Still a Nordic Welfare State? Religion, Migration, Values
NORDHOST has invited a group of distinguished international scholars as keynote speakers to its first open seminar.
From Russia to Norway. Illustration photo: K. Rønsdal.
Monday 4th December
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome
09:15 – 10:30 Prof. Lars Trägårdh (Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College, Stockholm, Sweden): Critical reflections on the Nordic welfare state in the context of migration
10:45 – 12:00 Prof. Karl Ove Moene (University of Oslo, Norway): Does migration challenge or impact the future of the Nordic Welfare state?
13:00 – 14:15 Prof. Marie-Bénédicte Dembour (University of Brighton, United Kingdom): Deporting the challenge – political in/justice in relation to migrant issues
14:30 – 15:45 Dr. Deirdre Conlon (University of Leeds, United Kingdom): Reflections on migration, mobility and the state (in traditional welfare contexts)
16:00 – 17:00 Plenary discussions
17:30 Dinner (for NORDHOST members and keynote speakers)
Tuesday 5th December
09:15 – 10:30 Dr. Federico Settler (University of Kwazulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa): Postcolonial Nordics? Race, Theology and the Politics of Reception
10:45 – 12:00 Dr. Erin Wilson (University of Groningen, The Netherlands): Addressing problematic assumptions in debates about religion and migration
12:15 - 13:00 Plenary discussions
Lunch (end of public program)
Registration closes 15. November