Film and panel discussion on the dilemmas of mediating irregular migration
Wednesday 19th of November @ Tegleverket, Det Akademiske Kvarter, Bergen.
18-00 to 19.30 Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has an agenda for their trip. All five will make decisive choices on this day, as they discover happiness, humiliation, love or fulfill a long-awaited revenge. The five stories are tied together by a letter, written by eighty-three year old Mirza. Mirza wants to hand over the letter to the King personally. (Film by Hisham Zaman) Continue reading
The conference is open: No registration
The IMER seminar series for 2014 have covered how migration and ethnic relations are communicated in every-day encounters, in mass and social media, in art, in politics and in research and teaching at the universities. Has the way people talk about migration and migrants in different social contexts changed over time, and in which ways has it changed?
How does migration theory and research relate to other topics and theories in the social sciences, and how do results from migration research inform public debate and policy development? What are the challenges we encounter in communicating migration? Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the following keynote speakers, plenary discussion participants and workshop discussants for the PROVIR closing conference 19th to 21st of November 2014 “Exceptional welfare: Dilemmas in/of irregular migration”. Some of these will also participate as discussants in the workshops. Continue reading