programme

Wednesday May 20

09:00-10:00Registration with coffee and tea
10:00-10.15Welcome by MiClu representatives
10:15-11:15

Keynote 

Leo Lucassen, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam: "Migrants as engines of social change: the long term cross-cultural migration approach"

11:30–12:30

Keynote 

Richard Jenkins, Sheffield University: "What should social scientist be saying about migration?"

12:30-13:30Lunch - Utzon Center
13:30-15:15

Workshops

Labour migration - inclusion or exclusion?
Chair: Marlene Spanger, CoMID, Aalborg University

Place and Space – ties and belongings
Chair: Hans Stourhaug, (Norwegian emigration center)

See speakers and titles here

15:15-15:45Coffee/tea break
15:45-16:45

Workshops 

Migration WalkShop
Bente Jensen, (The Danish Emigration Archives, Aalborg)
A tour through the city center of Aalborg where History is told through the migration theme showing how concrete examples of emigration and immigration have contributed to the development of Aalborg. The walk will contain contemporary examples visible in the cityshape as well as stories told through buildings and the structure of the city.

19:00-Reception, conference dinner and entertainment by Tamra Rosanes, Restaurant Fusion, hosted by Aalborg Municipality

 

Thursday May 21

09:30-11:15

Workshops 

Labour migration - inclusion or exclusion? (continued)
Chair: Trine Lund Thomsen (CoMID,Aalborg University)

Workshop: Construction and Reproduction of Identity
Chair: John Mark Nielsen (Museum of Danish America)

See speakers and titles here 

11:15-11:30 Short coffee/tea break
11:30-12:30

Keynote 

John Mark Nielsen, the Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn: "Securing Borders; Guarding Boundaries"

12:30-13:30Lunch – Utzon Center
13:30-14:30

Keynote 

Randi Marselis, Roskilde University Centre: "Web, social media and migration heritage"

14:30-14:45Short coffee/tea break
14:45-16:15

Panel discussion 

Mathab Jalili-Trudslev (Aalborg’s council for ethnic minorities), Hans Storhaug (Norwegian emigration center), John Mark Nielsen (Museum of Danish America) and Susi Meret (CoMID, Aalborg University) 

Chairperson Martin Bak Jørgensen, (CoMID, Aalborg University)

16:15-16:30Goodbye and farewell

Conference dinner takes place at Restaurant Fusion. Please see map, where the Utzon Center and Restaurant Fusion are marked.