Call for workshops for the 11th international ‘ETMU Days’ conference

The theme of the 11th international ETMU Days conference In/Equalities in Diverse Societies. Identifying problems, remedies and alternatives will explore the causes and consequences of increasing inequalities from a social scientific and humanities perspective. 

The conference will also seek ways to promote equality in diverse societies. The conference is organised by The Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism (CEREN) at the Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland in collaboration with the Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki and ETMU.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Les Back (Goldsmith’s, University of London, UK)
  • Professor Susan Fiske (Princeton University, US)
  • Professor Douglas S. Massey (Princeton University, US)
  • Professor Göran Therborn (University of Cambridge, UK)

Call for workshops is now open

Please send a max 350 words description and rationale including the title of your workshop with the address and institutional affiliation of the organisers to the representative of ETMU Johanna Leinonen (Johlei[at] by Friday 6.12.2013.

Nordisk konferens om ett inkluderande arbetsliv med fokus på utrikes födda

Det svenska ordförandeskapet i Nordiska ministerrådet 2013 bjudar tillsammans med Norden i Fokus till en konferens som fokuserar på integrationsfrågorna på arbetsmarknaden i Norden.

Tid: 28 november, kl.10.00-16.00 (kaffe och registrering från 09.30)

Plats: Rosenbads konferenscenter, Drottninggatan 5, Stockholm

Anmälan: till  senast 14 november, glöm inte att uppge särskilda önskemål om kost eller liknande.

Tolkning: Engelska

Inbjudan och program

Austere Histories: Changing Narratives of Europe’s Colonial Past and Multicultural Present

New Course for PhD students, Autumn 2013:

Linköping University
Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society, REMESO

Austere Histories:Changing Narratives of Europe’s Colonial Past and Multicultural Present

11 November–13 December, Intensive Week 26–29 November

Course Directors: Peo Hansen and Stefan Jonsson

The course provides a unique opportunity to explore the new Politics of Austerity together with some of Europe’sbest scholars and researchers on the topic. Many European societies have recently turned toward more austerepolitical regimes guided by authoritarian values. What do these changes entail for labour markets, politics andsocial life? In which ways do they change imaginaries of the present and the past? (…)

Read more here  REMESO