Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Migration and Transnationalism

Memories, normative ideals and empathic solidarities in Europe
in the aftermath of refugee arrivals in 2015–16

Humboldt University, 19–20 October 2018

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Friday, 19 October 2018
From 12.00 Arrival and registration
12.20 Welcome
Dr. Danielle Drozdzewski (Stockholm University): Contextualising contemporary attitudes towards integration in Berlin and Wrocław within histories of difference (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Jasna Čapo (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb): ‘Ordinary people are much smarter and more humane’: Local population’s reactions to the refugee transit through Croatia in 2015 (Abstract)
Dr. Margit Feischmidt (Hungarian Academy of Science) and Dr. Ildikó Zakariás (Institute for Minority Studies, Hungary): Attitudes towards refugees among Hungarian migrants living in Germany (Abstract)
Commentary by Prof. Dr. Magdalena Nowicka (Humboldt University of Berlin)
14.00–14.30 Coffee Break
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge (Humboldt University of Berlin): Trauma, identities and self-perceptions in the context of psycho-social engagement in Germany (Abstract)
Dr. Mikołaj Winiewski (University of Warsaw): Anti-refugee rhetoric as a tool for mobilizing pro-governmental electorate (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Immo Fritsche (University of Leipzig): How does terrorist threat change attitudes towards xenophobic movements? It depends on the salient social norm! (Abstract)
15.30–16.00 Coffee Break
Open Space Debate (read more)
20.00 Dinner
Saturday, 20 October 2018
Dr. Daniela DeBono (Malmö University): Narrating the humanitarian border: Moral deliberations of territorial borderworkers on the EU's Mediterranean border (Abstract)
Dr. Deniz Neriman Duru (Lund University): Convivial solidarity for refugees: A case study of Danish civil society (Abstract)
Commentary by Prof. Dr. Maja Povrzanović Frykman (Malmö University)


10.30–11.00 Coffee Break
11.00–12.30 Internal Networking
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