Department of Culture and Learning


Photographer: Daniel Faldborg Liversage

Schedule MIDA closing conference

18 - 20 May, 2016

Wednesday 18 of May 2016 - PhD seminar

09:00-10:00 Registration and coffee/tea
10:00-10:15 Welcome and introduction to the overall theme for the course
10:15-11:15 Keynote
Professor Irena Kogan, University of Mannheim
Integration Policies and Immigrants’ Labor Market Outcomes in Europe
11:15-12:40 Presentation of PhD projects
12:40-13:20 Lunch
13:20-14:40 Presentation of PhD projects
14:40-14:55 Coffee/Tea break
14:55-16:30 Presentation of PhD projects


Thursday 19 of May 2016 - Conference

09.30-10.00 Tea, coffee and registrations
10.00-10.15 Welcome address
10.15-11.45 Presentation of MIDA research findings
11.45-12.00 Coffee break
12.00-13.00 Keynote speak
Professor Irena Kogan, University of Mannheim
What Makes a Satisfied Immigrant? Host-Country Characteristics and Immigrants’ Life Satisfaction in Eighteen European Countries
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-16.00 Workshop no. 1, 4 and 5
16.00-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.15 Keynote speak
Professor Adrian Favell, University of Leeds
The Migration Equation in 'Neo-Liberal' Europe: Perspectives from the North and North-West

Conference dinner
Will be held at Copenhagen Street Food.

Information about transportation to the venue will be given during the conference


Friday 20 of May 2016 - Conference

09.15-10.15 Keynote speak
Assistant professor, PhD PaweĊ‚ Kaczmarczyk, University of Warsaw
Intra-EU mobility as an opportunity or a challenge? Lessons from Poland
10.15-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-12.30 Workshop no. 1, 2 and 3
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Keynote speak
Professor Guy Standing, University of London
Denizens in the Precariat: Forging a Progressive Migration Policy
14.30-14.45 Coffee break

Closing panel discussion with:

Line Eldring, Fafo 
Charles Woolfson, Linköping University
Annika Forsander, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland
Søren Kaj Andersen, FAOS, Copenhagen University

Moderator: Michael Lauritsen; cand.mag., History and European Studies




Conference coordinator Trine Lund Thomsen

Conference secretary Ulla Langballe