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Conference Program


Thursday - 9 June 2016

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 9:45 Introduction

09:45 - 11:45 Men and Migration – Theoretical and Methodological Challenges
Venue: Sappören
Chair: Ulf Mellström (Karlstad University)
Keynote I: Jeff Hearn (Hanken School of Economics/Örebro University/University of Huddersfield)
Where have the men gone? The understated history and significance of migration in critical studies/politics of men and masculinities
Keynote II: Pierrette Hondagneu – Sotelo (University of Southern California)
Men, Migration, Masculinity and Place: Immigrant Integration and Homemaking

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:00 Migrant Fathers, Husbands and Workers in Europe and Beyond
Venue: D241

Chair: Gabriella Elgenius (University of Gothenburg)
Melanie Griffiths (University of Bristol)
‘I’m a nothing man.’ Negotiating fatherhood and masculinity as a precarious male migrant
Katharine Charsley (University of Bristol)
Work and remittances: Pakistani migrant husbands in the UK
Michael Tunc (University of Wuppertal)
Studies on Fathering and Father Engagement Programs in Germany in intersectional Perspective: Migrant Fathers in Critical Diversity/Race and Gender/Masculinity Studies and Consequences for Social Work

Discussant: Öncel Naldemirci (University of Gothenburg)

15:00- 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 - 16:45  Fathering Practices and Intra-European Migration
Venue: D241

Chair: Andrea Spehar (University of Gothenburg)
Oksana S. Gréen (University of Gothenburg)
Parenting and labour mobility in the Enlarged Europe: fathers' role in doing family across the borders
Paula Pustułka (Jagiellonian University)
Conformism, complicity and incompliance within mobile masculinities - Polish men as migrant workers, husbands and fathers
Marion Pajumetis (Tallinn University)
Migrant Domestic Fathers' Transnational Masculine Identity Work

Discussant: Julia Kubisa (University of Gothenburg/University of Warsaw)

16:45 - 18:00  Roundtable Discussion of the Day's Proceedings


Friday – 10 June 2016

09:00 – 09:15 Introduction

09:15 - 10: 15 Men, Sexualities and Migration
Venue: D241
Chair: Amy Alexander (University of Gothenburg)
Shereen El Feki (Promundo)
Shadow of a Man: Understanding Men and Masculinities in the Middle East and North Africa
Giuseppe Masullo (University of Salerno)
Homosexuality elsewhere: North African male migrants, sexuality and transcultural identity strategies

Discussant: Katarzyna Wojnicka (University of Gothenburg)

10:30 – 12:00 Men, Masculinities and Migration in the Transnational Perspective
Venue: D241

Chair: Jonathan Polk (University of Gothenburg)
Alexandra Bousiou (University of Gothenburg/University of Athens)
The Common European Asylum System under the light of the refugee crisis: A critical reading of the composition of the flows in Greece
Elli Scambor (AMGI)
Engaging with Differences: (Migrant) Boys in Education in Europe and the Case of Early School Leaving
Agnieszka Trąbka (Jagiellonian University)
Self-positioning as a man in transnational context. Constructing and managing gender identity

Discussant: TBC (University of Gothenburg)

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:30 Discussion on Workshop Findings and Publication Strategy

16:00 Workshop Closes

Organizers and Sponsors

Brian Shaev, University of Gothenburg

Hosted by the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg (CERGU) www.cergu.gu.se/english

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