20/05/2021, 11:00 - 12:30

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The Department for Migration and Globalization wants to invite you to the Interdisciplinary Research Seminar:

"Dynamics between Migration, Diversity and Citizenship"

Date:                        20. May 2021
Time:                       11:00 am
Place:                       Zoom

The seminar will take place via zoom. Please register in advance to the meeting here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with all the information on joining the meeting.

Migration is a crucial and dynamic part of human life. International migration ranges from voluntary migration of highly qualified labor migrants as Expats to forced migration of vulnerable groups. In any case, migration leads to increasing diversity at the places where migrants arrive. This diversity relates to cultural, language, gender and other dimensions. It also has impacts on the rights and legal status and citizenship of migrants. The lecture deals with these aspects and presents conceptual reflections as well as empirical findings.


Ass. Prof. Mag. Dr. Albert Kraler, Department for Migration and Globalization


Dr. Ludger Pries, Faculty of Social Science, Section Sociology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Dr. Ludger Pries holds a chair in Sociology with a focus on organisation, migration and participation at the Ruhr-University Bochum. His research interests include sociology of work, organizational sociology, sociology of migration and refuge, transnationalism and globalisation Research, life-course research and biographical analysis, international comparison, and transnational studies; Prof. Pries’ research has focused on Germany, Spain, Mexico, Brazil and the USA. His recent publications include Refugees, Civil Society and the State. European Experiences and Global Challenges (Chel-tenham: Edward Elgar, 2018), „Migrationssoziologie im 21. Jahrhundert: Aus der Randständigkeit in die Mitte der Disziplin“ (Zeitschrift für Migrationsforschung, Vol. 1(1) [2021]: 105-126) and „Sewing transnational textures of labour regulation: towards an integrative perspective“ (International Journal of Anthropology and Ethnology).

This online event will be held in English.

See here the flyer of the Online Event.

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