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Wednesday, November 6

Opening and Keynote Jenny Phillimore: 13:00 - 14:15

Session I: 14:30 - 16:00

Session II: 16:30 - 18:00

Welcome reception: 18:00 - 19:00

Session I: 14:30 - 16:00

Stream: Digitalization and Migration
Session title: Navigating Liminality in the Digital Sphere: Social Media and Belonging
Chair: Merima Bruncevic

Distant mirrors: Reflections of authoritative rule in the Facebook posting habits of Syrian refugees in Europe.
Anisa Abeytia, East Los Angeles College

Digitalization and labour market integration of highly educated migrants in Sweden: perspectives of teachers, engineers and health care staff on use of mobile technology for integration purposes.
Nataliya Berbyuk Lindström & Sylvana Sofkova Hashemi, University of Gothenburg

Liminality in narratives of integration: Articulation of digital ethnicity in social media use by migrants to Sweden.
Amit Mitra, University of the West of England, Bristol; Quang Evansluong, Lund University & Andreas Diedrich, University of Gothenburg

Being at home in transnational spaces: Integration practices and internet use among Chinese migrants in Austria.
Carsten Schäfer, University of Cologne

Stream: Education
Session title: Digitalization and development in education
Chair: Airi Rovio-Johansson

Competence Developing of Immigrant Human Capital: The Facts and Challenges - Evidence from the Case of Fast track for Newly-Arrived Teachers and Preschool Teachers in Sweden
Eatessam Al-Shakrchy & Maria Jansson, University of Gothenburg

Digitalization of the language introduction program
Linda Febring & Signild Risenfors, University West

Tutoring newly arrived pupils in Sweden - a matter of trial and error
Signild Risenfors, University West

Stream: Migration and cities
Session title: Local Migration Governance - The Role of Cities
Chair: Alexandra Bousiou

National visions and local realities: The room for innovation in refugee integration policies in Adana, Gothenburg and Irbid? Ezgi Irgil, Alexander Jung, Isabell Schierenbeck & Andrea Spehar, University of Gothenburg

The challenges of local level integration in Finland. Pekka Kettunen, Migration Institute of Finland

The Role of Cities for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals. Snezhina Gabova, Sofia Development Association

Where do Sweden stand today? Results from NIEM project. Sayaka Osanami Törngren & Henrik Emilsson, Malmö University

Stream: Civil society
Session name: Civil Society Organizations, Networks and Employability
Chair: Gabriella Elgenius

Social enterprising for immigrant inclusion: an organizing context approach. Hans Lundberg, Universidad Iberoamericana; Marcela Ramírez-Pasillas, Jönköping University; Leo-Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School; Quang Evansluong, Lund University

Challenges for the Study of Civil Society - Problematizing Concepts, Data and Methods. Juta Kawalerowicz, Stockholm University; Magda Borkowska, University of Essex; Gabriella Elgenius, University of Gothenburg; Jenny Phillimore, University of Birmingham

Leveraging Migrant Networks in City Navigation. Lilliam A. Omondi, Maseno University

Anticipating the inclusive city: prefigurative politics in the worker cooperatives of the urban suburbs. María José Zapata Campos, University of Gothenburg

Stream: Labour Market Integration
Session title: Comparing labour market integration across countries
Chair: Patrik Zapata

The Cool Embrace: Labour market integration in Nordic countries Timothy Heleniak & Hjördis Rut Sigurjonsdottir, Nordregio

Integrating refugees in Europe - Challenges and lessons learnt from five European Union Member States. Almina Besic, Johannes Kepler Universität

Economic assimilation of immigrants in the US and Sweden: A comparison between individual immigrants and immigrant households Debora P. Birgler, University of Gothenburg

Economic Integration of First- and Second- Generation Immigrants in the Swiss Labour Market: Does the Reason for Immigration Make a Difference? Dina Maskileyson, Moshe Semyonow & Eldad Davidov, Universität zu Köln

Stream: Privileged Migration
Session title: Migration-Policies, Discources and the Welfare State
Chair: TBA

Granting citizenship on arbitrary grounds: the case of Citizenship by investment programmes. Elena Prats, Uppsala University

Can the Welfare State Justify Restrictive Asylum Policies? Clara Sandelind, University of Sheffield

Political communication and narratives framing immigration and welfare discourse in Denmark and Sweden. Vadims Murasovs, Aalborg University

Stream: Securitization
Session title: Impact and Consequenses
Chair: Robin Andersson Malmros

The impact of securitization of migration on the work of CSOs assisting immigrants in Czechia and Poland. Agnieszka Zogata Kusz, Palacký University in Olomouc

Impact of illegal immigration on security in Europe. Youcef Hamitouche, Algiers university

Citizenship Changing: The Revival of Denationalization. Christian Prener, University of Aarhus

Session II: 16:30 - 18:00

Stream: Education
Session title: Norms and values mediated in education
Chair: Johannes Lunneblad

Conveying Norms and Values as Integration Work in Sweden and Germany. Birgitte Suter, Ingrid Jerve Ramsøy & Annika Otto, Malmö University
Racisms in Schools - an issue in teacher education? Kerstin von Brömssen, University West
Educational migration and human capital: socio-cultural aspect. Vasilya Taisheva, RUDN University

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

From solidarity to contestation: The role of the local level in the reception of asylum seekers at the Greek border islands. Alexandra Bousiou, University of Gothenburg

Local Resettlement Networks and Refugees: Integration Outcomes: The Case of Greensboro, North Carolina. Aubrey Grant, George Mason University

Double Exile: The Emergency Relocation Scheme in Rural Portugal (2016-2018). Luís Bernardo, University of Lisbon

Stream: Civil society
Session title: Citizenship, differences and democracy
Chair: Ester Barinaga

Participating in doing Germany's democracy. Josefine Raasch, Humboldt University

Civil society and integration - Nordic rural perspective. Timothy Heleniak, Anna Karlsdottir, Hjördis Rut Sigurjonsdottir, Nordregio

Active and Passive Integration in Two Norwegian Cities, Mapping Syrian Refugees' Access to Socio-Spatiality. Anisia Abeytia, Stanford University

Stream: Labour Market Integration
Session title: The role of employers in integration
Chair: Laurence Romani

Social inclusion of non-European engineers in Swedish workplace: perspectives of migrants and employers. Natalyia Berbyuk Lindström, J. Malik & S Sultan, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Employer preferences towards recruitment of refugees? A Danish vignette study. Rasmus Ravn & Thomas Bredgaard, Aalborg University, Denmark

Socializing immigrants at the workplace from the perspective of organizations. Sarah Glännefors, Uppsala University, Sweden

Stream: Securitization
Session title: Controlling risk
Chair: Robin Andersson Malmros

Could security and democracy in Africa be challenged criminalizing migrants? Cristiano d’Orsi, University of Johannesburg

Utilizing Antagonists to Control: A Historical Analysis of the Swedish Migration Agencies Technological Design. Tobias Jansson, University of Gothenburg

Gendered dimensions of Accessing Asylum in the EU. Kristina Wejstål, University of Gothenburg

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