GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: April 20

GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: April 20


GRITIM-UPF weekly news

April 20, 2018


The registration portal for IMISCOE's 15th Annual Conference, which will take place in Barcelona, 2 – 4 July 2018, is open. The conference covers the theme Europe, migrations and the Mediterranean: human mobilities and intercultural challenges. All participants must register by June 1, 2018. More info.

Ricard Zapata-Barrero gave a lecture on "Interculturality and Local Policies" at a seminar series organized by University of Girona and the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Families in Catalunya.

Ricard Zapata Barrero gave a seminar at El Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) on "The Place of Interculturalism in the Diversity Debate Today: the Concept and the Policy".

Gemma Pinyol participated in a radio discussion (RTVE) on immigration. Here is the link.


Next GRITIM-UPF Research Seminar by Brad Blitz (Middlesex University): "The hermeneutics of sanctuary: rights, obligation and practice"

Date: April 25, 2018

Time: 18:00 to 20:00

Room: 24.120 (Mercè Rodoreda 24 building).

More info.

Other calls:

Vacancy: The UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) is accepting applications for six doctoral research fellowships. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to conduct policy-relevant research on topics relating to human mobility, and to participate in other UNU-GCM activities. The deadline for applications is 27 April 2018. Please visit the vacancy announcement more details.

Vacancy: National Center of Competence in Research-The Migration-Mobility Nexus (nccr-on the move) is seeking to appoint various postdoc, doctoral, and research assistance positions. More info.

Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance - Focus 2018: Power Sharing in Divided Societies. 9-20 July 2018,  Bolzano/Bozen (Italy). Application deadline: 30 April 2018. More info.

Recommended reading:

Oosterlynck, Stijn, Nick Schuermans, and Maarten Loopmans, eds. 2017. Place, Diversity and Solidarity. Routledge.