National Values and Social Cohesion – University of Copenhagen

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National Values and Social Cohesion

Conference at Centre for Advanced Migration Studies, University of Copenhagen, 4-6 October, 2017

Please register your participation. All are welcome and it is free of charge.


Bo Rothstein (University of Oxford)

Clara Sandelind (University of Sheffield)

Daniel Weinstock (McGill University)

Eric Uslaner (University of Maryland)

Gina Gustafsson (Uppsala University)

Garbi Schmidt (Roskilde University RUC)

Karen Nielsen Breidahl (Aalborg University AAU)

Keith Banting (Queens University)

Kristian Kongshøj (Aalborg University AAU)

Linda Lapina (Roskilde University RUC)

Matthew Wright (American University)

Nils Holtug (University of Copenhagen)

Patti Lenard (University of Ottawa)

Tim Reeskens (Tilburg University)


Wednesday 4. October

9.30-9.40 Welcome by Nils Holtug
9.40-10.55 Eric Uslaner, TBA
10.55-12.10 Karen Nielsen Breidahl, TBA
12.10-13.10 Lunch
13.10-14.25 Clara Sandelind, Is the Welfare State Bad for Immigration?
14.25-15.40 Daniel Weinstock, Social Cohesion: What Are the Right Indices?
15.40-16.00 Break
16.00-17.15 Matthew Wright, Is 'National Identity' Really 'Identity'? Is it Even 'National'? Conceptualization, Measurement, and the Cohesion Conundrum

Thursday 5. October

9.30-10.45 Kristian Kongshøj, TBA
10.45-12.00 Gina Gustafsson, Who Needs National Identity? How the Big Five Personality Traits Moderate the Link Between National Identity and Egalitarianism
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.15 Patti Lenard, TBA
14.15-15.30 Tim Reeskens, Long Live the King? On the Relationship between Support for the Monarchy and Social Trust in a Divided Society
15.30-15.50 Break
15.50-17.05 Nils Holtug, Liberal Values and Social Cohesion

Friday 6. December

9.30-10.45 Keith Banting, TBA
10.45-12.00 Garbi Schmidt, TBA
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.15 Linda Lapina, TBA