Early Bird Registration for the 2014 Nordic Migration Conference

Under the heading ‘Flows, places and boundaries – migratory challenges and new agendas’, the 17th Nordic Migration Conference will address the status of both migration tendencies and migration research and examine what lies ahead.

Registration deadlines:
1st of June 2014: Early Bird Registration Deadline
4th of August 2014: Conference Dinner Final Registration Deadline
4th of August 2014: Final Registration Deadline for Conference

The conference is hosted by AMIS.

For more information, please visit the conference webpage here.

REMESO Graduate School, Linköping University, Sweden: Courses Autumn 2014

Courses for Swedish and International PhD and MA Students
Autumn 2014
Theories of Ethnicity and Nationalism: Historical and Contemporary Debates
13 October – 14 November 2014. On-campus week, 27–31 October.
Course Directors: Associate Professor Peo Hansen, REMESO and Professor Stefan Jonsson, REMESO.Guest Lecturers TBA.Deadline for applications: 29 September 2014
Citizenship, Ethnic Division and Social Exclusion: National and Post-national Perspectives
17 November – 19 December 2014. On-campus week, 1-5 December.
Course Directors: Associate Professors Magnus Dahlstedt and Anders Neergaard Guest Lecturers: TBA
Deadline for applications: 24 October 2014
For information and application form: www.isv.liu.se/remeso/remeso-graduate-school or contact Graduate School Coordinator Branka Likic-Brboric, branka.likic-brboric@liu.se

Vacancy at PRIO: Doctoral Researcher position Active Citizenship in culturally and religiously diverse societies (ACT)


The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher. This position is financed as part of a grant from the Research Council of Norway to PRIO for the project “Active Citizenship in culturally and religiously diverse societies (ACT)”, led by Research Professor Cindy Horst.

Deadline: 30 May 2014

Call for papers PROVIR conference: “Exceptional welfare: Dilemmas in/of irregular migration” – Deadline Extended

The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to
1st of June 2014.
Provision of Welfare to Irregular Migrants (PROVIR) will be organizing its closing conference “Exceptional welfare: Dilemmas in/of irregular migration” at the University of Bergen, 19th – 21th of November 2014. The conference will bring together researchers from various disciplines and geographic regions who are interested in the interplay between migration control and welfare policy.