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Thursday November 7

09:00 - 09:45: Keynote: E. Tendayi Achiume

10:00 - 11:30: Session III

11:45 - 13:15: Panel discussion: Local-Global Challenges in Securing Migrant Legal Rights

14:15 - 15:00: Keynote: Thomas Spijkerboer

15:15 - 16:45: Session IV

19:00 Conference dinner

Session III: 10:00 - 11:30

Stream: Digitalization and Migration
Session title: Constructing Algorithmic Truth
Chair: Amin Parsa

Can machine learning contribute to better asylum decisions? Algorithmic equality at the Swedish Migration Board. Matilda Arvidsson, University of Gothenburg

Fixing identity? Exploring the local enactments of administrative identification procedures in refugee status determination systems in Ireland and Germany between 2014 and 2019. Andrea Berger, University College Dublin

Constructing European images in migrants' registration processes. Claudio Coletta, University of Antwerp & Annalisa Pelizza, University of Twente

Stream: Education
Session title: Experiences as migrants in education
Chair: Syna Quattara

Emotional and Acquiring Capital: Understanding how High Achieving Students from Adverse Conditions Mobilise Support in their Social Networks. Ali Osman, Stockholm University

Colombian Refugees in Aotearoa New Zealand: Social Capital and Resettlement Experiences of young adult. Carolina Castro, Carol Much & Jan Marlowe, University of Auckland

Everyday borders in the life of asylum-seekers and refugees coming to Europe Living between institutional borders and hopes: the educational challenges of tolerated African refugees in German localities. Sandrine Bakoben, Universität Duisburg-Essen

Stream: Living conditions
Session title: The politics and agency of ‘vulnerable’ migrant children and families
Chair: Oksana Shmulyar Gréen

Ordering the “migrant family”: power asymmetries and citizenisation in restructuring welfare bureaucracies. Camilla Nordberg, Åbo Akademi University & University of Helsinki

Vulnerablised childhoods: The politics of migrant children’s agency, vulnerability and rights in deportability. Jacob Lind, Malmö University

Homonationalism and teachers´rescue discourses about transgender migrant students in Chilean Public Schools. Juan Ortiz López, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile & Iskra Pavez-Soto, Universidad Bernardo O’Higgins

Stream: Family ties and Transnationalism
Session title: Family dynamics and migrant entrepreneurship across contexts
Chair: Quang Evansluong, Allan Discua Cruz and Mariana Morosanu

Introduction to the theme; Quang Evansluong, Lund Unversity; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas, Jönköping University; Allan Discua Cruz, Lancaster University & Mariana Morosanu, BusinessforInclusion

Family Heterogeneity and Migrant Entrepreneurship. Quang Evansluong, Lund University; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas, Jönköping University & Leo Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School

Life Before and After Entrepreneurship: Enterprising Immigrant Women’s Narratives on Womanhood, Marriage, Family. Huriye Yeröz, De Montfort University & Caroline Essers, Radboud University Nijmegen

Syrian Families in Flux, finding hope and communitas in Germany and the Netherlands; a longitudinal study of life histories and migration of extended Syrian families between 1999 and 2019. Josepha Wessels, Malmö University

Stream: Health
Session title: Coping With Issues of Access
Chair: Josephine Greenbrook

Leaving no one behind: Current approaches to migration and health in South Africa. Thea de Gruchy, University of the Witwatersrand

Using up the immune cells - How HIV-positive irregular migrants survive hiding in Russia. Daniel Kashnitsky, Higher School of Economics

Barriers to accessing and negotiating mental health services in asylum seeking and refugee populations: The application of the Candidacy Framework. Catharina van der Boor & Ross White, University of Liverpool

Stream: Migration and cities
Session title: Local Migration Governance - Housing
Chair: Ezgi Irgil

Local Multi-level Governance in Refugee Housing: A Study of Leverkusen. Eli Auslender, University of York

Calculations of distribution and temporary housing solutions - managing settlement of newcomers without housing. Mauricio Rogat, University of Gothenburg

Urban planning, temporary housing for immigrants and the challenge of social sustainability. The case of Gothenburg, Sweden. Olga Stepanova, University of Gothenburg

Stream: Civil society
Session title: Hybrid collaboration
Chair: María José Zapata Campos

Deinstitutionalization as Strategic Sectoral Survival? The Case of Filipino Migrant Civil Society Organizations in the Gulf States. Froilan T. Malit, Zayed University

Making Asylum and the Role of NGOs: A Street-Level Perspective on "Sticky" Problems. Evelyn Brodkin, University of Chicago & Karen Nielsen Breidahl, Aalborg University; Staffan Höjer, University of Gothenburg

New actors in Development: a Study of the Private Sponsorship of Refugee Resettlement System in Toronto, Canada. Pauline Bon, University of Amsterdam

Transdisciplinary processes in research with young refugees in Norway. Ragnhild Hollekim, University of Bergen

Stream: Labour Market Integration
Session title: Integration - Who integrates? How? Where? And Why?
Chair: TBA

Social Exchange and Reciprocal Integration between Migrants and Hosts at Work. Minna Paunova & Maribel Blasco, Copenhagen Business School

Organizing local labour markets through procurement. From policy to practice. Emma Ek Österberg & Patrik Zapata, University of Gothenburg

The 'others amongst us' - Refugees' Integration into the Labour Market. Sonia Morano-Foadi & Clara della Croce, Oxford Brookes University

Assimilation, Integration or Inclusion? A Dialectical Perspective on the Organizational Socialization of Migrants. Vedran Omanovic, University of Gothenburg & Ann Langley, HEC Montreal

Stream: Privileged Migration
Session title: Privilege and Migration Statuses
Chair: Ylva Wallinder

Migration experiences and career trajectories of highly educated female migrants from the baltic countries in "Brexit Britain". Maja Cederberg, University of Gothenburg

The UK's 'post-Brexit' migration policy: Privileged migrants and "governing through mobility". Patrick Pinkerton, Queen Mary University of London

Contemporary European Migrants in Africa. Tamara Last, University of the Witwatersrand

Session IV: 15:15 - 16:45

Stream: Education
Session title: Challenges in encountering education
Chair: Airi Rovio-Johansson

Civic Orientation for Adult Migrants in a Swedish Context - Exploring the Educational Textbook "About Sweden". Kerstin von Brömssen, University West; Marie Carlson, Tommaso Milani & Andrea Spehar, University of Gothenburg

Memories of School Inclusiveness: A Survey of Young Adult Immigrant Descendants in Scandinavia. Kristian Kriegbaum Jensen, Aalborg University & Tore Vincents Olsen, Aarhus University

The challenges and opportunities for refugees’ educational integration: Preliminary findings from a social-ecological investigation in Greece. Lucy Hunt, University of Oxford

Stream: Living conditions
Session name: Parenting and childhoods in transnational settings
Chair: Charlotte Melander

Parenthood after forced migration: An integrative literature review concerning the conditions for and experiences of parenting among newly arrived forced migrants. Vanna Nordling, Red Cross University College

How is influence of Ukrainian transnational family embedded in diasporic ties. Jirka Ludek, University of Hradec Králové

Conceptualizing children's and young people's experience of mobility- transnationality and affective bonds. Oksana Shmulyar Gréen, Ingrid Höjer & Charlotte Melander, University of Gothenburg

Stream: Family ties and Transnationalism
Session title: Proximity, family and migrant entrepreneurship across borders
Chair: Marcela Ramirez Pasillas, Quang Evansluong and Allan Discua Cruz

Jewish Families in Diaspora: A study of embeddedness in transnational and global networks. Maria Elo, University of Southern Denmark & Leo Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School

Embeddedness Patterns of the Transnational Ethnic Entrepreneurs: An Organized Proximity Perspective. Bryan Malki, Jönköping University

Life Transitions and the Imagined Place of "Home". Mary Rose Sarausad, Asian Institute of Technology

Sending and receiving things from Sweden to Ukraine: Materialism and care in transnational families. Lyudmyla Khrenova, University of Gothenburg & Kathy Burrell, University of Liverpool

Stream: Health
Session title: On Human Resistance: In Vulnerability and Privilege
Chair: Josephine Greenbrook

Psychological distress by age at migration and duration of residence: Findings from the Swedish Health on Equal Terms (HET) Survey. Helena Honkaniemi, Stockholm University

'Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls': Young refugees' narratives of adversarial growth. Mira Elise Glaser Holthe, Inland Norway University & Elin Ekström, Jönköping University

The undocumented patient and physicians' rejection of law. Josephine T. V. Greenbrook, Mason Institute of Medicine, Life Science and the Law, and University of Gothenburg

Stream: Migration and Cities
Session title: Local Migration Governance - Host Communites and Refugees
Chair: Andrea Spehar

This park is our rebel zone, we do not let Syrians in here: Host Community Members' Use of Shared Urban Spaces after the Arrival of Refugees. Ezgi Irgil, University of Gothenburg

Between liminality, 'ghorbathood' and belonging - mapping the experiences of young Afghan migrants 'in transit' in Istanbul. Somita Sabeti, Koç University

From Apathy to Empathy? The Effects of Face-to-Face Dialogue and Virtual Reality Immersion on Attitudes towards Refugees of War. Kristen Kao, University of Gothenburg & Josepha Wessels, Malmö University

Stream: Civil society
Session title: Doing identity
Chair: Lillian Omondi

A Social Initiative as a Site of Everyday Belonging for Ageing Migrants. Anastasia Asikainen, University of Helsinki

The role of citizens in public life and decision making process. Besa Kadriu & Shpresa Aliji, South East European University

'People should feel welcome here' - Difficulties, challenges and chances of the discursive concept Welcome Culture. Cathrin Mund, University of Bayreuth

Destabilizing the Notion of 'Refugeeness': The Capacity to Perform Citizenship through Music. Carolin Mueller, Ohio State University

Stream: Labour Market Integration
Sessiopn title: Bureaucratizing integration - the role of the public sector
Chair: Micheline van Riemsdijk

Living Bureaucratization: Young Palestinian Men Encountering a Swedish Introductory Program for Refugees. Nina Gren, Lund University

The role of small size social enterprises in the Swedish integration system - opportunities and challenges. Helena Kraff & Eva Maria Jernsand, University of Gothenburg

Ticking boxes and clocking in: A critical view of gender mainstreaming in labour-market integration. Shelley Kotze & Mirek Dymitrow, Chalmers Technical University

Integration through increased collaboration: the case of Askimsviken. Sara Brorström & Andreas Diedrich, University of Gothenburg

Stream: Beyond the Imperial
Session title: In Spite of the Reluctant State
Chair: Amin Parsa

Role of the third sector organisations in facilitating asylum seekers and refugees integration in Scotland. Niroshan Ramachandran, Edge Hill University

Reluctant host to reluctant refugees: Turkish-Bulgarian inclusions and exclusions on the borders of EU's refugee regime. Nina Carlsson, Södertörn University

Who moves in the cross-border labor market? Study of cross-border labor market between Japan and Vietnam. Aimi Muranaka, University of Duisburg-Essen

Lived spaces of representation: The virtual and real thirdspace of Syrian refugees in Sweden, remapping from the margins and its implications for integration. Anisa Abeytia, East Los Angeles College

Stream: Privileged Migration
Session title: Differences, Otherness and Hierarchies of Foreignness
Chair: Maja Cederberg

Expatriate or migrant? - Problematizing the use of labels in International Human Resource Management. Kerstin Martel, Copenhagen Business School

Otherness in the Workplace among Highly Skilled Labour Migrants: Swedes in Germany and the UK. Ylva Wallinder, University of Gothenburg

Homing and Ethnitization as strategies. Turning ethnicity from disadvantage to advantage. Quang Evansluong, Newcastle University Business School and Lena Grip, Karlstad University

What is the elephant under the rug? The experience of a black academic in Sweden. Ali Osman, Stockholm University

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