GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: June 1

GRITIM-UPF Weekly News: June 1



GRITIM-UPF weekly news

June 1, 2018



Next GRITIM-UPF Research Seminar by Siresa Lopez:

Date: 6th June 2018

Time: 18:00

Place: at UPF - Campus Ciutadella (Roger de Llùria Building, Room 40:213).

Title: ‘Experiencing European diversity: EU cultural policy, transnational mobility and European identity’

More info.


Vakeripen project (Roma inclusion in education), which aims to promote a better communication between Roma families and schools in order to prevent school failure, has been attracting media attention. More info.

Zouhair Hairan participated in an event on Entrepreneurship and Networking organized by the 'Col·legi de Periodistes de Catalunya' (Catalonia's Journalism Institute) on May 24, 2018. In this event, he presented a YouTube channel project -Canal Euro-Arab -focused on promoting diversity in the city of Barcelona, and partially funded by its Council City. Moreover, he presented one another initiativeEuro-Arab Network, which intends to target talent and youth from both shores of the Mediterranean, in order to guide them to find job opportunities and/or develop entrepreneurial projects, linked to Euro-Arab Youth Organization. More info.

Master in Migration Studies presents Master's Thesis Award to promote excellence in teaching and training. See the guidelines.

Other news:

Vacancy: The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Basel invites applications for a Professorship (open rank) in Cultural Anthropology and Gender Studies, with a specialty in migration, starting 1 February 2019. Candidates should send their applications electronically to: [email protected] Further relevant information is available on The deadline for applications is 17 June 2018.

Recommended reading:

Nicholls, Walter J., and Justus Uitermark. 2016. Cities and Social Movements: Immigrant Rights Activism in the US, France, and the Netherlands, 1970-2015. John Wiley & Sons.