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Seminar on “Transnationalism” with Peggy Levitt

Posted in Events, Migration by Pippa on April 1, 2009

Seminar on “Transnationalism” with Peggy Levitt, Associate Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, on April 29


Venue: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University, room 118, at 3 pm.


Participants should register to Rickard Lagervall (rickard.lagervall@teol.lu.se) by April 23 at the latest.


During the spring 2009 Prof. Peggy Levitt is a Willy Brandt guest professor at Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (MIM). On April 22 Prof. Levitt will also give a lecture on “Creating Global Citizens: Lessons from Women’s Rights Activism” at Malmö University, and on May 20 a seminar on the theme “Religious Social Captial” will be arranged at the university.


For more info, check: http://www.mah.se/templates/Page____51155.aspx

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Professor in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Malmo University

Posted in News/Information, Vacancies by Pippa on January 25, 2009

Last date of application: 2009-03-01

Malmo University
Malmo University offers 90 programmes and 500 courses. Most of our programmes are vocational and interdisciplinary, especially our multidisciplinary research programmes. We are committed to diversity in employment and take a critical approach to knowledge and the impact of globalisation. Malmo University has 21,000 students and is the eighth largest tertiary institution in Sweden.
Culture and society
Culture and society is a multidisciplinary field of education and research that encompasses the following four departments: Global Political Studies, International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER), Art, Culture & Communication (K3) and Urban Studies. The Faculty also includes a Centre for Widening Participation.
Department of International Migration and Ethnic Relations
IMER is a multidisciplinary subject area that considers the fundamental global processes within society and the concrete and ever-changing consequences they have on society and individuals from a migration perspective. Within the IMER field of research, we focus on the causes and effects of migration at international level and on the consequences of migration in the form of integration and segregation related issues at national level. We lecture and research questions such as migration, ethnicity and integration. 

For general information concerning the department IMER, its field of research and education offered, see http://www.mah.se/



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