7th Masters conference on Migration studies: Current PhD-projects in the Øresund region

This year the conference focuses on current PhD-projects in Migration studies in the Øresund region. The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for master’s students to learn about recently finished and ongoing PhD projects and for students at different levels to interact.

The conference is open to all, but you need to register here.

13:00-13:15 Welcome Pieter Bevelander, director of MIM, and Marie Sandberg, director of AMIS
13:15-14:00 Keynote: Border Enforcement in the EU and methodological strategies for critical research Marlene Paulin Kristensen, PhD in Ethnology
Discussants: Johan Ekstedt and Eline Wærp, Phd students in IMER, Malmö University
14:00-14:15 Short break
15:15-16:00 Parallel workshops
14:15-15:00 Keynote: The politics of undocumented migrant childhoods. Agency, rights, vulnerability Jacob Lind, Researcher at MIM, Malmö University
Discussant: Katrine Syppli Kohl, Postdoc, AMIS, University of Copenhagen
15:00-15:15 Short break
Workshop 1 Navigating the EUropean migration regime: Experiences of im/mobility between Denmark, Bosnia, Greece and Germany Mirjam Wajsberg and Cecilie Odgaard Jakobsen, PhD students AMIS
Workshop 2 Migration Management at the EU’s external borders – PhD projects on agencies and actors of the European Asylum Regime Johan Ekstedt and Eline Wærp, PhD students in IMER, MIM
Workshop 3 Hilda Gustafsson presents her mixed method PhD project Waiting for Family Reunification Hilda Gustafsson, PhD student in IMER, Malmö University
16:00-16:15 Short break
16:15-17:00 Panel discussion and closing remarks

Before the conference, Master’s students are asked to formulate some questions that are relevant considering the presenters’ expertise. These questions will create a foundation for the panel discussion.

Further information on keynotes