Presentations and Conferences

Presentations and Invited Talks (*)

15/11/2019  “Parent Education for Migrant Families”, 65. Annual Conference of the “International Commission on Couple and Family Relations” (ICCFR) “Refugee and Migrant Children and Families: Preserving Family Life through Hard Challenges”, Rome, Italy.

* 22/10/2019  Thinking workshop “Diversität und Wandel der Erziehung in Migrantenfamilien”, 7. Hohenheimer Tage der Familienpolitik “Familie und soziale Ungleichheit – alles beim Alten? ”, Catholic Academy Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany.

* 15/10/2019  “Familienbildung für Migrantenfamilien. Erste Befunde aus dem Forschungsprojekt DIWAN”, “DEAE-Symposion 2019 zur konzeptionellen Weiterentwicklung migrationssensibler Familienbildung”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

* 09/10/2019  Participation at the method workshop of the research project “Radikal, fundamentalistisch, anders – Fachkräfte im Kontakt” (RaFiK), German Youth Institute (DJI), Munich, Germany.

01/10/2019  “Elternbildung für MigrantInnen: Einblicke in die DIWAN Dokumentenanalyse”, 3. DIWAN practice partners’ workshop, University of Hamburg, Germany.

21/08/2019  “Doing Family and Education in Migration Contexts”, 14. Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) “Europe and Beyond: Boundaries, Barriers and Belonging”, Manchester, United Kingdom.

28/06/2019  “Erziehung im Migrationskontext”, 19. International Conference on Migration “Mapping the Nation”, Centre de Documentation sur les Migrations Humaines (CDMH), Dudelange, Luxembourg.

* 24/05/2019  “Migrationsspezifische Erziehung aus der Perspektive der Elternbildung und ‑beratung”, symposium “Die Bildung der Familie”, annual conference “Familie im Kontext pädagogischer Institutionen. Theoretische Perspektiven und empirische Zugänge” of the DGfE division Social Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany.

20/05/2019  Participation at the expert hearing “Familie und Migration”, expert’s committee for the German federal government’s Ninth Family Report, German Youth Institute (DJI), Munich, Germany.

* 09/05/2019  Project presentation “Diversität und Wandel der Erziehung in Migrantenfamilien” (DIWAN), project market of the BMBF dualogue event “Forschung zu Migration und Integration – Von der Wissenschaft in die Gesellschaft”, Bonn, Germany.

* 13/03/2019  “Familienleben von Geflüchteten: Integration und Transnationalität von Familien im Fluchtkontext”, workshop “Transnationale Familien, Familienzusammenführung und Integration im Kontext von Flucht”, International Center for Conversion (BICC), Bonn, Germany.

17/11/18  “Migrationsspezifische Erziehungsstile: Erziehungseinstellungen und ‑praktiken in Migrantenfamilien“ (together with Klara Rauch) and participation at the final discussion panel, Zukunftsforum Bildungsforschung “Frakturen der Migrationsgesellschaft – Politiken, Praktiken, Professionen”, University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany.

16/11/2018  Project presentation “Diversität und Wandel der Erziehung in Migrantenfamilien aus der Perspektive von Eltern und Fachpraxis (DIWAN)” (together with Dr. Marc Schmid), networking event of the BMBF key funding area “Migration und gesellschaftlicher Wandel”, Bonn, Germany.

08-09/10/2018  Participation at the “DEAE-Symposion 2018 zur konzeptionellen Weiterentwicklung von migrationssensibler Familienbildung”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

05/10/2018  “Bounded Transnationality: Fluchtmigration zwischen Transnationalität und ihrer Begrenzung”, 2. Conference of The German Network of Refugee Researchers (Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung), The Center for Flight and Migration, Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany.

* 10/09/2018  “Pluralität von Familien: Familiale Lebensformen jenseits von Kernfamilie und Haushalt”, workshop “Pädagogische Arbeit in der Kita im Migrationskontext: Interkulturalität und Transnationalität”, and participation at the moderated expert round table, theory-praxis-dialog “Bandbreite familiärer Realitäten – Familienkulturen im Arbeitsfeld Kita”, Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz, Germany.

03/07/2018 “Transnational Everydayness: Reflections on Doing Transnational Migration Research”, Panel “Methodological Challenges of Migration Research II: Transnational and Intercultural Studies”, 15th IMISCOE Annual Conference “Europe, Migrations and the Mediterranean: Human Mobilities and Intercultural Challenges”, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, Spain.

19/03/2018 “Outsiders inside: Die Positionalität von Forschenden in qualitativen Migrationsstudien”, spring meeting “Reflexivität in der qualitativen Sozialforschung: Erkenntnistheoretische Grundlagen, methodologische Erwägungen, forschungspraktische Umsetzung” of the section Methods of Qualitative Social Research of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany.

02/02/2018 “Distanzbeziehungen in Migrantenfamilien”, Conference “Grenzüberschreitungen: Migrantinnen und Migranten als Akteure im 20. Jahrhundert”, University of Bern, Switzerland.

11/01/2018 “Diversity of Transnationality: Reflecting Differences in Cross-border Orientations, Relationships and Practices among International Migrants”, Workshop “Transnational Lives: Economies, Bureaucracies, and Desires”, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway.

03/03/2017 “Transnationality in Migrant Families: Migrants‘ Interpretations of Distant Relationships”, International conference “Transnational Social Support – Everyday Life Perspectives and Political Insights”, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany.

20-21/10/2016 Participation at the workshop “Familie – Raum – Identität: Theoretische und empirische Zugänge nach dem Spatial Turn”, German Youth Institute Munich, Germany.

09-10/06/2016 Participation at the workshop “(Ent-)Grenzen der Geographischen Migrationsforschung” of the “AK Geographische Migrationsforschung”, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

04/06/2016 “Transnational Partnership Formation – Constructions of Relationship between Individual Ideas and Societal Requirements” (togehter with Maria Schube), international conference “Troubling Times for Europe? Families, Migration and Politics”, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland.

19/02/2016 “Transnationale Familienarrangements türkischer MigrantInnen in Deutschland”, spring meeting “Migration und Familie” of the section Family Sociology of the German Sociological Association, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

03-04/12/2015 Participation at the international expert workshop “International Migration and Visits ‘Back Home’”, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany.

* 22/10/2015 “Migrationsforschung: Aktuelle Entwicklungen und Trends”, lecture series “Lateinamerika als Kontinent der Migrationen”, University of Cologne, Germany.

29/05/2015 “Alienated Families. Parent-Child Relationships in Migration Contexts”, INTRAC workshop “Network, Network Analysis and Transitions”, University of Hildesheim, Germany.

* 21/10/2014 “Pendeln im Alter: Mobilität und soziale Beziehungen”, symposium “Pendelmigration älterer Migranten. Soziale, gesundheitliche und rechtliche Fragestellungen”, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart, Germany.

09/10/2014 “Räumliche Distanz in persönlichen Beziehungen”, ad hoc group “Nachbarschaft in der Weltgesellschaft”, 37. Congress of The German Association for Sociology, Trier University, Germany.

* 16/05/2013 “Transnationale Migration: Ein Überblick”, lecture series Latin America “Mobilität, Identität und Globalisierung. Afrika und Lateinamerika im Fokus”, University of Cologne, Germany.

* 07/03/2013 “Transnational Personal Relationships: Turkish Migrants in Germany”, research programme TRICUD, Université de Liège, Belgium.

* 04/12/2012 “Transnationale und integrationsbezogene Praktiken türkischer MigrantInnen in Deutschland”, lecture series “Migration und Integration: Akzeptanz und Widerstand im transnationalen Nationalstaat”, University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany.

* 22/11/2012 “Transnationality and Personal Relationships”, colloquium “Türkei – Almanya: Migration und Interkulturalität im regionalen Kontext” (Bölgesel Bağlamda Göç ve Kültürlerarası İletişim), Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.

01/06/2012 “The Simultaneity of the Non-Simultaneous: Sociological Conceptions of Barbarism”, international conference “Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept”, Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands.

31/10/2011 “Diversität und Dynamik transnationaler sozialer Praktiken von türkischen Migranten in Deutschland” (togehter with Dr. Margit Fauser), international conference “Transnationale Migration am Beispiel Deutschland und Türkei” (Türkiye ve Almanya Örneği Üzerinden Ulusaşırı Göç), Orient-Institut Istanbul, Turkey.

01/09/2011 “Transnationale persönliche Beziehungen türkischer MigrantInnen in Deutschland”, conference “Türkei-Deutschland: 50 Jahre Migration und Integration”, Akademie Franz Hitze Haus Münster, Germany.

* 24/02/2011 “From Return-Oriented to Integration-Related Transnationalisation – Turkish Migrants in Germany” (togehter with Jürgen Gerdes), interdisciplinary European conference “Immigration and Integration in Europe: Assessment and Prospects”, Université de Grenoble, France.

21/01/2011 “Everyday Life at a Distance”, international conference “I.N.T.E.G.R.A.T.I.O.N.: Institutional and Life-Course Perspectives on Migration”, University of Bremen, Germany.

* 06/11/2008 “Germany: From Non-Immigration Policy to Selective Immigration Policy” (together with Jürgen Gerdes), international conference “Managing Transnational Migration: Comparing Transnational Migration Policies and Patterns in the World”, Tallin University, Estonia.

24/10/2008 “Soziokultureller Bereich: Integration von ImmigrantInnen und Soziale Unterstützung”, TRANS-NET policy workshop, Bielefeld University, Germany.

11/07/2008 Chair of the panel “Migration and Brain Gain” at the conference “Migration(s) and Development(s). The Transformation of Paradigms, Organisations, and Gender Orders”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany.

Conference and Workshop Organisations

15/11/2019  Organisation of the workshops “Child Rearing in Migration and Refugee Contexts” at the 65. Annual Conference of the “International Commission on Couple and Family Relations” (ICCFR) “Refugee and Migrant Children and Families: Preserving Family Life through Hard Challenges”, Rome, Italy (together with Dr. Laura Castiglioni).

25-26/10/2018  Organisation of the 2. DIWAN meeting and practice partners’ workshop, German Youth Institute (DJI) Munich, Germany.

24-25/04/2018 Organisation of the DIWAN kick-off-meeting und practice partners’ workshop, University of Hamburg, Germany.

02-03/03/2017 Co-Organisation of the international conference “Transnational Social Support – Everyday Life Perspectives and Political Insights”, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

24-25/10/2014 and 15/11/2013 Organisation of the workshop “Academic Working Methods and Techniques”, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany (held by Munira Jamal).

03-07/09/2012 Organisation of the international summer school “The Transnational Social Question: Implications for Concepts and Methods”, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany (together with Prof. Thomas Faist PhD).

26/10/2011 Invitation of the guest lecturer Dr. Jorge Galindo (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City) on the subject “Kommunikation, praktische Disposition, Materialität: Luhmann, Bourdieu und Latour im Vergleich”, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany (together with Andreas Wenninger).

10/2008-02/2009 Research group assistant of the ZiF cooperation group “Transnationalisation and Development(s): Concepts and Venues for Research”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany.

24/10/2008 Organisation of the TRANS-NET Policy Workshop, Bielefeld University, Germany (together with Prof. Thomas Faist PhD and Jürgen Gerdes).

10-11/07/2008 Organisation of the conference “Migration(s) and Development(s). The Transformation of Paradigms, Organisations, and Gender Orders”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany (together with Prof. Thomas Faist PhD, Prof. Dr. Uwe Hunger, Prof. Dr. Gudrun Lachenmann and Dr. Petra Dannecker).