[URBANTH-L] Generations in flux- conference: Deadline for submitting abstracts is extended to 15.9.2008!

Heidi Villikka heidi.villikka at nuorisotutkimus.fi
Tue Sep 2 12:14:00 EDT 2008

Generations in flux

−international interdisciplinary conference on ethnicity, integration and family ties

October 23-24,2008 Helsinki, Finland


Deadline for submitting abstracts is extended to 15.9. 2008


for the following sessions:


3)      Intergenerational dynamics: between individualisation and interconnectedness among diaspora groups in Scandinavia

4)      Memory and belonging in diaspora communities

a.       Diaspora community, its memory through age and generations

b.      Movement and belonging: perceptions on self in an intergenerational context in diasporic communities

5)      Multiple membership and changing forms of citizenship in youth cultures

6)      Religion in the world of diversity: perspectives to religious identity and education

7)      Health and caring in immigrant populations

8)      Diversity management in global metropolis: border controls and precarious labour?

9)      Interdisciplinary approaches to the right to culture as a human right

10)   Multicultural identity and language

12)   Organising foreignness

a.       Governing territories and populations

b.      Immigrant integration: between culture and politics

13)   Research on multiculturalism, ethnic relations and racism: methodological and ethical challenges


Participants wishing to present papers are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 200 words.  All abstracts must be submitted online using the abstract submission form which can be found from the conference website: 

http://www.nuorisotutkimusseura.fi/sivu.php?artikkeli_id=719 <https://alli-talo.alli.fi/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.nuorisotutkimusseura.fi/sivu.php?artikkeli_id=719> 


New deadline for the abstract submission is September 15. 


Information about the acceptance of the paper will be sent to each participant by email in 1st of October. The organisers reserve themselves the right to move papers between sessions. 


More information about the conference, including fees and registration, as well as about the submission of abstracts and session themes are available at http://www.nuorisotutkimusseura.fi/sivu.php?artikkeli_id=685


Please forward this Second Call for papers to colleagues and all others with an interest in study of Ethnic Relations, International Migration or Youth Research. 


Heidi Villikka

Conference secretary

The Finnish Youth Research Society

Asemapäällikönkatu 1 (2nd floor)

00520 Helsinki



heidi.villikka at nuorisotutkimus.fi

+358 20 755 2657




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