays in Philosophy.
  • Ort: Zoom Meeting
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