Department of Culture and Learning

Program for the international conference “Racialization, Race and (anti)Racism in the Nordic Countries”

November 27
Venue: Kroghstræde 3, room 1.119

 13.00 – 13.15


Headmaster of Aalborg University, Per Michael Johansen

 13.15 – 14.15


Nasar Meer, University of Strathclyde, “How can ideas of racialization help us theorise Islamophobia and Antisemitism?”

 14.30 – 16.00

Session One

Sindre Bangstad. “The racism that dares not speak its name: Rethinking neo-nationalism and neo-racism in Norway”

Tuija Saresma “Racism, sexism, misogyny, and homophobia? The intersections of resentment speech in the Nordic Masculinist Blogs”

 16.15 – 17.30

Session Two

Lene Myong and Iram Khawaja, Århus University, “Teaching Race in the White Classroom”

 17.30 – 18.30  Reception
 19.30  Dinner for presenters

November 28
Venue: Kroghstræde 3, room 1.119

8.30 – 9.30


Evelyn Alsultany, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. “Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. Media after 9/11: Racialization in a “Post-Race” Era”

 9.45 – 11.00

Session Three

Camilla Havisto, University of Helsinki, “Anti-what? An overview of anti-racist social movements, non-profit organizations and their mediated claims-making in Finland”

Mahitab Ezz El Din, University of Örebro, “Media construction of the Other in reporting intercultural conflicts.”

  Coffee break
11.15 – 12.30

Session Four

Christian Stokke, Buskerud College. “Norwegian Muslims’ antiracist activism in the public sphere”

Evin Ismail, University of Uppsala, “Anti-Muslim Hate-Crime in Sweden”

 12.30 – 13.00 “Meeting about future initiatives”
  END of conference
  “Off we can go”



Conference coordinator Peter Hervik

Conference secretary Julie Skibsted Larsen

Conference secretary Ulla Langballe