Call for Papers. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Discrimination in the Context of Migration and Mobility.

Two-day conference to be held in Neuchatel, 23–24 March 2017

The notion of discrimination is widely discussed in the context of migration and mobility. However, definitions and understandings of discrimination vary as do methods used to identify or measure discrimination. While legal scholars draw on narrow definitions social scientists or economists tend to employ a broader understanding of discrimination. Varying meanings and applications of the term discrimination can lead to misunderstandings and parallel debates.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Doris Weichselbaumer
Institut für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung, Johannes Keppler Universität Linz

Prof. Marie Mercat-Bruns
Sciences Po Law School, Paris

The conference addresses researchers with a strong interest in interdisciplinary work. We invite submissions focusing on ethnic and racial, religious and gender discrimination in contexts of migration and mobility.

Call for papers (PDF)

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 30 October 2016.

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