🗓Extended deadline🗓 Who doesn’t like an extended deadline? The deadline for workshop proposals for the 15th ETMU Conference (15-16 November 2018, Åbo Akademi) has been extended! You still have until April 27th to submit your proposals to email@example.com. We look forward to reading them! More information about the conference here: blogs2.abo.fi/etmublog2018/2018/03/16/call-for-workshop-proposals/... See MoreSee Less
Posted on March 16, 2018March 26, 2018 by Michel Rouleau-DickCall for Workshop Proposals 15TH ETMU CONFERENCE: VULNERABILITY, RESILIENCE AND RESISTANCE IN DIVERSE SOCIETIES 15-16th November 2018 Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland We invite workshops proposals for the 15th ETMU Conference: Vulne...
💭Something to think about 💭 Happy Saturday everyone! You might have seen this article, which raises some important questions about migration and integration, including: What do we mean by “internationalization”? In what ways do we (not) desire our cities to be “international”? How does a society become open for racial, cultural, religious ... diversity that they might not have expected or imagined? Feel free to post some of your thoughts below. www.hs.fi/kaupunki/art-2000005639705.html... See MoreSee Less
📖Recommended read📖 We are excited to announce the publication of issue 8(1) 2018 of the Nordic Journal of Migration Research, including an editorial by Lena Näre, a book review section, and six research articles. Click below to read the latest on integration policies, generalised trust, informal learning in transnational family space, and minority voices in the remembrance of the 2011 terror attacks in Norway. As always, the whole issue is fully and freely accessible. Enjoy! www.degruyter.com/view/j/njmr.2018.8.issue-1/issue-files/njmr.2018.8.issue-1.xml... See MoreSee Less
📖Recommended read📖 Research report / Tutkimusraportti urn.fi/URN:ISBN 978-952-261-803-0 (PDF)
Maahanmuuttajien on usein vaikea edetä koulutustaan ja kykyjään vastaavaan työhön, minkä vuoksi osaamista jää hyödyntämättä suomalaisilla työpaikoilla. Toisaalta monien maahanmuuttajien osaaminen voi olla erilaista, kuin mitä työpaikoilla tarvitaan. Keiden osaamista jää hyödyntämättä?
For many migrants it’s challenging to find work that matches their education and skills, leaving much of their assets unused. In order to tap the wealth of knowledges and skills migrants bring to Finland, it’s critical to acknowledge new types of expertise and knowledge on the jobmarket and in the workforce. Whose skills have remained unused? ... See MoreSee Less