▪  Nicolas Fliess, Panel "Openness to Others: Nationalism, Migration and Representation"
ECPR Conference
August 11-16, 2024 | Dublin
▪  Elisa Lanari: "Undoing dominant narratives, remaking collective worlds: humor and play among US Latinx youth and West African refugees in Italy"
European Association for Social Anthropology (EASA)
July 23-26, 2024 | Barcelona
▪  Karen Schönwälder, Roundtable "Migration and Immigrant Policies: the Scope for Progressive Radicalité"
Council for European Studies (CES)
July 2-6, 2024 | Lyon
▪  Nicolas Fliess & Karen Schönwälder: "Migrants and Political Parties in Germany: Agency and Representation"
Council for European Studies (CES)
July 2-6, 2024 | Lyon
▪  Nele Wolter, Session #246: "Early career symposium on the ageing-migration nexus: Reflections on a recently published handbook"
July 2-5, 2024 | Lisbon
▪  Megha Amrith: "Beyond Social Mobility: The Changing Aspirations of Ageing Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore"
July 2-5, 2024 | Lisbon
▪  Helena Hof: "The ambivalence of class in privileged migration"
July 2-5, 2024 | Lisbon
▪  Dekel Peretz: "Muslim-Jewish Dialogue in Berlin in the Shadow of October 7th" & speaking at a Roundtable on Jewish and Muslim Communities in European Urban Spaces
40th Annual Conference of the Association for Israel Studies & 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Israel Studies
July 1-3, 2024 | Prague
▪  Yael Peled: "The ‘Good Stuff’ of Linguistic Justice”
LPP Conference · Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference
June 27-30, 2024 | Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
▪  Elisa Lanari and Tabea Scharrer join the meeting as guests
DFG Workshop "Migration and Im/Mobility in the Global South during the Covid-19 Pandemic"
June 27-28, 2024 | Freiburg
▪  Margherita Cusmano: "How do migrants explain socioeconomic mobility?"
SOEP Colloquium for Empirical Social Research
June 27, 2024 | DIW Berlin
▪  Margherita Cusmano: "Migration experiences and perceptions of socioeconomic inequality"
Guest Lecture
June 25-26, 2024 | Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
▪  Margherita Cusmano: "Die Herausforderung der Offenheit in Mixed-Methods-Designs mit standardisierten Sekundärdaten"
Tagung "Heterogene Daten – plurale Analysen. Herausforderungen für eine methodenplurale Sozialforschung"
June 6, 2024 | Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
▪  Steven Vertovec: "Superdiversity and the Production of Social Complexity"
Lecture Series "Production of Migration"
May 28, 2024 | IMIS, Osnabrück University
▪  Tabea Scharrer: "Walking the (un)straight line. Shifting international migration regimes, translocal class, and the process of settlement for forced migrants in the far diaspora"
Kolloquium des Instituts für Ethnologie
April 30, 2024 | Universität Hamburg
▪  Johanna Lukate: "Identity, embodiment and belonging: a social psychological perspective on identity (trans)formation processes with a focus on the Black and African diaspora in Europe"
Lectures in Psychology and other Social Sciences and Humanities
April 22, 2024 | ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
▪  Elisa Lanari: "Beyond Crisis: Tracing the Afterlives of Refugee 'welcome' in an Italian Mountain Region"
IMISCOE Spring conference
April 17-19, 2024 | Istanbul
▪  Swetlana Torno: "Recent migration dynamics between Tajikistan and Russia: The role of Tajik older adults"
Workshop "The Social and Political Transformation of the Post-Soviet Central Asian States"
April 10, 2024 | Virtual Session
▪  Margherita Cusmano: Presenting poster "How Do Migrants in Germany Judge Economic Inequality?"
Conference "In_equality"
April 9-13, 2024 | Konstanz
▪  Steven Vertovec: "Superdiversity and social complexity"
Conference "Living within diversities"
April 4, 2024 | Fondazione Intercultura ets, Florence
▪  Tabea Scharrer takes part in the Book Presentation "Flucht- und Flüchtlingsforschung: Handbuch für Wissenschaft und Studium"
Book Presentation
March 20, 2024 | Österreichisches Institut für Internationale Politik, Wien
▪  Swetlana Torno is part of the Organizing Committee
AGENET Biennial 2024 Conference "Kinning, Moving, and Growing in Later Life"
March 14-15, 2024 | Ca’ Foscari University, Venice
▪  Hania Sobhy: "Schooling the Nation: Education and Everyday Politics in Egypt"
CIES The Power of Protest
March 13, 2024 | Hyatt Regency, Miami
▪  Hania Sobhy: "Education, Civics, and Citizenship in Egypt Towards More Inclusive Curricular Representations and Teaching"
CIES The Power of Protest
March 13, 2024 | Hyatt Regency, Miami
▪  Hania Sobhy: "Defending Public Education in the Age of Austerity: A Crisis of Union Legitimacy in Tunisia"
CIES The Power of Protest
March 6, 2024 | Virtual Session
▪  Helena Hof: "Class and Aspirations in European Migration to Asian Global Cities"
Lecture at ARI Seminar Series
January 23, 2024 | Asia Research Institute (ARI) of National University of Singapore
▪  Elisa Lanari: “Ethics and politics of return: fieldwork at ‘home’ in the Italian Alps”
Workshop: “Un-/Familiar Grounds: Reflections on Anthropology, Fieldwork and Home”
November 30 - December 1, 2023 | Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale
▪  Megha Amrith: "Establishing Social and Political Belonging through Global Care Work"
DFG Network Workshop ‘Global Qualitative Sociologies’
November 29 - December 2, 2023 | Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
▪  Jamila Hamidu: "Integration via political participation of ethnic minorities in Britain: The case of the Ghanaian diaspora in London"
2nd Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies (OMICS) Conference
November 21-25, 2023 | Gotherburg, Sweden
▪  Megha Amrith: "Care as Critical Social Infrastructures in Migrant Lives"
Keynote Lecture
November 21, 2023 | Santiago, Chile
▪  Megha Amrith: "State-produced difference in domestic spaces: intimate boundaries among migrant domestic workers in Singapore and Hong Kong"
Making a Difference: Intergenerational Conversations on Intimate Relations and Transformation Workshop
October 25-28, 2023 | University of Bayreuth
▪  Jamila Hamidu: "Ghanaian diaspora transnational political engagement in London: Identity politics of here and there"
NIAS Conference 2023 "Belonging and Mobility"
October 17-21, 2023 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
▪  Swetlana Torno: Lecture on MPG and MPG/MMG booth support
Deutsch-Kasachischer Wissenschaftstag "New prospects and opportunities for the German-Kazakh Science and Research cooperation"
October 11-13, 2023 | Almaty, Kazakhstan
▪  Yael Peled: “Uncertain Linguistic Justice: The Philosophical Sources of Normative Orders in Language”
Political Theory in Times of Uncertainty conference
September 27-29, 2023 | University of Bremen
▪  Swetlana Torno: "Postcolonial migrations and welfare system entanglements: The case of elderly Tajik nationals seeking a ‘Soviet pension’ in Russia"
Regional Conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) titled “Power, people and cultural change in an ever-evolving Central Asia”
September 22-24, 2023 | Almaty, Kazakhstan
▪  Helena Hof: "Gender Dynamics in high-tech startups: An intersectional perspective on labor in transnational entrepreneurship"
SAGS Conference 2023 Gendere(d) Labour
September 14-15, 2023 | Lausanne, Schwitzerland
▪  Akif Tahiiev at the Workshop "Muslims in Ukraine - old history, new challenges"
September 14, 2023 | University of Basel, Switzerland
▪  Johanna Lukate: "Going natural: Black and mixed-race women in England and Germany narrating embodied identity transformations"
18th conference at the Social Psychology Section
September 11-13, 2023 | Graz, Austria
▪  Johanna Lukate: hosting the preconference workshop on Monday, 21 August, on the topic of (Towards) Doing Critical Qualitative Research on Migration and Diversity" | speaking on the spotlight panel on Wednesday, 23 August, on the topic of "Engaging in participaction action research: working with and for communities"
4th Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Education Conference
August 21-23, 2023 | Halle (Saale)
▪  Madeline J. Bass: “Dismantling Disembodied Borders: Abolitionist Approaches to Oromo Sovereignty”
Oromo Studies Association Annual Conference
July 29, 2023 | Virtual Session
▪  Madeline J. Bass, discussant at the panel titled “(Pan-)afrikanische Frauenbewegungen in Konflikt-Situationen”
Conference ‘Panafrikanischer Frauentag’
July 28, 2023 | Potsdam
▪  Megha Amrith, Victoria K. Sakti, Swetlana Torno and Nele Wolter
German Anthropological Association Conference 2023
July 25-28, 2023 | Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
▪  Yael Peled: "Linguistic Justice and/in Global Knowledge Production"
8th Max Planck Symposium "The rise of social, economic and environmental justice"
July 23-26, 2023 | Harnack-Haus, Berlin
▪  Margherita Cusmano: "Migrants‘ Attitudes Toward Distributive Justice Principles"
Konferenz der International Society for Justice Research (ISJR)
July 22-26, 2023 | Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
▪  MPI-MMG @ IMISCOE conference 2023 "Migration and Inequalities. In search of answers and solutions"
July 2-6, 2023 | Warsaw (Hybrid)
Participants from our Institute:  Ulrike Bialas • Margherita Cusmano • Eloisa Harris • Elisa Lanari • Karen Schönwälder
▪  Akif Tahiiev: Keynote
11th Migration Research Lab “ 'Cultural Diversity,' 'Minorities' and 'Integration' as Categories of Practice and Analysis in Countries with a Soviet Past”
June 29, 2023 | Zentrum für Globale Migrationsstudien, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
▪  Megha Amrith: “Care: Contributions & Contours of an Expansive Concept“
Keynote Lecture at the workshop on ‘Service – Duty – Care: Theorizing Civic Engagement from Asia to Europe and beyond’
June 28-29, 2023 | Ca’Foscari University of Venice
▪  Swetlana Torno: "Gendered boundaries in informal care networks: intimacy and caring for elderly men in Tajikistan"
6th Transforming Care Conference
June 26-28, 2023 | Sheffield
▪  Helena Hof: “Foreign Entrepreneurs’ ‘Urban Transnationalism’: Rooted in the Urban Space, Growing Businesses in the Digital Space”
ISA World Congress of Sociology
June 25 – July 1 | Melbourne, Australia
▪  Akif Tahiiev: "The role of Slavic converts in the promotion of Shia Islam in Eastern Europe"
Sixth Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion
June 19-23, 2023 | St. Andrews, Scotland
▪  Megha Amrith: “ ‘Thinking about Myself’: New Financialized Subjectivities of Ageing Migrant Domestic Workers“
Talk at the Anthropological Colloquium
June 13, 2023 | Institut für Ethnologie, University of Hamburg
▪  Karen Schönwälder: “Demokratiekrise, Migration, De-Globalisierung - Gesellschaft im Wandel”
Öffentliche Veranstaltung mit Livestream
June 12, 2023 | VolkswagenStiftung
▪  Swetlana Torno, discussant at the panel titled “Care for future generations”
Conference ‘(Un)growing Into Generational Roles’
June 8-9, 2023 | ZMO, Berlin
▪  Nele Wolter: “Placed on hold: how internally displaced persons in Cameroon reinvent their future”
European Conference on African Studies, African Futures
May 31 – June 3 | University of Cologne
▪  Akif Tahiiev: "Dynamic Ijtihad in Shi’ism"
Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies
May 15-16, 2023 | London, UK
▪  Akif Tahiiev: "Imam Hussein through the eyes of Ukrainian Orientalists”
International Conference “Imam Hussain and Orientalism”
May 12-13, 2023 | Warith al-Anbiya Institute, Karbala, Iraq
▪  Eloisa Harris presenting results of DivA survey
Workshop at the Inequality cluster
May 10-12, 2023 | Konstanz, Germany
▪  Yael Peled: “The Practical Ethics of Linguistic Integration: Three Challenges”
Exclusion, Integration, and Democracy workshop
May 10-12, 2023 | UiT – The Arctic University of Norway
▪  Yael Peled at "Language and Pain: A Dialogue of Medical and Language-Related Disciplines"
May 5-6, 2023 | Bielefeld University
▪  Akif Tahiiev: “Shia Muslims of Ukraine during the Russian invasion”
Expert Workshop 'The War in Ukraine and Its Impact on Ethno-Religious Minorities in the Region'
May 4-5, 2023 | European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany
▪  Akif Tahiiev: “Challenges for Shia Islam in the Post-Soviet Region”
Göttinger Orient-Symposium
April 26, 2023 | Seminar für Arabistik/Islamwissenschaft, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
▪  Eloisa Harris: "The micro-foundations of Welfare Chauvinism on the Left"
University of Southern Denmark, Odense
April 20-21, 2023 | London, UK
▪  Margherita Cusmano: "Reinterpreting Places of Migration within the European Asylum System. A Case Study of 'Secondary' Migration"
"Departures, arrivals, border-crossings: changing migrations in times of crises", the Midterm Conference of ESA’s Research Network 35 “Sociology of Migration”
March 30-31, 2023 | University Federico II, Naples (Italy)
▪  Steven Vertovec: "The Future of Migration. Issues and Challenges in Post Pandemic Societies"
India Office of Max Planck Gesellschaft & University of Göttingen
March 29, 2023 | Web-talk
▪  Yael Peled: “The Other Language Barrier”
Canada Research Chair on Epistemic Injustice and Agency, UQAM
March 10, 2023 | Online Event
▪  Karen Schönwälder: "Auf dem Weg zur gleichberechtigten Gestaltung vielfältiger Stadtgesellschaften?"
Bremer Armutskonferenz/Schwerpunkt Migrationsgesellschaft
March 2, 2023 | Konsul-Hackfeld-Haus, Bremen
▪  Yuliya Byelikova: “The influence of cultural factors on the re-identification of Ukrainian refugees”
"Comparing Recent and Older Refugee Migration in and to Europe – Sociological Perspectives", a joint conference of the Sections Sociology of Europe and Migration and Ethnic Minorities of the German Sociological Association (DGS)
March 2-3, 2023 | Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
▪  Ulrike Bialas: “Unaccompanied Minors and their Legal Guardians: A Microcosm of Encounters between Refugees and Germans”
"Comparing Recent and Older Refugee Migration in and to Europe – Sociological Perspectives", a joint conference of the Sections Sociology of Europe and Migration and Ethnic Minorities of the German Sociological Association (DGS)
March 2-3, 2023 | Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
▪  Yael Peled: “On the Just Distribution of Linguistic Authority and its Legitimacy Claim”
Workshop "Language and Authority"
February 15-16, 2023 | University of Augsburg
▪  Akif Tahiiev: “Women's rights in Iran: theory and practice of Shia Islamic Law”
February 6, 2023 | Online Event
▪  Megha Amrith, Victoria Kumala Sakti and Dora Sampaio at the second workshop of the DFG Network on ‘Migration and im/mobilities in the Global South in Pandemic Times’
January 19, 2023 | University of Bielefeld
▪  Akif Tahiiev: “Evolution of Ijtihad in Shia Islamic Law”
December 27, 2022 | International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)
▪  Magdalena Suerbaum and Hania Sobhy at "Migrations through Law, Bureaucracy and Kin: Navigating Citizenship in Relations"
December 12, 2022 | Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient
▪  Helena Hof: “Disentangling Whiteness in contemporary East and Southeast Asia: A new analytical approach”
Workshop “Researching Whiteness in a Transnational Pandemic Context”
December 1, 2022 | University of Amsterdam
▪  Helena Hof: “Deviant Innovators? Foreign Entrepreneurs in Tokyo’s Startup Ecosystem”
VSJF Conference 2022 "Deviance and Norms in Times of Change in Japan"
November 19, 2022 | University of Zurich
▪  Akif Tahiiev: “Shia Translations of the Qur’an into Russian”
GloQur workshop "Nation States and the Qur’an:Translators, Narratives and Debates in the Post-Soviet Space"
October 15, 2022 | Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
▪  Johanna Lukate at “Space, race and identity: An ethnographic study of the Black hair care and beauty landscape and Black women's racial identity constructions in England”
SPSS - Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
September 14, 2022 | Online Event
▪  MPI-MMG @ IRiS 10th anniversary international conference
Conference "Looking back to look forward: Celebrating 10 Years of Research onMigration, Forced Displacement and Superdiversity"
September 14, 2022 | Institute for Research into Superdiversity, University of Birmingham, UK
▪  Steven Vertovec at the 25th International Metropolis Conference 2022
September 9, 2022 | Berlin
▪  Swetlana Torno at Khujand State University, Khujand, Tajikistan
September 7, 2022 | Khujand State University
▪  Helena Hof at “Innovation from Outside, Innovation from within? Foreign Entrepreneurs in Tokyo’s and Singapore’s Knowledge-Intensive Startup Ecosystems”
SASE - Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
July 10, 2022 | University of Amsterdam
▪  MPI-MMG @ IMISCOE conference 2022 "Migration and Time. Temporalities of mobility, governance and resistance"
June 29 - July 1, 2022 | Oslo (Hybrid)
Participants from our Institute: Megha Amrith • Ulrike Bialas • Sanja Bökle • Eloisa Harris • Victoria Kumala Sakti • Johanna Lukate • Vanessa Rau • Dora Sampaio • Karen Schönwälder
▪  Peter van der Veer and Tam Ngo at the International Conference "Actions for the Missing. Scientific and Vernacular Forms of War Dead Accounting"
NIOD Instituut
June 8-9, 2022 | Amsterdam
▪  Eloisa Harris at "Migration Policy Centre Conference 2022: Continuities and Change in a Migration World"
May 23, 2022 | European University Institute, Florence, Italy
▪  Johanna Lukate at "Beyond the Difference to Integration"
May 23, 2022 | Hybrid
▪  Steven Vertovec at the International Metropolis Webinar: “Climate change and migration: communicating complexity”
April 28, 2022 | Online Event
▪  Hania Sobhy is part of the Organizing Committee
Authors‘ Workshop "Lived Citizenship and Uprisings in the Middle East: Everyday Politics, Contestation and Transnational Belonging"
April 28-29, 2022 | Crowne Plaza Hotel, Beirut & online
▪  Hania Sobhy: "Reforms for Another Planet: Digitalization and Deskilling in Egypt's New Education System"
CIES - Comparative and International Education Society
April 21, 2022 | Online Event
▪  Steven Vertovec is Discussant at the Presidential Panel "Visualizing Super-diversity and "Seeing" Urban Social Complexity"
Eastern Sociological Society Conference 2022 “Strategic Sites and Ways for Sociology to Fight Inequality and Injustice”
March 11, 2022 | Online Event
▪  Peter Hennessy, Jane Alison and Farhan Samanani: "Post-war/post-Covid"
BBC radio
February 28, 2022 | Podcast
▪  Megha Amrith: "The Ends of Transnational Care: Aspirations of Ageing Migrant Domestic Workers"
Universität Bielefeld, Faculty of Sociology
January 19, 2022 | Online Event
▪  Victoria Sakti and Alvaro Martinez: "Ageing (Im)mobilities and Imagination: The story of Avó Marta caring for family across borders"
easa - European Association of Social Anthropologists
December 1, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Peter van der Veer: "Rituals and Revolutions"
Asia Research Institute (ARI) of National University of Singapore
November 23, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Johanna Lukate moderiert "Schwarze deutsche Geschichte und Literatur"
Holtzbrinck Berlin in Kooperation mit der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
November 22, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Karen Schönwälder im Gespräche mit Naika Foroutan: "Die postmigrantische Gesellschaft"
Göttinger Literaturherbst
November 1, 2021 | Paulinerkirche Göttingen
▪  Victoria Kumala Sakti: "Ageing, Displacement, and Transnational Family Care among the East Timorese in Indonesia"
Universität Bielefeld, Faculty of Sociology
October 27, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Peter van der Veer at Roundtable Discussion "Mapping Changes in Religion and Globalization across Asia"
Asia Research Institute (ARI) of National University of Singapore - Anniversary Roundtable Series
October 19, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Sakura Yamamura: "Tokyo 2020 Unity in Diversity – From a Mega-event Motto to Social Change to (Super-)Diversity?"
GIGA German Institute for Global and Area Studies
October 7, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Sakura Yamamura: "Mobile professionals and their families: The making of transnational spaces in Tokyo from a male perspective"
DIJ Tokyo - Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien
September 7, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Sakura Yamamura: "Corporate migration industries in the production of transnational spaces in the global city Tokyo"
University of Antwerp
July 14, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Steven Vertovec: "Diversity, 'diversity' and the social organization of difference"
Keynote Lecture at the University of Tübingen
July 7, 2021 | Online Event
▪  MPI-MMG @ IMISCOE conference 2021
July 7-9, 2021 | Luxembourg (Hybrid)
Participants from our Institute: Steven Vertovec (also as a member of the Board of Directors) • Karen Schönwälder • Vanessa Rau • Lucas G. Drouhot • Sanja Bökle • Christine Lang • Nele Wolter • Megha Amrith • Michalis Moutselos • Samuel Schmid • Magdalena Suerbaum • Dora Sampaio • Julia Borowicz • Ludmila Bogdan • Magdalena Ulceluse • Helena Hof
▪  Michael Stasik: "Emplacing arrivals: West African migrants in Accra’s central bus station"
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
July 1, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Sakura Yamamura: "Migrant-led diversification in Japan: urban superdiversity in Tokyo 2021?"
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München | Japan-Zentrum
June 28, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Karen Schönwälder at Roundtable „Zugehörigkeit als Staatsziel? Ethik und Politik der Integration“
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
June 22, 2021 | Online Event
▪  Sakura Yamamura: "Mental mapping: Rediscovering and reframing a geographical method for mobility patterns"
Deutsches Institut für Japan-Studien
May 26, 2021 | Online Event
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