MPI-MMG @ IMISCOE conference 2021

  • Start: Jul 7, 2021 14:00
  • End: Jul 9, 2021 17:00
  • Location: Zoom Meeting
  • Host: IMISCOE conference, Luxembourg
MPI-MMG @ IMISCOE conference 2021

List of the participants from our Institute on this year’s IMISCOE Conference:

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


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Racism and discrimination in education I: Whiteness and racism in higher education institutions

Wed July 7, 14:00 - 15:30, Session #8 panel | SC Education and social inequality

Chair: Christine Lang (IMIS/MPI-MMG Alumna)

Chair: Zehra Colak (University of Antwerp)

Global Inequalities, ageing and (im)mobilities

Wed July 7, 15:45 - 17:15, Session #31 panel | SC Older Migrants

Chair: Vincent Horn (University of Mainz)

Chair: Dora Sampaio (MPI-MMG)

PAPER #1 "Makeshift Ageing": Making a living among older displaced persons in urban Cameroon • AUTHOR Nele Wolter (MPI-MMG)

PAPER #4 Forced Returns, Privatized Retirement and Elusive Social Protection: Ageing Labour Migrants in Asia • AUTHOR Megha Amrith (MPI-MMG)

Visiting Migrants 1

Thu July 8, 08:00 - 09:30, Session #55 panel | SC Migrant Transnationalism

Chair: Russell King (University of Sussex)

PAPER #4 Work as affective care: Brazilian ageing parents’ visits to their (un)documented children in the United States • AUTHOR Dora Sampaio (MPI-MMG)


Migration Politics & Governance 7

Thu July 8, 08:00 - 09:30, Session #67 panel | SC Migration Politics and Governance

Open borders versus inclusive membership? Explaining the association between immigration and citizenship regimes

Samuel Schmid (MPI-MMG)

Revisiting Migrant Networks: inter-generational social ties and access to labour markets

Thu July 8, 09:30 - 11:00, Session #74 workshop | SC Education and social inequality

As one of the participants: Christine Lang (IMIS/MPI-MMG Alumna)

Migration politics and governance: understanding the relationships 2 - Perspectives on politicisation

Thu July 8, 09:30 - 11:00, Session #95 panel | SC Migration Politics and Governance

Chair: Maria Schiller (University of Rotterdam/MPI-MMG Alumna)

PAPER #1 Surprising pro-Europeans? The reaction of far-right parties to the "refugee crisis" • AUTHOR Michalis Moutselos (University of Cyprus/MPI-MMG Alumnus)

Migrant participation in city life: Experiencing, creating and researching encounters in urban settings

Thu July 8, 11:00 - 12:30, Session #112 panel | SC Superdiversity, Migration and Cultural Change

PAPER #4 Assembling Neukölln’s politics of everyday multiculture and conviviality • AUTHOR Julia Borowicz (University College London/visiting fellow, MPI-MMG)

Reflexive Migration Studies 5

Thu July 8, 11:00 - 12:30, Session #118 panel | SC Reflexive Migration Studies

In What Ways Does Perception of Migration Risks Change Migration Behavior?

Ludmila Bogdan (Harvard University/visiting fellow, MPI-MMG)

An intersectional and global approach to the study of gender and migration

Thu July 8, 14:45 - 16:15, Session #129 panel | SC Gender and Sexuality in Migration Research

As one of the discussants: AUTHOR Magdalena Suerbaum (Bielefeld University/MPI-MMG Alumna)

Migration politics and governance: understanding the relationships 3 - Governance and politics in diverse local and national settings

Thu July 8, 14:45 - 16:15, Session #146 panel | SC Migration Politics and Governance

PAPER #4 Bottom-up participation in the local governance of diversity: civil society organisations’ involvement in German and French cities • AUTHOR Christine Lang (IMIS/MPI-MMG Alumna)

The Social Rights of Emigrants and Immigrants in European Welfare States

Thu July 8, 16:30 - 18:00, Session #151 workshop | SC Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation

As one of the participants: Michalis Moutselos (University of Cyprus/MPI-MMG Alumnus)

Migration Politics & Governance 6

Thu July 8, 16:30 - 18:00, Session #158 panel | SC Migration Politics and Governance

Local matters: the local turn in emigration policies

Magdalena Ulceluse (University of Groningen/visiting fellow, MPI-MMG)

Superdiversity, migration & Cultural change 5

Thu July 8, 16:30 - 18:00, Session #159 panel | SC Superdiversity, Migration and Cultural Change

Pro-diversity attitudes and the societal basis for “Willkommenskultur”* in urban Germany

Lucas G. Drouhot (MPI-MMG), Sören Petermann (Ruhr University Bochum/MPI-MMG Alumnus), Karen Schönwälder (MPI-MMG), Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG)


Does privilege travel? Debating class, privilege, and belonging within contemporary forms of mobility and migration (I)

Thu July 8, 16:30 - 18:00, Session #164 panel | RI Privileged Mobilities local impacts, belonging and citizenship

Liminal trajectories in privileged migration: Highly-educated migrants in Sao Paulo

Helena Hof (University of Zurich/MPI-MMG)

Visiting Migrants 2

Fri July 9, 08:00 - 09:30, Session #183 panel | SC Migrant Transnationalism

PAPER #2 Reunions and disunions: short-lived joy, divergent expectations and lost intimacies in Asian migrant care workers’ visits home • AUTHOR Megha Amrith (MPI-MMG)

Migration, citizenship and political participation 5

Fri July 9, 09:45 - 11:15, Session #200 panel | SC Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation

Immigrant organization and representation in civil society organizations: implications of different models

Vanessa Rau (MPI-MMG), Serhat Karakayali (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin), Hella von Unger (LMU München), Karen Schönwälder (MPI-MMG), Sanja Bökle (MPI-MMG)

Racism and discrimination in education II: Exclusion and its impact on refugees and (new) immigrants

Fri July 9, 13:45 - 15:15, Session #237 panel | SC Education and social inequality

Chair: Christine Lang (IMIS/MPI-MMG Alumna)

Chair: Zehra Colak (University of Antwerp)

Conceptual and theoretical questions about superdiversity in citizenship and migration studies

Fri July 9, 15:30 - 17:00, Session #247 workshop | SC Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation

This workshop is a joint initiative of the Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation (MIGCITPOL) and Superdiversity, Migration and Cultural Change (DIVCULT) IMISCOE Standing Committees.

As one of the panel respondents: Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG)

Refugee parents’ engagement with education: Part 2

Fri July 9, 15:30 - 17:00, Session #256 panel | SC Education and social inequality

As one of the discussants: Christine Lang (IMIS/MPI-MMG Alumna)


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